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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Ebenezer Emmons was born in Middlefield, Massachusetts back in 1799 to Ebenezer and Mary.  He entered Williams College at 16 graduating in 1818.  He continued his studies in Albany, New York where he received his M.D.  He set up practice for a few years in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Sadly,...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Did you ever anticipate on meeting someone only to find out you were not prepared for them?Well this happened to me yesterday.  I have long awaited this moment when I had the extreme pleasure of meeting Sheila Anderson.  She took time out of busy schedule to meet an old timer (me) and my bride of...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Jane Francesca Agnes was born in Wexford, Ireland back in 1821 to Charles and Sarah. She was an early advocate of women’s rights. Campaigning for better education for women she invited Millicent Fawcett to her home to speak on the female liberty.She contracted bronchitis in 1879 when she moved to...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Myrtle Claire was born in Orange, Massachusetts back in 1908.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Middlebury College in 1930.  After graduation, she taught high school science and athletics in South Hadley Falls, Massachusetts.  She continued her education with a Master of Education d...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Bartolomeu Dias born circa 1451.   He was a Knight of the royal court, superintendent of the royal warehouses and a sailing-master of the man-of-war.  He set sail in 1487 in hopes of finding a trade route to India.  While on his voyage he encountered a violent storm rounding the Cape of Good Hope...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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I’m leaving on a jet plane shortly, headed to the Northeast. I pulled this one out of my backside. Not my usual post but hopefully you’ll enjoy it. TTFNOliver Charbonneau was born in Aunis, France circa 1613. Nothing is written about his childhood however, he started working as a sewer cleaner. H...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Grisell Baillie was born in her family home in Scotland back in 1822 to George and Mary.  Her father died in 1841 prompting her to move with her brother to Eidon Hall near St. Boswells. An event happened in 1858 that forever changed her, that of course is the rest of the story.Every Sunday she wo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Waightstill Avery was born in Groton, Connecticut back in 1741. He could trace his ancestry in the United States back to 1630. He was elected to the colonial assembly in 1772 serving as attorney-general for the Crown.In 1775 and 1776 he was elected to the North Carolina Provincial Congress, helpi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Grover Cleveland was born in Lafayette, New Jersey back in 1924. As with many of my blogs I do not have any information as to his education, parents his early upbringing. Also like most of my blogs what I do have is the rest of the story so let’s get to it.Grover began his career with the CIA as ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Marinus was born in Jamaica, New York back in 1740.  His father was a school teacher and tavern operator.  I do not have any information about his childhood or upbringing, what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story.He served in the militia during the French and Indian War.  Serving as...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Baruch Samuel was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1925 to Meyer and Ida. Attending the Orthodox Yeshivah of Flatbush elementary school. he went on to attend James Madison High School. His education was interrupted during WWII when he joined the US Navy. He attended Union College graduating wit...

By Lenore Cottrell, Making Your Realty Dreams A Reality!
(The Brandon Group)
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Crystal Bridges is wowing residents and visitors of Northwest Arkansas with the Dale Chihuly exhibit. Tickets are required for viewing but I would highly recommend it!! Read more about it at Crystal Bridges Website             Lenore Cottrell, REALTOR® with The Brandon Group. 479-320-7222 WEBSITE...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Daniel Joseph was born in Glen Cove, New York back in 1873. He stood only 5’06” and weighing in at 132 pounds soaking wet. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp in 1899 receiving his initial training at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.He was involved in the Boxer Rebellion in 1900 where in a single...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Marie Maynard was born in Corona, Queens, New York City back in 1921to Ivan and Helen.  She attended the all-girls school at Hunter College High School and then on to Queens College, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1942.  She received her master’s degree in 194...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Margaret Dorothea was born in Southport, North Carolina back in 1898 to William and Mary. She received her BA and MS degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1920. Afterwards she attended the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine graduating in 1924.She held several positions at some prest...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Gabriel Cramer was born in Geneva, republic of Geneva back in 1704 to Jean and Anne. Not that he was smart but at 18 he received his doctorate and at 20 he was co-chair of mathematics at the University of Geneva.Publishing his best-known work in his forties on algebraic curves (1750). His formula...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Lloyd Groff was born in Hadley Township, Michigan back in 1881. He studied engineering at the Michigan Agricultural College now (Michigan State University) in East Lansing.After graduation, he worked for the Baldwin Locomotive Works followed by electrical companies in Philadelphia, Spokane and De...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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William Coltman was born in Tatenhill Common, Burton upon Trent in 1891. Although a highly religious man he joined the British Army assigned to the North Staffordshire Regiment in 1915.He began his service as a rifleman being promoted to lance corporal. He witnessed the horrors of battle at Gomme...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Charity Anne was born circa 1926 (DOB) was not found. She was educated at the Lyng Primary School in Lyng, West Bromwich, England. When she was 14 living on Maud Road she lied about her age to join the Air Raid Precautions service.She worked at an office of the brick works near her home, her job ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Carrie McGowan was born in Lee Vining, California back in 1898.  This one, unlike most of mine is going to be short and to the point.  I have no information as to her parents schooling and so on.  At the age of 12 she was participating in basket weaving at Yosemite Indian Field Days.  She also ga...

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