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...Fergusson, Elizabeth Graeme Elizabeth Graeme was born in Philadelphia on 3 February 1737, the youngest of nine children, to Anne Diggs and Thomas Graeme, a Scottish immigrant. Her father became a prominent doctor in Philadelphia...
...Hochberg, Herbert Irving Herbert Hochberg was born on 13 July 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of George and Lillian Hochberg. The family moved to New York City, where his father became the managing editor of the left-wing Yiddish...
...Morris, George Sylvester George S. Morris was born on 15 November 1840 in Norwich, Vermont. His father was a devout Congregationalist, maintaining a Puritan home life and ardently supporting abolition and temperance. Morris graduated first...
...Dewey, JohnLee, Harold Newton Harold N. Lee was born on 6 August 1899 in Seattle, Washington. He received his BA (1922) and MA (1924) from the University of Oregon, and his PhD in philosophy from Harvard in 1930. He became an assistant...

Leverett, John (1662/3–1724)

Alan Seaburg

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...Lewis, Richard, Sr. Mouse-Trap; or, The Battle of the Cambrians and Mice Rhapsody, A Mouse-Trap; or, The Battle of the Cambrians and Mice Lewis, Richard “Journey from Patapsco to Annapolis, A” Lewis, Richard “For Founding An Academy...

Tennent, William, Sr. (1673–1746)

Benjamin Bankhurst

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...Tennent, William, Sr. An important educator and Presbyterian minister in America, William Tennent was probably born in Scotland, but possibly in Ireland. He received his MA from the University of Edinburgh in July 1695. Upon graduation...

Dudley, Paul (1675–1751)

Gordon E. Kershaw

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...It is legendary in Massachusetts that the Dudley family was arrogant, haughty, and condescending. Nevertheless, its learning and ability was undeniable. The family founder, Thomas (1577–1649), established his power base in Roxbury...

Boylston, Zabdiel (1680–1766)

Robert E. Brown

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...Zabdiel Boylston Boylston, Zabdiel was a Boston physician who played a key role in the first successful inoculation campaign in colonial America, during the smallpox epidemic of 1721–2. Privately trained by his father in the medical arts...

Catesby, Mark (1683–1749)

Bruce Silver

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...Mark Catesby, the English artist and naturalist, published the Catesby, Mark Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands (1731–43) as a record of his travels...

Sterling, James (1701–63)

Ralph McLean

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...Wollaston, William Stiles, Isaac Pope, Alexander Hopkins, Samuel Great Awakening, The Cooper, Anthony Ashley, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury Clarke, Samuel Clap, Thomas Anglican clergyman and poet, James Sterling was born in Downrass in King...