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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Gyorgy Schwartz was born in Budapest back in 1930 to Tivadar and Erzebet. There is so much to write about him that I will only hit some of the highlights. If you want to know more you’ll need to look him up. Anyway, the family changed their name in 1936 to avoid the wrath from when Nazi Germany o...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Herbert Norman was born in Newark, New Jersey to Julius and Agnes. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1917. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the cavalry.Shipped off for duty in Europe he was part of the American Expeditionary Force. He served as provos...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Samuel Breese was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts back in 1791, to Jedidiah and Elizabeth. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover before moving on to Yale College where he studied religion, philosophy and mathematics, graduating in 1810 with honors.To support himself he was an accomplished pa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Juan Rodriques was born in Santo Domingo, date unknown to a Portuguese sailor and an African woman, both names have been lost to history. Being raised in a diverse culture he learned to speak several different languages. He was hired by a Dutch captain to act as a translator on a voyage to the Na...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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George Ronan was born circa 1783 in New York. I have no data as to who his parents were, his early upbringing or much of anything until he attended the United States Military Academy. From 1808 to 1811. West Point was only 16 years old when he graduated as an Ensign in the United States Army.His ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Lunsford Richardson was born in Selma, North Carolina back in 1854. Can’t tell you about his parents or early education as I could not find that out. What I can tell you is that he attended Davidson College where he graduated with highest honor in Latin around 1875. After graduation, he taught at...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Joseph Guilherme was born in Fall River, Massachusetts back in 1937 to Joseph and Maria. Graduating from Durfee High School, he continued his education at Harvard College graduating from there in 1958. Moving to Paris to futher his studies he graduated from L’Ecole Normale de Musique.During the l...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Jacob Wilson was born in Fairfield County, Ohio back in 1843. In 1861, he joined the United States Army as a private in Company K, 33rd Ohio Infantry. He saw combat in the Battle of Ivy Mountain. He and 21 others under the command of James J. Andrews infiltrated the Confederate lines hijacking on...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Patchett was born in Lincolnshire, England back in 1797. He moved to the United States when he was 20 to Pennsylvania. He married Esther in 1820, taking up farming. The family moved several times, first to Ohio, then to Illinois and Iowa. During the California Gold Rush the family moved agai...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Henry was born in Dayton, Ohio back in 1844. He graduated from Dartmouth in 1867. From the day he graduated until 1870, he worked as a canal toll collector. In 1870, you could find him managing the Southern Ohio and Iron Company. In 1882, he invested in a company and by 1884 he and his broth...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Esther Hobart was born in Tioga County, New York back in 1814, orphaned at an early age she worked as a seamstress and ran a successful millinery business.   In 1841, she married Artemus, three years later just short of her 30 birthday he died. In 1868, she married John moving to South Pass City,...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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This is a post my wife wrote.  You just can't make this one up.  Hope you enjoy My son asked me to go by and check on his sweet little girl Daisy today while he was out of pocket.  You can see that she’s a stubborn little girl with a mind of her own and that was okay.  I’m used to stubborn childr...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Sherman Mills was born in Oneonta, New York back in 1896 to George and Josephine. This is going to be difficult without getting right to the heart, so let’s get started. He went to three Universities and did not graduate from any of them. His father died in 1924, with him being the only child he ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Leon Forrest was born near Syracuse, Nebraska back in 1869 to Seymour and Mate. He attended a grammar school in Lincoln, Nebraska. At 11 you could find him working as a telegraph messenger and at 17 he was a telephone exchange manager for the Nebraska Telephone Company.Things changed for him in 1...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Roswell was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa back in 1944 to Roswell and Anne. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s in American History and a Master’s in Journalism. In 1971, you could find him in Miami, Florida where he wrote for The Miami Herald. He moved to Minneapolis in ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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You really didn’t say that, did you?This past December I helped my son in looking for a home. While I usually do not like to work with family or friends what can I say, it happens.He had found a home (new construction) that we made an offer on. He drove by it daily and nothing was being done. The...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Frank Mason was born in Corinth, Maine back in 1845. Records do not indicate when the family moved however, in 1885 he married Laura in Iowa. In 1886, he settled in Atlanta, Georgia with his business partners David Doe, Ed Holland and John Pemberton where he opened a new business the Pemberton Ch...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Pierre Jean Robiquet was born Rennes, Kingdom of France back in 1780. I don’t have anything to add about his childhood or upbringing however, apparently he was a very smart man. The first article I can find about him was he worked as a pharmacist in the French armies during the French Revolution....

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Donna Belle was born in Denison, Iowa back in 1921 to William and Hazel. While she was attending Denison High School her chemistry teacher gave her a book that changed her life.  Now you may be asking yourself what book was that.  Well I’m so glad you did, maybe you’ve heard of the book before “H...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Wilhelmina Frances Cahill was born in Sydney, Australia back in 1851 to James and Elizabeth.  She married Lancelot in 1872, moving with her husband who ran a cattle station west of Mackay, Queensland.  The family moved to Boonooroo in 1880 where they were the first European settlers in the area.I...

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