- Atlanta Point
- Beaver Lake
- Beaver Lake Area
- Beaver Shores
- Cambridge Park
- Champions Estates
- Covington Trace
- Cross Creek
- Dixieland Crossing
- Forest Park
- Heritage Bay Condos On Beaver Lake
- Heritage West
- Oakhill Addition
- Oakhill Ii
- Oak Hill Ii
- Patrick Place
- Pinnacle Business District
- Pinnacle Country Club
- Ridgecrest Meadows
- Shadow Valley
- Silo Falls
- Stone Manor Condominiums
- The Manors
- Turtle Creek
- Village On The Creeks
- Warren Glen
John Isaac Hawkins was born in Taunton, Somerset, England back in 1772 to Isaac and Joan. His father was a watchmaker later becoming a Wesleyan minister. John emigrated to the United States attending the College of New Jersey studying medicine and later, chemical filtration. He opened a non-voc...
Doris Miller as born in Waco, Texas (Ms. Kathy, you should know this one), back in 1919 to Connery and Henrietta. He attended A.J. Moore High School in Waco, but dropped out in the 8th grade. Just before his 20th birthday he enlisted in the United States Navy, taking his training at the Naval Tra...
Christian Andreas was born in Salzburg, Austria back in 1803. After graduating from high school, he studied mathematics and physics at the Imperial-Royal Polytechnic Institute in Salzburg. In 1835, he worked for the Prague Polytechnic University in Prague. He published an article on the observed ...
Edouard-Gaston Deville was born in La Charite, France back in 1849. He attended the naval school, served in the French navy, conducting hydrographic surveys in the South Sea Islands and Peru. He moved to Canada in 1874. He started working as a surveyor and astronomer in Quebec, Canada in 1875 adv...
Samuel Cleland Davidson was born in County Down, Ireland back in 1846. He was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. At 15 he left to work at a Belfast civil engineering firm ran by William Hastings. In 1864, he left his job to work for his father who operated a flour mill. Later o...
William Conan Davis was born in Waycross, Georgia back in 1926 to Kince and Laura. He would spend his summers with his maternal grandfather Jonnas a Sioux Indian at the Okefenokee Swamp. He graduated from Dasher High School in Valdosta, Georgia. He continued his education at Talladega College in ...
Bernard Eugene Custis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1928. He graduated from John Bartram High School in 1947. He continued his studies at Syracuse University from 1948 to 1950 playing football setting numerous records that would last for decades. He was drafted by the Cleveland B...
Jerome Lester Horwitz was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1903. While in school he was a mediocre student but excelled in sports, especially in basketball. He dropped out in high school working odd jobs. He was an accomplished ballroom dancer and singer where he performed at the Triangle Ballr...
William Cruickshank was born in Scotland. Sorry I looked but could not find out where, or when but what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story. He graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1780. In 1788, he was the assistant to Adair Crawford at the Royal Military Acad...
Michael J. Cullen was born in Newark, New Jersey back in 1884 to Irish immigrants. He worked for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company in 1902 for 17 years. In 1919, he worked for Kroger Stores until 1930. He quit moving his family to Long Island to launch his own store, and that is the rest o...
Albert Crocker was born back in 1882. I could not find out any information as to his education, parents etc., however for this post that isn’t necessary so let’s get to it.He graduated from the Armour Institute in Illinois graduating with an engineering degree. After graduation, he worked for the...
Cornelis Jacobszoon was born in Alkmaar, Netherlands back in 1572. He attended a Latin school until around 1587 when he attended the Academy in Haarlem. He was a skilled engraver on copperplate but also was interested in alchemy. In 1595, he married Sophia, that union produced 6 children.In 1604,...
George Constantinescu was born in Craiova, Romania back in 1881. His father was a professor of mathematics and engineering at Sorbonne University. He moved to England in 1912 where he stayed the rest of his life. While I can’t find anything about his education, when you read the rest of this post...
Dora Colvin was raised in North Dakota on a farm. Sorry I don’t have any other data except to note she started working as a teacher. She retired in 2010 and now lives in Udall, Kansas. Nothing to get excited about, right? Well hang on because the following is the rest of the story, so let’s get t...
Mary Cathleen Collins was born in Long Beach, California back in 1956 to Paul and Nora. She attended Narbonne High School and George S. Patton Continuation School but never graduated. When she was 16 (1973) she met John, the couple moved to Germany to avoid John being charged with statutory rape....
Eileen Marie was born in Elmira, New York back in 1956 to James and Rose. She graduated from Elmira Free Academy in 1974, attending Corning Community College. In 1976, she graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor of arts in mathematics and economics. In 1978, she earned a master of scie...
Joshua L. Cohen was born in Queens, New York back in 1877 to Hyman and Rebecca. After graduating from high school, he studied at Columbia University, Cooper Union and the City College of New York however he did not complete his degree. In 1899, he patented his first invention a device that ignite...
Charles Albert was born in Fairfield, Maine back in 1844 to Albert and Anstrus. When he was 18 he moved to Lynn, Massachusetts to work for his uncle Charles at his shoe company. He spent 20 years there, establishing his own shoe factory. In 1833, he was approached by another Lynn businessman to h...
William Cocke was born in Amelia County, Virginia back in 1748 to Abraham and Mary. Educated at home before reading law, he was admitted to the bar in Virginia. After graduation, he engaged in a limited law practice spending more time on the frontier than in his law office. He spent time with Dan...
Adelaide Sophia Claxton was born in London, England back in 1841. She studied are at the Cary’s School in Bloomsbury. In 1850, the family moved to Australia for four years, returning to England via Calcutta, India. While still in her teens she began to exhibit her works at the Society of Women Ar...
John Clark was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the 1st Continental Infantry on January 1st, 1776. Sorry but I could not find his date of birth, who his parents were etc. It wasn’t until December of 1777 that his most important assignment came to him directly from General George Washington.H...