BACKGROUND In 1943, Dr. Elijah Anderson was born in the Mississippi Delta in the middle of World War II. In his family of five, Dr. Anderson was the middle child. His grandmother resided with them, serving as the midwife. During this time, his parents were southern sharecroppers that picked and chopped cotton for a living. However, his father, Leighton, also drove a truck in the Army Infantry during World War II.
His pregnant wife died in the hurricane and his house was pulverized. He moved to New Orleans, where his daughters went to college. He died at 8:30 August 3rd, 1955 at the age of 93, his brother died a week later. As a kid Isaac had a good relationship with his
Ariel Castro was born in Puerto Rico on July 10, 1960. He moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in his young years where members of his extended family had already lived. In 1992, Castro bought a house at 2207 Seymour Avenue, he initially lived there with his wife and four children. Castro was very well known within his community. He was the bus driver of his community school.
Martin Lawrence is an actor, comedian, film director, film producer, television producer, screenwriter, and musician. Martin 's mother, Chlora Lawrence, was truly blessed by her son 's love. She was 40ish when he was born on April 16th in 1965. His father was a military man and that is how he was born in Frankfurt, Germany. Martin and his family settled in Maryland when he was around six or so.
After my grandpa, Don Fischer found his 20 year old brother dead with a broken neck, his life changed forever. Although my Grandpa had a tough childhood, he grew up to be a hard working, happily married man. Donald Fischer was born in a farm house 6 miles outside of Ottawa, on November 3, 1935. His parents were Emma and Louis Fischer. His siblings were Bob, Phyllis, and Paulene.
Sylvan Goldman was born on November 15, in 1894. He was born in the Ardmore Chickasaw nation. After World War I Sylvan and his brother opened up their own food store. Sylvan served as a food requisition in France during the War. One day Sylvan was observing his customers struggling with carrying the ordinary shopping basket and being able to put enough items in it and still be able to handle it.
Born on October 10, 1837 in Boston, Massachusetts, Robert Gould Shaw was the second child and only son of Francis George and Sarah Blake Shaw, two prominent abolitionists at the time. Shaw’s family line consisted of very successful merchants and businessmen who had amassed millions through trade, making the childhood of Shaw and his four sisters a comfortable one. When Shaw turned four, his father retired from his part time law practice so he could pursue a literary career and to spend more time with his family; he moved his family to the country near Brook Farm. It was here that Shaw was exposed to the beliefs of freethinkers’ such as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with the open-minded ideals of the local Unitarian church.
At 16, he became an assistant bookkeeper (biography.com). In 1859, he and a business partner established a commission firm that worked with meat, grains, hay, etc (biography.com). The firm shut down after just 1 year in business but Rockefeller and his partner had made about $450,000 (biography.com). After that, he found a fantastic opportunity in the newly created oil business
Joseph Grew was born May 27,1880 in Boston, MA and died May 25,1965. He was the son of Edward Sturgis Grew, a wool merchant, and Annie Crawford Clark Grew. Grew attended Harvard after graduating from a boys preparatory school “Groton”. Grew married Alice Perry and had 4 daughters. His first job was as a clerk at the American consulate in Cairo, Egypt.
In memory of Otis, age 77, died in March 19, 2007 In 1929, in a small town, on a kitchen table, my dad Otis came into this world. At age of three, his father Noel died, also his mother, Eula was pregnant with his brother Garland, of the ten children although where were step and half, you wouldn’t know it by meet them. After completing 6th grade, he stays home to support his family on the farm. 50 years of marriage, and also, he had two sons, and two daughters, and in addition to that there were five grandchildren, and three great grandsons, and he provides opportunities for his children graduate from high school, and two of went to college. He built his own house, and repaired the family vehicles, also employed as a tow motor operator for 30 years, after retiring, he also works as a janitor for 11 years at an Elementary School, and he provides help to his friends by putting up hay, also he fills in as a father figure for his nephew and mowing grass, and cut down trees.