When George Washington was only seven years old his family moved to Ferry Farm. It was across from a river in Fredericksburg Virginia. Before they moved George had a sister (Betty) and and three younger brothers (Samuel, John, and Charles). They say that George Washington’s mom was a cold bossy woman. Health George Washington had a number of diseases he had malaria, smallpox, tuberculosis, malaria, dysentery,
Brandeis was born in Louisville, Kentucky on November 13, 1856. As stated, Louis was the youngest of the Brandeis children. He had two older sisters one 5 years older and the other 4 years older and one older brother who was 2 years older than Louis. In his childhood, Louis loved his family. His affectionate parents and love for his siblings proved for an emotionally secure and happy childhood.
Famous American Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky, to parents Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Lincoln moved with his family to Indiana in 1817 due to hard times. Abraham was 9 years old when on the 5th of October, 1818, his mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln died of tretmol, milk sickness. In December of 1819 his father remarried to Sarah Bush Johnston, a widow with three children. Abe quickly formed a close attachment to his stepmother.
Lisa Bergren is the author of Claim a Colorado territory novel set in the late nineteenth century. After the passing of their well-to-do-father, the novel follows the lives of three siblings: two daughters and one brother. Each sibling was given an inheritance of one-third of the patriarch’s estate. With their inheritance and the memories of father’s last words of guidance and blessing, then each embark on a journey West. The journey’s goal is to find a place of healing for the oldest daughter’s lung disease.
He gained an early interest in the military as well. He was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York on the day of October 27, 1858. His mother was Martha Bulloch Roosevelt and she was an American socialite. His father was Theodore Roosevelt Sr and he was an American businessman. Theodore also had private tutors that helped him through school.
January 19, 1809, Edgar Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Elizabeth Arnold Poe and David Poe Jr. both professional actors. By 1811, Edgar’s father abandoned the family leaving his former wife Elizabeth with two year old Edgar, his eldest brother Henry and his infant sister Rosalie. But things were about to take a tragic turn, on December 8, 1811, Edgars mother passed away from tuberculosis while Edgar was at the tender age of two, soon after his father David passed away from tuberculosis as well. The three Poe children were then separated, Henry went to live with his biological grandparents, and Rosalie was adopted by the Mackenzie family. Edgar on the other hand, was adopted by John and Frances Allan, a well rewound Richmond couple
The Life Of Bill Clinton Background of the President William Jefferson Clinton most commonly known as Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III in Hope, Arkansas, on August 19, 1946, approximately three months after his the death of his father. Clinton was raised by his strong-willed grandmother Edith Cassidy and his free spirited mother Virginia Cassidy Blythe two domineering women who often competed for his attention. Clinton spent the early years of his life being taught by his grandmother while his mother way away in New Orleans attending school to become a nurse. (World Biography Encyclopedia) In 1950, Clinton 's mother, Virginia, married a car dealer and abusive alcoholic by the name of Roger Clinton who moved the family to Hot Springs, Arkansas where years later Clinton officially adopted his stepfather 's last name. In 1963, a year before graduating high school Clinton visited Washington D.C., as one of the two Arkansas
I am not sure what happened to his dad but when he got out of the army, he put his mom in the nursing home here in Winner. While Roney was in the army he got hit by a truck and was paralyzed. Roney when to a nursing home in Rapid and died there about 4 years ago. A week after he died his mom died in the hospital. There’s so much chaos in my ancestry.
Mary Stilwell Edison, Thomas’s first wife, died on August 9, 1884 at the age of twenty-nine. Although many books say that Mary died of typhoid, her death certificate states that she died of congestion of the brain. Thomas’s second wife, Mina Miller, was born on July 6,1865 and she died on August 24,1947. Thomas had six children. Mary and Thomas Edison had three children in their 13 years of marriage.