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 John Abernethy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John Abernethy was probably born at Brigh, County Tyrone on 19 October 1680 and died in Dublin on 1 December 1740.
Abernethy, who was deeply influenced by the writing of Benjamin Hoadly at this time, saw more cogently than others that the logic of the dissenters’ opposition to humanly imposed religious conventions in public life necessitated a questioning of similar autocratic controls within their own communion.
Abernethy was one of several friends in Ireland from whom Hutcheson in 1738 hoped for critical comments on his System of Moral Philosophy.
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 John Abernethy
Abernethy was a man of intense spiritual discipline and a conscientious pastor.
Abernethy died in 1740 and was succeeded as minister at Wood Street by James Duchal.
Abernethy's defence of the right of dissenters to hold civil office was published in The nature and consequences of the Sacramental Test considered (1731), and Reasons for the repeal of the Sacramental Test (1733).
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 JOHN ABERNETHY - LoveToKnow Article on JOHN ABERNETHY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ABERNETHY, JOHN (1764-1831), English surgeon, grandson of John Abernethy (see above), was born in London on the 3rd of April 1764.
In this capacity he began to give lectures at his house in Bartholomew Close, which were so well attended that the governors of the hospital built a regular theatre (1790-1791), and Abernethy thus became the founder of the distinguished school of St Bartholomew's.
Abernethy was not a great operator, though his name is associated with the treatment of aneurism by ligature of the external iliac artery.
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 Abernethy History
At Abernethy the kings of the southern Picts had fixed their capital; and truly the position was wisely as grandly chosen.
The foundation of Abernethy is commonly referred to the middle of the fifth century.
The larger half is possessed by a layman, who has the title of abbot; and the smaller half remains the property of the ecclesiastics, who, with their head, the prior, discharge the duties for which the whole of the estates had been originally assigned.
www.visitdunkeld.com /abernethy-history.htm   (4737 words)

 Virginia Abernethy -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abernethy's research has focused on the issues of ((statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn) population and (A particular society at a particular time and place) culture.
Abernethy has written articles that have appeared in (A record or narrative description of past events) Chronicles, The Social Contract Press, (Click link for more info and facts about The Atlantic Monthly) The Atlantic Monthly, and numerous (Click link for more info and facts about academic journal) academic journals.
Abernethy's involvement in (A state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon) Arizona's Proposition 200 campaign has generated new controversy.
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 John Abernethy (www.whonamedit.com)
Abernethy was a devoted pupil and disciple of John Hunter whom he succeeded at St. Bartholomew's Hospital.
Abernethy was now at the peak of his career, running an extensive practice and still an exceptionally popular lecturer.
Abernethy’s family physician, or, ready prescriber in cases of illness or accident, where medical attendance is not desired or cannot be procured.
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 Encyclopedia: John Abernethy (minister)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This refusal aroused disapproval; and a controversy followed, Abernethy standing firm for religious freedom and repudiating the ecclesiastical courts.
Abernethy and his associates sowed the seeds of the struggle (1821–1840) in which, under the leadership of Dr Henry Cooke, the Arian and Socinian elements of the Irish Presbyterian Church were thrown out.
In 1731 came the greatest controversy in which Abernethy was involved.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/John-Abernethy-(minister)   (457 words)

 Abernethy Museum, Perthshire, Scotland . A museum dedicated to the local area
The Museum of Abernethy was opened in May 2000 by Magnus Magnusson.
Abernethy itself is a historic settlement having been occupied since Pictish times, and the aim of the Museum is to preserve as much as possible of this varied and extensive history.
In addition to mounting exhibitions the museum is also attempting to collect artefacts relating to the history of the parish, and to record the memories of local inhabitants, and to build a photographic record of the village, its inhabitants and their various occupations.
www.abernethymuseum.free-online.co.uk   (184 words)

 Abernethy village, Perthshire, Scotland community council site
Abernethy is situated on the banks of the River Earn where it joins the River Tay in Perthshire close to the border with Fife.
Abernethy has a long history of religious involvement: the first Christian Church had been established in 460AD and was restored by St Columba in 590AD.
As Abernethy's reputation as a centre of learning grew it was selected by Pictish Kings as their capital and place of residence, being once the seat of the Bishops of the whole Pictish kingdom.
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 RIC ABERNETHY, Appellant, v. NATIONAL UNION FIRE INS. CO., ETC., Appellee. 5th District.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abernethy alleged in his bad faith action that National Union failed to pay for his injuries which occurred on the premises of Florida Auto Auction, Inc. and which were covered under a med pay provision of a policy issued by National Union.
Abernethy also submitted as evidence a letter from National Union's counsel, who was also the counsel for Florida Auto Auction, that indicates he was aware of the fact that Abernethy was still pursuing its bad faith action against National Union notwithstanding Abernethy's settlement with Florida Auto Auction.
Abernethy asserts that he executed the general release with the understanding by all of the parties that it would only conclude his claim for personal injuries against the insured, Florida Auto Auction, Inc., and that his med pay suit against National Union for its alleged failure to make medical payments would continue.
www.bbplaw.com /publications/ricabernethyD2153a.htm   (929 words)

 Nature Reserves and Local People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Abernethy Forest Reserve, which extends to 12,795 hectares, includes a range of internationally important habitats from native Scots pine forest on the low ground rising through heather moorland and blanket bog to the high montane plateaux of Cairngorm, Ben Macdhui and Bynack More.
The management at Abernethy hinges on achieving the right levels of grazing by red and roe deer to allow the forest to spread outwards and upwards by means of natural regeneration.
While the Abernethy finances may not be a blueprint for other estates, we do believe that there are lessons which may be relevant to other land managers, particularly in relation to a more broadly-based estate economy in which there are revenues from timber, deer, grouse, fish and tourists.
www.caledonia.org.uk /socialland/reserves.htm   (2116 words)

 Abernethy Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Abernethy is a truly ancient village whose history can be traced over more than two thousand years.
The Pictish King Nechtan IV founded a cathedral here in the early 700s, and by 1000 Abernethy was a major centre for the Celtic Culdee monks, being home to both a religious university and a monastery.
"Abernethy" would normally translate as mouth of the bright river, which is a little odd given its location a mile away from the nearest river of any significance.
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 MyClan.com : Armigerous Clan Abernethy Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sir William de Abernethy was implicated in the murder of Duncan, Earl of Fife in 1288 and was condemned to die in prison.
Margaret, heiress of the last Abernethy Lord Saltoun, married Sir Alexander Fraser of Philorth whose son was declared by Parliament in 1669 to be Lord Saltoun.
John Abernethy, a distinguished physician, is credited with assisting in the discovery of fulminate of mercury which, as an explosive, contributed to the development of modern handguns.
www.myclan.com /clans/Abernethy_139/default.php   (318 words)

 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly - Interview with Dr. Francis Collins | PBS
ABERNETHY: I've heard people talk about the possibility of living to be 150 or something like that.
ABERNETHY: On the question of ownership, is it your feeling that each individual should have the absolute right to decide who sees his or her genetic profile?
As somebody who studies DNA, the fact that we are 98.4 percent identical at the DNA level to a chimpanzee, it's pretty hard to ignore the fact that when I am studying a particular gene, I can go to the mouse and find it's the similar gene, and it's 90 percent the same.
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Abernethy was made a burgh of barony in 1476, under the famous Archibald Bell-the-Cat Douglas, Earl of Angus; and his present-day descendant, the Duke of Hamilton, bears the style of Lord Abernethy amongst his many subsidiary titles.
The Douglases had inherited Abernethy by marriage with the heiress of the MacDuff line of Hereditary Abbots of Abernethy, who became secularised as the de Abernethy family.
Abernethy is ideally located for easy trips to the St Andrews, Dunfermline, Culross, Perth, Edinburgh, Falkland Palace, and all of historic Fife and Perthshire.
www.scotland247.co.uk /abernethy2.htm   (564 words)

 Illustrated Guide to Places to Visit - Abernethy Round Tower
Abernethy is on the main A913 road from Perth to Cupar and St Andrews in Fife.
The pencil slim, 74 feet high round tower in Abernethy was probably built towards the end of the 11th century, though some scholars believe it may have been even earlier and that the Romanesque windows were added at a later date.
Abernethy had been an important centre of the Pictish kingdom for a long time and the seat of a Celtic bishopric long before Malcolm.
www.rampantscotland.com /visit/blvisitabernethy.htm   (393 words)

 Professor Margaret Abernethy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Professor Margaret Abernethy is Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Commerce and holds the Chair in Managerial Accounting at the University of Melbourne.
Professor Abernethy is recognized as a leader in the field for her research relating to the financial management of public sector organizations (in particular, hospital management).
Professor Abernethy has taught across a range of subjects at the undergraduate and post-graduate level and was recently voted as one of the five best teachers in accounting Australia wide.
www.ecom.unimelb.edu.au /accwww/people/abernethy.html   (239 words)

 Destinations UK - Abernethy, Perthshire, Scotland
Abernethy Tower dates probably from the 9th or 10th century, with 11th century alterations.
The original purpose of the Abernethy Tower was defense but later it was used as a belfry and a beacon.
The tradition continued even after Edward I of England removed the Stone of Destiny in 1296 and the old prophecy 'the Scots in place must reign where they this stone shall find' was fulfilled when James VI of Scotland took the English throne in 1603.
www.historic-uk.com /DestinationsUK/Abernethy.htm   (774 words)

 Abernathy Family History
There is a tenuous connection with the house of Bruce to the Abernethy line, in that William de Abernethy (1365-1420) married Maria, daughter of the Duke of Albany, the third son of King Robert II, the grandson of Robert the Bruce.
Robert Abernethy chose the latter, and was shipped with a group of 1610 men to Charles City in Virginia in early 1652, by an order of the Council to Sir Arthur Haselrigge, in charge of prisoners, to deliver them to Samuel Clarke, for transportation to Virginia.
Pamela Abernethy is a Circuit Court Judge of the 3rd Judicial District in Salem, Oregon.
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 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly . TRANSCRIPT . Nov 2, 2001 | PBS
BOB ABERNETHY: Muslim-Americans have been working hard to strengthen their political clout, but, as Kim Lawton reports, the events of September 11th are complicating that task.
ABERNETHY: Many thanks, Father John Langan of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. : This weekend many Christian, Jewish and Muslim houses of worship are joining in a day of prayer for peace and unity.
ABERNETHY: So, for 45 days in Rowland Heights, officials will grant no permits to build new churches or expand existing ones, instead, they'll take an inventory of all the churches and try to balance the county's right to zone with the churchgoers' right to worship.
www.pbs.org /wnet/religionandethics/transcripts/509.html   (3850 words)

 Abernethy Center Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abernethy Center, the first and largest United Church Retirement Homes community, opened in 1971.
Abernethy Center combines elegant independent housing with full service accommodations on a fee for service basis.
Because we are a continuing care retirement community, the campus also offers assisted living, skilled and intermediate nursing care providing the security of knowing that your health care needs can be met on one campus.
www.ucrh.org /abernethy_overview.htm   (230 words)

 Historical perspective for Abernethy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From that year, too, on to 908, Abernethy was at once the episcopal and the royal capital of the whole Pictish kingdom, Constantin, son of Kenneth mac Alpin, having translated the sole bishopric hither from Dunkeld.
Standing by itself in the centre of the town, at an angle of the churchyard near the entrance-gate, it is 73 feet high, and has an interior diameter of 8¼ feet at its base, where the wall is 2½ feet thick, while at the top the diameter is 5½ feet, and the wall's thickness 2.
Its soil and sub-soil, down to a depth of 25 feet, consist of strata of clay and sand, overlying a stratum of moss, from 1 foot to 3 feet thick, which comprises remains of oak, alder, hazel, and birch.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/towns/townhistory1403.html   (1878 words)

 The United States Phamacopeial Convention, Inc. -- News Center
Abernethy served on USP’s Expert Committee on Gerontology since 1990 and chaired the committee beginning in 1999.
As president of the Convention, Dr. Abernethy will serve one elected term and preside at all meetings of the USP Convention. He will be a voting member, ex officio, of the board of trustees and may appoint committees of the Convention not provided for in the USP bylaws.
Abernethy received his M.D. (and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha) and Ph.D. (Pharmacology) degrees from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1976.
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 R G Abernethy Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abernethy shoes are custom designed to create the ultimate in comfortable and functional footgear.
Designed to accomodate a variety of foot problems, from major deformities to simple fatigue, Abernethy shoes can help the wearer reduce the levels of pain and discomfort in their lives caused by foot discomfort.
With a long established reputation for customized service and fit, Abernethy Custom Shoes offer a line of shoes as handsome as they are functional.
www.rgabernethy.com   (127 words)

 population.org.au :: SPA :: Media Release :: Why A Baby Bust When The Economy Is Booming?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Virginia Abernethy is an anthropologist whose area of specialisation is immigration and population research.
This is a population fertility theory, in contrast to the more universally accepted demographic transition theory, that hypothesizes that parents have a biological urge to have large families and that they will see them, resources permitting.
Professor Abernethy believes that, despite the Federal Treasurer's upbeat spin on the economy and growth in GDP, Australians do not feel prosperous enough to support large families.
www.population.org.au /pressrm/mediarels/mr20030202.htm   (360 words)

 The Descendants of Matthew Talbot - pafg53.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Patty Abernethy was born on 19 Feb 1933 in Harmon Co.,OK. She died on 19 Feb 1933 in Harmon Co.,OK. She was buried in Fairmont Cemetery, Hollis, OK.
Nancy Abernethy was born on 27 Dec 1940.
Zula Mae Abernethy (Sterling Green Abernethy, Sarah Ann Talbot, Green Berry, Green Berry, William, Matthew (II), Matthew (I)) was born on 25 Apr 1899.
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 Iain Abernethy.com -
Iain Abernethy has been involved in the martial arts since childhood.
Iain holds a 5th Dan in Karate with the British Combat Association (one of the world's leading groups for close-quarter combat, self-protection and practical martial arts) and he is also a senior instructor for the British Karate-Do Chojinkai.
Iain’s seminars, books, videos, DVDs and articles have proved to be very popular with those groups and individuals who wish to practise their arts as the pragmatic systems they were originally intended to be.
www.iainabernethy.com   (288 words)

Bob Abernethy is the world standard reference for Weibull analysis and provides the select few best-practice methods.
Abernethy, the principle author of the original U.S. Air Force Weibull Handbook, has over 40 years of experience as one of the leading Weibull experts in the world.
Abernethy refers to this technique alternately as the one-parameter Weibull, since one of the two standard Weibull parameters is already selected.
www.weibullnews.com /fulhomew.html   (5885 words)

 Abernethy Elementary School - Portland, Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abernethy is a neighborhood elementary school which offers a challenging and well-rounded education to children from Kindergarten through 5th Grade.
The school is located in the heart of Ladd's Addition, one of Portland’s oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods in SE Portland.
While Abernethy's student population will increase, the school will still be small enough to offer a strong sense of community and a personal knowledge of staff, students and families.
www.pps.k12.or.us /schools-c/pages/abernethy   (141 words)

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