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By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
I went to a garage sale.  I usually do not go to garage sales. However, this morning when I got up my wife had left me a message on my phone. We have been looking for a new lawn mower and there were two listed so off I went. When I got there I bought a new Lawnboy mulcher complete with bag for 15...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 8
Jeanne Louise was born in Arles, France back in 1875 to Nicolas and Marguerite. In 1896 at the age of 21 she married her double second cousin Fernand a wealthy store owner. His wealth made it possible for Jeanne never to have to work. She led a leisured lifestyle, playing tennis, cycling, swimmin...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 4
This could be me!  I think of "me" each time I look at it.  It is dated 5/30/67 and was taken evidently at Mystery Forest, Angola, Indiana, 3.5 miles North on US 27 and it says it is demonstrating the weird powers of gravity.  It is a postcard.Why me?  Because of the dress.  She has on a matched ...
By Nicky Dou, The #1 Realtor in Northwest Arkansas
(Keller Williams Market Pro Realty)
Comments 0
St. Valery Downs subdivision in Bentonville, AR located off HWY 112, right across from Central Park Elementary (and zoned for it) - St. Valery is a gated community with large lots (most are right around an acre) with gorgeous homes in many different styles. To see homes currently for sale in St. ...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Daniel Beard was born in Suffern, New York back in 1850 to James and Mary. I don’t have much to offer you for his early education. However, what I can tell you is he started out early in his career as an engineer and surveyor. He did attend school in New York City and wrote some articles for St. ...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Chalkley Beeson was born in Salem, Ohio back in 1848 to Samuel and Martha. The family moved to Marshalltown, Iowa shortly after his birth. Shortly after turning 18 he left Marshalltown and headed west to Texas. He was employed as a cowboy. It was once said “He was the best cowboy on the trail…..c...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 6
Let's use a little history to be helpful.  Grease, the musical, is coming to town.....to Searcy AR and is to be performed at Theater on the Square  right here in our little city!  I look forward to going.  It will be a huge amount of work and they'll be working on costumes for sure.So here is whe...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Augustus Chapman was born on all days July 4th, 1806 in Canaseraga Village, New York to Roland and Sarah.  He graduated from the Polytechnic Institute in Chittenango, New York and started teaching mathematics there in 1827.  After two years of teaching the wanderlust struck.  Augustus and his bro...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Maxime Bocker was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1867 to Ferdinand and Caroline. He received an excellent education from his parents as his father was a professor of modern languages at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He graduated from Cambridge Latin School in 1883 and went to ...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 10
Cleveland Abbe was born in New York City back in 1838 to George and Charlotte. He excelled in mathematics and chemistry attending David B Scott Grammar School. He went on to graduate from the Free Academy with a Bachelor of Arts in 1857. After graduating he tutored mathematics at the Trinity Lati...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Clement Biddle was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1740 to John and Sarah. He married Mary in 1764. Their first child died at childbirth, there is no other information on what happened to Mary. He married Rebekah and they had for children, three of them made it to adulthood.He served i...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 14
This picture came from a 1962 high school year book.  We can certainly remember when there was a filling station on every corner....so it seemed.  The station took care of all our car needs.  Check your oil.  Wash your windows.  Be sure the tires have the right pressure.  Remember how they'd come...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 10
John Knox was born in Gifford, Scotland back in 1723 to James and Anne. He attended Haddington Grammar School and went on for a Master of Arts from the University of Edinburgh in 1739. He stayed at the university studying for another degree. He received an honorary doctorate degree in divinity in...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 9
David Ramsay was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania back in 1749. He graduated from Princeton University in 1765 receiving a medical degree. In 1773 he settled in at Charleston where he had a rather large practice. During the American Revolutionary War from 1776 to 1783 he was a member of the...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 10
Amantine-Lucile Aurore was born in Paris, France back in 1804. She was mostly raised by her grandmother, Marie-Aurore de Saxe, near Nohant. At 18 she married Casimir and the marriage bore two children, Maurice and Solagne. In early 1831 she left her husband and entered upon a four or five-year pe...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Julia Beckwith was born near Peach Orchard, Virginia back in 1798 to Thomas and Margaret.  The family moved to Parkersburg on the Ohio River.  Julia was an intelligent child however; her life was full of tragedies.   In 1817 she married Jonathan and they moved to Clarksburg.  The young family had...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
David Hall was born in Westfield, Scotland back in 1714. He apprenticed starting in 1729 for five years to a printing firm in Scotland. In 1743 his friend William Strahan sent a letter to the American colonies inquiring if anyone was in need of a journeyman printer. The letter was read by a promi...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 8
Look!  I captured this treasure in an antique store for 10 cents.  It is a card with a house on one side and a description of the house on the other.  Further examination indicates that it was a method to market the house!I fail to find a state but perhaps you know where Benton Harbor is.  It has...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Eleanor Coade was born in Exeter, England back in 1733 to George and Eleanor. Both of her parents were merchants and textile manufactures. In 1760 the family moved to London where by the mid-1760 she was running her own business as a linen draper. Her father died in 1769 after having gone bankrup...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 5
This post card was on ebay and I really wanted it but my minimum bid wasn't enough.  Someone else bought it and I hope they were from Searcy because Searcy AR really needs the card.  Here's what the listing said about Mr. Baker. "You are bidding on a unused real photo postcard of Future Auto Deal...

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