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...Emlyn, Thomas Thomas Emlyn was born on 27 May 1663 in Stamford, Lincolnshire. He died of a fever brought on by gout in London on 30 July 1741. Though he spent most of his life in England, the years he spent in Dublin from 1691 to 1705 mark...
...Potter, Charles Francis Charles F. Potter was born on 28 October 1885 in Marlboro, Massachusetts. His family was simple and hard-working (his father was employed in a shoe factory); they were also religious, and active in the First Baptist...
...Reese, Curtis Williford Curtis W. Reese was born on 3 September 1887 on a farm in Madison County in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. The Reese family were devout Southern Baptists, and many of the men were Baptist ministers. When...
...Gould, Frederick James Frederick James Gould was born in Brighton on 19 December 1855 and died in London on 6 April 1938. His father was a struggling opera singer and part-time jeweller; his mother was a dressmaker. Wanting the best...
...Warner Fite was born 5 March 1867 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated with a BA from Haverford College in 1889 and received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania in 1894. He taught at Williams College where he...
...Weitz, Morris Morris Weitz was born on 28 July 1916 in Detroit, Michigan. His parents emigrated from Europe, and his father worked as a painting contractor. He received his BA (1938) from Wayne State University. While doing graduate work...
...Dewey, Orville Orville Dewey, Unitarian pastor and author, was born to Silas and Polly (Root) Dewey of Sheffield, Massachusetts on 28 March 1794. Dewey spent his childhood on the family farm and attended the village school, both of which...
...William James Potter was born on 1 February 1829 in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. He grew up in a Quaker community as an extremely serious and very shy person. Potter was educated in the district schools of Dartmouth, the Friends Board...
...Savage, Minot Judson Minot Judson Savage was born on 10 June 1841 in Norridgewock, Maine. He grew up in conditions of poverty, frequent illness, and sporadic, poor schooling. His parents were attracted to the extreme emotionalism often...
...Dietrich, John Hassler John H. Dietrich was born on 14 January 1878, in a farmhouse near Chambersburg, in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. His parents were German-Swiss whose ancestors had immigrated to that isolated part of the state...