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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Richard John Egan was born in Milton, Massachusetts back in 1936.  Attending high school in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston.  He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Korean War as a helicopter crewman.  After the war he received he bachelor’s degree in electrical engin...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 4
I Don't Remember This!Look closely!  There's my daughter in this rag-tag football picture!  When did Searcy have girl's football?  I did a little research (because I do NOT remember it) and discovered that it was started in October 1973 when Harry Miller was in charge of Parks and Recreation in S...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Ernest August Janson was born in New York City, New York back in 1878.  He served with the U.S. Army for 10 years before enlisting in the Marine Corps in 1910.  He served in the Marines until being discharged in 1914.  He re-enlisted in the same year with the Marines serving on the USS Nebraska. ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Cyrus Stevens Avery was born in Stevensville, Pennsylvania back in 1871 to Alexander and Ruie.  In 1890, the family moved to Noel Missouri (not far from me).  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri.  After graduation he moved to Oklahoma City to work ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 4
West Point Basketball Girls 1956Memories!  They are so much fun!  And looking at this picture which came from the 1956 White County Basketball Tournament held in Rose Bud AR in February 1956 has to make you smile.  One of the girls, front row, left to right, sent me copies of 5 years of programs....

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 4
Looking back to 1984 MLS entryWith today's 3% or less interest rates when buying a home, let's take a look at a listing from July 1984.  Searcy AR had started getting Multiple Listing Books every two weeks in the year 1982.  How'd we do that?  We had a California real estate agent move to Searcy ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Clayton Jacobson II was born in Portland, Oregon back in 1933 to Clayton and Sarah.  In the mid 1940’ the family moved to Southern California.  He graduated from Manual Arts High School and Los Angeles City College where he studied physics and engineering.  In his spare time, he was into bodybuil...

By Raymond Henson, SRES, GRI, Realtor
(eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277))
Comments 27
     This room with a view is actually our property with a view in Fayeteville, Arkansas.  It is for sale!     It is a three bedroom, two bathroom, 1,508 square foot half-plex situated in a very quiet neighborhood with 15+ acres behind it providing a nice open space to enjoy.  I love sitting out ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Daniel James Jr. was born in Pensacola, Florida back in 1920 to Daniel and Lillie.  His father worked for the Pensacola city gas company, his mother was a high school teacher.  He graduated in 1942, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical education.  He joined the Aviation Cadet Progra...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 6
 Jim Bohannon, former Searcy AR resident. This is Jim Bohannon and  he is a life-long student of railroad history and a collector of original 19th and early 20thcentury USA maps and railroad timetables.  He sent me pdfs of old historic roadmaps and sounds as if he would do the same for you.  He g...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
James A. Lafayette was born in New Kent County, Virginia back in 1748.  In 1781, with permission from his owner he joined the army under Lafayette.  He later joined the camp of Benedict Arnold.  After Arnold departed north in 1781, he joined Lord Charles Cornwallis where he continued his work of ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
James Jannard was born in Los Angeles, California back in 1949, however he was raised in Alhambra, California.  After graduating from Alhambra High School, he attended the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy.  He dropped out of school to tour the southwestern United States on a m...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 2
The Hosts of the 1953 Girls' Basketball Tournament!Here they are!  Rose Bud Arkansas hosted the wonderful tournament that we have written so many blogs about during the past month or two.  We showed the pictures of 12 teams who attended the event at Rose Bud on February 25 through March 2, 1953.H...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
Antony Habersack Jannus was born in Washington, D.C. back in 1889.  In 1910, he was working as a boat engine mechanic when he became interested in flying.  In 1911, he was given his pilot’s license.  In 1913, he participated in an air exhibition where he flew the actress Julia Bruns 4,000 feet ab...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 0
Pangburn Girls' Basketball Team 1953Another one of the 12 teams that were entered in the 1953 Basketball tournament held at Rose Bud Arkansas is shown above.  Their fans are listed below the picture.  We have put almost all of the teams on blogs so go back and see all of them if you'd like.  We h...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Alma Smith was born in Lewistown, Montana back in 1916 to Martin and Emma.  The family moved to Great Falls, Montana in 1923.  She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology in 1938.  In 1942, she received another bachelor’s degree in library science from Columbia University.She served in Great ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 5
Thanks to a friend in Georgia!She found my blogs, decided I liked history, wondered if I'd like to have this historic 1925 Gallowegian yearbook that had been kept by a relative!  Did I!!!  I loved the idea.  She mailed it and it is wonderful!  Check out this magnificent 4 page fold out of the stu...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Marianne Brilleslijper was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands back in1916 to Joseph and Fijtje.  In 1939, she married Cornelis.  After the Nazis invaded the Netherlands she and Cornelis began to work in the Resistance.  She never officially registered as a Jew, however the Nazis arrested her in 1944....

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Aletta Henriëtte Jacobs was born in Sappemeer, the Netherlands back in 1854 to Abraham and Anna.  In 1870, she took an exam and passed as a pharmacist, where she earned a diploma.  For the next two years she prepared for the entry exam to enter a college.  She attended college and passed the exam...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Douglas Thomas Jacobson was born in Rochester, New York back in 1925.  After graduating from high school in Port Washington, New York he worded with his father as a draftsman, lifeguard and swimming instructor before enlisting in the Marine Corps Reserve when he was 17.  He was sent overseas in 1...

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