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Simon Newcomb (1835 - 1909)

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Simon Newcomb
Born in Wallace Bridge, Nova Scotiamap
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Categories: Notable Nova Scotians | Astronomers | Mathematicians.


NEWCOMB, SIMON, astronomer; b. 12 March 1835 in Wallace Bridge, N.S., eldest of the seven children of John Burton Newcomb and Emily Prince; m. 4 Aug. 1863 Mary Caroline (Mollie) Hassler in Washington, and they had three daughters; d. there 11 July 1909.


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