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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 6
Mabel Gardiner Hubbard was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts back in 1857 to Gardiner and Gertrude.  During a visit to her grandparents back in 1862, she suffered a near-fatal bout of scarlet fever which left her permanently deaf.  The disease also impaired her sense of balance, making it difficul...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Charles Willis Howard was born in Albion, New York back in 1896 to William and Martha.  His aunt gave him a coping saw. By the time he was seven, he used that tool for fashion toy furniture and wagons for friends and family.  About that same time his mother sewed him a Santa Claus suit as he was ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 11
Smile!  You have to.I have made several trips by this property and this happy sight remained.  A shiny red convertible had parked itself under this tree.  For shade?  Meeting someone? A flat tire? Forgotten?Whatever the reason, I had to smile and feel good each time I saw it.  I hope you did too ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Julia Ward was born in New York City, New York back in 1819 to Samuel and Julia. Educated by private tutor and schools for young ladies until she was sixteen.  While in Boston she met Samuel a physician wo founded the Perkins School for the Blind.  That union produced six children, the last one b...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 22
Arthur Rose Eldred was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1895.  He entered Cornell University in 1912, graduating in 1916.  In 1918, he enlisted in the United States Navy during WWI.  He served aboard the USS Henderson seeing action near France. Later he was transferred to Italy where he attende...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
James Horton was born in Gloucester, British Sierra Leone back in 1835.  He attended the CMS Grammar School.  After graduation, he attended the Fourah Bay College in hopes of becoming a clergyman.  In 1855, he received a British War Office scholarship to study medicine in Great Britain. He studie...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Charles Stewart Howard was born in Marietta, Georgia back in 1877.  I do not have any information as to his childhood schooling, etc.  What I can tell you is that he is dubbed as on the most successful Buick salesman of all time.  When the earthquake of 1906 happened, he was one of the few indivi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
William Hoskins was born in Chicago, Illinois back to 1862 to John and Mary.  He attended the Chicago High School but dropped out after two years.  He received private instruction in the field of chemistry.  When he was thirteen he joined the Illinois State Microscopic Society. At seventeen he wa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 22
Patricia Horoho was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina back in 1960. She attended St. Ann Catholic School graduating from E.E. Smith High School in 1978.  She continued her education earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1982.After gradua...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
John Hope was born in Augusta, Georgia back in 1868 to James and Mary.  He was eight when his father died leaving school in the eighth grade to help support the family.  Undeterred he saved enough money to put himself through school graduating from Worcester Academy in 1890.  He continued his edu...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Pedro Francisco was believed to be born in Porto Judeu, Terceira Archipelago of the Azores, Portuguese Empire back in 1760 to Luiz and Antonia Maria.  Around the age of five he was kidnapped and wound up on the docks at City Point, Virginia where he was taken to the Prince George County Poorhouse...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Laura Horowitz was born in Winona, Minnesota back in 1971 to Michael and Cynthia.  Her father is an atheist while her mother is a Buddhist.  In 1978, the family moved to Elk, Mendocino County, California.  When she was ten, the family moved again to Petaluma, California. At the age of twelve she ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Lesley Hornby was born in Middlesex, London, England back in 1949 to William and Nellie. She attended the Brondesbury and Kilburn High School.  She married Michael in 1977, however he died in 1983 from a heart attack.  In 1988, she married Leigh Lawson, who adopted her daughter, who took his surn...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Susannah Hornebolt was born in Flanders back in 1503 to Gerard and Margaret.  In 1520, she started working with her father.  In 1522, she moved to England with her parents.  She married John Parker in 1526 who worked for Henry VIII.  John died in 1537.  By the end of the year in 1538, with the lo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Esek Hopkins was born in Scituate, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations back in 1718.  The only information I could find out about him was when he was twenty, he went to sea.  During the French and Indian War, he was a privateer.  When he wasn’t at sea he was engaged in Rhode Island ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
August Horch was born in Winningen, Rhenish Prussia back in 1868.  Initially he trained as a blacksmith before graduating from Mittweida Technical College, where he earned a degree in engineering.  After graduation, he worked for a short time in the shipbuilding area. In 1896, he worked for Karl ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Maude Cecilia Acklin was born in Baxter County, Arkansas back in 1914. She married William Hopkins (age 86) when she was 19.  William has enlisted in the Confederate States Army in Pikeville, Kentucky when he was 16. He served under General Samuel G. French’s Battalion of Virginia Infantry.He was...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Frank Kinney Holbrook was born in Tipton, Iowa beck in 1874.  While I don’t have any information about his parents, or upbringing of course I can always tell you the rest of the story so let’s get to it.  He attended the University of Iowa participating in the varsity athletic squad.  Playing foo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Leslie Townes was born in Eltham, London, England back in 1903 to William and Avis. In 1908, the family moved to the United States settling in Cleveland, Ohio.  He performed as a street performer to help the family financially when he was twelve.  He attended the Boys’ Industrial School in Lancas...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Horatio J. Homer was born in Farmington, Connecticut back in 1848, to Charles and Sarah. He left school when he was twelve and worked as a bellhop in Waterbury, Connecticut.  Before moving to Boston, Massachusetts he held several jobs, a steward on a steamboat and a porter on a Pullman car just t...

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