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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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Harvey Williams was born in Cleveland, Ohio back in 1869 to Henry and Elizabeth. He attended the Cleveland Manual Training School. He earned is A.B. in 1891 from Yale moving on to Harvard Medical School earning his medical degree in 1895. After completing his residency, he began private practice ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
John Bacon was born in Hampden, Maine back in 1827. Sorry but I don’t have any information as to who his parents were, so like always I do have the rest of the story. In 1848, he moved to Bangor, Maine. Later that same year on top of a Franklin stove me mixed some ingredients up and made his firs...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Charles Gordon was born in Boston, Massachusetts back in 1860. In 1881, he graduated from Columbia University with a degree in civil engineering. Two years later he received his law degree from the New York Law School. After graduation, he worked as a patent attorney before starting his own firm....

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 6
Recognize these locations?Here it is 2019 and Searcy is having a great time having new murals painted downtown, winning a contest for lots of money, and having new people come to town, love the town, and work to keep the town alive and vital.So these two buildings are the SAME buildings.  They co...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Benjamin Church was born in Newport, Colony of Rhode Island back in 1734. He attended the Boston Latin School and then Harvard College in 1754. He studied medicine continuing his studies in London where he married Hannah. When he returned to the Colonies he was known as a talented physician and a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
William Cruickshank was born in Scotland. Sorry I looked but could not find out where, or when but what I can tell you of course is the rest of the story. He graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1780. In 1788, he was the assistant to Adair Crawford at the Royal Military Acad...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 19
Michael J. Cullen was born in Newark, New Jersey back in 1884 to Irish immigrants. He worked for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company in 1902 for 17 years. In 1919, he worked for Kroger Stores until 1930. He quit moving his family to Long Island to launch his own store, and that is the rest o...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
Paul Franklin Crouch was born in St. Joseph, Missouri back in 1934 to Andrew and Sara. After the death of his father when he was seven he was raised by his mother. He graduated from the Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri with a degree in theology in 1955. After graduation, he was an a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 20
Margaret Dorothea Craighill was born in Southport, North Carolina back in 1898 to William and Mary. She earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees from the University of Wisconsin in 1921. After graduation, she worked with the Chemical Warfare Department of the United States Army. ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
David Crosthwait was born in Nashville, Tennessee back in 1898. At a young age the family moved to Kansas City, Missouri where he attended school. He received his Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Engineering degree from Purdue University.His expertise was air ventilation, central air conditio...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 17
Albert Crocker was born back in 1882. I could not find out any information as to his education, parents etc., however for this post that isn’t necessary so let’s get to it.He graduated from the Armour Institute in Illinois graduating with an engineering degree. After graduation, he worked for the...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Lucien Stephen Crandall was born in Broome County, New York back in 1844. He enlisted in the American Civil War where he served as a private for three years. He survived twelve major battles without injury. After the war, he was a salesman for James Densmore and George W. Yost.Soon after going to...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 3
Hotel Mayfair, Searcy ArkansasThis picture was published in the August 1936 White County Centennial Edition of The Daily Citizen and White County Citizen.  It's the Mayfair Hotel in downtown Searcy and what impresses me the most if the extensive foliage around it.  If the trees were this big at t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Syms Covington was born in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England back in 1816 to Simon and Elizabeth. When he was fifteen you could find him working as a “fiddler and boy on a ship that left England in 1831 under the command of captain Robert FitzRoy. During the voyage, he kept a journal landing at Bahi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 16
Jessie Armour was born in Westerly, Rhode Island back in 1834to Benjamin and Mary. He worked for his father making baby carriages. At eleven he designed a tool drill the ten evenly spaced holes in carriage wheels. He continued to make improvements adding a brake to carriages, a model which folded...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 8
 Another Morris School picture.We have found another few pictures of Morris School.  These were included in a 1936 issue called White County Centennial Edition of The Daily Citizen and White County Citizen published in August 1936.....a long time ago.This blogsite has had lots of responses from b...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 18
Alfred L. Cralle was born in Kenbridge, Virginia back in 1866 just after the American Civil War. He attended the local schools, but I do not know if he graduated. While working with his father in the carpentry trade he became interested in mechanics. He was sent to Washington, D.C. attending Wayl...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
R. Adams Cowley was born in Layton, Utah back in 1917. Sorry but I don’t have any information on him until 1940. Graduating from the University of Utah in 1940, he continued his education at the University of Maryland School of Medicine graduating in 1944. After his year’s internship and another ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 4
"Head-in at Headlee's"These photos are from The White County Centennial of The Daily Citizen and White County Citizen that was published in August 1936, a long time ago.  I like the drug store picture and the phrase underneath the picture.  Second picture shows the interior with several people.  ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 15
Edith Dircksey Brown was born near Geraldton, Western Australia back in 1861 to Kenneth and Mary. Her mother died when she was seven and her father killed her step-mother when she was 14. Those horrific experiences made her a solitary person. It also committed her to social reforms, securing prop...

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