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Scoffin, Williamlocked

  • Caroline L. Leachman


Scoffin, William (1654/5–1732), Presbyterian minister, was a self-taught man and a good mathematician. Nothing is known of his family or background. John Rastrick, the precariously conforming vicar of Kirton, Lincolnshire, appointed him curate of the chapelry of Brothertoft. There, on 3 July 1683, ...

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, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latterday Saints
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