Name: May HUMBLE
Birth: 18 AUG 1884 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reference Number: 1726|
Father: John Walker HUMBLE b: 15 SEP 1854
Mother: Eliza MUELLER b: in Aurauh, Switzerland
Ross L. WILSON
18 AUG 1914
in Marion, Linn, Iowa
(The Thaxton Messenger, McMinnville TN, June 15, 1952) "Thaxton Membersin Missi onary Work"
"Mr. and Mrs. Ross L. Wilson, after many years of faithful and d evotedservice in foreign mission work of the Presbyterian church, will sail for the United States about August 1 (1952) and plan to make their home inCaliforni a."
"Mrs. Wilson, a daughter of the late John Walker and Eliza MuellerHumble, was born in Milwaukee, WI, and graduated from Coe College. OnAugust 18, 1914 s he was married to Mr. Wilson in Marion, IA."
"For many years Mr. Wilson has be en connected with Forman ChristianCollege in Pakistan. In addition to teaching Indian history and Bible atForman, he has other affiliate college, such as Kin nard Christian
College for Women, the Y.M.C.A., and many civic problems. He d eliversmany addresses, serves on various boards and committees, acts as mediato rof difficult problems also assists in church services."
"Mrs. Wilson is presi dent of the Y.W.C.A. in Lahore; supervises thegirls school; looks after the sic k in the hospitals, and sees that thosewho are ailing and in need of hospital c are, are admitted to the
hospital. When Pakistan became an independent countr y, separated fromIndia, entailing the huge transferring of Indians to India and Moslems toPakistan, it caused quite a state of confusion in Forman College, al l ofwhich had to be adjusted. Mrs. Wilson spent many long hours
cataloging th e books in the college library and bringing it to date."
"In addition to their various duties outlined above, the Wilson'shave to do much entertaining for th e college students and world travelerswho visit Lahore. Readers have some idea from the above activities whathard work, long hours and difficult conditions f oreign mission workersmust undergo."
- Elizabeth WILSON
- Margaret WILSON
- David WILSON
- Thomas WILSON