John Van Nest Talmage
|John Van Nest Talmage|
Missionary to China
August 18, 1819|
Somerville, New Jersey
|Died||August 19, 1892
Bound Brook, New Jersey
Catharine Van Neste
|Relatives||Thomas De Witt Talmage, brother|
His younger brother Thomas De Witt Talmage was also a clergyman, and his family, within the Reformed tradition, migrated to North America from the Netherlands. His father's family had emigrated from England, and were the founders of the towns of South Hampton, and East Hampton in New York.
- Tn̂g-oē Hoan-jī Chho͘-ha̍k (Chinese: 唐話番字初學, 1852): an early book on Pe̍h-oē-jī, the Latin orthography for the Chinese Minnan language.
- Chinese-English Dictionary (1885): dictionary of Amoy vernacular and English
He is memorialized in the classic work Forty Years in China, which was written by Rev. John Gerardus Fagg in 1894, a biography genre.
- Forty Years in China
- Talmage Biography (Pitcher, 1893)
- Works by John Van Nest Talmage at Project Gutenberg
- Talmage Biography-Forty Years in South China(Fagg, 1894)