Conant, Hannah Chaplin (1809–1865)

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Conant, Hannah Chaplin (1809–1865)

American religious translator and writer. Born Hannah O'Brien Chaplin, Sept 5, 1809, in Danvers, Massachusetts; died Feb 18, 1865, in Brooklyn, NY; dau. of Rev. Jeremiah and Marcia S. (O'Brien) Chaplin; m. Thomas Jefferson Conant (professor of languages), July 12, 1830; children: 10 or more.

Edited Mother's Monthly Journal of Utica, NY (1838–39); contributed works on moral and religious subjects to newspapers and periodicals; published 1st major work, translation from German of Lea; or, the Baptism in Jordan by G.F.A. Strauss (1844); published perhaps most significant work, The English Bible: History of the Translation of the Holy Scriptures into the English Tongue (1856).

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