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Ballou, Adin

Len Gougeon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; World History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Politics and Law; Ethnic Politics. 1229 words.

Ballou, Adin (23 April 1803–05 August 1890), Universalist clergyman, reformer, and founder of Hopedale Community, was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island, the son of Ariel Ballou and Edilda...

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Beaver, Robert Pierce

Gerald H. Anderson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Education; History. 1028 words.

Beaver, Robert Pierce (26 May 1906–20 November 1987), minister and missions scholar, was born in Hamilton, Ohio, the son of Joseph Earl Beaver, an employee of the Game and Fish Commission...

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Belknap, Jeremy

Eliga H. Gould.

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. 1413 words.

Belknap, Jeremy (1744–1798), Congregationalist minister in America and historian, was born on 4 June 1744 in Ann Street, Boston, Massachusetts, the eldest son of Joseph Belknap (d. 1797), a...

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Boehler, Peter

F. Ernest Stoeffler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; World History. 1038 words.

Boehler, Peter (31 December 1712–27 September 1775), Moravian pioneer in the American colonies, was born in Frankfurt on the Main, Germany, son of John Conrad Boehler, an innkeeper and...

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Booth, Catherine Bramwell-

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Social and Cultural History. 777 words.

Booth, Catherine Bramwell- (1883–1987), Salvation Army officer, was born on 20 July 1883 at Hadley Wood, Middlesex, the eldest in the family of two sons and five daughters of (William)...

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Brook, Benjamin

Alexander Gordon.

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. 270 words.

Brook, Benjamin (1776–1848), Independent minister and historian, was born at Nether Thong, near Huddersfield. As a youth he joined the Independent church at Holmfield, under the pastoral...

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Browne, John

Alexander Gordon.

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. 389 words.

Browne, John (1823–1886), Congregational minister and historian, was born on 6 February 1823 at North Walsham, Norfolk, the elder son in the family of two sons and two daughters of James...

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Cardale, John Bate

Timothy C. F. Stunt.

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. 1094 words.

Cardale, John Bate (1802–1877), first apostle of the Catholic Apostolic church, was born at 28 Lamb's Conduit Street, Holborn, London, on 7 November 1802, the eldest of five children. His...

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Coltman [née Todd], Constance Mary

Elaine Kaye.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Social and Cultural History. 836 words.

Coltman [née Todd], Constance Mary (1889–1969), Congregational minister and the first woman to be ordained to the Christian ministry in Britain, was born in Putney, London, on 23 May 1889,...

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Cowherd, William

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 707 words.

Cowherd, William (1763–1816), a founder of the Bible Christians (Cowherdites) and vegetarian, was born in Carnforth, Lancashire. Little is known of his early life, although his parents were...

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