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  William Morgan (Bible translator) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Morgan was born in 1545 at Ty Mawr Wybrnant, in the parish of Penmachno, near Betws-y-Coed.
This edition is still known as William Morgan's translation, and it is this rather than the previous edition which became the standard Welsh Bible until the 20th century and continues to be used to this day.
William Morgan was appointed Bishop of Llandaff in 1595 and moved to the bishopric of St.
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 William Morgan (anti-Mason) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Morgan was a resident of Batavia, New York, whose disappearance in 1826 sparked a powerful anti-Freemason movement in the United States.
Morgan liked to claim that he had served with distinction as a captain during the War of 1812, though there is no evidence that he had done so.
Morgan, a native of Virginia, a Capt. in the War of 1812, a respectable citizen of Batavia, and a martyr to the freedom of writing, printing and speaking the truth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Morgan_(anti-Mason)   (1273 words)

  
 William Wilson Morgan, January 3, 1906—June 21, 1994 | By Donald E. Osterbrock | Biographical Memoirs
Morgan was tremendously stimulated by Baade's invited lectures on his new concept of stellar populations at the American Astronomical Society meeting at Perkins Observatory, Ohio, in December 1947 and at the subsequent meeting in California in June 1948 for the dedication of the 200-inch telescope.
Morgan's work on the classification of the forms of galaxies, based largely on close inspection of direct photographs in the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories plate files, was one of his most important contributions to galaxy research.
Morgan was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1956, and was awarded the Bruce Medal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific in 1958, the Henry Norris Russell Lectureship of the American Astronomical Society in 1961, and the Henry Draper Medal of the NAS in 1980.
www.nap.edu /readingroom/books/biomems/wmorgan.html   (6283 words)

  
 William Morgan notes
William Morgan was born in Culpepper County, Virginia, possibly on August 7, 1774.
Morgan was discharged in Canandaigua and re-arrested by Chesebro on a debt of $2 due to Aaron Ackley, a tavern keeper in Canandaigua.
William L. Stone,[5] who had signed the Declaration of Independance from the Masonic Institution (adopted at Le Roy, July 4, 1828) and was not sympathetic to the masons, writes that an acquantance of Morgan's, one Mr.
freemasonry.bcy.ca /anti-masonry/morgan_notes.html   (2829 words)

  
 William Morgan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Morgan (Bible translator), a 16th century translator of the Bible;
William Morgan, whose disappearance sparked anti-Freemason hysteria in the United States
William G. Morgan, who invented volleyball in Holyoke, Massachusetts on February 9, 1895.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Morgan   (187 words)

  
 Obiturary: William Morgan, Astronomy & Astrophysics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Morgan's accomplishments were recognized with the National Academy of Sciences' Draper Medal, the Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Bruce Gold Medal, the Royal Astronomical Society's Herschel Medal and the American Astronomical Society's Russell Lectureship.
Morgan was a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.
Morgan is survived by his wife, Jean; a sister, Sally Selder; two children, William of Rhinelander, Wis., and Emily of Madison, Wis.; and two grandchildren.
chronicle.uchicago.edu /940714/morgan.shtml   (519 words)

  
 A Bible For Wales: CHAPTER II : Who was William Morgan?
John ap Morgan was a copyhold tenant on the estate of the Wynns of Gwydir near Llanrwst, a fairly wealthy tenant and a descendant of the same kind of family as that of the Wynns of Gwydir, the medieval aristocracy of Gwynedd.
William's mother, Lowri, was the daughter of William John ap Madoc ap Ifan Tegin from Diosgydd near Betws-y-coed, in the same neighbourhood, a descendant of another medieval chieftain, Marchudd ap Cynan.
Morgan accused Meredith of a night attack on his curate, Lewis Hughes, while Meredith claimed that all he had done was to come with a band of youths to borrow a harp from the curate, to hold a Noson Lawen in the tavern.
www.llgc.org.uk /big/Chapter2.htm   (5351 words)

  
 GLAMORGAN CASTLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thomas Rees Morgan was born in 1832 in Glamorgan, Wales.
Morgan was a man of unusual and varied talents--and electrical scientist, engineer, inventor (he invented the overhead traveling crane which made it possible for the steel industry to operate on a large tonnage basis) and a lover of literature, art and music.
Morgan, alone in the house and in the depth of the Depression, sold the home and approximately 50 acres of land to the Elks Lodge for $25,000.
www.aviators.stark.k12.oh.us /History.html   (2841 words)

  
 William De Morgan: An Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Born in 1839 in Chester, the son of a mathematician and his highly educated wife, De Morgan was always supported in his desire to become an artist.
It is apparent that De Morgan was very familiar with Eastern design, color, and pottery techniques prior to the Arab Hall project, although his proximity to Leighton's collection undoubtedly refined this knowledge.
De Morgan, rejecting this stultifying repetition, experimented until he found a means of duplicating a pattern while maintaining the individuality of each tile.
www.victorianweb.org /art/design/demorgan/intro.html   (461 words)

  
 Dr. William E. Morgan, Chiropractor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From 1982 until 1990 HM1 Morgan served as the primary corpsman for a reserve platoon of Navy Frogmen from Naval Special Warfare Unit One in Vallejo, CA.
Morgan was one of two chiropractors that launched the Navy's first chiropractic clinic at a tertiary care center (National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda).
Morgan has remained athletically active throughout his life: competing in triathlons, weight lifting, karate tournaments, marathons, and open water swim races.
www.drmorgan.info /AboutMe.htm   (614 words)

  
 Craft Masonry in Vermont - Chapter VII
William Morgan was born in Culpepper county, Virginia, in 1775 or 1776.
Morgan was a dissolute and shiftless man, intemperate in his habits and irresponsible in his obligations.
Morgan was arrested September 11, 1826, on a complaint by Ebenezer C. Kingsley of Canadaigua, for stealing certain articles of wearing apparel, and taken to Canandaigua by a posse, among whom were Nicholas G.
www.vtfreemasons.org /tillotson/chapter7.htm   (2889 words)

  
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Morgan over her husband’s fate, and while the two justices of the peace were officiating in a neighboring village, a crowd of sixty-seven men suddenly appeared from all directions in the little town of Batavia.
Morgan, assuring her that the Lodge was making arrangements for her support, that she would be well-provided for, that her children would be sent to school as soon as they were old enough.
Morgan, “Freemasonry has raised support for your family, and has provided board for you and your children at a public tavern in the village.” The tavern was the same where her husband had been detained after his arrest.
www.scarletandthebeast.com /william%20morgan.htm   (12349 words)

  
 William De Morgan
His distinctive style and glorious lustres are instantly recognisable.He met William Morris in 1863 when he was 24 and they remained lifelong friends; both became central figures in the Arts and Crafts Movement, sharing a love of all things medieval, an eagerness to learn and a sense of humour.
It was at the suggestion of Morris that De Morgan gave up his training in fine art and started designing stained glass.
De Morgan gained a leaning for science from his father and was responsible for several inventions, including a gear system for bicycles.
www.bethrussellneedlepoint.com /demorgan.htm   (526 words)

  
 The Morgan Affair
William Morgan was born in 1774 (yes, well over 200 years ago!) in Virginia.
Morgan was arrested several times on various claims, some real and some apparently 'trumped up', possibly at the instigation of the local Masons.
The now-widow of Morgan first said it was not her husband and was quite emphatic in so doing, citing total difference in body height, facial hair, etc.
www.masonicinfo.com /morgan.htm   (1670 words)

  
 MERC: American Soldiers of Fortune
Morgan related his experience of watching in hiding near a village with a seventeen-man group while an eighty-seven man Batista patrol systematically pillaged the village: the army men were drinking as they worked, and their depredations on the villagers became harder and harder for the outnumbered watchers to witness.
Morgan and his column took the city and major naval base at Cienfuegos at 8:00 A.M. the same morning, and Morgan became the "mayor" of the city.
Morgan knew that Trujillo was "a guy that never forgives." Morgan claimed that the Dominican generalissimo was "offering five hundred thousand dollars for me dead." At his hip Morgan wore a gold-plated.45 with a bullet ready in the chamber.
www.latinamericanstudies.org /morgan/morgan-merc.htm   (7121 words)

  
 Apple - Pro/Video - W.T. Morgan, p. 1
Morgan helped shape a wealth of stirring stories into a cogent and powerful two-hour Discovery Channel special, using Final Cut Pro to edit this shorter version of “500 Nations” from an eight-hour 1995 miniseries of the same title.
Morgan calls the new special “a Cliffs Notes version of the original series.” In addition to series highlights, it presents new material including introductions by Costner, a peek inside the museum, comments by museum director W. Richard West, Jr.
Morgan’s team was determined to avoid the problems of well-meaning but sleepy non-fiction movies.
www.apple.com /pro/video/morgan   (886 words)

  
 The Morgan Affair
Perhaps the most romantic story of Freemasonry, the fuel which the alleged abduction and murder of William Morgan supplied to the anti-masonic hysteria of a hundred years ago, and the gradual emergence of the Ancient Craft from the cloud which threatened to extinguish it, is a tale which all Freemasons may ponder to their enlightenment.
Morgan was arrested for the theft of a shirt and tie.
Morgan's widow "identified" the body, although it was dressed in other clothes than her husband had worn alive; was bearded, although Morgan was clean shaven; had a full head of hair, although Morgan was bald!
freemasonry.bcy.ca /texts/morgan_affair.html   (2317 words)

  
 Spotlight on William Morgan, DC
Spotlight on William Morgan, DC William Morgan did not initially intend to become a chiropractor.
In this exclusive interview with Dynamic Chiropractic, Dr. Morgan talks about his role at the National Naval Medical Center, his relationship with other health care providers (and their opinions toward chiropractic), and several exciting projects he and his fellow chiropractors are developing.
William Morgan (WM): I injured my back when I was a young man, shortly after my discharge from the Navy.
www.chiroweb.com /archives/22/06/05.html   (1663 words)

  
 The Mormon Baptism of William Morgan the anti-Mason
The Mormon Baptism of William Morgan the anti-Mason
William Morgan, widely believed at the time to have been murdered by a coterie of Masons after his mysterious disappearance from the steps of the Canandaigua Jail in 1826, later became one of the first persons to receive by proxy the new Mormon rite of Baptism for the Dead in the year 1841.
She was the widow of William Morgan, of Masonic memory, and twenty years before had stood over the body of her husband, found at the mouth of Oak Orchard Creek, on Lake Ontario.
www.lds-mormon.com /morgan2.shtml   (5144 words)

  
 William G. Morgan (1870-1942)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
William G. Morgan (1870-1942), who was born in the State of New York, has gone down in history as the inventor of the game of volleyball, to which he originally gave the name "Mintonette".
The young Morgan carried out his undergraduate studies at the Springfield College of the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) where he met James Naismith who, in 1891, had invented basketball.
After graduating, Morgan spent his first year at the Auburn (Maine) YMCA after which, during the summer of 1896, he moved to the YMCA at Holyoke (Massachusetts) where he became Director of Physical Education.
www.volleyball.org /wmorgan.html   (181 words)

  
 Rare and Beautiful : Woods Collection -- William Morgan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
William Morgan: Morgan's Freemasonry Exposed and Explained (1882), Henry L. Valance: Confession of the Murder of William Morgan (1869), and Thurlow Weed: The Facts Stated: Hon.
The case of William Morgan (1774-1826?) is an interesting example of the often fierce socio-political struggle between Masonic and anti-Masonic groups during the nineteenth century in America.
Shortly after the publication of the pamphlet, Morgan's body was reportedly discovered in a local river; this added to the growing anti-Masonic sentiment when a group of Freemasons were accused of Morgan's abduction and murder.
www.ulib.iupui.edu /Special/digproj/rarebooks/woods_wm.html   (283 words)

  
 Captain William Morgan, murdered by Freemasons for revealing secrets of Masonic Lodge
In 1826, Captain William Morgan of Batavia, New York, wrote and printed a book titled: "Illustrations of Freemasonry, by one of the fraternity who has devoted thirty years to the subject."
"Morgan, it appears, was a Royal Arch Mason; and when the fact became known that he was preparing a work to reveal the secrets of Masonry, many of the Masonic fraternity became much excited, and appeared determined to put an end to his disclosures...
The prevailing opinion among them appeared to be, that Morgan had forfeited his life for a breach of his Masonic obligations, and that they ought to see the penalty executed by drowning him in the river." (Historical Collections of the State of New York, John W. Baker, 1842).
www.padfield.com /1993/morgan.html   (454 words)

  
 The Bruce Medalists: William W. Morgan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After three years of undergraduate study at Washington and Lee University Bill Morgan joined the staff of the Yerkes Observatory, where he spent his entire career, including three years as director.
With Donald E. Osterbrock and Stewart Sharpless he demonstrated the existence of spiral arms in the Galaxy using precise distances of O and B stars obtained from spectral classifications.
Morgan invented the UBV system of magnitudes and colors, and, with Nicholas U. Mayall, developed a spectral classification system for giant galaxies.
www.phys-astro.sonoma.edu /brucemedalists/morgan   (220 words)

  
 William Morgan, CPL, Marine Corps, Mount Lebanon PA, 25Feb69 31W054 - The Virtual Wall®
While participating in Operation DEWEY CANYON southeast of Vandergrift Combat Base, one of the squads of Corporal Morgan's platoon was temporarily pinned down and sustained several casualties while attacking a North Vietnamese Army force occupying a heavily fortified bunker complex.
While charging across the open road, he was clearly visible to the hostile soldiers who turned their fire in his direction and mortally wounded him, but his diversionary tactic enabled the remainder of his squad to retrieve their casualties and overrun the North Vietnamese Army position.
Corporal Morgan's indomitable courage, inspiring initiative and selfless devotion to duty upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and of the U.S. Naval Services.
www.virtualwall.org /dm/MorganWD01a.htm   (625 words)

  
 William D. Morgan
Observing that 2 of the wounded marines had fallen in a position dangerously exposed to the enemy fire and that all attempts to evacuate them were halted by a heavy volume of automatic weapons fire and rocket propelled grenades.
Morgan unhesitatingly maneuvered through the dense jungle undergrowth to a road that passed in front of a hostile emplacement which was the principal source of enemy fire.
Morgan's indomitable courage, inspiring initiative and selfless devotion to duty upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and of the U.S. Naval Services, He gallantly gave his life for his country.
www.mishalov.com /Morgan.html   (326 words)

  
 Morgan, William Wilson (1906-1994)
With Donald Osterbrock and Stewart Sharpless he demonstrated the existence of spiral arms in the Galaxy using precise distances of O and B stars obtained from spectral classifications.
Morgan helped originate the UBV system of magnitudes and colors, and, with Nicholas Mayall, developed a spectral classification system for giant galaxies.
After three years of undergraduate study at Washington and Lee University, Morgan joined the staff of the Yerkes Observatory, where he spent his entire career, including three years as director.
www.daviddarling.info /encyclopedia/M/Morgan.html   (227 words)

  
 William Morgan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Morgan was a chorister with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company "B" during the 1895 season.
It seems likely that he is the same individual as William Morgan whose career as a singer and stage manager between 1901 and 1909 is discussed here.
William Morgan may well have been a chorister from 1895 right through 1909:records of choristers are incomplete for that era.
math.boisestate.edu /GaS/whowaswho/M/MorganWilliam.htm   (279 words)

  
 Octogenarian Charles H. Haswells' 1816-60 New York Reminiscences Excerpts Ch. 9
Jacob Barker, who has been already mentioned (1822), in consequence of his connection with the Exchange Bank at a previous date, and the Washington and Warren at a very late period, was very seriously and generally censured in the public prints, and some years after this he became a citizen of New Orleans.
Before this building was completed, William Morgan published his book purporting to reveal the secrets of Masonry, and then occurred his hidden and unexplained disappearance.
In 1832 William Wirt was Anti­masonic candidate for President of the United States, and obtained the electoral votes of Vermont, a State which was for several years wholly under Anti­masonic rule.
www.correctionhistory.org /html/chronicl/ny1816-60/oct09a.html   (1661 words)

  
 William De Morgan
Sadly, William De Morgan has been dead since 15 January 1917, so he didn't have anything to say for this exhibit.
After De Morgan's health failed, he spent increasing lengths of time in Italy.
De Morgan then went on to a very successful career as a novelist.
www.tiles.org /pages/wdm/wdmpage.htm   (245 words)

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