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Alden, John

Mark A. Peterson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; World History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 916 words.

Alden, John (1599?–12 September 1687), farmer and magistrate, was one of the original settlers of Plymouth Colony, arriving in New England on the Mayflower in 1620. No definite information...

Bordley, John Beale

Simon Baatz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 863 words.

Bordley, John Beale (11 February 1727–26 January 1804), agricultural theorist and lawyer, was born in Annapolis, Maryland, the son of Thomas Bordley, a lawyer, and Ariana Vanderheyden...

Bordley, John Beale (1727–1804), lawyer and agricultural improver in America

Jean B. Russo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 872 words.

Bordley, John Beale (1727–1804), lawyer and agricultural improver in America, was born on 11 February 1727 in Annapolis, Maryland, the posthumous child of Thomas Bordley (c. 1683–1726),...

Breckinridge, John

Lowell H. Harrison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1306 words.

Breckinridge, John (02 December 1760–14 December 1806), lawyer, planter, and statesman, was born on a farm near Staunton, Virginia, the son of Robert Breckinridge, a farmer and member of...

Canville [Camville], Sir Thomas de (d. 1234/5), landowner and justice

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 650 words.

Canville [Camville], Sir Thomas de (d. 1234/5), landowner and justice, was the son of Hugh de Canville (d. c.1194) and his wife, Christiana, the daughter of William the Monk. His father's...

Carroll, Charles [known as Charles Carroll the Settler] (1661–1720), planter and lawyer in America

Ronald Hoffman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 916 words.

Carroll, Charles [known as Charles Carroll the Settler] (1661–1720), planter and lawyer in America, was born in Ireland, the second son of Daniel Carroll of Aghagurty (b. in or before 1642, null...

Cassidy, Butch

Dee Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Agriculture and Farming. 794 words.

Cassidy, Butch (13 April 1866–1908? or 1937?), outlaw and rancher, was born Robert LeRoy Parker in Beaver, Utah, the oldest of thirteen children of Maximillian Parker and Ann Gillies, small...

Cotton, Sir Henry (1821–1892), judge

J. S. Cotton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 868 words.

Cotton, Sir Henry (1821–1892), judge, was born at Walwood House, Leytonstone, on 20 May 1821, the second son of William Cotton (1786–1866) and his wife, Sarah Lane. Sarah Acland was his...

Dart, Isom

Carl V. Hallberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Property Law; Property Crime. 925 words.

Dart, Isom (1848–03 October 1900), black cowboy and rustler, also known as Ned Huddleston, was born in Arkansas. Dart’s early life is an enigma. Biographical accounts give a lively “Wild...

Deitz, John F.

Paul H. Hass.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Agriculture and Farming. 715 words.

Deitz, John F. (03 April 1861–08 May 1924), farmer and outlaw, was born in Winneconne, Wisconsin, the son of John Deitz (also spelled Dietz), Sr., a New York farmer who moved to Wisconsin...

Dickinson, Samuel (1690–1760), planter and jurist in America

Benjamin H. Newcomb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 751 words.

Dickinson, Samuel (1690–1760), planter and jurist in America, was born on 9 March 1690 at Croisadore plantation, Talbot county, on the eastern shore of Maryland, the third and only...

Doolin, William

Frank R. Prassel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 993 words.

Doolin, William (1858–25 August 1896), cowboy and bank and train robber, was born in Johnson County, Arkansas, the son of Michael Doolin and Artemina Beller, farmers. Bill Doolin had a...

Field [née Lowinsky], Xenia Noelle (1894–1998), prison reformer and horticulturist

Stefan Buczacki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Agriculture and Farming. 784 words.

Field [née Lowinsky], Xenia Noelle (1894–1998), prison reformer and horticulturist, was born in Secunderabad, India, on 25 December 1894, the daughter of Thomas Hermann Lowinsky (d. 1932),...

Fitzhugh, William

W. Hamilton Bryson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 567 words.

Fitzhugh, William (1651–21 October 1701), lawyer and planter, was born in Bedford, England, and was baptized there on 10 January 1651, the son of Henry Fitzhugh, a woolen draper, and Mary...

Fortescue, Sir Adrian (c. 1481–1539), landowner and alleged traitor

Richard Rex.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1161 words.

Fortescue, Sir Adrian (c. 1481–1539), landowner and alleged traitor, was the second son of Sir John Fortescue (d. 1500) of Punsborne, near Hatfield, Hertfordshire, and Alice, daughter of...

Fulton, Thomas Wemyss [formerly Wemyss Alexander Thomas Fulton] (1855–1929), fisheries authority and ocean law publicist

Samuel Pyeatt Menefee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1063 words.

Fulton, Thomas Wemyss [formerly Wemyss Alexander Thomas Fulton] (1855–1929), fisheries authority and ocean law publicist, was born on 3 July 1855 at Cramond, near Edinburgh, the fifth son...

Gibbons, Thomas

Carol S. Ebel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1445 words.

Gibbons, Thomas (15 December 1757–16 May 1826), planter, lawyer, and steamship owner, was born near Savannah, Georgia, the son of Joseph Gibbons and Hannah Martin, planters. Gibbons was...

Goldsborough, Robert

Jane Wilson McWilliams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 855 words.

Goldsborough, Robert (03 December 1733–22 December 1788), lawyer and planter, was born in Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland, the son of Charles Goldsborough, a lawyer, legislator, and...

Graham, Sir Robert, of Kinpont (d. 1437), landowner and assassin

M. H. Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 790 words.

Graham, Sir Robert, of Kinpont (d. 1437), landowner and assassin, was the third son of Patrick Graham of Kincardine and his second wife, Euphemia, daughter of John Stewart of Ralston....

Hilgard, Theodor Erasmus

Marie-Luise Frings.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 971 words.

Hilgard, Theodor Erasmus (07 July 1790–26 January 1873), jurist and "Latin farmer", jurist and “Latin farmer,” was born in Marnheim near Kirchheimbolanden in the Rhenish Palatinate, the son...