Eliot, John, 1604-1690

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Dates:
Birth 1604
Death 1690-05-21
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

John Eliot, styled "the Indian Apostle," was born in England, emigrated to the U.S. (Boston) in 1631 and died at Roxbury, Mass. He was the translator of the first Bible into the Indian (N.A.) language; known as Eliot's Indian Bible.

From the description of Autograph signature to covenant, 1624 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615429

Clergyman and missionary.

From the description of John Eliot letter, 1673. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010036

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Subjects:

  • Massachuset language--Grammar, Comparative
  • Massachuset Indians
  • King Philip's War, 1675-1676
  • Indians of North America--Missions
  • Missionaries
  • Missions
  • Indians of North America--Colonization
  • Congregational churches--Clergy
  • Sermons
  • Municipal officials and employee
  • Christianity and law
  • Indians of North America--Religion
  • Indian mythology
  • Massachuset Indians--Missions
  • Christianity and politics
  • Mohegan Indians
  • Indians of North America--Relocation
  • Indians of North America

Occupations:

  • Missionaries
  • Clergy

Places:

  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • New England (as recorded)
  • New England (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • North America (as recorded)
  • New England (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)