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By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 6
William George was born in Walthamstow, London back in 1904. He was educated at the Royal Naval College and entered the Royal Navy in 1920 at 16. He started out as a boy seaman and was promoted to lieutenant-commander in 1939. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his part in the Dun...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 1
We call him the silver-tongued devil.  His voice is SO soothing.  He should have been a DJ but radio is almost dead so he chose another career.  Real estate PLUS auctioning!  He is busy all the time helping with charity auctions, house and furnishing auctions and any other places that he might be...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 11
 How old is this picture?  It seems ancient with an old fashioned Christmas tree that is not even symetrical.  Can't tell if it has lights.  The girls have on their formal attire with flowers in their hands and in their hair and gloves that go above the elbows!  I thought for a minute that rings ...
By Jenny Miller, Realtor serving Northwest Arkansas
(Keller Williams )
Comments 0
Easiest way for people to purchase a home with as little money down as possible is by using the USDA-RD  (Rural Development) loan to finance the purchase. This loan allows you to be able to buy the home without putting any money down, you might just have to pay your closing costs and prepaids. Bu...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 5
Here's an old picture that I picked up at the Keo antique store a few weeks ago.  The only thing written on it is Missouri and Ark Motorcar.  Bought 1937.  Ended operation 1946.  It is interesting.  What are they loading or unloading?  Looks like milk jars?  Is this the front or the back of the c...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Robert Erskine was born in Scotland back in 1735. He attended the University of Edinburgh. He invented the Continual Steam Pump and Platometer which was a centrifugal hydraulic engine. He became known as an inventor and engineer gaining renown in Scotland. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Soc...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Erroll Brown was born in St. Petersburg, Florida back in 1950. He graduated from Dixie Hollins High School in 1968. After graduation he joined the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He graduated in 1972 after majoring in Marine Engineering. He continued his education with a master’s degree in Naval Archit...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Ira Aten was born in Cairo, Illinois back in 1862. His father was a Methodist circuit rider and moved the family to Texas in 1876, settling near Round Rock. As a youngster in 1878 while only 2 years old he witnessed the death of outlaw Sam Bass. At the age of 20 he joined the Texas Rangers assign...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 0
Captioned "Our drill team executes a precision drill."No names were given in this 1966 page from the Searcy AR High School yearbook.We need Searcy Sleuths to name them all.  I know the first two and love and admire them but the others need names too.  Old yearbooks are becoming some records of hi...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
James Crawford was born in Cedar Valley, Missouri back in 1899 to Glenn and Margaret. I have no information as to his education etc. what I can tell you is the rest of the story. He became an aviator flying a Flamingo monoplane. One day while searching for an ore bed he discovered something which...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
It was Sunday afternoon when I drove up in our driveway after chasing that little white ball around the course.  My Mother-In-Law is staying with us for 3 months while her home gets a make over. I was fixing our weed-eater when they drove up.  My wife wrote this on her Facebook page and I asked ...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 0
What a surprise!  Looking through an old 1963 Searcy High School yearbook today, I found this picture.  Capps Moto Co. Used Cars.  The building looked familiar so I checked the address and found that it was indeed a familiar building.  Here is how it has looked in recent years.  And here is how i...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Camilla Mieth was born in Dresden back in 1843. She joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1855 and emigrated to the United States on the packet ship Tuscarora in 1857. She settled in Utah in 1860.She married James in 1864, the marriage produced seven children. In 1874 while vi...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Peter Buck was born in South Portland, Maine back in 1930. He graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine earning a master’s and doctoral degree in physics at Columbia University.He was working as a nuclear physicist for several companies from 1957 to 1978. He loaned a family friend $1,000...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 4
Do I know as much as a 7 year old?Absolutely not!  I have this new ipad that was bought at a charity auction last night and I was needing help learning how to make it work.  Presley, a 7 year old, took charge.  She showed me how to go to Photo Booth and do all kinds of things.  I loved it when sh...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 9
Gurdon Buck was born in New York City, New York back in 1807. I do not have any information about his parents or his early childhood. What I do have is the rest of the story, so here we go.He graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1830. He also studied in Par...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
I’ve been thinking about doing this for some time now. Starting today I’m going to put it into action. For the last two-three years I follow only a select few people here in the Rain. Starting today I’m going to expand my horizons and look for some new people to follow who I think would be a good...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Thor Heyerdahl was born in Larvik, Norway back in 1914 to Thor and Alison.  He was fascinated in zoology, he even created a small museum in his parents’ home.  The main attraction was a common adder.   Not surprisingly he studied zoology and geography at the University of Osio.  During WWII after...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 10
With our recent trip to San Francisco, California I ran across this tidbit of information that I thought I would share.Charles Alton was born in Parkman, Maine back in 1876. He earned a degree in mathematics from Wesleyan University and a graduate degree in engineering from the University of Illi...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Micajah Autry was born in1783 in Sampson County, North Carolina to Theophilus and Elizabeth.  In 1812 he volunteered for military service against the British in the War of 1812.  He later joined the United States Army at Charleston, South Carolina until the Treaty of Ghent was signed in 1815.  Af...

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