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Allen, Bennet (bap. 1736, d. 1819), Church of England clergyman and journalist

C. S. L. Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1286 words.

Allen, Bennet (bap. 1736, d. 1819), Church of England clergyman and journalist, was born at Yazor, Herefordshire, where he was baptized on 26 August 1736, the second son of James Allen (c.1...

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Aspland, Robert (1782–1845), Unitarian minister and journal editor

R. K. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1329 words.

Aspland, Robert (1782–1845), Unitarian minister and journal editor, was born on 23 January 1782 at Wicken, Cambridgeshire, the only surviving child of Robert Aspland, the village...

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Barrett, Benjamin Fiske

David B. Eller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Publishing. 994 words.

Barrett, Benjamin Fiske (24 June 1808–06 August 1892), pastor, writer, and publisher, was born in Dresden, Maine, the son of Oliver Barrett, a carpenter, and Elizabeth Carlton. Young...

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Barrows, Samuel June

Leslie H. Fishel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1482 words.

Barrows, Samuel June (26 May 1845–21 April 1909), minister, reformer, and editor, was born in New York City, the son of Richard Barrows, a printer, and Jane Weekes. He was four when his...

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Bates, Elisha

H. Larry Ingle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Journalism. 1018 words.

Bates, Elisha (10 July 1781–05 October 1861), Quaker controversialist and publisher, was born near Scimino, York County, Virginia, the son of Benjamin Bates and Hannah (maiden name...

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Beard, Charles (1827–1888), Unitarian minister, scholar, and journal editor

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 805 words.

Beard, Charles (1827–1888), Unitarian minister, scholar, and journal editor, was born at Higher Broughton, Manchester, on 27 July 1827, the eldest son of John Relly Beard (1800–1876),...

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Bentley, William

Richard D. Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1104 words.

Bentley, William (22 June 1759–29 December 1819), clergyman, scholar, and journalist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Joshua Bentley, a carpenter, and Elizabeth Paine, the...

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Brawley, Edward McKnight

Sandy Dwayne Martin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Journalism; Religion and Education. 941 words.

Brawley, Edward McKnight (18 March 1851–13 January 1923), Baptist minister, educator, and editor, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of free African-American parents, Ann L....

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Breckinridge, John

T. Erskine Clarke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 597 words.

Breckinridge, John (04 July 1797–04 August 1841), Presbyterian clergyman and editor, was born at “Cabell’s Dale,” near Lexington, Kentucky, the son of John Breckinridge, the U.S. attorney...

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Brownlow, William Gannaway

Jonathan M. Atkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; State and Local Government; Journalism. 1552 words.

Brownlow, William Gannaway (29 August 1805–29 April 1877), minister, newspaper editor, and governor of Tennessee, was born in Wytheville, Virginia, the son of Joseph A. Brownlow and...

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