- 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
William Jefferson Hunsaker was born in Contra Costa County, California back in 1855 to Nicholas and Lois. The family moved to San Diego in 1869, where his father served as the 10th sheriff of San Diego County. When he was 16 he began to learn the printers trade for the San Diego Bulletin.Later ...
Miles Cahn was born in New York City, New York back in 1921 to Jacob and Fanny. He enrolled at the City College of New York, but left to serve in the United States Army’s 78th Infantry Division during WWII. After being discharged he returned to City College where he received his degree in busines...
Charles Caldwell was born in Caswell County, North Carolina back in 1772. I have no information of who his parents were or his early childhood. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1796. After graduation, he practiced medicine in Philadelphia while being a lectur...
John Byrom was born in Manchester, England back in 1692. From what I’ve gathered his family was wealthy which afforded him the best education possible at the time. He attended The King’s school, Chester and Merchant Taylors’ School, London. He continued his education at Trinity College, Cambridge...
Roger Joyce was born in Springs, Transvaal, South Africa back in 1910 to Benjamin and Dorothy. He was schooled in Johannesburg, when he was 14 he went to Wellington College in Berkshire, England. In 1929, he went to Pembroke College in Cambridge to study law. In 1932, he joined the 601 Squadron A...
Ephriam Wales was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1806. As a young child, he was a goldbeater (hammering gold into an extremely thin unbroken sheet for use in gliding. He married Mary Ellen of Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1826. Complaining of lung problems, he moved to Concord, Massachusett...
Peter Buck was born in South Portland, Maine back in 1930. He graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick. Continuing his education in 1952 he graduated with a master’s and doctoral degree in physics at Columbia University.From 1957 to 1978 he worked as a nuclear physicist for several companies. ...
Peter Bruner was born in Clark County, Kentucky back in 1845 into slavery. At around 10 he worked as a tanner. From what I’ve read he was a rebellious child who was beaten often. In 1864, he escaped and joined the Union Army as a free man at Camp Nelson in Kentucky serving in Company C of the 12t...
Dorothy Lavinia was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1914. She was placed in an orphanage in Troy, New York by her mother Edna just five months after birth. She lived there until she was 12. At 15 she ran away enrolling at the Troy High School, working for Mrs. Jarrrett. After graduatin...
Henry Brown was born in Louisa County, Virginia back in circa 1815 (true date of birth is not known). At 15 he was sent to work in a tobacco factory in Richmond. Born into slavery as far as I could tell he received no formal education. Henry married another slave Nancy, but their marriage was not...
George Harold was born in North Milwaukee, Wisconsin back in 1908. He attended high school in Portage, Wisconsin. He studied electrical engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison receiving his B.S. (1930) an M.S. (1931) and his Ph.D. in 1933. Later that year he joined RCA in Camden, New ...
Roy Frampton Brissenden was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina back in 1919 to Henry and Elsie. At 11 he began working in the family business, founded by his father. That was instrumental in grounding him in industry, craftsmanship and marketing. Graduating from the R.J. Reynolds High School i...
Katherine Cook was born in Michigan back in 1875. Her father was on the faculty of Michigan Agricultural College. She was home taught until she reached the age of 14 when she went to college. She graduated with a degree in agriculture becoming a well-known academic during a time when it was belie...
William Dickson was born in Plum, Pennsylvania back in 1858 to David and Margaret. Don’t know how he did it but he began teaching school at 16, then worked briefly as a coal miner. He moved to Chicago where he worked as a teacher, lumberjack, secretary and salesman. There was no moss growing unde...
Mary Moss was born in Somercotes, Derbyshire, England back in 1791. When she was 16 she met Samuel who soon proposed to her but she refused. That didn’t stop Samuel and he pursued her until she had a change of heart and the couple married. That marriage produced two boys and three girls. When the...
Adrienne Bolland was born in Arcueil, France back in 1895. While I don’t have any information about her parents or early childhood from what I read she developed an independent and assertive streak in her childhood. In her family, she was known as “the little terror.” Later on, in life she descri...
James Blyth was born in Marykirk, Kincardineshire back in 1839 to John and Catherine. After graduating from a local parish school, he attended Montrose Academy, then to the University of Edinburgh where he received his Bachelor of Arts in 1861. After graduation, he taught mathematics at Morrison’...
John Sidney Blyth was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1882 to Maurice and Georgie. The family was constantly on the move, he attended no less than four schools. That didn’t help as he was expelled in 1891 when he was sent to the Seton Hall Preparatory School in New Jersey. From what I’...
Jennie Louise Blanchard was born in Waterloo, New York back in 1856. She graduated from Buffalo Central High School in 1874. She wed Robert in 1881, that union produced one son Charles in 1883. She was the first woman to purchase a woman’s bicycle when they went on sale in Buffalo. In 1876, sh...
Howard Blackburn was born in Port Medway, Nova Scotia back in 1859. When he turned 18 he moved to Massachusetts where he found work as a fisherman for the Gloucester, Massachusetts fishing company. In 1883, he was on a schooner when a winter storm hit, at the time he and another fisherman were in...
Thornton Blackburn was born in Mason County, Kentucky back in 1812, growing up in Washington, Kentucky. Because he was a black man he was sold ending up in Louisville, Kentucky. He escaped with his wife Lucy in 1831, making their way to Michigan. The two were arrest two years later however Lucy w...