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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Adams was born in Grafton, Massachusetts back in 1822 to Jonathan and Melinda. From all accounts, he was an ardent student of chemistry. The chemicals he mixed together caused him to have health issues so he had to stop and turn his attention to something else, which of course is the rest of...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Charles Thomson was born in Gorteade, Ireland back in 1729 to John, sorry I do not have the name of his mother. After the death of his mother John moved the family to the American Colonies. During the trip John died at sea. He was cared for by a blacksmith in New Castle, Delaware.Educated in New ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Amasa Leland was born in Watervliet New York back in 1824 to Josiah and Elizabeth. After attending the local common school, he was tutored for a short time before attending Clinton Liberal Institute in Clinton, New York. He was admitted to the bar where he entered the law office of Wheaton, Dooli...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Donn Conner was born in Rye, New York back in 1926.  In 1939, for some reason he was separated from his family during a storm near the summit of Maine’s Mount Katahdin.  His disappearance set off a massive manhunt for the twelve-year-old.He survived for 9 days without food, or proper clothing.  H...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Philip Stuart was born in Hendon, London back in 1906 to Edward and Edith.  From all accounts, he was a talented chess player winning the first British Boy’s Championship in 1923.  He attended Cheltenham College winning a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge.Between the years of 1929 to 1938...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Francis was born in Cleveland, Ohio back in 1920.  After high school, he attended Oberlin College for two years.  He received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy completing it in only three years he graduated in 1942.Assigned to attend the Naval Submarine School in New London ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Fredrick William was born in Stroud, England back in 1897. Sorry I do not have any information about his parents or schooling. I do however, have thee rest of the story so let’s get to it.During WWI, he joined the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Yeomanry (volunteer) later transferring to the Royal ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Casper ten Boom was born in Amsterdam Netherlands back in 1859.  His father owned a watch shop, so when he turned eighteen he started his own jewelry store in Amsterdam.  In 1884 he met and married Cornelia.  He was a devout Christian.  Starting in 1919 his family took in the first of many foster...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Fitzwilliam was born in Manchester, England back in 1774 the illegitimate son of a British naval officer. At 13 he embarked on an adventure which will place him in the history books.His first job was that of a midshipman aboard the HMS Culloden a journey that led him to a lifelong service...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Virginia was born in Jamestown, North Carolina back in 1870 to John and Emily.  She graduated from Salem Academy in 1887 as valedictorian.  She went on to attend Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina earning her B.S. in 1892.She was awarded the first scholarship from Bryn Mar College, st...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Stanhope was born in Calhoun, Georgia back in 1806 to Uwaite and Susanna. His father was a full-blooded Cherokee and his mother was the daughter of a white father and Cherokee mother.  He combined both names into a name which I’m sure you recognize but not now.He learned to read and write English...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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George Baldwin Selden was born in Clarkson, New York back in 1846 to Henry (sorry I don’t have his mother’s name) anyway, his father you may have heard of him Judge Henry R. Selden? He defended Susan B. Anthony. The family moved to Rochester, New York where he attended the University of Rochester...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Helen Rose Lachman was born in Manhattan back in 1893 to Gustave and Bertha. Although she attended temple and went to a Jewish school she also celebrated Christmas. She graduated from the Ethical Culture School and Barnard College.She was the promotion director for Mademoiselle magazine in 1944. ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Sadie Bonnell was born in1888 in England and educated at Bedales. At the outbreak of WWI she was 26 and joined the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry as an ambulance driver.   Although trained as an ambulance driver she War Office was skeptical so they rejected her.Undeterred she joined the Canadian Army...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Abner Kneeland was born in Gardner, Massachusetts back in 1774 to Timothy and Martha. I don’t have any information about his childhood, what school he attended and so on. Now let’s get to it. At 21 he attended a Baptist church and served as its lay preacher for a time. He converted to Universalis...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Blanche Kelso was born in Farmville, Virginia back in 1841 to Pettis and Polly. He was well educated teaching school and attending Oberlin college in Ohio. He worked as a steamboat porter and opened a school in Hannibal, Missouri.In 1868 he moved to Bolivar, Mississippi where he bought a plantati...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Micajah Autry was born in1783 in Sampson County, North Carolina to Theophilus and Elizabeth.  In 1812 he volunteered for military service against the British in the War of 1812.  He later joined the United States Army at Charleston, South Carolina until the Treaty of Ghent was signed in 1815.  Af...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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What a wonderful vacation.It has been 9 years since my bride and I have been on a real vacation. We arrived in San Francisco on July 25th. We stayed there two days taking a trip on one of those open top busses around the city and visiting Alcatraz Island. However, the most exciting part of the jo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Samuel Alderson was born in Cleveland, Ohio back in 1914. His family moved to southern California when he was a toddler. He graduated from high school at the age of 15. He studied at Reed College and UC Berkeley. His education was frequently interrupted when he helped out the family in the sheet-...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Ada Emily was born in Wanstead, England back in 1872 to Henry and Louisa. She attended school in Woodford before the family moved to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in 1883. After arriving she continued her education at the Sydney Girls High School.   After graduation she went on to the Univer...

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