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Bryan, Hugh

Harvey H. Jackson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 730 words.

Bryan, Hugh (1699–31 December 1753), planter, assemblyman, and evangelical Christian, was born near Beaufort in South Carolina, the son of Joseph Bryan, an Indian trader and farmer, and...

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Eliot, Jared

Christopher Grasso.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Medicine and Health; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 997 words.

Eliot, Jared (1685–1763), Congregationalist minister in America, physician, and writer on agriculture, was born on 7 November 1685 in Guilford, Connecticut, the first of four children of...

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Gainsborough, Humphrey

David Tyler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Engineering (General). 1439 words.

Gainsborough, Humphrey (bap. 1718, d. 1776), Independent minister and engineer, was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, where he was baptized at the Independent meeting-house in Friars Street on 13...

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Shrubsole, William

J. C. Hadden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Composition. 565 words.

Shrubsole, William (1729–1797), Independent minister and mastmaker, was born at Sandwich, Kent, on 7 April 1729 and baptized at St Clement's, Sandwich, on 18 April, the son of Edward...

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Williams, Frederick Smeeton

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 543 words.

Williams, Frederick Smeeton (1829–1886), Congregational minister and railway historian, was born in Newark-on-Trent, the second son of Charles Williams (1796–1866), a Congregational...

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