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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
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Mary Young was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back in 1776 to William and Rebecca. Her father died when she was two years old. Her mother then moved the family to Baltimore, Maryland earning a living as a seamstress. In 1795, she married John and moved back to Philadelphia with her husband.Th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Hymen Lipman was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He emigrated to the United States arriving in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1829. That’s about all I can tell you except for or course the rest of the story. Around 1840, he became the leading stationer in the Philadelphia area. In 1843, he opened t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Elizabeth Robinson was born in Riverdale, Illinois back in 1911. She attended the Thornton Township High School. In 1928, she did something no other woman had done (more on that in a moment). Anyway in 1931 she was involved in a plane crash, when her body was found she was thought to be dead. She...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Johnson William Richardson was born in Virginia. When he was young (exact age unknown) he was shanghaied onto a ship. He sailed the North Atlantic for several years before he found the opportunity to escape. He moved to St. Joseph, Missouri where he worked grooming horses.An opportunity came up f...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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The first Declaration of Independence.Okay, so this is a new one on me.  It is reported the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence was signed on May 20, 1775 more than a year prior to the one we all know.  Its authenticity of course is disputed by scholars both for and against it. Some say it wa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Rowland Hussey was born in Nantucket Island, Massachusetts back in 1822.  At 15 you could find him working aboard a whaling ship.  While on that ship he had a red star tattooed on his hand.He opened a dry goods store in 1843 near downtown Haverhill, Massachusetts.  The store failed and was shut d...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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John Laurens was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Henry and Elanor. His father was a slave trader, one of the largest in the country.After the death of his mother his father sent him to England for his education. His interest was in science and medicine, but he yielded to his father’s wishes...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Eliphalet Dyer was born in Windham Connecticut back in 1721. He attended Yale graduating in 1740. In 1746, he was admitted to the bar. He became involved with the local militia being elected to justice of the peace in 1747.During the French and Indian War, he was promoted to Lt. Colonel being par...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Jake W. Ehrlich was born in Rockville, Maryland back in 1900.  He earned his law degree and later a doctorate at Georgetown University.  For much of his career he was an attorney for the San Francisco Police Officer’s Association.He defended prostitutes and police officer for much of his 50-year’...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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John C. Babcock was born in Warwick, Rhode Island back in 1836. The family moved to Chicago in 1855. He worked for one of the largest architectural firms in Chicago contributing designs to Athenian mansions on Millionaire’s Row along Michigan Avenue.He served during the entire Civil War volunteer...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Emilie Du Chatelet was born in Paris, France back in 1706 to Louis and Gabrielle. Nothing is known about her education, there is speculation but nothing is really known, which makes the rest of the story incredible.Her brilliance was recognized when she very young which prompted her father to bri...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Frank Dwight Baldwin was born in Manchester, Michigan back in 1842.  Sorry I can’t relate to you what he did as a youngster but I can tell you the rest of the story.  this is going to be short and sweet.  He joined the 19th Michigan Infantry during the Civil War fighting in all of his regiment’s ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Otis was born in Leeds, Maine back in 1830 to Rowland and Eliza. Otis attended Monmouth Academy and from Bowdoin College in 1850. At 19 he attended the United States Military Academy graduating in 1854 fourth in his class.He served in Troy, New York ad Augusta Maine before being deployed to Flori...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Gouverneur was born in New York City back in 1752 to Lewis and Sarah. He enrolled in Columbia University at 12 and graduated in 1768 and went on to receive his Master’s degree in 1771. He was admitted to the bar in 1775.The same year he graduated he was elected to the New York Provincial Congress...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Eleanor McClintock was born in Hartford, Connecticut back in 1902 to Thomas and Sara.  She could trace her ancestry back to an old American who made the journey on the Mayflower to the New World.  She was described as a tomboy and being an independent and solitary child.  She and her father were ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Francis was born in Stratford, Virginia back in 1734 to Thomas and Hannah. He was educated at home and as far as I could research there was no formal training at any school or college. In 1772 he married Rebecca a 2nd cousin, once removed.He lived his entire life in Virginia between the Rappahann...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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When you get tired of this just let me know and I'll move on.  This is another way of getting your message across to them.  I believe I'm making headway what do you think? Just when I thought my Indian tech support guys had had enough of my nonsense and it was safe to accept unidentified numbers ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Edmond Lincoln was born in Oakland, California back in 1905 to “Big Ed” and Ella Mae. At 10 his family moved to San Francisco. At 14 he left school to work as an errand boy to help his family survive. He tried to be a jockey however his weight prevented him from riding. He also won an amateur con...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Thanks for stopping by and taking time out of your day to read my post. My intent is to put a smile on your face. Hopefully you’ll go away with some information you may have forgotten about or did not know. Now sit back and enjoy the post for the day.Abraham was born in Geneva back in 1761. He im...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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  I’ve experienced more “climacteric” events than I care to count. Yes I’ve experienced a few of these, no let me recount a host of these.  Most were good ones but some not so.  I’ve seen the event change the way people look at things. Some it was a rude awakening and others just made them bitter...

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