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de Schweinitz, Edmund Alexander

Craig D. Atwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Organization and Management of Education; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 839 words.

de Schweinitz, Edmund Alexander (20 March 1825–18 December 1887), leader of the Moravian church in America and first president of Moravian College and Theological Seminary, was born in...

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Evans, Frederick William

Elizabeth Kolmer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1654 words.

Evans, Frederick William (09 June 1808–06 March 1893), reformer and Shaker elder, was born in Leominster, England, the son of George Evans, a soldier in the English army, and Sarah White....

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Grace, Charles Emmanuel

Richard Newman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Social and Cultural History; Business and Management; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1154 words.

Grace, Charles Emmanuel (25 January 1881–12 January 1960), Boyfriend of the World, better known as Daddy Grace or Sweet Daddy Grace or by his self-proclaimed title, was one of the more...

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Harmer, Thomas (1714–1788), Independent minister and church historian

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 567 words.

Harmer, Thomas (1714–1788), Independent minister and church historian, was born at Norwich in 1714, probably in October. From 1730 to 1734 he attended Moorfields Academy, where he was...

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Haviland, Laura Smith

Effie K. Ambler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1077 words.

Haviland, Laura Smith (20 December 1808–20 April 1898), abolitionist and evangelist, was born in Leeds County, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Daniel Smith and Sene Blancher, farmers. She...

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Hubbard, William (1621/2–1704), minister in America and historian

Stephen Carl Arch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 491 words.

Hubbard, William (1621/2–1704), minister in America and historian, was the second son of William Hubbard (1594–1670), husbandman, of Tendring, Essex, and his wife, Judith, daughter of John...

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Lord, Thomas (1808–1908), Congregational minister

Charlotte Fell-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 275 words.

Lord, Thomas (1808–1908), Congregational minister, was born of poor parents at Olney, Buckinghamshire, on 22 April 1808. His father was John Lord and his mother Hannah, née Austin. Mainly...

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Matthews, Mark Allison

C. Allyn Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1458 words.

Matthews, Mark Allison (23 September 1867–05 February 1940), fundamentalist minister and civic reformer, was born in Calhoun, Georgia, the son of Mark Lafayette Matthews, the owner of a...

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Matthews [Mathews], Abraham (1832–1899), Congregational minister and settler in Patagonia

Geraldine Lublin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; World History; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1022 words.

Matthews [Mathews], Abraham (1832–1899), Congregational minister and settler in Patagonia, was born at Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, in October 1832, the son of John Matthews or Mathews (b....

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Neal, Daniel (1678–1743), Independent minister and historian

Laird Okie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1267 words.

Neal, Daniel (1678–1743), Independent minister and historian, was born in London on 14 December 1678. His parents died when he was very young, and he was raised by his maternal uncle in...

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