- 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...
Francis William was born in Harborne, England back in 1877 to William and Fanny. After finishing high school at Harborne Vicarage he enrolled in Mason College. He received a scholarship to the University of Birmingham, graduating in 1910 with a Bachelor’s in Applied/Pure Science and a Doctorate i...
Emik Avakian was born in Tabriz, Persia back in 1924. He was born with a severe case of cerebral palsy however this did not affect his cognitive abilities. The family moved several times seeking medical assistance for him. They finally settled in New York City where he became a naturalized citize...
Blanche Ames was born in Lowell, Massachusetts back in 1878 to Adelbert and Blanche. She attended the Rogers Hall School in Lowell. She earned a B.A. in Art History from Smith College in 1899. In 1900, she married Oakes Ames (no relation) so she was then Blanche Ames Ames, I found that interes...
Juana Navarro was born in San Antonio de Bexar. While her exact birthdate is not known she was baptized on December 28, 1812. Her mother died in 1831, she was adopted by her cousin Ursula. In 1832, she married Alejo who was a relative of the family which had founded Victoria, Texas.She was at the...
Samuel Alderson was born in Cleveland, Ohio back in 1914, shortly after his birth the family moved to southern California. Apparently, he was a bright young man as he graduated from high school at 15. He continued his education at the University of California, Berkeley but he did not complete his...
William Adams was born in Gillingham, Kent, England back in 1564. His father died when he was young so he went to work at a shipyard. He spent twelve years learning shipbuilding, astronomy and navigation before joining the Royal Navy.He served under Sir Francis Drake seeing battle with the Spanis...
William Bridges was born in Woore, Shropshire, England. As a young man, he apprenticed to the coach making firm of Baxter & Pierce of Long Acre, London. Napoleon’s travelling carriage was brought there, after the Battle of Waterloo, where the young William made a drawing of it. In 1819, he mar...
Soren Sorensen was born in Midtjylland, Denmark back in 1879 to Hans and Sofia. When he was two the family moved to the United States to Perth Amboy, New Jersey. In 1904, he was working for a dye company. One of their products had an effect on people (more on that in a moment). He was able to iso...
Robert Henry was born in Bronx, New York back in 1922. He attended the Fordham Preparatory School graduating in 1939. He studied mechanical engineering at Villanova University prior to the outbreak of World War II. He served in the United States Army, after the war he worked at a machine shop bef...
Frank Jr., was born in Bronxville, New York back in 1948 to Frank Sr., and Paulette. He obtained his primary education at a Catholic School. At the age of 15 his father gave him a gas card. He used that card to purchase tires, batteries and other related items only to return them to get the cash ...
Thomas Young was born in Little Britain, New York back in 1731 to John and Mary. He apprenticed to a local physician afterwards he began his own medical practice in Amenia, New York in 1753. He met a younger Ethan Allen teaching him a great deal about philosophy and political theories. He moved t...
Hidetsugu Yagi was born in Osaka, Empire of Japan back in 1886. He graduated from the Tokyo Imperial University, Faculty of Sciences in 1909. He studied in Germany, England and the United States. In 1919, he became a professor at the Faculty of Engineering Sciences, where in the same year he a...
Alfred Bitini was born in Manzana Village, Transkei back in 1893. He was a follower of Nelson Mandela who in 1944 visited his home in Sophiatown to help draft a new constitution. He was president-general of the African National Congress from 1940 to 1949. He died in 1962, his home currently serve...
Angus Gilchrist Jr., was born in Kaufman County, Texas back in 1914 to Angus Sr., and Nemo. He attended Highland Park High School, graduating in 1931. He received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1938. From 1938-40 he worked in the Texas oil fields. In 1940, he joined the Navy...
Momofuku Ando was born in Taiwan, Empire of Japan back in 1910. Raised by his grandparents, following the death of his parents. His grandparents owned a textile store and that the age of 22 he started his own. In 1933, he went to Osaka to study economics at Ritsumeikan University.After WWII ended...
Alexander Wood was born in Cupar, Scotland back in 1817 to James and Mary. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy and at the University of Edinburgh. He received his MD in 1839. It wasn’t until 1853, that he invented something that will forever place him in the history books, more on that in a mome...
Hubert Blaine was born in Bergedorf, Germany back in 1914. He emigrated to the United States settling in Philadelphia. He found work as a typesetter, he also was a member of the American Name Society. It wasn’t until 1938 that he gained attention for something which we will get to shortly.In 1964...
Frederick William was born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England back in 1897 to Frederick Sr., and Florence. Educated at the charterhouse School in Surrey, at the start of WWI he enlisted in the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. He transferred to the Royal Flying Corps as a fighter pilot. In 1917, he...
David Marshall was born in Cumberland County, North Carolina back in 1900 to James and Laura. As a young boy, he worked at his family’s farm. In the 8th grade he was expelled from school. When he was 15 he enlisted in the Navy but they found out about his age and discharged him. In 1917, he enrol...
Anna Wessels was born in Hackensack, New Jersey back in 1863 to William and Jane. After graduating from high school, she became a schoolteacher. When her sister Millie narrowly died while in childbirth her life’s direction made a change. She went back to school to become a physician. She enrolled...