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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Sarah Elisabeth was born in Toledo, Ohio back in 1855 to Oliver and Harriet. After the Civil War the family moved to Chicago where she met and married Archibald. She died in 1905 at 50 however, the cause of her death to this day remains a mystery. What I can tell you of course is the rest of the ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Thomas Garrett was born in Delaware County, Pennsylvania back in 1789. His father died in 1839 and their farm was split between Thomas and his brothers Issac and Edward. His home which was built in 1800 still stand today as a private residence. He moved to Delaware where he opened an iron and har...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Mary Edwards was born in Oswego, New York back in 1832 to Alvah and Vesta. For her day, she was unconventional in that she did not wear woman’s clothing while doing choirs around their farm. Besides her parents encouraged all of their children to question the regulations and restrictions for wome...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Crawford was born in Saratoga Springs, New York. After graduating from the New York Military Academy, he went to the United States Naval Academy graduating in 1926. So are you ready to learn more about his service, hand on tight, here we go.He was assigned to many ships one of them was th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Aloysius Lilius was born in Calabria, Italy circa 1510. He studied medicine and astronomy in Naples. While I have no data to back up it is noted he worked for Earl Carafa as his physician. Now, to his astronomy he noted something about the new moons and therefore he wrote a manuscript about his o...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Francois Isaac was born in Paris France back in 1752. History has lost what schools he attended but, he became a master of Latin, mathematics and geometry. Throughout his life he worked as a surveyor and notary for the state of Valais.He also served in the Army, after retiring he moved to Switzer...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Byron Reed was born in Darien, New York back in 1829.  At 20 you could find him working as a telegraph operator in Warren, Ohio until 1855.  He also served as the Register of Deeds for Trumball County.  He moved again to Omaha, Nebraska later that year.By the 1860’s he had accumulated various lan...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Benjamin Waterhouse was born in Newport, Colony of Rhode Island back in 1754 to Timothy and Hannah.  At 16 he began his medical career as an apprentice to a doctor in his hometown.  At 21 he left to study medicine in Europe.  Educated at the University of Edinburgh Medical School and then at Leid...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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George Foote was born in Willoughby, Ohio back in 1915 to Robert and Louise.  He received his Bachelor and Master of Arts from the University of Florida in 1939.  After graduation he went on to attend McGill University for medicine.  He performed his internship at Memorial Hospital in Charlotte, ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Robert, Robert was born in the Hudson Valley to Robert and Margaret. The family consisted of nine brothers and sisters not counting the parents. Anyway, he graduated from King’s College following the American Revolution in 1764.He married Mary and built a home near a place called Belvedere. He wa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Richard Thompson was born in Delaware back in 1914. In 1935 he graduated from Westtown School in Pennsylvania. In 1939, he graduated from the Pennsylvanian State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.In 1943, while attempting to develop a means for suspending sensitive instrument abo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Theodore W. Goldin was born in Avon, Wisconsin back in 1858. As an infant, he was adopted by Reuben and Elizabeth. His birth name has been lost, when he was four the family moved to Brodhead, Wisconsin.He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1876, lying about his age. He was assigned to the 7th U.S. Cava...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Jeremiah Jones was born in Farmington, New Hampshire back in 1812 to Winthrop and Abigail. After a brief education at the age of 10 he was indentured to a neighboring farmer where he worked as a laborer for the next 10 years. At the end of his service he was given 6 sheep and two oxen which he im...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Adolphus Williamson was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1844. He went to the Boston Latin School graduating in 1859.   He went on to attend Harvard University graduating in 1863. After graduation, he was the Principal of Groton School for one year.He worked at several different jobs before ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Jane Francesca Agnes was born in Wexford, Ireland back in 1821 to Charles and Sarah. She was an early advocate of women’s rights. Campaigning for better education for women she invited Millicent Fawcett to her home to speak on the female liberty.She contracted bronchitis in 1879 when she moved to...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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John Robert Vernon was born in Christleton, Chester back in 1905 to Harold and Dorothy.  Attending Marlborough College and then onto Loughborough Engineering College graduating in 1926.  In 1928, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 4th/5th Battalion at the outbreak of WWII he was pr...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Birdsill Holly, Jr. was born in Auburn, New York back in 1820 to Birdsill and Comfort. The family moved several times before settling in Seneca Falls, New York where his father found a job working as a millwright and general mechanic.He was forced to drop out of school at 10 because of the death ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine was born in Jefferson Mills, New Hampshire back in 1832 to Clovis and Alpha. His grandfather fought in the Revolutionary War, his father was a drummer boy in the War of 1812.As a young boy, his insatiable appetite for learning served him well as you’ll find out short...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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William Alexander Anderson was born in Lexington, Virginia back in 1817. Sorry I do not have any information about his childhood but what I can tell you is the rest of the story. he learned one of his brothers and a cousin had been shot in the Goliad Massacre he went to Texas to “take pay out of ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Regina was born in Berlin, Germany back in 1902. Orphaned at a young age she chose a career as a teacher however, she was not happy with her choice, so she chose another career path which of course is the rest of the story.Back in those days’ women were not allowed to practice she chosen professi...

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