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By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 10
Just in case your child comes home from school and says that their class is having a "Dress like the 50's" day at school, don't panic.  Chances are you, yourself, never lived in the 50's and don't know how they dressed.  You have just heard of poodle skirts and think the girls lived in poodle ski...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 8
John Henry George was born in Abbotskerswell, Devon back in 1864. Again, I’m sorry but I do not have any information as to who his parents were upbringing or where (if he did) attended school. what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story so let’s get to it shall we.John served in the Ro...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 10
William Orlando was born in Ft. Smith, Arkansas back in 1911. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West point and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Field Artillery in 1933.After graduation, he was assigned as an assistant executive and supply officer at Ft. Bliss, ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Edward was born in Wadena, Minnesota back in 1904 to Frank and Ethel.  His parents divorced when he was a child afterwards his mother raised him in Saskatchewan, Canada.  After graduating from high school, he continued his education at the University of California, Berkeley and then Yale, where h...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 0
 The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. has sent out their latest magazine called the Crownlet.  They are celebrating their 75th year of being a group of women who help children by doing various projects throughout the year.  Searcy AR has a very successful chapter of this associati...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 10
I was just visiting my friend, looking at the pictures on her wall when this one jumped out and grabbed me!  The look!  The expression!  The charm was just too much.  Was she trying to smile or trying not to smile just because she was not enjoying the session?  I am also thinking that it was one ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
David was born in Selma, Alabama back in 1826. At 17 he moved to Upshur County, Texas. After the American Civil War, he moved to Marshall, Texas. He was elected in 1874 to the Firth District of the Texas House of Representatives as part of the Fourteenth Texas Legislature.In 1869 a convention was...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 3
Well, I'm guilty again.  I bought another historic post card on ebay. This one of our historic White County AR court house appealed to me because it was different.  It is not a photograph.  It seems to be an artist's rendering of the historic building.  It does not have an artist's signature on i...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Laura Mae was born in Atchison, Kansas back in 1892. The family moved to Mulvane, Kansas where she graduated from Mulvane High School in 1910. She continued her education working at Wesley Hospital in Wichita graduating in 1918.She served in the United States Navy from 1918 to 1921, when she was ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 23
Abe was born in 1861 near Park Falls, Wisconsin. He was captured by a Native American by the name of Ahgamhwegezhig or “Chief Sky” just after birth. In the spring of that year Chief Sky was on a trading expedition near Jim Falls, Wisconsin where he sold Abe to Daniel McCann in exchange for a bush...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
John Nelson was born in Tremont, Pennsylvania back in 1906.  Sorry I do not have any information about who his parents were or his education however, what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story, so let’s get to it shall we.While working as a welder in Tremont, he began making something...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Melvin Earl was born in Daleville, Indiana back in 1923 to Owen and Blanche. Graduating from Anderson High School in nearby Anderson, Indiana he went to work for Delco Remy until being drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943.He served in Europe as a private first class in Company B of the 1st Battalio...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Luke was born in Elphin, County Roscommon, Ireland back in 1831 to James and Mary.  In 1839 they decided to move to North America.  While crossing over the pond his father died and when the ship arrived in Grosse Isle, Quebec his mother and a baby brother died of cholera.  He boarded a ship and r...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Emma as born in Kovno, Russian Empire to Abraham and Taube back in 1869. Her father was a strict and had a violent temper. He used violence to punish his children and Emma was the most headstrong one of them. Her mother did little to stop Emma’s punishment which also added to the tension.When she...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Timothy was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to Daniel and Elizabeth back in 1739. Growing up on a farm his father owned known as “Little Packachoag Hill”. He was taught to be a blacksmith and was self-educated accumulating a little library.   When the winds of the Revolution came, it inspired yo...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Ebenezer was born in Northampton, Massachusetts back in 1743 to Samuel and Hannah. He moved and founded Poultney, Vermont in 1771. He became a Lieutenant in a company of the Green Mountain Boys fighting with Ethan Allen at Ft. Ticonderoga. Moving up the ranks to captain in 1777 he distinguished h...

By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 10
Travel through Bald Knob AR and you can still stop and visit this Market Cafe.  This post card shows the building and the cars reveal the age of the picture.  I found it interesting that the cafe owner may have also been the owner of what was a filling station.  The building in the backgroud is c...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Andre-Gustave was born in Paris, France back in 1878 to Levie and Masza. His father committed suicide when he was 6 due to a business failure. Educated at Ecole Polytechnique he graduated in 1900. Reading novels by Jules Verne and watching the construction of the Eiffel Tower was the inspiration ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 9
Roger was born circa 1603 to James and Alice in London, England.  As a teen, he apprenticed under the eye of Sir Edward Coke a famous jurist.  He continued his education at Charterhouse and Pembroke College in Cambridge receiving his B.A. in 1627.  By all reports he was fluent in Latin, Hebrew, G...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Earle Lewis was born in Illinois back in 1879. Sorry I do not have any information as to his parents, childhood or education. However, what I do have I found is interesting and thus is the rest of the story.He married Adelaide in1911 and built a home in the Samarkand area of Santa Barbra, Califor...

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