Two weeks before they married, Connye, having gotten pregnant by another boy, gave birth to a baby girl name Cydne Rae. Chuck and Connye lived with his parents while he continued to attend St. Louis University. When Chuck’s mother, Lizzie, got tuberculosis, the baby was sent out to California to live with her grandmother, Rachel. After 3 ½ years of college, and still suffering from partially being paralyzed, Chuck graduated. He and Connye immediately moved to Los Angeles where he worked in banking eventually owning a Ford Dealership.
Joplin had 5 siblings, Monroe, Robert, Rose, William, and Johnny. He was the second oldest out of six. Joplin wasn’t able to go to school until he was ten years old. Joplin traveled to many places and went to Lincoln High School in Sedalia, Missouri. Things changed for Joplin when his father left the family leaving his mother to raise six kids on her own.
Six months after Jackie was born, Jerry told Mallie that he was going to visit his brother in Texas, but Mallie was afraid Jerry would never come back to his family. Unfortunately, she was right. Later she learned that he had left home and gone away with a neighbor’s wife. After Jackie 's father left the family, Mallie decided to move the family to their Uncle Burton’s house. Mallie got a job washing and ironing and started making money, although she didn’t make enough.
At 18 years old, her mother came to the United States and she took over the mother role of taking care of her siblings. At 19 years old, she started going out and drink socially. When she was 20 years old, she got pregnant and the body father left her. Her grandfather did not approve of her been pregnant without getting marriage
Jackie Robinson was born in January 31,1919. During his childhood, he had experience the feeling of segregation against the Americans and the African-Americans. Jackie Robinson spent his entire school years from elementary to middle and high school then to University of California, Los Angeles in a black community. Where he met his future wife Ms. Rachel Robinson who was studying for a bachelors of Nursing. After graduating from UCLA and graduated from Officer Candidate School in the Army, Jackie and Rachel got married and had a son.
Bessie Coleman died doing what she loved as the first African American pilot to get their pilot 's license. She was born on January 26,1892, in Atlanta,TX. She is part African American and part Cherokee. She was the 10th out of 13 children to her mother Susan and her father, George Coleman. After 17 years of marriage, her father left her family because of all the immigration going on in the area and moved to Oklahoma.Her brothers left as well, leaving her mother and her four sisters.
George Washington early life was full of ups and downs, Born February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Va., George Washington was the first son of his father Augustine 's second marriage; his mother was the former Mary Ball of Epping Forest. When George was about three, his family moved to Little Hunting Creek on the Potomac, then to Ferry Farm opposite Fredericksburg on the Rappahannock River in King George County. Washington’s father died in 1743, and young George grew restive under his mother 's management. He proposed at one point to follow the sea, but instead divided his adolescence among the households of relatives, finding a home and a model in his half-brother Lawrence at Mount Vernon. George Washington was eight when he watched his step-brother, Lawrence joined the British Navy and become a captain.
Meadowlark Lemon’s wife, Dr. Cynthia Lemon confirmed that he passed away at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was born in the area known as Jim Crow South and was raised by his aunt and uncle because his parents went their separate ways. He wasn’t sure what he wanted to do with his life until he was 11-years-old. At that time, he saw a newsreel featuring the Harlem Globetrotters. Meadowlark Lemon wrote in
His daughter, Sarah,was brought into the world in 1743 and went on to marry and have 7 children blessing her father with grandchildren. His youngest son, Francis, was born in 1732 but unfortunately later passed away from smallpox in 1736. He and his daughter remained close while his eldest son william, and him didn 't see eye to eye politically. William, whom was born out of wedlock, was a loyalist and went to live with his grandfather in Europe. (Benton,
When I was first born I lived on Dennis Dr. in the Eureka Lake Subdivision until my fourth grade year. My parents bought the big area of land across from Eureka Lake that was owned by Dick Boehner( I am not sure how to spell it) and planned to build on it. The city wouldn’t let them just by part of it so they bought the whole piece of land and called it Aikman Acres. They divided it up into lots finally sold