- 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
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...
Edwin Elijah was born in Lewis, Iowa back in 1889. As a youngster, he worked in his father’s general store in Lewis. When he turned 31 in 1920, he moved to Hastings, Iowa where he worked with patent medicines and household products. That same year he began experimenting with something which he so...
Thomas Mundy was born in Metuchen, New Jersey back in 1824 to Thomas and Lucy. From 1870 to 1878 he was a school principal. In his spare time, he was a handyman in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was appointed to be a member of a committee that made amendments that was approved by the State Legislatu...
Richard Wagstaff was born in Mount Vernon, New York back in 1929 to Richard and Julia. He attended A.B. Davis High School where he was an average student. When he was 10 he had already made his mind up on what he wanted to do to earn a living. He attended Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York...
Nicholas Gilman was born in Exeter, New Hampshire back in 1755. I know he attended public school however, I cannot find anywhere if he graduated. Anyway, he was a clerk at his father’s trading house. When the American Revolutionary War started he served as New Hampshire’s state treasurer. Later i...
Alfred Carlton was born in Salem, Oregon back in 1884. He early education was at the Tualati Academy then he was off to Pacific University at Forest Grove, Oregon. To pay for his education he worked as a magician, earning a degree in sports medicine. He was also an athlete breaking the world reco...
Garfield Arthur was born in Mapleton, Iowa back in 1880. I have no clue as to his fathers or mothers name, but it doesn’t really matter. In 911, he invented a hydraulic lift for unloading coal from rail trucks which made him a wealthy man. That of course gave him his freedom to pursue other inter...
Benjamin Eisenstadt was born in New York City back in 1906. I know he went to Brooklyn College however, I don’t know if he graduated but after college he opened a cafeteria near the Brooklyn Naval Yard. Business wasn’t great so he switched to making tea bags. However, in 1957 he came up with some...
Eben Norton was born in Livingston County, New York back in 1818. He graduated from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a civil engineer at the ripe old age of 19. He worked for the Geological Survey of New York for two years before becoming an instructor in mathematics and sciences at the ...
Ann Elizabeth Dunwoody was born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia in 1953 to Harold and Elizabeth. She graduated from the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in 1971. Afterwards, she attended State University of New York College majoring in physical education. In 1975, she was commissioned as a 2nd...
Roger Lee was born in Craftsbury, Vermont back in 1921 to Frank and Della. Graduating from Middlebury College in 1943, he joined the Naval Research Laboratory the same year. He retired in 1980 after 37 years.Now you may be asking yourself what did he do while working for the Navy, well sit back a...
Martha Eccles was born in Ashland, Virginia back in 1908. The family moved to Berlin in 1933, when the Nazi movement was in full swing. She admired the movement until the Night of the Long Knives in 1934. After that she changed her mind, thus setting in motion her work for several years.That sa...
Andrew Jackson was born in Columbus, Nebraska back in 1886 to John and Annie. He attended Creighton Prep High School however, he was expelled for fighting. He joined the Nebraska Army National Guard reaching the rank of First Lieutenant. In 1906, he moved to Mobile, Alabama to enter the lumber bu...
Today I’m writing about someone I would usually pass on however, I found her history fascinating so let’s get to it. It is unknown where Mary Roberts, maiden name unknown, was born or how she wound up in Charleston, South Carolina. She married Bishop who was a portrait, landscape and heraldry pai...
Where did they go #1 Starting a new series of people who have vanished. Today I’m writing about James Derham who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He worked for several different doctors. One in particular was Dr. Bob Love. He encouraged James to work as a nurse until he reached the age of ...
Connie Douglas was born in Eagle Pass, Texas back in 1901 to William and Ada. She attended Texas Woman’s University receiving an undergraduate degree in speech. She went on to the University of Texas School of Law but had to withdraw due to the Great Depression. She started out teaching at Thom...
Charles Fremont was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania back in 1899 to William and Hannah. In 1911, the family moved to Washington, Pennsylvania. His father opened a drug store and later turned it into a grocery store. Charles attended Washington High School and was an outstanding athleti...
William Williams was born in 1727 in Bristol, England. From his birth until until 1747 nothing is written about him however, he is documented to be living in Philadelphia. Don’t know where he got his money but he was instrumental in building America’s first theater, maintained an art studio thu...
Enzo Anseimo was born in Modena, Italy back in 1898. He had little to no formal education however, at the age of 10 he witnessed something that forever stayed with him and set his future in motion. During WWI, he served with the 3rd Mountain Artillery Regiment of the Italian Army. He was relea...
I’m writing today about Karl Drais. Sadly, I have no information as to where he was born, the year of his birth or much of anything else. What I can tell you about Karl of course is the rest of the story, which I find quite fascinating, so let’s get to it. He was a prolific inventor, among his i...
Ethel Philip was born in Chelsea, London back in 1861 to John and Frances. Prior to her marriage to Charles she worked as a secretary to James from 1893-94. She died in Paris, France in 1920 at 58. While working for James he painted her in a number of full-length portraits. What you may not k...