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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 11
Ella Cora Hind was born in Toronto, Canada back in 1861.  Her mother died when she was two and her father died when she was five.  She then lived with her paternal grandfather and aunt in Grey County, Canada. Her grandfather Joseph taught her about farming, horses and cattle.  She grew up several...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
William Redington was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan back in 1913.  He attended Lowell High School before continuing his education as Stanford University.  He received his Bachelor’s degree from Stanford, before transferring to MIT, where he received his Master of Science degree in 1936.It was while...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 7
Almost priceless picture of downtown Searcy AR landmark.On ebay right now, priced at $23.75, is this wonderful postcard of the original  Robertson's Drug Store (now operated as Quattlebaum Music) in downtown Searcy AR.  It was established in 1860, according to the card.  I seem to have put this b...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Patrick Francis Healy was born in Macon, Georgia back in 1834 to Michael and Mary.  At an early age the family moved to New York where he received his education at a Quaker school in Flushing, New York.  In 1844, he enrolled at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He graduat...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Rafaela de Herrera y Torreynosa was born in Cartagena de Indias, Viceroyalty of New Granda, Spanish Empire back in 1742 to Jośe and Felipa.  Her father was a captain of artillery in command of the Castillo de San Sabasián del Pastelillo (those are spelled correctly).  Bringing up his daughter he ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Hershel Woodrow Williams was born in Quiet Dell, West Virginia back in 1923.  His father died when he was 11.  He worked as a truck driver for the W.S. Harr Construction Company in Fairmont, West Virginia, and as a taxi driver. When Pearl Harbor was attacked he was in Montana working as a Civilia...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 11
1954 Phone call prices from Searcy AROur kids today think phone calls are free.  And they are.  They can talk for hours on their cell phones.  Let's educate them by saying phone calls were once very expensive.  Check this phone book page.  You live in Searcy AR.  You have a friend in Little Rock....

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 6
D for Duncan's?  Cheerleaders for PeeWee Football 1997.And who were they cheering for?Here they are.  1997 PeeWee Football players and their coaches.  See if you can find yourself if you were growing up at that time.  I believe the sponsor was Duncan's Chrysler Plymouth Jeep.  

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Ellen Lewis Herndon was born in Culpeper, Virginia back in 1837 to William and Frances.  I don’t have any information about her childhood, however apparently, she was born into a wealthy family.  In 1856, she met her future husband. They married in 1859 in New York City.  she was a talented sopra...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Diego Hernandez Sanfeliz was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico back in 1934.  After graduating from high school, he attended the Illinois Institute of Technology.  He received a Navy ROTC scholarship in 1955, earning a degree in Physics.  After graduation, he was commissioned as an Ensign, in 1956 he...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Donald Herbert Kemske was born in Waconia, Minnesota back in 1917.  He studied at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse majoring in English.  He wanted to be an actor but that was interrupted by World War II.  He enlisted in the United States Army as a Private, later transferring to the United St...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Albert J. Herberger was born in Albany, New York back in 1931.  He was commissioned an ensign when he graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1955.   After graduation, his first duty was aboard the patrol boat Rockville.  He continued his education graduating with Class One from the Na...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 6
 More Searcy AR Memories.....Prince Gardner Leather Company?Coming up in a few days is another estate sale being done by my daughter who owns VSmith Estate Sales.  And here she pulls out more great Searcy history.  The pictured items above came from Prince Gardner Leather Company and the leather ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 12
Alexander Porter Butterfield was born in Pensacola, Florida back in 1926 Alexander and Susan.  He grew up in Coronado, California leaving home in 1943.  He studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, before joining the United States Air Force in 1948.  After being assigned to several po...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 12
Cindy Lou Hensley was born in Phoenix, Arizona back in 1954 to James and Marguerite.  While I do not know where she went to high school at in 1972 she enrolled at the University of Southern California graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in education in 1976.  She continued her education graduating...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Peter Heniein was born in Nuremberg, Germany back in 1485 to Peter and Barbara.  From what records, I could find is he apprenticed as a locksmith.  In 1504, he was involved in a brawl that left fellow locksmith Georg Glaser dead. Instead of fleeing he asked for asylum in the Franciscan Monastery ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
Sonja Henie was born in Oslo, Norway back in 1912 to Wilhelm and Selma.  From a young age, she showed talent as a tennis player, swimmer and equestrienne.  She was educated by tutors and her father hired the best experts in the world to further his daughter into a sporting celebrity.She won her f...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Edward James Heffron was born in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1923 to Joseph and Anne.  He attended South Philadelphia High School but dropped out to earn money for the family during the Great Depression.  He worked at the New York Shipbuilding in Camden, New Jersey sandblasting cruis...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 11
Charles William Henderson was born in Artesia, New Mexico back in 1948.  He graduated from Artesia High School in 1966.  After graduation, in 1968-70 he worked for the Artesia Daily Press as a reporter and sports editor.  In 1970, he enlisted in the United States Marine Crop as an infantryman.He ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Thomas Henderson was born in Dundee, Scotland back in 1798.  He was educated at the High School of Dundee.  After graduation, he trained to be a lawyer.  His hobby was astronomy and mathematics.  His attention to astronomy caught the attention of Thomas Young the superintendent of the Royal Navy’...

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