Bartram, William

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Born: Apr 20, 1739 AD
Died: 1823 AD, at 84 years of age.

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.

 

 

 

 

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