John Billington was born circa 1580 around Lincolnshire, England. Billington married his wife Eleanor in 1603 in England. John and Francis were their sons. The Billington’s were a poor family in England, so John jumped at the chance for a new life in a new world. The only catch was that they would have to work six days a week for “the company.” This contract lasted seven years, and gave all profit to the common stock.
Lou to retire early because of this disease, Lou died two years after retiring from this disease. Not only was Lou Gehrig known for his disease, but as well for his amazing career in baseball. (Biography.com Editors) Henry Louis Gehrig was born in New York City in the Yorkville section of Manhattan, on June 19, 1903. His parents, Heinrich and Christina Gehrig, were German immigrants who had moved to their new country just a three years before having a son. A devoted parent, Christina had worked hard for her son’s athletic pursuits as well
Richard Taylor and his wife Sarah Strother contributed to America’s evolution, by both serving many battles in the American Revolution and fathering the nation’s twelfth president, Zachary Taylor. The third of six children, Zachary Taylor was born in Virginia, on November 24th, 1784. Shortly after his birth, Taylor’s family moved to Kentucky because of land gifted to Richard for his military services and the family became wealthy. Despite their status, Zachary Taylor received little education and enrolled in military school.
Robert Fulton invented the steamboat during the Industrial Revolution. Robert Fulton was born on November 14, 1765, in Little Britain Township, PA. Robert Fulton had three siblings, which are Abraham, Mary, Isabella, and Elizabeth. Robert was able to learn to read, at home, and so, he went to Quaker. Although, Robert Fulton didn’t came up with the idea of the steamboat, he built the first working steamboat. Few years later, Robert Fulton, stayed in PA, as a painter.
Prior to Reeves birth his father was a Princeton University graduate studying for a master’s degree in Russian at Columbia University. Although Reeve was born wealthy he worked at the docks with longshoremen in the summer. Christopher’s mother Barbara had been a student at Vassar College, but transferred to Barnard College so she could be closer to Franklin who she had met through a family connection. Franklin and Barbara then had a son, Benjamin Reeve, who was born on October 6th, 1953. Barbara and Franklin divorced in 1956, and then she moved
Benjamin franklin was married to deborah read. And he had 3 children two of them were his sons and the first one 's name is william franklin and the second son’s name is francis folger franklin. Benjamin franklin was born january 17 1706 and he died april
James was the oldest out of seven children. His life took an unexpected turn whenever his father died. Instead of taking over the estate, Monroe went to Virginia’s College of William and Mary. He only stayed for a few months before he dropped out to join the American Revolution (biography.com). He was wounded severely during the Battle of Trenton.
By the time Newton was four, he could read the bible and say verses. Newton was seven years old when his mother died and that was the worst. He lost his mother and he barely had his father. His father, John Newton Senior was the ship master in the Mediterranean
When he was 6 years old, white parents of his best friend prohibited him and his friend to play together because of the skin color (Rufus Burrow Jr., 2014). Martin Luther king Jr. went to Booker T. Washington High School. Later, he attended to Morehouse College, the same school as his father and maternal grandfather (Nobel Media AB, 2014). At first, young Martin Luther king
Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston and died on October 7, 1849. Poe 's life initially started off in tragedy when his father left him at infancy forcing his mother to look after him and car for him.Only a year later Poe 's mother had past away leaving him with no parents. Edgar then moved to Richmond, Virginia, with his new foster parents, John and Frances Allan. Poe 's writing career initially began in New York when he worked as a reporter and copyeditor ("The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe"). Edgar Allan Poe was said to have an immense impact on literature.