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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Thomas James was born in Syracuse, New York in 1962 to Paul and Thresa.  He attended Bishop Grimes High School in East Syracuse.  According to what I’ve read and my research did not turn up where he went to college however, it was mentioned several times, so the mystery continues.Anyway, on with ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Elizabeth Kenny was born in Warialda, New South Wales back in 1880 to Michael and Mary. She was mainly home-schooled but did attend schools in South Wales.When she was seventeen she broke her wrist, her father took her to Toowoomba for treatment where she said while recuperating. With nothing muc...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 2
  A few years ago I made a trip around our RE/MAX Advantage office at 200 W Mulberry Street in Searcy AR.   In 2015 we had all moved into a new building and we all had an office to prepare. Those office pictures are posted on facebook at RE/MAX Advantage Realtors.Today as I cruised by offices at ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Will Keith was born in Battle Creek, Michigan back in 1860 to John and Ann. He attended Parson’s Business College. After graduation you could find him selling brooms. He then helped his brother John in the Western Health Reform Institute.It was apparent to both brothers that the residents of the ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 2
Another pile of rubble in Searcy AR and we can say that another one bites the dust.I know.  Progress.  We grow and grow and things change but it is still sad to drive by a familiar house and say goodbye just before it goes down.  This house in Searcy AR was unique, not elegant, but unique with it...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 8
I had never, that I can remember, seen a soft and fluffy chicken.  I was thrilled at a listing appointment today to see this little bird in the back yard of the property.  In fact, the home owner had several in different colors!  It has become common for folks to have chickens as pets now so ther...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Harrison Jeffords was born in Dexter, Michigan back in 1834. He received his education in Michigan, was admitted to the bar when the Civil War started.He enlisted in the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry where he rose in rank to colonel. He served in the Army of the Potomac where he saw action in s...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Eglantine Jebb was born in Ellesmere, Shropshire back in 1876. She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. After graduation she taught school for one year. Having made the decision being a school teacher was not for her she went on to do something else. This of course is the rest of the story...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Eleanor Jarman was born in Sioux City, Iowa back in 1904 to Julius and Amelia. Sorry I do not and cannot find any information about her childhood, education and so on however, what I can tell you is the rest of the story, well sort of….Records show she married Leroy and moved to Chicago. In 1933 ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Richard Thompson was born in Delaware back in 1914. In 1935 he graduated from Westtown School in Pennsylvania. In 1939, he graduated from the Pennsylvanian State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.In 1943, while attempting to develop a means for suspending sensitive instrument abo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 18
Laura Elizabeth was born in Hokitka, New Zealand back in 1880 to David and Jane. She was educated at a Private School in Christchurch and then at Wellington Girls’ College graduating in 1909.In 1910, she left New Zealand for Europe where he applied to join the Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nu...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Aletta Jacobs was born in Sappemeer, Netherlands back in 1854 to Abraham and Anna. She finished primary school in 1867 however, girls in that time were not allowed to enter high school.She studied on her however, and passed the exam which allowed her to be an assistant chemist. In 1871, she was g...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Chaim Godalia was born in Makow Mazowiecki, Congress Poland back in 1900 to Abraham and Rachel. They later changed his name to Hyman George.In 1906 the family moved to New York City, they later moved to Chicago where he worked when he was 9 for three cents an hour. He graduated from John Marshall...

By Randy Sumbles
(Keller Williams)
Comments 0
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
John Adams was born in Warrenton, North Carolina back in 1840.  In 1861, we worked as a janitor for a jeweler.  There he was taught to read and write.  John being a black man was not allowed to learn so he was sold at least eight times in his twenty-five years as a slave.After the American Civil ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Glen Rollin was born in Twin Falls, Idaho in 1898, his wife Bessie Louise was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia in 1905. The couple met on a passenger ship in 1927. They married in 1928.For their honeymoon they decided to go on an adventure through the Grand Canyon in a boat. Glenn was and exper...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Walter Hunt was born in Martinsburg, New York back in 1796. I could not find anything about his early childhood, schooling, parents and so on however, what I can tell you is the rest of the story.He was a prolific inventor, most of his inventions were never patented. Sad thing is most of his inve...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 1
 Remember Van-Atkins?Of course we remember Van-Atkins Department Store which was downtown just off the square.  They had everything at some time and I believe they replaced the old Robbins-Sanford store.  I like this picture because it is so clear showing how dusty the car was, how it was probabl...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Sally Ward was born in Scott County, Kentucky back in 1827 to Robert and Emily. She attended a French finishing school graduating in 1844. She was fluent in French and played several musical instruments.She married Timothy in 1849, divorcing in 1850 due to cultural differences. She then married R...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Isaac Hull was born in Derby, Connecticut Colony back in 1773. His father died while he was still a young lad and his uncle William adopted him. In 1798, he was commissioned a Lieutenant in the newly formed United States Navy.For his first two years he served on board the frigate USS Constitution...

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