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De Brahm, William Gerard

Louis De Vorsey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Cartography; World History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1927 words.

De Brahm, William Gerard (20 August 1718–03 July 1799?), surveyor-cartographer and military engineer, was born in Koblenz, Germany, the son of Johann Phillip von Brahm, court musician to...

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Emory, William Hemsley

Norman J. W. Thrower.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Cartography; World History; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1105 words.

Emory, William Hemsley (07 September 1811–01 December 1887), soldier, surveyor, and cartographer, was born on the family plantation, “Poplar Grove,” in Queen Annes County, Maryland, the son...

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Horsburgh [Horsbrough], James (1762–1836), hydrographer and chart maker

Andrew S. Cook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Cartography; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1544 words.

Horsburgh [Horsbrough], James (1762–1836), hydrographer and chart maker, was born at Elie, Fife, on 23 September 1762, the son of William Horsbrough, shoemaker, and his wife, Jean Given or...

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Macdonald, John (1759–1831), military engineer and cartographer

Alan Harfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1001 words.

Macdonald, John (1759–1831), military engineer and cartographer, was born in Flodigarry, Isle of Skye, on 30 October 1759, the fifth and youngest son of Allan Macdonald of Kingsburgh, a...

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Molyneux, Emery (d. 1598), maker of globes and ordnance

Susan M. Maxwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Cartography; World History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1389 words.

Molyneux, Emery (d. 1598), maker of globes and ordnance, came, according to Petruccio Ubaldini, who knew him, 'of obscure and humble family background' (Crinò and Wallis, 14) and was...

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Morgan [Morgan Wolff], Walter (b. c. 1550, d. in or after 1604), soldier and map maker

Anna E. C. Simoni.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Cartography; World History. 1063 words.

Morgan [Morgan Wolff], Walter (b. c. 1550, d. in or after 1604), soldier and map maker, probably originated from Monmouthshire, where a Morgan Wollph is recorded as the earl of...

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Romans, Bernard (c. 1720–1784?), cartographer and revolutionary army officer in America

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 607 words.

Romans, Bernard (c. 1720–1784?), cartographer and revolutionary army officer in America, was born in the Netherlands. Few details of his upbringing remain, though he is known to have...

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Thorn, Sir William [formerly Wilhelm] (1780–1843), army officer and cartographer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Cartography; World History. 705 words.

Thorn, Sir William [formerly Wilhelm] (1780–1843), army officer and cartographer, was born on 22 May 1780 in Neuwied, near Koblenz, Germany, the youngest of five sons and one daughter born...

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