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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 ...