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Bartram, William

Born: 1739 AD
Died: 1823 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Naturalists

1739 – William Bartram was born 20th of April in Kingsessing, Pennsylvania.

1773 – He set off alone on a four-year journey through eight southern colonies.

         – He found great cooperation from Ahaya the Cowkeeper, chief of the Alachua band of the Seminole tribe.

1777 – Bartram returned to Philadelphia and spent working at the Bartram’s Garden.

1802 – Bartram met the school teacher Alexander Wilson and began to teach him the rudiments of ornithology and natural history illustration.

1823 – William Bartram died 22nd of July at his home at the age of 84.