Henry Shackleton dreamed of his oldest son following in his footsteps, but Ernest would have no part of it. At the age of sixteen, Shackelton sailed from Liverpool to Valparaiso (Heacox 38). He joined the merchant navy and by the age of eighteen he achieved the rank of first mate. Having traveled during his two years of service, his passion for travel was ignited. Subsequently, Shackleton met his wife Emily in 1897.
Brought up in a religious household, from his earliest years Karol was devoted to God and often alter-served at Church. Although he was born into a loving family, his early life was marked by suffering and loss. In 1929, exactly one month before his 9th birthday Karol’s mother suddenly passed away due to heart and kidney failure. Three years later, another tragedy struck the Wojtyła family. Karol’s brother Edmund who was a doctor and physician while trying to save a patient sick with scarlet fever, caught the illness himself and died.
His parents wanted him to one day join the church as a minister so he also studied Hebrew to prepare for it. He graduated in 1740 and received his master’s degree in 1743 . After University, he opened a business with a £1000 loan that he got from his father, but he was not successful and he was soon out of money. He then worked for his father as a malt
Aaron Burr had an older sister named Sarah who was two years older than him. Sarah was also known as “Sally.” When Aaron Burr was six months old he became very ill and doctors were afraid that he would not live till morning. Esther had faith that he would live till morning and to the doctors surprise, he did live to see the next day. After a
William Wilberforce was born in Hull, England in 1759 to the wealthy merchant, Robert Wilberforce. Throughout his child he was considered to be small and sickly. When his father died the nine year old Wilberforce was sent to live with his aunt and uncle in London. He remained there for three years before returning to Hull. During his time in London he was introduced to evangelical Christianity which contrasted his Church of England upbringing.
As a boy, he looked up to his father being a Reverend, Farmer, Congregationalist Deacon, and Town Councilman. (Biography.com) He aspired to fulfill his Fathers footsteps, and become a Deacon, but he always had a bit of different views from his Fathers’s Puritan beliefs. As the oldest son, Adams Jr. was sent to school to recieve a formal education. He went to a School for boys and girls, The Dame School. There is where he learned Latin, Mathematics, English/Literature, And Science.
Benjamin, after a year of school, began to apprentice his brother James, a printer (MLA). His brother had started the first American newspaper The New England Courant. Ben began to write under the alias Silence Dogood because his brother would never let him write for the paper.
His early life was that he started schools and had passing grades until 10 grade then he quit school so that he can work with his dad in his candle and soap shop. Then instead of school he read books then got very smart off of that. What benjamin wanted to be was a sailor ever since he got out of school. His father disapproved that he could be a sailor because his older brother jasiah never came back from sea. So instead of going to sea he had to go to his older brother 's printing shop.
Benjamin Franklin was born January 12, 1706 in Boston, Massachusettes. He grew up in Boston but spent the majority of his life in Philadelphia after running away from home at 17. Before his death on April 17, 1790 he had made many contributions to society, including typography. Although his vocation in life was a diplomat, scientist, inventor and writer, he only ever identified himself as a printer. Originally, Ben Franklin was an apprentice to his brother James at the age of 12.
Her last son was taken away from her during the revolution. He died at the age of ten do to his poor prison treatments. The queen’s last child was left an orphan after the execution of her parents. The first child Marie Therese died at the age of 71. Her last words were that she forgives all those who made her life so miserable, including her parents.
Born on November 11, 1744 in the early Massachusetts colony in Weymouth, Abigail Smith was the second of four children of William Smith, a Congregational minister, and his wife, Elizabeth Quincy. Growing up, Abigail Smith educated herself while spending time at her grandmother’s house in English, French, and history by reading an immense amount. In 1764, she married John Adams, a lawyer, and became Abigail Adams. At the time, Abigail was nineteen years old and John was twenty eight. Abigail then moved with her husband to his farm in Braintree, Massachusetts which he inherited from his father.
Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. Ben was the 15th child there were nine brothers and seven sisters. His father wanted him to be a ministry of a church but instead he went to a grammar school. Later at age ten Ben was taken out of grammar school and started to work in his family 's candle and soap shop. At age twelve ben took a job as an apprentice at his brother 's printing shop.
Heinrich married a women whose name is Margarete in 1978, they met a year earlier. The couple only had one child of their own, a daughter named Gudrun. They also fostered a little boy named Gerhard Von Ahe, the son of a SS officer, whom died before the war. Heinrich had a mistress by the name of Hedwig. Hedwig was also Heinrich’s younger secretary.
Chapter 1 This novel starts off with the narrator, a girl named Jean Louise “Scout” Finch describing to readers about something that happened in which her older brother, Jeremy Atticus “Jem” Finch, broke his arm and how it affected him afterwards. When she is finished explaining her brother’s broken arm experience, she continues on by going into her family history. Her father’s name is Atticus Finch and he is a successful lawyer in their town of Maycomb County. Atticus and his brother, Jack were the first two Finch members of the family to pursue a career outside of just typically taking over the family farm. Atticus and Jack’s sister though, Alexandra, stayed to take over the landing with her husband.
His dad Peter worked at his best friends Joshua Fry property and his mother was simply a house wife. Thomas was consumed with his studies and at the age of nine he dove deeper into academia. -----Something he stated was “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers” ------- At the age of sixteen he decided to enroll into The College of William and Mary, where he