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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 9
Cyril Pullin was born in Wandsworth, England back in 1892. Sorry, but I don’t have any information about him until around 1914 when he won the Isle of Man motorcycle race at a blinding speed of around 49.49 MPH. In 1922, he established a new record becoming the first ever British motorcyclist to ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Leo Keith was born in Walnut Grove, Minnesota back in 1932. After high school, he attended South Dakota State College. At 19 he enlisted in the Air Force, receiving his wings with a pilot’s rating. In 1964, he earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Omaha and a Masters in Defense System...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 9
William Judd was born in New London, Connecticut back in 1833 however, historians are not positive of his birthplace or year. He enlisted in the Union Army in 1861 where he was commissioned a first lieutenant. When the Civil War was over he had advanced to the rank of lieutenant colonel.After the...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 3
Here's another photo loaned by Anita Hart Fuller and it is also a very interesting one.  It shows three ladies standing outside a house (and we know which house it was) and posing for the photographer.  It has these names on the back. 1. ?  2. Ruth Fuller  3. Grace Neal.  So the person who wrote ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Charles White was born in Florence, Wisconsin back in 1884. In 1894 the family moved to Pittsfield, Massachusetts where he graduated from Pittsfield High School. He went on to Williams College graduating in 1905, then he was off to Harvard Law School graduating in 1908.In 1917, just a month after...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 9
Another treasure from Anita Hart Fuller's collection of pictures.This seems to be a post card with the congregation of First United Methodist Church posing in front of the historic church.  There is no date on it so we'd have to guess at the date.  The church windows seem different from the windo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Phillis Wheatley was born circa 1753. She moved to Boston in the British colony of Massachusetts in 1761 aboard the ship Phillis. She worked for John and Susanna. She was tutored by their oldest daughter where she learned to read and write. By the age of 12 she could read Greek, Latin and difficu...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Mary Young was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1776 to William and Rebecca. Her father died when she was two years old. Her mother then moved the family to Baltimore, Maryland earning a living as a seamstress. In 1795, she married John and moved back to Philadelphia with her husband.Th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
A WOMAN was flying from  Melbourne to Brisbane .. Unexpectedly, the plane was diverted to Sydney Along the way. The flight attendant explained that There would be a delay, and if the passengers wanted to get off the aircraft the plane would re-board In 50 minutes.     Everybody got off the plane...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 8
Zebulon Montgomery was born in Lamington, New Jersey back in 1779. The family moved to several areas in outposts around Ohio and Illinois. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant of the infantry in 1799, being promoted to first lieutenant later that year. He married Clarissa in 1801.He was ord...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Michael Edward was born in Cleveland, Ohio back in 1939. He wanted to be a boxer however, when he was 19 he was involved in a vehicle accident that left him in a coma for several days, that ended his boxing career. So, he went back to college earning a B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematics from Weste...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 17
Miss the service of yesterday?I do.  I must admit that shopping now in at least one of my favorite stores of yesteryear is a disappointment.  There is no one in the shoe department to help you find a size.  There is no one in the ladies department to help you find the proper fit for you.  There a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Baltimore back in 1871 to John, sorry I don’t have his mother’s name. Anyway, he attended Princeton University where he played football. In 1889, he was named quarterback of the very first 1899 College Football All-American Team.He graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1891 with...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 8
Joseph Henry was born in Rochester, Pennsylvania back in 1860 to Joseph and Martha. Can’t tell you about his early education however, in 1878 you could find him at the United States Naval Academy graduating in 1884 as a second lieutenant.In 1892, he was promoted to first lieutenant and to captain...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Irene Carswell was born in Topeka, Kansas back in 1925. She graduated from Central High School in Kansas City, Missouri then onto Kansas City Junior College. She continued her education at the University of Colorado graduating in 1947 with a degree in electrical engineering. After graduation, she...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
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...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 6
Smith-Vaughn Mercantile Co.Let's see if I remember.  This picture was taken from a 1978 Harding yearbook.  I moved to Searcy in 1967 and this business was in operation.  I started working in the real estate field in 1979.  I transferred to Powell Realty a few years later and Powell Realty was loc...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Petro Prokopovych was born in the village of Mytchenky, Ukraine back in 1775. He studied at the Kiev-Mchya Academy when he was eleven for eight years. At nineteen he joined the military serving for four years. He had a keen interest in something he would work on for the rest of his life.He studie...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
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...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 5
 Smart crows!I have the very best pets! Crows! They come to visit me each morning and each afternoon and see if I have given them a few treats. If I walk out they greet me with a “Caw, caw, caw.” Translated that means, “ Hey, here’s the old woman again! She may have food!”Crows mate for life, so ...

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