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Alamo, Susan

Amanda Carson Banks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; Religion. 1231 words.

Alamo, Susan (25 April 1925–08 April 1982), independent Pentecostal minister and television and radio evangelist, was born Edith Opal Horn in Dyer, Arkansas, the daughter of Edward Horn and...

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Bell, Eudorus Neander

Edith L. Blumhofer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 900 words.

Bell, Eudorus Neander (27 June 1866–15 June 1923), first chairman (a position now designated "general superintendent") of the Assemblies of God, first chairman (a position now designated...

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Borlase, Henry (1806–1835), Plymouth Brother

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; Early Christianity. 243 words.

Borlase, Henry (1806–1835), Plymouth Brother, eldest son of Henry and Ann Borlase, was born at Helston, Cornwall, on 15 February 1806, and educated by Dr Warren at Ottery St Mary, Devon,...

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Brainerd, David

James P. Walsh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; Religion and Education. 1073 words.

Brainerd, David (20 April 1718–09 October 1747), Puritan missionary to the Indians, was born in Haddam, Connecticut, the son of Hezekiah Brainerd, a prosperous and prominent social and...

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Brewster, William

Francis J. Bremer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1251 words.

Brewster, William (1567–10 April 1644), a leader of the Pilgrims and of the Plymouth Colony, was born in England, the son of William Brewster and Prudence (maiden name unknown). His...

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Bulkeley, Peter

William K. B. Stoever.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1204 words.

Bulkeley, Peter (31 January 1583–09 March 1659), Puritan clergyman, was born in Odell, Bedfordshire, England, the son of Edward Bulkeley, the rector of Odell, and Olyff Irby, of...

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Chauncy, Charles

Mark A. Peterson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1209 words.

Chauncy, Charles (1592–19 February 1672), Puritan minister and president of Harvard College, was born in Yardley-Bury, Hertfordshire, England, the son of George Chauncy, a member of the...

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Cotton, John

Sargent Bush.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 2412 words.

Cotton, John (04 December 1584–23 December 1652), clergyman, was born in Derby, Derbyshire, England, the son of Roland Cotton, a lawyer, and Mary Hurlbert. A serious and talented student,...

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Darby, John Nelson (1800–1882), member of the so-called (Plymouth) Brethren

Timothy C. F. Stunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; Early Christianity. 1730 words.

Darby, John Nelson (1800–1882), member of the so-called (Plymouth) Brethren, was born on 18 November 1800 at 9 Great George Street, Westminster, the youngest of six brothers who survived...

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Davenport, John

Francis J. Bremer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1176 words.

Davenport, John ( April 1597–15 March 1670), Congregational Puritan clergyman, was born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, the son of Henry Davenport, a merchant in that town, and Winifred...

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