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date: 08 December 2019

Webster, Noahlocked

(1758–1843)
  • Melvin Yazawa

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Webster, Noah (1758–1843), lexicographer, was born on 16 October 1758 in West Hartford, Connecticut, the fourth of the five children of Noah Webster (1722–1813), farmer, a descendant of John Webster, one of the earliest migrants to Connecticut, and Mercy Steele (bap. 1727, ...

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