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Haldeman, Samuel Stehman

W. Conner Sorensen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Natural History. 1593 words.

Haldeman, Samuel Stehman (12 August 1812–10 September 1880), naturalist and philologist, was born at Locust Grove, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the son of Henry Haldeman, a businessman,...

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Lhuyd [Lhwyd; formerly Lloyd], Edward (1659/60?–1709), naturalist and philologist

Brynley F. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Natural History. 2217 words.

Lhuyd [Lhwyd; formerly Lloyd], Edward (1659/60?–1709), naturalist and philologist, was born in the parish of Loppington, Shropshire, the illegitimate son of Edward Lloyd (1635–1681) of...

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Ord, George

Robert McCracken Peck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Natural History; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 1142 words.

Ord, George (04 March 1781–24 January 1866), naturalist, writer, and lexicographer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of George Ord, a retired sea captain who in 1798 became a...

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