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Auchmuty, Samuel

David E. Maas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1311 words.

Auchmuty, Samuel (16 January 1722–04 March 1777), Episcopal minister and Loyalist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Scottish-born Robert Auchmuty, a judge of admiralty in...

Bailey, Jacob

Sally Schwartz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Religion and Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1177 words.

Bailey, Jacob (1731–26 July 1808), Anglican missionary and Loyalist, was born in Rowley, Massachusetts, the son of David Bailey and Mary Hodgkins, farmers. The details of Bailey’s early...

Clarke, John

Sydney V. James.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1034 words.

Clarke, John (08 October 1609–20 April 1676), Baptist preacher and colonial agent, was born in Westhorpe, Suffolk, the son of Thomas Clarke, a man of unknown occupation and middling rank,...

Clarke, John (1609–1676), colonial agent and Baptist preacher

Theodore Dwight Bozeman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 931 words.

Clarke, John (1609–1676), colonial agent and Baptist preacher, was born on 8 October 1609 in Westhorpe, Suffolk, the fifth of seven children of Thomas Clarke (d. 1627), a man of middling...

Cooper, Myles

Eugene R. Fingerhut.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1363 words.

Cooper, Myles ( February 1737–20 May 1785), Anglican priest, president of King's College, and Loyalist, Anglican priest, president of King’s College, and Loyalist, was born near...

Hooker, Thomas

Frank Shuffelton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1958 words.

Hooker, Thomas (07 July 1586–07 July 1647), Puritan minister, an architect of the New England Way, and a founder of Hartford, Connecticut, was born in Marfield, a village in Leicestershire,...

Inglis, Charles

David E. Maas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1393 words.

Inglis, Charles (1734–24 February 1816), Anglican minister, Loyalist, and first bishop of Nova Scotia, was born in Glencolumbkille, Donegal, Ireland, the son of the Reverend Archibald...

Krol, Bastiaen Janszen

Firth Haring Fabend.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 865 words.

Krol, Bastiaen Janszen (1595–1674), representative of the Dutch Reformed church (first colonial "comforter of the sick") and colonial administrator in New Netherland, representative of the...

Lawson, Thomas George (1814–1891), colonial official and Baptist leader

David E. Skinner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1327 words.

Lawson, Thomas George (1814–1891), colonial official and Baptist leader, was born in October 1814 in the town of New London, Anecho, in west Africa, the second son of George Acquatay Lawson...

Leverett, John

Robert Middlekauff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1065 words.

Leverett, John ( July 1616–16 March 1679), Puritan leader and governor of Massachusetts, was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, the son of Thomas Leverett and Anne Fisher. Thomas...

Odell, Jonathan

Robert M. Calhoon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1074 words.

Odell, Jonathan (25 September 1737–25 November 1818), Anglican clergyman, Loyalist, and poet, was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of John Odell, a skilled carpenter, and Temperance...

Owen, Griffith (c. 1647–1717), Quaker preacher and colonial official

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 746 words.

Owen, Griffith (c. 1647–1717), Quaker preacher and colonial official, was the son of Robert Owen (1628–1685/6) of Dolsereau, near Dongelly, Merioneth, and his wife, Jane Vaughan (d....

Palk, Sir Robert, first baronet (1717–1798), Church of England clergyman and administrator in India

G. P. Moriarty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1266 words.

Palk, Sir Robert, first baronet (1717–1798), Church of England clergyman and administrator in India, was born in December 1717, apparently at Ambrooke, Ashburton, Devon, and was baptized on...

Penn, William

Jean R. Soderlund.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Agriculture and Farming. 2973 words.

Penn, William (14 October 1644–30 July 1718), founder of Pennsylvania and eminent English Quaker, was born in London, England, the son of Sir William Penn, an admiral, and Margaret Jasper...

Peters, Richard

John C. Van Horne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1095 words.

Peters, Richard (1704?–10 July 1776), clergyman and colonial official, was born in Liverpool, England, the son of Ralph Peters, a lawyer and local official, and Esther Preeson. He attended...

Saltonstall, Gurdon (1666–1724), colonial governor and Congregationalist minister in America

Bruce C. Daniels.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1242 words.

Saltonstall, Gurdon (1666–1724), colonial governor and Congregationalist minister in America, was born on 27 March 1666 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, the eldest of the five children of...

Shippen, Edward

Randolph Shipley Klein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1715 words.

Shippen, Edward (1639– August 1712), merchant, religious martyr, and political leader, was born in Yorkshire, England, the son of William Shippen, a prominent landholder, and Mary Nunnes...

Stoughton, William (1631–1701), colonial official and preacher

Barbara Ritter Dailey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1262 words.

Stoughton, William (1631–1701), colonial official and preacher, was born on 30 September 1631, probably in England, the second son, and one of at least six children, of Israel Stoughton...

Vane, Sir Henry

Ronald P. Dufour.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1484 words.

Vane, Sir Henry (1613–14 June 1662), Puritan political figure, was born at Debden, Essex, England, the son of Sir Henry Vane, a knight and the comptroller and treasurer of the English royal...

Weld, Thomas

Francis J. Bosha.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1498 words.

Weld, Thomas (bap. 15 July 1595), Puritan divine and agent of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, England, the son of Edmund Weld, a dealer in fabrics, and Amy...