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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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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David Ward was born in Springfield, Ohio back in 1857 to Robert and Harriet.  He attended public schools in Springfield and attended college at Wittenberg.  I could not find if he actually graduated. He moved to Maitland, Missouri and that is where the rest of the story begins. In 1878 his father...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Cleveland Abbe was born in New York City back in 1838 to George and Charlotte.  From what I’ve read he excelled in mathematics and chemistry.  By 1858 he was teaching engineering at the University of Michigan, not bad for someone at 20.  Anyway we’ll move forward.   By 1860, he received another d...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Charles Rumney was born in Crumpsall, Manchester back in 1883 to Charles and Margaret.  I have nothing else to write about his childhood, but in this post that is not important.In 1896 you could find him as a cadet aboard the HMS Britannia, by 1898 he had advanced in the ranks to midshipman.  He ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Looney was born circa 1782 however, the true date of his birth is unknown.  I searched and could not find who his parents were.  It is believed he was born in the NE corner of Alabama but even that is unknown.The first we learned of him is when he showed up during the Creek War from 1813-181...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Hattie Lawton was born circa 1837 however, there is no documentation as to where she was born.  There is also no documentation as to if that is her real date of birth, as it is just mere speculation.What I can tell you of course is the rest of the story, so let’s get to it.  You could find her wo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Ellis O’Neal was born in California back in 1900 to Albert and Addie. He attended Lake County, California public schools and onto UC Berkeley graduating in 1923.He married Lois and they moved to Los Angeles where he continued his education at the University of Southern California where he receive...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Frank James was born in Greensboro, North Carolina back in 1925.he graduated from Collegedale Academy in 1943. After graduation he enlisted in the United State Army. He served as a staff sergeant with the 101st Airborne Division where he landed in Normandy.He was captured at the Battle of the Bul...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Harrison Jeffords was born in Dexter, Michigan back in 1834. He received his education in Michigan, was admitted to the bar when the Civil War started.He enlisted in the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry where he rose in rank to colonel. He served in the Army of the Potomac where he saw action in s...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Adams was born in Warrenton, North Carolina back in 1840.  In 1861, we worked as a janitor for a jeweler.  There he was taught to read and write.  John being a black man was not allowed to learn so he was sold at least eight times in his twenty-five years as a slave.After the American Civil ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Hoban was born in Callan, County Kilkenny back in 1755. You could find him working as a wheelwright and carpenter until he reached his early twenties. He attended the Dublin Society’s Drawing School on Lower Grafton Street.He graduated with honor in 1780. After the hostilities ended from th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Sarah Allen was born in the Isle of Wight County, Virginia in 1764 as a slave. When she was eight you could find her in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By 1800 she had gained her freedom and married Richard in 1802. The marriage resulted in six children.I could not find out when but sometime after th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Thomas W. Knowlton was born in West Boxford, Massachusetts back in 1740.  The family relocated to Ashford, Connecticut when he was eight.  In 1755, at fifteen he served in the French and Indian War, serving in at least six campaigns being promoted to lieutenant in 1760.  When General Thomas Gage ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Mary Morrell was born in Norwich, England (date unknown). In 1635, she immigrated to the Massachusetts Bay Colony as an indentured servant.   She married Peter Folger in 1644 moving to Watertown, Massachusetts before moving again in 1660 to Martha’s Vineyard.They had nine children, eight of those...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Samuel Lee Jr. was born in Richmond, Virginia back in 1922 to Samuel and Mary. Attending Virginia Union University leaving before graduation to join the U.S. Navy.He began his career in the U.S. Navy aboard a submarine chaser and remained there during his active service. In 1946, he was released ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Pirate Bill was born in Canada back in 1782. He spent the first 30 years of his life as a British Loyalist. He worked at several jobs before being a captain of his own schooner on Lake Ontario.During the War of 1812, the British accused him of being a spy and ordered his arrest. He escaped and th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Eli Hamilton was born in Loudoun County, Virginia back in 1831 to Daniel and Elizabeth.  His education was limited to a brief education at a seminary.  He married Cornelia (date unknown).  During the Civil War, he was a major for the Confederacy, serving on the staff of General Robert E. Lee.  Af...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Dancing in the Rain.Well I wasn’t actually dancing. Sunday, it rained most of the day my wife and I have been sodding our yard and we only had 4 more strips of sod to put down. So, I went outside barefooted in the slush and mush and prepared the soil, hauled the sod to the backyard and laid it in...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Joseph Lafayette was born in Washington County, Virginia back in 1810.   He joined William Sublette who was with the Rocky Mountain Fur Company at 18 roaming the Rocky Mountains for over a decade as a trapper.His explorations found him along the Yellowstone River and the Yellowstone National Park...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Baruch Samuel was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1925 to Meyer and Ida. Attending the Orthodox Yeshivah of Flatbush elementary school. he went on to attend James Madison High School. His education was interrupted during WWII when he joined the US Navy. He attended Union College graduating wit...

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