Zeller, Christian Heinrich, son of Christian David Zeller, Hofrath at Hohenentringen, near Tubingen, was born at Hohenentringen, March 29, 1779. He matriculated at the University of Tübingen in 1797, as a student of law. After completing his studies he chose, however, the profession of teaching. He became director of the Latin School at Zoffingen, Switzerland, in 1809, and finally removed in April, 1820; to Beuggen on the Rhine (Baden), near Basel, as director of the newly founded Institution there, meant for the education of poor children and for the training of teachers for poor children. He died at Beuggen, May 18, 1860 (Koch, vii. 188, &c).
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Translator: Sarah B. Findlater
Sarah Laurie Borthwick Findlater (1823-1907) sister of Jane Laurie Borthwick was born in Edinburgh, where her father managed the North British Insurance Office. Sarah married Eric John Findlater, a pastor in the Free Church of Scotland. Findlater and her sister Jane’s English translations were collected in German Hymns from the Land of Luther, which appeared in four volumes (1854-1862),
--The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion
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