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By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 2
Really OLD!Driving in downtown Searcy AR today is totally different.  This view of Arch Street South of the courthouse looks very wide.  Go there now and with huge pickup trucks parked on each side it does not look very wide.  This view seems to show dirt streets, antique vehicles, and a few peop...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 12
Florida Friebus was born in Auburndale, Massachusetts back in 1909. Her father Theodore was a stage actor with Boston’s Castle Square. She began her acting career in 1929 in New York City where she played in The Cradle Song at the Civic Repertory Theater.As she progressed she learned the trade wi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Martin Henry Freeman was born in Rutland, Vermont back in 1826. He received private tutelage form a local pastor before attending Middlebury College where he graduated as salutatorian in 1849. After graduation, he was a professor of science and mathematics at the Allegheny Institute.During the Ci...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 13
A page from the past!  1959 Seniors.This is a fun old picture that has been tucked away for a long time.  This group of Searcy Seniors was to present a play on May 1 1959 at the Searcy High School auditorium.  I know several of them now but did not know them then because I did not grow up in Sear...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
John Fowler was born in Melksham, Wiltshire, England back in 1826. When he left school, he worked for a local corn merchant. However, in 1847 he joined an engineering firm in Middlesbrough where he was working with steam locomotives and winding machines. In 1849, on a business trip to Ireland dur...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 6
Grocery store?This is an interesting old picture of  a store of some kind.  Is he holding a knife?  What is he selling?  Are those cabinets in the back for foods that need electricity.  On the back is his name, Harry Behymer, and it makes me wonder all over again why some families do not cherish ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Rose Fortune was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania circa 1774. After the American Revolution, the family move to Nova Scotia when she was 10 years old. She started her own business carting luggage between the ferry docks and nearby homes and hotels. It’s didn’t take long before she became a trus...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Forest Dewey Dodrill was born in Webster Springs, West Virginia back in 1902. He earned his bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University in 1925. After graduation, he went to the Harvard Medical School, graduating in 1930. He did his residency at the Harper Hospital in Detroit where he became ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
June Lucille Forer was born in Springfield, Massachusetts back in 1917 to Morris and Ida. As a child, she had wanted to be a dancer, but had to drop out due to a case of pneumonia. She began working when she was 12. She graduated from Classical High School in Springfield, two years later the fami...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 23
John Baptiste Ford was born in a log cabin in Danville, Kentucky back in 1811 to Jonathan and Margaret. In 1813, his father left of fight the British forces at New Orleans never to return. At 12 he was apprenticed to a saddlemaker, he ran away at 14 settling in Greenville, Indiana where he remain...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Nathaniel Foote was born in Colchester, England back in 1592. He immigrated to the United States where he worked as a surveyor. He was part of the settlement party that founded Wethersfield, Connecticut. His wife’s name was Elizabeth. He died in 1644, he was 52. Nothing memorable about Mr. Foote,...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
Alfred Civillon Fones was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut back in 1869. He graduated from the New York College of Dentistry in 1890. After graduation, he opened his office in Bridgeport. He was a licensed dentist until his death in 1938. Not much so, far right?   Well this is the rest of the stor...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Clarissa Shortridge was born in Milton, Indiana back in 1849 to Elias and Talitha. The family moved to Mount Pleasant, Iowa just prior to the Civil War. She attended a co-educational school (rare at the time). When she was 15 she eloped with a farmer and Civil War veteran Jeremiah. They settled i...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 5
Mystery tissue paper order for dolls?This 4 page tissue paper copy of an order (I assume) for a lot of dolls has been in my attic for many years.  It was found in a throw-away cardboard suitcase found by me probably in the late 60's or early 70's as I made trips to the library and the park with m...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Karl Theodor Christian Friedrich Follen was born in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany back in 1769 to Christoph and Rosine. He was educated in Giessen where he showed a proficiency in Greek, Latin, Hebrew, French and Italian. He continued his education at the University of Giessen studying theology.In 181...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
William Floyd was born in Brookhaven, Province of New York back in 1734 to Nicholl and Tabitha. I don’t have anything about his upbringing or education. His father died in1755, which left it up to William to take over the day to day operations of the family farm. With the onset of the American Re...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Thomas Harold Flowers was born in Poplar, London, England back in 1905. He was an apprentice in mechanical engineering at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich but he also took evening classes at the University of London earning a degree in electrical engineering. In 1926, he worked at the telecommunicatio...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Peter Florjančič was born in Bled, Kingdom of Yugoslavia back in 1919. When he was sixteen, he was the youngest member of the Yugoslav skiing team. In 1943, during the Nazi occupation of Slovenia fearing he would be called to serve the German Army he and a friend decided to take a skiing trip to ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
Nicolas Florine was born in Batumi, Georgia, Russia back in 1891 to Anatole and Aimee. He studied mathematics at the university. He served in the military but I can’t find out when and where however he was discharged in 1914. He fled to Helsinki before settling in Belgium 1920 due to the Bolshevi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
Pedro Edralin Flores was born in the Philippines back in 1896. He moved to the United States in 1915 settling in San Francisco where he attend the High School of Commerce. He studied law at the University of California, Berkeley and the Hastings College of Law in San Francisco. While attending co...

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