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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 9
Benjamin Wright was born in Wethersfield, Connecticut back in 1770 to Ebenezer and Brace. In 1789, the family moved to Rome, New York. After arriving Benjamin became a land surveyor. I don’t have any information where he received his education but he was also an engineer. In 1784, he was elected ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Frederick York was born in Kingstown, Ireland back in 1837 to Garnet and Frances. His father died leaving the family to survive on his army pension. At 17 he moved to Melbourne, Australia to work as a sheep farmer. In 1868, he had an idea and began to work on a model, more on that in a moment.By ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 4
      This is an unbelievably beautiful home that is now on the market in Searcy AR.  REALTORS toured it this morning and we came away in a state of awe because it is so lovely and so well maintained.  When I noticed that it was on the market my memories came back.  I had done a blog on that part...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 4
Remember this popular grocery store?It is no longer standing but it is a fond memory for so many Searcy folks.  This picture was in the 1972 Harding Petit Jean and it brings back so many memories.  Volkswagens!  They were loved and so many people had them.  Most of them may be in other countries ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Abel Wolman was born in Baltimore, Maryland back in 1892. He attended Baltimore City College receiving is B.A. in 1913 and his B.S. in engineering in 1915 from John Hopkins University. After graduation, he worked for the Maryland State Department of Health. He was the Chief Engineer from 1922 to ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Charlotte Louise Berry was born in Washington, D.C. back in 1897 to Mackell and Louise. In 1917, she and her sister Sophie joined the Navy. She attained the rank of Yeoman (F) Second Class serving in the U.S. Naval Reserve after the war. She served as secretary of the Naval Reserve retiring in 19...

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

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - iRealty Arkansas)
Comments 3
Every year, there came I time when I would reevaluate my finances and of course my biggest expense...housing. After renting for 5 straight years and dealing with awful landlords, unruly neighbors and ever increasing rent prices, I decided it was time to really look into other options. I was absol...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - iRealty Arkansas)
Comments 3
Considering everything you’re thinking, feeling, and dealing with, one of the last things you want to think about is selling your house.Selling a house is a stressful thing to do even when you’re not getting divorced. But when you are, it can be even more stressful. Hopefully this guide will help...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Jonathan Williams was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1751.  He attended Harvard University, and was the grandnephew of someone you may have heard about Benjamin Franklin.  From 1770-1785 he spent a lot of time in England and France assisting Franklin.  Back in the United States he joined t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Joseph Whitworth was born in Cheshire, England back in 1803 to Charles, sorry I don’t have his mother’s name. Educated at Idle, near Bradford, Yorkshire he showed an aptitude for mechanics. After graduating he became an indentured apprentice to his uncle Joseph. He worked in the cotton spinning i...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Allen Benjamin was born in Willet, New York back in 1824. At 11 he found himself an indentured servant to a farmer, remaining there only one year. He continued to work on a farm until he was 16. He also was learning the blacksmith’s trade. At 16 he found his was to Adrian, Michigan as a journeyma...

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

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
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...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Johannes Widmann was born in Eder, Bohemia back in circa 1460. He attended the University of Leipzig in the 1480’s. Sorry I know this is vague but that is all I have to go on. Stay with me on this, I promise we’ll get through it. He received his Bachelor of Art Degree in 1482 and his Doctorate in...

By 1 ~Judi & Don Barrett & Chassy Eastep - Integrity, BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Integrity Real Estate Services 118 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745)
Comments 1
Shadow Mountain RV Park Mena Arkansas ~ A Great Place to Spend Some Time. One of Don's and my hobbies is RVing.  We enjoy taking our home away from home, our Fifth Wheel to different locations and exploring.     This time of year is the annual Foliage Trip.  We didn't go very far for this adventu...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 9
Bee Rock, Searcy ARKTempted?  Yes, I am tempted to try to buy this old post card that is on ebay right now.  I have never seen a postcard featuring  Bee Rock in Searcy, Arkansas.  Yes, I have heard of Bee Rock, and I remember warning my kids NOT to go to that spot and try climbing rocks.  I have,...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
William Henry III was born in Boston, Massachusetts to William Henry II and Ann Marie. As a child, he apprenticed as a printer for the American Traveller (no that is the way it was spelled, I double checked). Anyway, his duty was to greet ships as they docked at port. Receiving the latest news fr...

By Faith Marshall, "If it's on or near Beaver Lake, WE sell it!"
(LAKE COUNTRY REALTY)
Comments 1
How wonderful is this for Garfield, Arkansas? The school received word from the state this week their school ranks in the top 5% in Arkansas! Our community has worked and given to the elementary school for years. People retire here on the Beaver Lake and give of their time to the students.A big s...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
John Adams was born in Grafton, Massachusetts back in 1822 to Jonathan and Melinda. From all accounts, he was an ardent student of chemistry. The chemicals he mixed together caused him to have health issues so he had to stop and turn his attention to something else, which of course is the rest of...

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