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Gen. John Nixon (1727 - 1815)

American Revolutionary War General. In 1745 he joined British colonial forces for the French and Indian War, taking part in the Siege of Louisburg. Nixon served as a company commander during expedition...

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Ernst Werner von Siemens MP (1816 - 1892)

Ernst Werner Siemens , von Siemens since 1888, (13 December 1816 – 6 December 1892) was a German inventor and industrialist. Siemens' name has been adopted as the SI unit of electrical conductan...

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Ferdinand, Graf von Zeppelin MP (1838 - 1917)

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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit MP (1686 - 1736)

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Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel MP (1858 - 1913)

A German engineer and inventor who contributed to the advancement of technology with his internal-combustion engine. Although he was best recognized for his invention of the pressure-ignited heat engin...

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John Venn MP (1834 - d.)

John Venn FRS Is the second cousin once removed of Author E.M Forster From Wikipedia (4 August 1834 – 4 April 1923), was a British logician and philosopher. He is famous for introducin...

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Robert Wilhelm Bunsen MP (1811 - 1899)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen (30 March 1811– 16 August 1899) was a German chemist. He investigated emission spectra of heated elements, and discovered ca...

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Thomas Marshall, of Boston MP (c.1605 - 1664)

Came from England and settled in Boston Mass in 1635 -------------------- Thomas Marshall, called "a man of much respectability" came to Boston, MA about 1633 from Lincolnshire, England. Made a fre...

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Harvey Cushing, M.D. MP (1869 - 1939)

Harvey William Cushing, American physician and neurosurgeon, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 8, 1869. He received the degree of A.B. from Yale University in 1891, and those of A.M. and M.D. fro...

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Dr. William Beaumont MP (1785 - 1853)

William Beaumont (November 21, 1785 – April 25, 1853) was a surgeon in the U.S. Army who became known as the "Father of Gastric Physiology" following his research on human digestion. Early...

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Brig. Gen. Henry Lewis Benning, CSA (1814 - 1875)

-------------------- Henry Lewis Benning (April 2, 1814 – July 10, 1875) was a lawyer, legislator, judge on the Georgia Supreme Court, and a Confederate general during the American Civil War...

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Charles T. Pepper, M.D. (1830 - 1903)

Charles Taylor Pepper, M.D. (2 December 1830 – 28 May 1903) was the original inspiration for the Dr Pepper brand, according to the Dr Pepper/Seven Up company. Born in southwest Virginia, he ea...

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Brig. General William Lee Davidson (1746 - 1781)

William Lee Davidson was a Continental Officer from North Carolina who fought at Germantown, Monmouth, Princeton, Valley Forge under Layfayette's command, and smaller battles. He was in charge of hol...

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Benjamin E. Bates (1808 - 1878)

Benjamin Edward Bates (July 12, 1808 – January 14, 1878)[1][2] was a New England industrialist and philanthropist, who was the namesake and a founder of Bates College and the Bates Mill in Lew...

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Maj. Gen. Charles Scott (Continental Army), Governor MP (1739 - 1813)

Charles Scott Birth: Apr., 1739 - Goochland County, Virginia, USA Death:  Oct. 22, 1813 - Clark County, Kentucky, USA Parents: Samuel Scott Wives: Frances Sweeney, Judith (Bell) Gist ...

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Oliver Reed Smoot, Jr. MP (1940 - d.)

Namesake for the "smoot" unit of length measure. --- From his Wikipedia page: Oliver Reed Smoot, Jr. (born 1940) was Chairman of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) from 2001 to 20...

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Conselheiro Mairinck MP (1839 - 1907)

Francisco de Paula Mayrink (Rio de Janeiro, 8 de dezembro de 1839 — Rio de Janeiro, 1 de janeiro de 1907) foi um banqueiro, empresário, conselheiro do Império e político bra...

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Wilmot Brookings, 1st Provisional Governor of Dakota Territory (1830 - 1905)

Wilmot Wood Brookings (October 23, 1830–1905) was an American pioneer, frontier judge, and early South Dakota politician. He was the first provisional governor of Dakota Territory, and both th...

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Oakes Ames (1804 - 1873)

Oakes Ames (January 10, 1804 – May 8, 1873) was an American manufacturer, capitalist, and member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. As a congressman, he is credi...

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George Washington Gale (1789 - 1861)

George Washington Gale (1789 - September 13, 1861) was born in Stanford, New York and became a Presbyterian minister in western New York state. A graduate of Union College in 1814, and Princeton Th...

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John Hemphill, U.S. Senator (1803 - 1862)

Find a Grave: ) John Hemphill (December 18, 1803 – January 4, 1862) was Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, and a United States Senator. Early life Hemphill's father, Rev. John Hem...

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Rev. Samuel Bowen MP (1659 - 1728)

Samuel Bowen Born July 16, 1659, Rehobeth, Bristol, MA.99 Died January 21, 1727/28, Cohansey, Salem, New Jersey, USA.100 son of Obediah Bowen and Mary Clifton Married May 26, 1684 in Sw...

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Colonel William Joyce Sewell (USA), U.S. Senator (1835 - 1901)

William Joyce Sewell (December 6, 1835 – December 27, 1901) was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland immigrating to the United States in 1851 where he worked in the merchant industry in Chi...

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Trajano Antônio de Morais MP (1859 - 1911)

Trajano Antônio de Moraes nasceu no município de Borrazópolis no estado do Paraná e mudou-se ainda criança com seus pais para o estado do Rio de :Janeiro, estabelecen...

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William Gaston (1778 - 1844)

William J. Gaston (September 19, 1778 – January 23, 1844) was a jurist and United States Representative from North Carolina. Gaston is the author of the official state song of North Carolina, &#...

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Nathan Meeker (1817 - 1879)

Nathanial C. Meeker (July 12, 1817-September 30, 1879) was a 19th-century United States (US) journalist, homesteading entrepreneur, and Indian agent for the federal government. He is noted for his fo...

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Lafayette Miller (1840 - 1878)

Lafayette, Colorado was named for Lafayette Miller. Lafayette Miller was the husband of the City’s founder, Mary Miller. Mary named the town after her late husband Lafayette Miller who passed ...

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Antoinette Perry MP (1888 - 1946)

Mary Antoinette Perry (June 27, 1888 – June 28, 1946) was an actress, director and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards are her namesake. Early life Born in Denver, Color...

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James Glasgow, Sec'y State for NC (1735 - 1820)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor # A045303 Marker Text: Essay: The naming of a county can provide a lesson in North Carolina history. W...

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George Champlain Sibley (1782 - 1863)

Soldier. Explorer. Author. He was raised in North Carolina and accepted a commission in the Army in 1804. Sibley was sent to St. Louis as an Indian Factor, and was subsequently ordered on a voyage ...

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Colonel Thomas Carleton (1735 - 1817)

Thomas Carleton (c. 1735 – February 2, 1817) was a British army officer who was promoted to Colonel during the American Revolutionary War after relieving the siege of Quebec in 1776. After the...

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Henry Clay, Speaker, US.House, Senator, Sec'y of State MP (1777 - 1852)

Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he ...

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Major General Daniel Adams Butterfield (USA) MP (1831 - 1901)

Daniel Adams Butterfield (October 31, 1831 – July 17, 1901) was a New York businessman, a Union General in the American Civil War, and Assistant U.S. Treasurer in New York. He is credited with c...

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Isaac Blackford, Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court (1786 - 1817)

Isaac Newton Blackford (November 6, 1786 – December 31, 1859) was the second Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, the court's longest serving Justice, and among the longest serving juri...

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Luke P. Blackburn, Governor (1816 - 1887)

Luke Pryor Blackburn (June 16, 1816 – September 14, 1887) was a physician, philanthropist, and politician from the US state of Kentucky. He was elected the 28th governor of Kentucky, serving f...

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General P. G. T. Beauregard (CSA) MP (1818 - 1893)

P. G. T. Beauregard From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (pronounced /ˈbɔərɨɡɑrd/; May 28, 1818 – February 20, 1893...

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Joel Barlow (1754 - 1812)

Joel Barlow (1754–1812), U.S. Consul to Cádiz, Spain 1792-1893; U.S. Consul General to Algiers, Algeria 1795-1797; U.S. Minister to France 1811-1812 Joel Barlow (March 24, 1754 ȁ...

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John Lynch (1740 - 1820)

from The History of Lynchburg, Virginia: An Overview In the mid-1750's, the colonial village of New London in central Virginia was an important trading center, however, it was difficult to reach fr...

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Charles Lynch (1736 - 1796)

) Charles Lynch (1736-1796) was a Virginia planter, politician, and American revolutionary who headed an irregular court in Virginia to punish Loyalist supporters of the British during the American R...

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Albert Bond Lambert (1875 - 1946)

Albert Bond Lambert (December 6, 1875 – November 12, 1946) was an American golfer who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics and in the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was also a prominent St. Louis av...

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John Rowe (1715 - 1787)

John Rowe (1715–1787) was a property developer and merchant in 18th century Boston, Massachusetts. As a merchant, John Rowe's most famous cargo was the tea that played a starring role in the Bos...

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Rachel Snowden (1831 - 1898)

The Rachel Snowden Corral , a non profit "dedicated to fun and scholarship related to the American West," is named for the first woman pioneer of Omaha, Nebraska - Rachel Snowden . Rachel Snowden ...

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John Hamilton, Sr (1807 - 1890)

A Journal Record of John Hamilton Sr. JOHN HAMILTON, born in Saintfield County of Down, Ireland, July 12, 1807, son of Abel and Mary Jamison, I was raised with my father and mother in Hillsborough Co...

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Hon. Hugh White, of Whitesborough, NY MP (1733 - 1812)

Hugh White was the pioneer of Western New York, and settled at Whitestown, Oneida county, in May 1784. Whitestown was organized in 1788, and embraced within its limits all that part of the State of N...

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Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet MP (1712 - 1779)

Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet (bapt. 12 July 1712 – 16 June 1779) was a British colonial administrator who served as governor of the provinces of New Jersey and Massachusetts Bay. His polic...

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Col. Joseph Winston MP (1746 - 1815)

Colonel Joseph Winston 1745-1815 The City of Winston (part of Winston-Salem), North Carolina, built in 1851, was named in honor of a local war hero, Major Joseph Winston from Wilkes and Surry count...

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James Kilbourne (1770 - 1850)

James Kilbourne Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 5th district In office James Kilbourne (October 19, 1770 – April 9, 1850) was an American surveyor and politician from O...

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Simeon Gannett Reed, Jr. MP (1830 - 1895)

Simeon Gannett Reed (April 23, 1830 – November 7, 1895) was an American businessman and entrepreneur in Oregon. A native of Massachusetts, he made a fortune primarily in the transportation secto...

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Hiram Arvada Haskin (1830 - 1887)

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Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer MP (1723 - 1790)

Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer[1] (1723 – November 16, 1790) was a politician and a Founding Father of the United States. Born long before conflicts with Great Britain emerged, he was a leader for...

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Carlos Barbosa Gonçalves MP (1851 - 1933)

Descendente de ilustre Família riograndense, tendo por tronco genealógico Manoel Gonçalves da Silva, irmão de Bento Gonçalves da Silva, chefe Farroupilha. Filho do ...

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James David Bourchier (1850 - 1920)

James David Bourchier (18 December 1850 Bruff, County Limerick - 30 December 1920 Sofia, Bulgaria) (his last name is frequently misspelled as Boucher, Baucher or Bauchar) was an Irish journalist and ...

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Captain Hugh Talbot Burgoyne VC RN (1833 - 1870)

Captain Hugh Talbot Burgoyne VC RN (17 July 1833 – 7 September 1870) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross. Born in Dublin, he was the son of John Fox Burgoyne and the grandson of John ...

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Sir James Outram (1864 - 1925)

) Sir James Outram (13 October 1864 – 12 March 1925) was a British clergyman, who made many first ascents in the Canadian Rockies in the early 1900s. Outram was born in London, England, th...

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Phyllis B. Munday, CM (1894 - 1990)

Phyllis B Munday, CM (née James) (1894 – 1990) was a Canadian mountaineer, explorer, naturalist and humanitarian, famed for being the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Robson (wi...

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Don Munday (1890 - 1950)

Walter Alfred Don Munday (1890 – 1950) was a Canadian explorer, naturalist and mountaineer famous for his explorations of the Coast Mountains with his wife Phyllis, and especially for the expl...

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Edith Phyllis Munday (1921 - 1997)

Mount Munday is named after Don and Phyllis Munday, and Baby Munday Peak is named for their daughter Edith. Mount Munday is one of the principal summits of the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains i...

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Robert Tweedy, Sr. MP (1811 - 1899)

Find a Grave Birth: Nov. 18, 1811 Illinois, USA Death: Sep. 17, 1899 Florence Los Angeles County California, USA Robert Tweedy and family came to California from Conway County, Arkansas in 1852...

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Gerty Theresa Cori, Nobel Laureate, 1947 MP (1896 - 1957)

Gerty Theresa Cori , née Radnitz, was born in Prague on August 15th, 1896. She received her primary education at home before entering a Lyceum for girls in 1906; she graduated in 1912 and studie...

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Col. Lawrence E. Roberts (1922 - 2004)

Lawrence Edward Roberts, Sr. (December 9, 1922 – October 12, 2004) was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force, with 32 years of total military service. T...

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João Pessoa MP (1878 - 1930)

João Pessoa Cavalcanti de Albuquerque (Umbuzeiro, 24 de janeiro de 1878 — Recife, 26 de julho de 1930) foi um político brasileiro. Sobrinho do ex-presidente da República E...

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José Antonio Pimenta Bueno, 1º marquês de São Vicente MP (1803 - 1878)

José Antônio Pimenta Bueno, primeiro e único visconde com grandeza e marquês de São Vicente, (Santos, 4 de dezembro de 1803 — 19 de fevereiro de 1878) foi um m...

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José Joaquim de Andrade Neves, barão do Triunfo MP (1807 - 1869)

José Joaquim de Andrade Neves, primeiro e único barão do Triunfo, (Rio Pardo, 22 de janeiro de 1807 — Assunção, 6 de janeiro de 1869) foi um militar brasileiro...

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Brevet Brig. General Moses Hazen (Continental Army) MP (1733 - 1803)

Moses Hazen (June 1, 1733 – February 5, 1803) was a Brigadier General in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. "Though rich on paper, he was cash poor and so rep...

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Samuel Maverick MP (c.1602 - 1670)

Samuel Maverick (c. 1602 - c. 1670) was a 17th-century English colonist in what is now 'Massachusetts,' the United States. Arriving ahead of the famed Winthrop Fleet, Maverick became one of the earlies...

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Rear Admiral Charles D. Sigsbee MP (1845 - 1923)

United States Navy Admiral. He is best remembered for being the Captain of the USS Maine when it exploded in Havana Harbor on the evening of February 12, 1898, an act which triggered the Spanish-Americ...

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Cecil John Rhodes MP (1853 - 1902)

Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902) was father of the De Beers Consolidated Mining Company and the British South Africa Company, as well as a major architect of British policy in southern Africa, founder of ...

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Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook PC (1796 - 1866)

Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook PC (20 April 1796 – 6 September 1866), known as Sir Francis Baring, Bt, from 1848 to 1866, was a British Whig politician who served in the govern...

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Hiram Mills Perkins (1833 - 1924)

OSU and Ohio Wesleyan's Perkins Observatory, located north of Columbus in Delaware County, just off Route 23, is haunted by its namesake, Hiram Perkins, OSU math professor and pig farmer. Dr. Hiram M...

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Thomas Corwin Mendenhall (1841 - 1924)

Thomas Corwin Mendenhall (October 4, 1841 – March 23, 1924) was an autodidact US physicist and meteorologist. Biography Mendenhall was born in Hanoverton, Ohio to Stephen Mendenhall, a far...

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Sarah Elizabeth Lawrence (1846 - 1926)

Sarah Lawrence (Bates) was the namesake for Sarah Lawrence College which was founded by her husband, William Van Duzer Lawrence.

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Isabel Babson MP (1579 - 1661)

Isabel Birth: July 1 1579 - London, Middlesex, England Death: Apr 6 1661 - Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Cemetery: First Parish Burial Ground, Massachusetts, USA Parents: unknown Spouse:...

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Col. Thomas Westbrook MP (c.1676 - 1744)

Colonel Thomas Westbrook (1675-1743/1744) was a military figure in colonial America. The City of Westbrook, Maine is named after him. Thomas Westbrook's varied career included the role of senior New En...

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Lewis Ludwig Wetzel MP (1763 - 1808)

Lewis Wetzel (August 1763 – 1808) was a frontiersman and Indian fighter who roamed the hills of what is now the state of West Virginia and Ohio. Wetzel County, West Virginia is named for him. Za...

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Elizabeth Estaugh (1682 - 1762)

Elizabeth Haddon (May 25, 1680 – March 30, 1762), born in Southwark, London, England, was the founder of Haddon Township and Haddonfield, New Jersey. From (retrieved 8 Dec 2013) Haddon's Qua...

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George Calvert MP (1579 - 1632)

Sir George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, 8th Proprietor Governor of Newfoundland (1579 – 15 April 1632) was an English politician and coloniser. He achieved domestic political success as a Membe...

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Gov. James Wood MP (1741 - 1813)

from: James Wood, Jr. (1741-1813) was deputy surveyor of Frederick County and represented the county in the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1766 to 1776 and in the Virginia Constitutional Convention...

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Major General George LeRoy Irwin (1868 - 1931)

George LeRoy Irwin (April 26, 1868 – February 19, 1931) was a major general of the United States Army. Fort Irwin National Training Center is named in his honor. Biography Irwin was born o...

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Samuel Chew (c.1743 - 1778)

Samuel Chew (c. 1750 – 4 March 1778) was an officer in the Continental Navy. Born in Virginia, Chew, a resident of Connecticut, was appointed by the Marine Committee 17 June 1777 to command th...

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Baron Otfried Hans von Meusebach MP (1812 - 1897)

John O. Meusebach Birth: May 26, 1814, in Dillenburg, Duchy of Nassau Parents: Baron Karl Hartwig Gregor von Meusebach , a judge solicitor, and Ernestine von Meusebach née von Witzleben , ...

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Josiah Quincy, III (1772 - 1864)

Josiah Quincy III (/ˈkwɪnzi/; February 4, 1772 – July 1, 1864) was a U.S. educator and political figure. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1805–1813), ...

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Jonathan Maxcy, Rev. (1768 - 1820)

Jonathan Maxcy (September 2, 1768 – June 4, 1820) was the second president of Brown University (then known as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island & Providence Plantations); the t...

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Dr. Jonas Baldwin MP (1769 - 1827)

JONAS C.5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Henry2,Henry1 (of Woburn) Jonas Cutler Baldwin, son of Samuel Baldwin and Millient Cutler, was b. Jan. 3,1769 in Weston, Mass.; married with ELIZABETH WARNER , of Cumming...

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Davis Wasgatt Clark (1812 - 1871)

Davis Wasgatt Clark (25 February 1812 – May 23, 1871) was an American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, elected in 1864; the first President of the Freedman's Aid Society; and the name...

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Osman Cleander Baker (1812 - 1871)

Osman Cleander Baker (30 July 1812 – 20 December 1871) was an American biblical scholar and Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Early life Osman was born in Marlow, New Hampshire. He...

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Samuel Botsford Buckley (1809 - 1884)

Samuel Botsford Buckley (May 9, 1809 – February 18, 1884) was an American botanist, geologist, and naturalist. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1836. Buckley investigated the botan...

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Carl Leo Stearns (1892 - 1972)

Carl Leo Stearns (1892-November 28, 1972) was an American astronomer. After graduating from Wesleyan University in 1917 with high honors in general scholarship and special honors in mathematics, St...

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John Monroe Van Vleck (1833 - 1912)

John Monroe Van Vleck (March 4, 1833–November 4, 1912) was an American mathematician and astronomer. He taught astronomy and mathematics at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut for m...

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Rev. Henry Dunster, First President of Harvard MP (1609 - 1659)

Henry Dunster Baptized: 26 November 1609 - Bolholt, Bury, Lancashire Parents:  Henry Dunster (abt 1580–1646) and Henry's first wife, who is not named in any records. Wives:...

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William Barton Rogers (1804 - 1882)

William Barton Rogers (December 7, 1804 – May 30, 1882) was a geologist, physicist and educator. He is best known for setting down the founding principles for, advocating for, and finally obta...

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M. Jeff Thompson (CSA), Brig. General (Missouri State Guard) (1826 - 1876)

Meriwether Jeff Thompson (January 22, 1826 – September 5, 1876) was a brigadier general in the Missouri State Guard during the American Civil War. He served the Confederate Army as a cavalry c...

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Brig. General Duncan McArthur, Governor (1772 - 1839)

Duncan McArthur (June 14, 1772 – April 29, 1839) was a Federalist and National Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 11th Governor of Ohio. Born to Scottish immigrants in Dutches...

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Gen. John Alexander Lillington (c.1725 - 1786)

Revolutionary War Patriot. He was elected to the New Hanover County Safety Committee in 1775 and as one of the county's delegates to the Third Provincial Congress, which met at Hillsborough in August 1...

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Frank Luke, Jr. (1897 - 1918)

Frank Luke Jr. (May 19, 1897 – September 29, 1918) was an American fighter ace, ranking second among U.S. Army Air Service pilots after Captain Eddie Rickenbacker in number of aerial victori...

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Gov. Harrison Reed (1813 - 1899)

Harrison Reed (1813–1899) was the ninth Governor of Florida. Reed was born in Littleton, Massachusetts on August 26, 1813, to parents Seth and Rhoda Reed. His brothers were Curtis Reed and Georg...

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Alexander Mitchell, US Congress MP (1817 - 1887)

) Alexander Mitchell (October 17, 1817 – April 19, 1887) was a Scottish-born banker, railroad financier and Democratic politician in Milwaukee. He was born in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotlan...

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Gen. "Billy" Mitchell, Father of the Air Force (1879 - 1936)

) William "Billy" Mitchell (December 28, 1879 – February 19, 1936) was a United States Army general who is regarded as the father of the U.S. Air Force. He is one of the most famous and most c...

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Gen. Moses Cleveland-Continental Army (1754 - 1806)

"MOSES CLEAVELAND, the second son and child of Colonel Aaron Cleaveland, of Canterbury, Connecticut, and nephew of the Rev. John Cleaveland (Yale 1745) and the Rev. Ebenezer Cleaveland (Yale 1748), w...

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Charles Francis Colcord (1859 - 1934)

Charles Francis Colcord (August 18, 1859–December 10, 1934) was a successful cattle rancher, U.S. Marshal, Chief of Police, businessman, and pioneer of the Old West. The community of Colcord, ...

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George Forquer (1794 - 1837)

George Forquer (1794–1837) was a politician who served variously as an Illinois State Senator, Illinois' 5th Secretary of State (1825–1828) and Illinois 5th Attorney General (1829ȁ...

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