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Dymond, Jonathan (1796–1828), Quaker moralist and peace advocate  

Leslie Stephen

revised by K. D. Reynolds

Dymond, Jonathan (1796–1828), Quaker moralist and peace advocate, was born on 19 December 1796 at Bridge House, Bridge Street, Exeter, the fifth child of the five sons and two daughters of John Dymond (1761–1838) and his wife, Olive Hitchcock (1761–1840). His family belonged to the ...

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

Stuart Handley

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. 1685/6). Nothing is known of his early years but he appears to have been granted a bishop's licence on 16 May 1674 to practise medicine. On 23 October 1678 he married ...

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Jaffray, Alexander (1614–1673), politician and Quaker leader  

John Coffey

Jaffray, Alexander (1614–1673), politician and Quaker leader, was born in Aberdeen in July 1614, a son of Alexander Jaffray (d. 1645), provost of the city, and Magdalen Erskine of Pittodrie (d. 1640). He was educated at Aberdeen grammar school and at schools in ...