? — 1900
The honor of being both the first Chinese Evangelical believer and the first Chinese pastor in Guizhou fell to a former Confucian scholar named Chen Xiguang.
1864 — 1915
Pioneer missionary among tribal peoples, especially the Miao. Leader of CIM mission in Anshun.
Gerhard Antonius Jacobson
1889 — 1972
Pioneer church planters and givers of pastoral care during turbulent and often dangerous times.
Jemima Bausum Lord
1818 — 1869
Second wife of J.G. Bausum. Second wife of E.C. Lord. Surrogate mother of Maria Dyer, who later married J. Hudson Taylor. Mother of Mary Bausum.
Edward Clemens Lord
1817 — 1887
Baptist missionary to China during the late Qing Dynasty. Completed commentary notes on several New Testament books. Served in the diplomatic service of the United States in China.
Elijah Coleman Bridgman
1801 — 1861
First American missionary to China; evangelist; pastor; writer; Bible translator; respected Sinologist.
Frederick Foster Gough
1825 — 1889
Greek scholar; Close friend of Hudson Taylor, with whom he worked on the revision of the Ningbo vernacular romanized New Testament.