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Audubon, John James, 1785-1851

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Personal name headingAudubon, John James, 1785-1851
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Variant(s)Audubon, Jean Jacques FougeĢ€re, 1785-1851
Rabin, Jean, 1785-1851
Audubon, J.-J., 1785-1851
See alsoAssistant: Martin, Maria, 1796-1863
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedFrance Norristown (Pa.) Louisville (Ky.) Henderson (Ky.) Sainte Genevieve (Mo.) Cincinnati (Ohio) Louisiana New York (N.Y.)
Birth date1785-04-26
Death date1851-01-27
Place of birthHaiti
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Profession or occupationOrnithologists Naturalists Painters Merchants
Found inAudubon and his journals, 1960: cover (John James Audubon) p. 5 (b. in Mandeville in the parish of St. Tammany, La.; John James Laforest Audubon) p. 6 (perhaps b. betw. 1772 and 1783, date usu. given is May 5, 1780) p. 77 (d. Jan. 27, 1851)
American women artists, 1982: page 67 (Maria Martin (Bachman) (1796-1863); painter of birds, flowers, and insects; one of three assistants who worked with John James Audubon)
LAC internal file, June 13, 2019 (access point: Audubon, John James, 1785-1851; variant: Audubon, J.-J., 1785-1851)
Wikipedia, viewed on June 13, 2019 (John James Audubon; born Jean Rabin; April 26, 1785 - January 27, 1851; American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter; known for documenting American birds using illustrations depicting them in their natural habitats)
Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992: pages 40-41 (John James Audubon was born in St. Dominique (now Haiti) on his father's plantation. Grew up in France. Moved to United States in 1803 to manage his father's farm in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Moved four years later to become a storekeeper in Louisville, Ky. for a store that later moved to Henderson, Ky., then to St. Genevieve, Missouri. Later moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, then to Louisiana. Died at his home in New York City.)
Equivalent(s)Audubon, John James, 1785-1851
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