Source: Native Clergymen (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: ABRAHAM SAMUEL was also a convert from the Shanar caste of Hinduism. He also was trained at the Palamcottah Preparandi Institution; was employed as a Catechist in the Tinnevelly District; ordained deacon in 1851, and priest in 1856. He died in 1872. His son was also a priest in connection with the C.M.S.