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Boston (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): entry ashmun-jehudi
Ashmun, Jehudi, 1794- Missionary; born in Champlain, N. Y., in April, 1794; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1816, and prepared for the ministry. He was sent with a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. A fortnight after his arrival in Boston, Mass., he died, Aug. 25, 1828. He had made the settlement in Liberia orderly and permanent during the six years he was there.
Liberia (Liberia) (search for this): entry ashmun-jehudi
Ashmun, Jehudi, 1794- Missionary; born in Champlain, N. Y., in April, 1794; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1816, and prepared for the ministry. He was sent with a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. ith a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. A fortnight after his arrival in Boston, Mass., he died, Aug. 25, 1828. He had made the settlement in Liberia orderly and permanent during the six years he was there.
Champlain, N. Y. (New York, United States) (search for this): entry ashmun-jehudi
Ashmun, Jehudi, 1794- Missionary; born in Champlain, N. Y., in April, 1794; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1816, and prepared for the ministry. He was sent with a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. A fortnight after his arrival in Boston, Mass., he died, Aug. 25, 1828. He had made the settlement in Liberia orderly and permanent during the six years he was there.
Ashmun, Jehudi, 1794- Missionary; born in Champlain, N. Y., in April, 1794; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1816, and prepared for the ministry. He was sent with a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. A fortnight after his arrival in Boston, Mass., he died, Aug. 25, 1828. He had made the settlement in Liberia orderly and permanent during the six years he was there.
Ashmun, Jehudi, 1794- Missionary; born in Champlain, N. Y., in April, 1794; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1816, and prepared for the ministry. He was sent with a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. A fortnight after his arrival in Boston, Mass., he died, Aug. 25, 1828. He had made the settlement in Liberia orderly and permanent during the six years he was there.
Ashmun, Jehudi, 1794- Missionary; born in Champlain, N. Y., in April, 1794; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1816, and prepared for the ministry. He was sent with a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. A fortnight after his arrival in Boston, Mass., he died, Aug. 25, 1828. He had made the settlement in Liberia orderly and permanent during the six years he was there.
Ashmun, Jehudi, 1794- Missionary; born in Champlain, N. Y., in April, 1794; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1816, and prepared for the ministry. He was sent with a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. A fortnight after his arrival in Boston, Mass., he died, Aug. 25, 1828. He had made the settlement in Liberia orderly and permanent during the six years he was there.
Ashmun, Jehudi, 1794- Missionary; born in Champlain, N. Y., in April, 1794; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1816, and prepared for the ministry. He was sent with a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. A fortnight after his arrival in Boston, Mass., he died, Aug. 25, 1828. He had made the settlement in Liberia orderly and permanent during the six years he was there.
August 25th, 1828 AD (search for this): entry ashmun-jehudi
Ashmun, Jehudi, 1794- Missionary; born in Champlain, N. Y., in April, 1794; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1816, and prepared for the ministry. He was sent with a reinforcement to the colony of Liberia in 1822, where he acted as legislator, soldier, and engineer in constructing fortifications. He had a force of only thirty-five men and boys, with which he repulsed an attack of 800 natives. His wife died, and he, weakened by fevers, was compelled by broken health, to sail for home. A fortnight after his arrival in Boston, Mass., he died, Aug. 25, 1828. He had made the settlement in Liberia orderly and permanent during the six years he was there.