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Folsom

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A Palaeo-Indian culture of Central and North America, dated to about 10,500–8,000 years ago. The culture is distinguished by fluted stone projectile points or spearheads (Folsom points),...

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Folsom

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A Palaeo-Indian culture of Central and North America, dated to about 10,500–8,000 years ago. The culture is distinguished by fluted stone projectile points or spearheads (Folsom points),...

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Folsom, David

Mary Jane Warde.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 1077 words.

Folsom, David (25 January 1791–24 September 1847), Choctaw political leader, was born near present-day Philadelphia, Mississippi, in the old Choctaw nation, the son of Nathaniel Folsom, an...

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Folsom, Nathaniel

Gregory C. Colati.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 564 words.

Folsom, Nathaniel (18 September 1726–26 May 1790), merchant and soldier, was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, the son of Jonathan Folsom and Anna Ladd Foster, farmers. When Folsom was...

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Folsom, Charles

Kenneth E. Carpenter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1315 words.

Folsom, Charles (24 December 1794–08 November 1872), librarian and editor, was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, the son of James Folsom and Sarah Gilman (occupations unknown). After...

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Folsom point

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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Bifacially worked chipped stone projectile points with a symmetrical ovoid outline, hollow base, finely worked edges, and a central flute on one or both sides. Believed to...

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Folsom Tradition

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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North American Palaeo‐Indian cultures occupying the Great Plains and adjacent areas of the west and southwest, and extending east of the Mississippi into the Great Lakes area...

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Cleveland, Frances Folsom

Betty Boyd Caroli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 1014 words.

Cleveland, Frances Folsom (21 July 1864–29 October 1947), wife of Grover Cleveland, wife of Grover Cleveland, was born in Buffalo, New York, the daughter of Oscar Folsom, an attorney, and...

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Folsom, New Mexico, USA

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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Archaic Stage hunter‐gatherer kill site or camp close to the edge of a former marsh discovered in 1926 and found to contain distinctive flint tools (Folsom points) in direct...

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Folsom, James E.

Randy Finley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 1135 words.

Folsom, James E. (09 October 1908–21 November 1987), governor of Alabama, , known as "Big Jim" Folsom, was born James Elisha Folsom on a farm in Coffee County, Alabama, the son of Joshua...

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Folsom

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 25 words.

English: variant of Foulsham, a habitational name from Foulsham in Norfolk, so named from the Old English personal name

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