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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Margaret E. Knight was born in York, Maine back in 1838 to James and Hannah.  After her father’s passing she moved to Manchester, New Hampshire to live with her mother. As a child she wasn’t interested in dolls but all she wanted was a jack knife and pieces of wood. Her formal education was limit...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Melanija Knavs was born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia back in 1970 to Viktor and Amalija.  While a teenager the family moved to Sevnica.  He attended the Secondary School of Design and Photography, later she studied architecture and design at the University of Ljubinana for just one year before droppin...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Nicolaas Bom was born in Velsen, North Holland back in 1937.  I don’t have any information about his parents or early childhood.  He attended Delft University of Technology where he studied electrical engineering.  After graduation he joined the Royal Netherlands Navy where he did sonar research ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
David Ward King was born in Springfield, Ohio back in 1857 to Robert and Harriet.  He attended the public school and continued his education at Wittenberg College.  in 1880, he married Mary Willie.  The family moved to Maitland, Missouri where he began working as a farmer.  By 1877, he father obt...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Sarah A. Clark was born in Ohio back in 1839, I can’t find any information about her childhood or schooling.  However, for this post I believe you’ll see she was an intelligent woman.  She married John in 1874, he was a civil engineer.  They moved to Grass Valley, California the following year.Sa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Francis Kemmler was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1860.  He dropped out of school when he was 10, having learned neither to read or write.  He started working in his father’s butcher shop. His father and mother were alcoholics, his father died after a drunken brawl with his m...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Ferdinand Adolf Kehrer was born in Guntersblum, Germany back in 1837. He studied medicine at the University of Giessen under the direction of Ferdinand von Ritgen.  From 1872 to 1881 he was a professor of obstetrics at the University of Giessen.  In 1881, he relocated to the University of Heidelb...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Kaspar Faber was born in the Langenzeen, Holy Roman Empire back in 1730.  After graduating from school, he trained as a carpenter.  In 1758, he moved from the town of Langenzeen to the municipality of Stein.  In 1760, he settled there working as a carpenter.  In 1761, he opened a small workshop w...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Marguerite P. Lecesne was born in New Orleans, Louisiana back in 1921 to Albert and Louise.  She moved to Los Angeles, California in 1945 finding work as a seamstress.  In the early 50’s she became the private secretary to Linda Darnell.  She married William in 1954.  She became a well-known comm...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Rebecca Nicole Johnson was born in Minlaton, South Australia.  The family moved to Sydney where she received her primary education at Barrenjoey High School.  After high school she received her Bachelor of Science degree with honor from the University of Sydney in 1996.  She was awarded her PhD i...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Eva Josephine Jellett was born in Dublin, Ireland back in 1868 to John and Dora.  Her father was a clergyman, mathematician and provost of Trinity College, Dublin.  She was first educated by a governess from Germany.  She started studying at Alexandra College.  She attended the Catholic Universit...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Arthur S. Jefferson was born in Ulverston, Lancashire, England back in 1890 to Arthur and Margaret.  In his early years he spent much of his time living with his maternal grandmother Sarah Metcalfe.  He attended King James I Grammar School in Durham.  The family moved to Glasgow, Scotland where h...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William A. Jayne was born in Springfield, Illinois back in1826.  I don’t have any information about his early childhood, but I can tell you he attended the Illinois College in 1844, he was a founding member serving as first president of the Phi Alpha Literary Society.  He graduated from the Unive...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Agustín Cosme Damián de Iturbide y Arámburu was born in Morelia, Mexico back in 1783 to Joaquin.  In his teens, he joined the royalist army, commissioned as a second lieutenant, by 1896 he was promoted to full lieutenant.  During the early 19th century political unrest in New Spain, he became a f...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Frederick Ingersoll was born in New Jersey back in 1876.  The family moved to Glenfield, Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh in 1900.  The census from that time described his occupation as a “Coin machine proprietor.  He founded the Ingersoll Construction Company, with one producing one thing.  More on ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Adams Hyman was born near Warrenton, North Carolina back in 1840.  He received no formal education.  In 1861, he was working as a janitor for a jeweler.  The jeweler taught him how to read and write.  After the American Civil War, he returned to North Carolina where he worked as a farmer pur...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Ambrose Hulbert was born in Burlington Flats, New York. At the age of two the family moved to Chicago, Illinois.  He married into a family of a successful grocer and helped expand the business into the coal trade.  He died in 1882, he was 49.What you may not know about William is that he ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Joseph Hudson was born in Birmingham, England back in 1848.  Finding out any information about his is downright hard to do.  What I can tell you is in 1870 he founded the J Hudson & Co.  He entered into a competition held by the Metropolitan police force in London.  Needless to say, he won the co...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Howell Howard was born in Canton, China back in 1913.  In 1927, the family moved back to the United States settling in St. Louis, Missouri.  He graduated from John Burroughs School, before entering Pomona College in Claremont, California.  After graduating with a Bachelor of arts degree in ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Harvey Hubbell was born in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York back in 1857.  I could not find out any information about his childhood, what schools he attended. What information I can provide is that in 1888, at the age of thirty-one he was working as a manager of a manufacturing company.He quit th...

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