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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 11
Mary Chilton was born in Sandwich, Kent, England back in 1607 to James and Susannah. When she was thirteen she left with her family on the Mayflower to journey to the New World. After their arrival, her father died in December of 1620 and her mother died six weeks later in January of 1621.She mar...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 0
Truman Baker SignAt first, all you see in this sign is a car license plate saying Truman Baker.  It is pretty historic because Truman Baker has been gone a long time and so has the Truman Baker car dealership in Searcy AR.  Their best location, in case you are new to Searcy, was where Walgreen's ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 12
Jacques Alesandre Cesar was born in Beaugency, Orleanais back in 1746. The next time you can find anything about him was when he married Julie who was a creole woman 37 years younger than he was. He wrote a paper describing how gases tend to expand when heated, he was elected to the Academie des ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 5
A Surprise GiftAn unexpected package arrived at my office today.  The address was from a friend that I met through this activerain blog and developed into his listing a property with me and getting it successfully sold.  He actually carved this lion clock himself!  He grew up in Searcy AR and lov...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Toussaint Charbonneau was born in Boucherville, Quebec back in 1767. For a time, he worked as a fur trapper with the North West Company. While living with the Hidatsa people he purchased a Shoshone girl. In 1804, he was hired by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark for their expedition While on the...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Alfred Beck was born in Greensboro, Alabama back in 1829. He attended the Unite States Military Academy at West Point graduating in 1854, 29th in his class. He served in Florida during the early part of the Third Seminole War, 1854,55 promoted to Second Lieutenant. In 1855, he was sent to the fro...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Henry Wilkins was born in Bath, Maine back in 1852. He attended Bath’s public schools enrolling in Bates College in 1870, where he became an editor of the college’s student-run newspaper. He graduated in 1874, when he went on to attend Howard University graduating with a law degree is just three ...

By Randy Sumbles
(Keller Williams)
Comments 0
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Harry Chandler was born in Landaff, New Hampshire back in 1864 to Moses and Emma. While attending Dartmouth College on a dare, he jumped into a vat of starch, leading him with a case of severe pneumonia. He left Dartmouth and moved to Los Angeles. He found employment working in the fruit fields.H...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
Comments 2
2732 Whitewood - Sherwood, ARCheck out this stunning like-new all brick home with 4 bedrooms & 2.5 baths! This home features beautiful hardwoods, open living areas, and a large kitchen with granite countertops, wood stained cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. The large master has trey ceili...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Dennis Chalker was born in Mantua, Ohio back in 1954. I do not any data about his upbringing, his parents etc. As usual I do have the rest of the story, so let’s get to it. He joined the U.S. Army serving in the 82nd Airborne Division. When he was discharged he found a few civilian jobs but not a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Harry Francis Chaddick was born in Chicago, Illinois back in 1902. Sorry, I don’t have any information about his parents. He started as a stock boy, then worked as an assistant pharmacist. In 1924, he bought a truck for $350.00 and entered the shipping business.He was the first to use the “piggyb...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
Comments 1
614 Chenal WoodsStunning new condo listed in the gated community of Chenal Woods. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has vaulted ceilings, stainless steel appliances, and slab granite countertops. The community is complete with putting green, pool, underground parking, exercise room and covered ente...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
George Cayley was born in Scarborough, England back in 1773. In 1779, he started a project that is still used to this day, more in a moment. He represented the Whig party as a Member of Parliament from 1832 to 1835. In 1835, he helped in founding the UK’s first Polytechnic Institute, now the Univ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Richard Alva was born in Gibbon, Nebraska back in 1936 to Alva and Erabel. Both of his parents were teachers. When he was three the family moved to Lincoln. His mother died when he was 10. He completed his education at Lincoln High School. He worked as a caddie at the Lincoln Country Club before ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Jean Castaing was born in circa 1685 in France. Sorry but I don’t have any information about his early life or education. In circa 1679, he invented something (more on that in a moment). It took him several years but in 1686 his invention was approved by the Council of State for France. His inven...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Anne Hill Carter was born in Charles City, Virginia back in 1773 to Charles and Anne. Her family was wealthy and she lived as a Southern Belle. In 1793, she married Henry moving to northern Virginia. Six children were born to this marriage. Due to bad investments Henry was forced to declare bankr...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
John Carroll was born in Marlborough Town, Province of Maryland back in 1735 to Daniel and Eleanor. His mother had inherited several thousand acres one of the homes in on the Nation Register of Historic Places. Some of his relatives established what is now Baltimore. His cousin Charles was the la...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Ferdinand Phillippe was born in Moislains, Somme, France back in 1824. Sorry I don’t have much information about him until 1858. In that year, he invented something that was the mainstay until the early 1900’s. Because this one is going to be short, very short he died in 1900, he was 75. What you...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Richmond Reed was born in New York City, New York back in 1906 to William and Genevieve. His father died when he was two and his mother married again. His stepfather thought the way to bring up someone else’s boy was the beat him every day. When he was fourteen he ran away, never to go back.He sp...

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