Famous Arkansans, they are either born in Arkansas or moved to Arkansas, and they made their mark in Arkansas history. No specific date or location of his birth, but Scott Joplin still made his mark in Arkansas as “The King of Ragtime”. Scott Joplin was born to the parents of Giles Joplin, who was a former slave, and his mother, Florence Givens, who was a freed slave. It isn’t recorded where or when Scott Joplin was born, but we do know that he was born in the years of 1867-1868, and estimated around November 24th.
On March 11, 1926 Ralph Abernathy was born and cared greatly about his education. Once Abernathy turned 21 he joined the military and was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1951, after earning a M.A. in sociology from Atlanta University, he then became the pastor of the first Baptist Church in Montgomery. At the age 26 Abernathy got married to his wife Juanita Abernathy and soon had 4 children. When Ralph Abernathy turned 29 he became one
However, he stayed at SLU as a student. (L12) (L47) While attending St. Louis U., in 1950, he ran away with his second cousin, Connye Hanna, and married in Pocahontas, Arkansas. Connye was the granddaughter of Lizzie’s sister, Rachel (Lorne) Hall.
On the day of February 6, 1756 in Newark, New Jersey a baby boy by the name of Aaron Burr was born. He was the second child of Reverend Aaron Burr, Sr. who was also know as the second president of the College of New Jersey which later on was known as Princeton University. HIs mother, Esther Edwards Burr, was the daughter of Jonathan Edwards, who was a philosopher and theologian. Aaron Burr had an older sister named Sarah who was two years older than him.
The date of Douglass 's birth is unknown, but later in life his chose to celebrate it on February 14. Douglass first lived with his moms mom Betty Bailey. At a young age, Douglass was sent to live in the home of the plantation slave owners. Frederick Douglass was eventually sent to the “Baltimore home of Hugh Auld.” It was there that Douglass learned the skills to read and write which became a big part to national celebrity.
The first character that I 'll be talking about is Mdisho. Mdisho is 19 years old. He has been born and brought up 700 miles inland from Dar Es Salaam, near a place called Kigoma. Both of his parents died before he was 12 years old, so he has been taken into households. He graduated into the household as a house-boy and charmed everybody from his good manners and gentle bearing.
Born on July 6th, 1747, John Paul’s father was a gardener and grew up in the slums of southwest Scotland. John Paul at 12 years old was sailing the seas as an apprentice. Apprenticing under a merchant whose name was John Younger, John Paul was a cabin boy and sailed all over under Younger. Sailing across the Atlantic, John Paul made it to Fredericksburg, Virginia to visit his older brother, William. In 1766, Younger’s merchant business had gone under and failed.
Charles was the son of a tobacco planter who 's name was also Charles Carroll and his mother 's name was Elizabeth Brook he also had a brother named John. Because Charles was born when his parents were not married we was born illegally. Then at the age of 30 he married his cousin Mary Darnall in June 1768. Before his wife passed in 1782 they had 7 kids but only 3 made it passed infancy. Those three were
The first character that I 'll be talking about is Mdisho. Mdisho is 19 years old. He has been born and brought up 700 miles inland from Dar es Salaam, near a place called Kigoma. Both of his parents died before he was 12 years old, so he has been taken into households.
He entered a common-law marriage with Deborah Read who was the mother to two of his children but later divorced. After being abandoned by her first husband, Deborah was relieved to remarry. In 1774, Deborah died of a stroke and was buried in the cemetery of Christ Church next to Benjamin. Ben had a daughter and two sons (one out of marriage). His daughter, Sarah,was brought into the world in 1743 and went on to marry and have 7 children blessing her father with grandchildren.
Mary McLeod Bethune was born on July 10 in 1875. Her parents were Patsy and Samuel McLeod. Mary was born the third youngest child out of her seventeen siblings and she was also the first born into freedom. Opportunities came for Mary that her older siblings may not have had and Mary didn’t pass them up. Mary graduated from Scotia Seminary in Concord, NC in 1894.
Dwight David Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas, on a stormy night of October 14, 1890 (Perret, 3). He was the third son of David and Ida Eisenhower. His brother 's names were Arthur and Edgar. Before he was even a year old, Dwight and his family moved to Abilene, Kansas. After their move into Kansas, Dwight 's mother game birth to four more boys.
Soon after this, Chlora 's husband left the family. Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence was named after the great Dr. Martin Luther King and the honorable John F Kennedy. Martin tried to make his mother laugh all of the time with his shenanigans to keep her mind of his father. Chlora had six children to support.
Pete Seeger, is the son of Charles and older brother of Mike and Peggy, who "Is known as America 's Most important folksinger. "(loc.gov/folklife) Pete had authored and co-authored many important songs for example, " If I Had a Hammer." He fell in love with the banjo while attending the North Carolina Folk Song and Dance Festival in Asheville. Later he got the chance to work at the Archive of American Folk Song in Washington D.C. by his good friend Alan Lomax and then moved up to a position in the music half of the Library of Congress. Pete had met Woodie Guthrie out on the road and then eventually toured out west with him.