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Williams, John Shoebridgelocked

(31 July 1790–22 April 1878)
  • Bret E. Carroll

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Williams, John Shoebridge (31 July 1790–22 April 1878), civil engineer, magazine editor, and spiritualist, was born in Newport, Carteret County, North Carolina, the son of Welsh immigrant Robert Williams, a plantation and mill owner, and English immigrant Anne Shoebridge. His mother provided him with his earliest education....

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