Future poet Lucy Terry was born in West Africa. The exact date of her birth is unknown, though it is thought she might have been born as early as the 1720s. Historical records on Lucy’s life are extremely limited and thus details of her history have been taken away from scholarly research and conjecture. Lucy was captured when she was a very young girl by slave traders who brought her to Rhode Island. There she was believed to have been first bought by Samuel Terry, who lived in Enfield, Connecticut.
I am Mary Boykin Chesnut. My mom and dad had served as a U.S representative. I had younger brother and two sisters My brother name is Catherina and my sisters names are Sarah, Amelia.
Betsy Ross didn't directly contribute to the Revolutionary War. Instead, she was a symbol which united people to the cause. In May of 1776, Betsy began sewing the very first American flag ever; it consisted of 13 stars and 13 stripes.
After her husband 's death a few years later, threats of Massachusetts taking over Rhode Island compelled Hutchinson to move outside the reach of Boston, into the lands of the Dutch. While five of her older surviving children remained in New England or in England, she settled with her younger children near an ancient landmark called Split Rock in what later became The Bronx in New York City. The Hutchinson 's were unfortunate in the timing of their settlement in this area, and soon became victims of the local unrest. During Kiefs war, the Indians invaded Hutchinson 's settlement and killed her along with her six children and other members of the household. Their bodies were dragged into the house which was set on fire to burn to the ground.
Imagine a 160 room house with only one person person living in it, and if the owner ever stopped building, she would die. This was the case for Sarah Winchester in San Jose California. The Winchester mystery house is a famous haunted mansion in California. Sarah Winchester was a lady who bought an unfinished farm house in 1884.
Mary Flora Bell was born May 26, 1957 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom and is still alive today. Mary, as we all know her, was called The Tyneside Strangler. Mary strangled two boys, ages 3 and 4, to death in 1968. She was 10 years old – this occurred the day before her 11th birthday. In December of 1968, Mary was convicted of manslaughter for the 2 killings.
Betty Maria TallChief was a professional ballerina dancer who was osage. Osage is a Native American Tribe in the U.S .Osage is also prefers to Orange or Osage Orange. Betty Maria faced prejudice things and encounters about being Native American but little do people know she will become a big star. To not only the locals in her town but in the whole world. She will become the Osage Firebird.
Margaret Stender grew up in Alexandria, Virginia and Atlanta, Georgia. She grew up in Alexandria, moved to Atlanta for six years, then moved back to Alexandria where she then lived from seventh grade until she graduated high school. She has one sister who is three years younger than her, her father worked full time as a national archivist for the government, and her mother was a nurse. She attended all all girls private school in Alexandria, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, then she went to the University of Richmond where she got a duel degree in history and education, and she got an MBA from the University of Virginia. However, Ms. Stender is best known as the president and founding CEO of the Chicago Sky (Chicago’s WNBA Team) and the co-owner and co-founders of Flow Basketball Academy.
Ellie Schuckman rolls her bowling bag into the Colonial Lanes Bowling Alley. Inside, children celebrate their birthday parties under the glow-in-the-dark lights. The sound of crashing pins surrounds Schuckman. After getting assigned a lane and studying the alley’s oil patterns, she takes her two balls — one blue and the other blue and gold — out of the bag. With loud pop music playing overhead, Schuckman puts on her wrist guard and lines herself up with the pins.
Marie Tallchief was an indian girl from Oklahoma she had a passion of dance. She started when she was three years old. She was born in 1925 and spent some of her childhood in the Osage reservation in Oklahoma. Ballet brought her out of her shell it made her happy. She would always get bullied because her last name because she was indian.
Mary Jane Carey of Holly Hill Designs Mary Jane Carey will totally admit to being a gypsy. Or a being an old hippy. Or both. Either way, she has had a fascinating life story that has led her to the delightful road of being one of the designers for Henry Glass. Mary Jane started her quilting adventures in Western Massachusetts in 1970.