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Richard Theodore Ely

Subject: Philosophy

(1854–1943)

Richard T. Ely was born on 13 April 1854 in Ripley, New York, and died on 4 October 1943 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He grew up in Fredonia in ...

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

Reference type:
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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
1,177 words

...fashion of using Latin forms of girls’ names, e.g. Anna or Maria . Towards the end of the 18th century, and especially during the following century under the influence of Tennyson and the pre‐Raphaelites, some Anglo‐Saxon or medieval names were revived: they included Alfred , Edwin , Guy , Nigel , Quentin , Roland , and Walter for boys, and Alice , Amy , Audrey , Edith , and Mabel for girls. The names of early Christian saints or martyrs such as Aidan , Alban , Benedict , Bernard , and Theodore were chosen under the influence of the ...

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