September 1724 in history

Born in September 1724

Sep 3 Guy Carleton 1st Baron Dorchester an Anglo-Irish soldier and administrator. He twice served as Governor of the Province of Quebec, from 1768 to 1778, concurrently serving as Governor General of British North America in that time, and again from 1785 to 1795. The title Baron Dorchester was created on 21 August 1786
Sep 8 Nikita Akinfiyevich Demidov a Russian industrialist and arts patron.
Sep 11 Johann Bernhard Basedow a German educational reformer, teacher and writer. He founded the Philanthropinum, a short-lived but influential progressive school in Dessau, and was the author of "Elementarwerk", a popular illustrated textbook for children
Sep 27 Anton Friedrich Büsching a German geographer, historian, educator and theologian. His Erdbeschreibung was the first geographical work of any scientific merit. He also did significant work on behalf of education

Died in September 1724

Sep 6 Jonathan Singletary Dunham a prominent early American settler of Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, who built the first gristmill in New Jersey. He is U.S. President Barack Obama’s eighth great-grandfather and the first of Obama’s Dunham ancestors to be born in North America