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Payson, William Farquhar

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1876-1939) US author whose explanation, in John Vytal: A Tale of the Lost Colony (1901), of the disappearance around 1584 of the inhabitants of Roanoke Island (in what would become the state of Virginia) is made into a tale with Lost Race implications. [JC]

William Farquhar Payson

born New York: 18 February 1876

died Bristol, Rhode Island: 15 April 1939



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