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Alexander, Edward Porter

Gary W. Gallagher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Biographical Studies. 1305 words.

Alexander, Edward Porter (26 May 1835–28 April 1910), Confederate soldier and author, was born in Washington, Georgia, the son of Adam Leopold Alexander, a planter and banker, and Sarah...

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Barron, William (1835–1913), mariner and autobiographer

Arthur G. Credland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Biographical Studies. 1145 words.

Barron, William (1835–1913), mariner and autobiographer, was born in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, on 27 April 1835, the son of William Stephenson Barron (1797–1855), mariner. After three...

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Cresswell [née Hogge], Louisa Mary [Louise] (1830–1916), farmer and autobiographer

Nicola Verdon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Biographical Studies. 1201 words.

Cresswell [née Hogge], Louisa Mary [Louise] (1830–1916), farmer and autobiographer, was born in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, on 31 May 1830, the daughter of William Hogge (or Hogg)...

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Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Amy Asch.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online December 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Biographical Studies. 1500 words.

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow (22 June 1906–07 February 2001), author and aviator, was born Anne Spencer Morrow in Englewood, New Jersey, the second of the four children of Dwight W. Morrow, an...

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Love, Nat

William F. Mugleston.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Biographical Studies. 918 words.

Love, Nat ( June 1854–1921), cowboy and author, was born in Davidson County, Tennessee, the son of Sampson Love and a mother whose name is unknown. Both were slaves owned by Robert Love,...

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Mayett, Joseph (1783–1839), agricultural labourer and autobiographer

David Vaisey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Biographical Studies. 729 words.

Mayett, Joseph (1783–1839), agricultural labourer and autobiographer, was born on 12 March 1783 at Quainton, Buckinghamshire. He was the second of the eight children born to Mary (c.1749–18...

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Percy, William Alexander

Bertram Wyatt-Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Agriculture and Farming; Biographical Studies. 1228 words.

Percy, William Alexander (14 May 1885–21 January 1942), author and planter, was born in Greenville, Mississippi, the son of LeRoy Percy, an attorney and U.S. senator, and Camille Bourges....

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Shaw, Benjamin (1772–1841), mechanic and autobiographer

Alan G. Crosby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Biographical Studies. 834 words.

Shaw, Benjamin (1772–1841), mechanic and autobiographer, was born on 23 December 1772 at Hallbank, near Dent in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the eldest child of Joseph Shaw (1748–1823), a...

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Siringo, Charles Angelo

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies. 1673 words.

Siringo, Charles Angelo (07 February 1855–18 October 1928), cowboy, detective, and author, was born on Matagorda Peninsula, in Texas, the son of an Italian immigrant (first name...

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Watt, Christian (1833–1923), fisherwoman and memoirist

Allan Beveridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Biographical Studies. 824 words.

Watt, Christian (1833–1923), fisherwoman and memoirist, was born on 24 February 1833 at 72 Broadsea, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, the seventh of the eight children of James Watt (1787–1868),...

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