1837-1909
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April 10, 1837, London, England.

November 14, 1909.

Panteón del Carmen, Monterrey, Mexico.

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Son of John Westrup, Sr., and Catalina Andres Westrup, Thomas arrived with his family in Veracruz, Mexico, in May 1852. His father, an engineer, had a contract to build a flour mill on the estate of Vicente Díaz Gollano in San Miguel de Allende.

Thomas participated in the foundation of the first evangelical church in Latin America, in Monterrey, Mexico, in 1864, and in 1867, became an agent of the American Bible Society. In 1876, he traveled to New York, where the Baptist Home Mission Society commissioned him as a missionary to Mexico. His works include:

  1. Refugio de Este Pecador
  2. Todos los Que Tengan Sed
  1. Al Que en Busca de la Luz
  2. Cariñoso Salvador
  3. Con Voz Benigna Te Llama
  4. De Heladas Cordilleras
  5. De Jesús el Nombre Guarda
  6. Dicha Grande Es la del Hombre
  7. Día Feliz
  8. Escuchad, Jesús Nos Dice
  9. Fuente de la Vida Eterna
  10. Loores Dad a Cristo el Rey
  11. Dicha Grande Es la del Hombre
  12. No Te Dé Temor Hablar por Cristo
  13. Objeto de Mi Fe
  14. Pastoréanos, Jesús Amante
  15. Refugio de Este Pecador
  16. Roca de la Eternidad
  17. Señor Jesús, la Luz del Sol Se Fue
  18. Tal Como Soy
  19. Tuyo Soy, Jesús
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