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HOMER (m): The Greek epic poet, author of The Iliad and The Odyssey. Homer Micaijah Daggett, b. Attleborough, Mass. 27 Jan. 1821, was (with his twin Homer Naphthali) a son of Ebenezer and Sally (Maxcy) Daggett. In the 1790 census, three men are listed with the given name Homer: Homer Boardman of New Milford, Connecticut; Homer Potter of Queensbury, New York; and Homer Sacket of Warren, Connecticut. In the 1850 census, there were 2,907 men with the name; and in 1940 there were 89,632.

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