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Brown, Lydia

Barbara Bennett Peterson and Lena Low.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion and Education. 1075 words.

Brown, Lydia ( July 1780–19 November 1865), missionary to Hawaii and pioneer of textile production on the islands, was born in Wilton, New Hampshire. Nothing about her life is known before...

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Cary, Lott

Milton C. Sernett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion and Education. 1436 words.

Cary, Lott (1780–10 November 1828), Baptist preacher and missionary to Africa, was born on a plantation in Charles City County, Virginia, thirty miles from Richmond, the son of slave...

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Cook, John Francis

Willard B. Gatewood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion and Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1063 words.

Cook, John Francis (1810?–21 March 1855), educator and clergyman, was born a slave in the District of Columbia. His mother was Laurena Browning Cook, but his father’s identity is unknown....

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Hopkins, Charles Plomer (1861–1922), founder of missions to seamen and trade unionist

R. W. H. Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion and Education. 898 words.

Hopkins, Charles Plomer (1861–1922), founder of missions to seamen and trade unionist, was born on 7 March 1861 in Brewster, Massachusetts, USA, the son of an American master mariner...

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Liele, George

Milton C. Sernett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion and Education. 1149 words.

Liele, George (1751–1828), pioneering Baptist clergyman and African-American émigré to Jamaica, pioneering Baptist clergyman and African-American émigré to Jamaica, said of his slave...

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Miller, Lewis

David J. McCowin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 1153 words.

Miller, Lewis (24 July 1829–17 February 1899), educator, religious leader, and industrialist, was born in Greentown, Ohio, the third son of John Miller and Mary Elizabeth York Miller,...

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Rogers, Zebedee (bap. 1774, d. 1833), missionary to seafarers and shoemaker

Roald Kverndal.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion and Education. 1094 words.

Rogers, Zebedee (bap. 1774, d. 1833), missionary to seafarers and shoemaker, was baptized at Strood, Kent, on 10 April 1774, the son of John and Elizabeth Rogers. He is recognized as the...

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Thompson, Thomas (1708/9–1773), missionary and apologist for the African slave trade

Christopher Fyfe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion and Education. 659 words.

Thompson, Thomas (1708/9–1773), missionary and apologist for the African slave trade, was born at Gilling, Yorkshire, the son of William Thompson, possibly the same William Thompson who was...

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Waterfield, Robert Everard [Robin] (1914–2002), missionary and antiquarian bookseller

James Fergusson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion and Education. 1255 words.

Waterfield, Robert Everard [Robin] (1914–2002), missionary and antiquarian bookseller, was born on 27 August 1914 at Staithe House, Beccles, Suffolk, the youngest of three sons (a daughter...

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