Abigail Smith was born on November 11,1744 in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Elizabeth Quincy Smith, and William Smith are the parents of Abigail. Abigail 's was born as the daughter of a minister. Abigail Smith was the second of four kids; Mary, Elizabeth and William. Abigail did not attend school, like most girls did, due to chronic illness.
On the 13th of September 1775, Elizabeth Ingersoll gave birth to Laura Ingersoll, a clever, beautiful baby. When Laura was eight, her mother died, leaving her and her three sisters, Myra, Abigail and Elizabeth. Her father remarried twice and had two children, named Nancy and Charles with his third wife. Her family was originally from Massachusetts, so in 1795 her family immigrated to Upper Canada where her father had obtained a township grant for settlement. Her father’s farm became the site of the modern town of Ingersoll.
A Chauvin woman who was stabbed to death at a Grand Isle beach Sunday was a generous woman who loved photography and gardening, and did everything she could for her three kids despite being an amputee, her sister-in-law said. Jennifer Dozier was at the beach near Cypress Lane around 10:30 p.m. Sunday when a fight broke out between her and her boyfriend of nearly two years, Randy Paul Marcel, of Pine Street in Chauvin, police said. The fight, which witnesses say started over drugs or cigarettes, culminated in Dozier, 34, being stabbed the multiple times in the neck and torso, said Glen Boyd, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office public information officer. Marcel left Dozier's 2-year-old son, Gabriel, with his mother's body and left the scene, police said.
An athlete is strong, active, and very good at sports. Mildred Ella Didrickson is the perfect example of an athlete. Born on June twenty-ninth, nineteen-eleven in Port Arthur, Texas who would have known that she would become on of the best women athletes of the twentieth century As a kid, Mildred played baseball, and got the name “Babe” because people thought she hit as well as Babe Ruth.
Dr. Jane C. Wright Dr. Jane C. Wright was born on November 30, 1919 in Manhattan to parents Corrine, a public-school teacher and Louis T. Wright, a graduate of Meharry Medical College and one of the first African American graduates from Harvard Medical School. She attended the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, from which she graduated in 1938. Wright went on to graduate with an art degree from Smith College in 1942 and then graduated with honors, with a medical degree from New York Medical College 1945. After medical school, she did residencies at Bellevue Hospital (1945-46) and Harlem Hospital (1947-1948), completing her tenure at Harlem Hospital as chief resident.
Opening Paragraph Janine Shepherd is not only an inspiration, but she has also proven people wrong. Hit by a truck she had several injuries and was diagnosed partial paraplegic, meaning she was most likely not to be able to walk again. Years after her accident the ability of walking came back to her and she became known not for walking but for her accomplishments. Janine Shepherd faced many challenges, but overcame them and proved people wrong and inspired others with her books and her plane flying ability. INNOVATE Janine Shepherd was an elite athlete, but that changed when she was hit by a utility truck.
Oliver Hill became a strong supporter of equality. Equality is the state of being the same in number, race, class, or quality. Oliver Hill grew up in Richmond, Virginia on May 1, 1907. Graduating from Dunbar High School, Hill wasn't sure what he wanted to do for a living. He married a woman named Beresenia Walker.
Marcus Jamal Hopson, also known as Hopsin, is a lyricist and a rapper who believes that not knowing is okay but not trying to learn is not and that being strange is okay. First, he states, “At the end of the day it doesn’t matter what anybody else thinks as long as you’re happy.” This shows how he doesn’t care about people thinking he is strange or weird as long as happiness is the main goal. “You wanna succeed. You have to try or one day you’ll get older and regret it all because you can’t provide.”
At the age of ten, Edward Isham threw the first punch that led down the long road of a violent lifestyle (Bolton, 1). He grew up without a mother and with an alcoholic and a womanizer role model of a father (Bolton, 102). Unlike most, Isham was uneducated and not involved in the church after being kicked out of both (Bolton, 2). His far from average and tumultuous childhood mirrored his far from average life (Bolton, 101). Edward Isham’s life was not one of a typical poor white man because of his work circumstances, his relationships, and his extremely violent lifestyle.
For my Quaker essay I focused on John Woolman. He was British-American Quaker leader and abolitionist whose Journal is recognized as one of the classic records of the spiritual inner life. John was born on October 19, 1720 in Rancocas, New Jersey and died on October 7, 1772, while on a trip to England John Woolman died of smallpox. He is best known for his Journal, and for his lifelong work to end slavery. Both were sources of inspiration to the emerging abolitionists of his day, and continue to inspire readers today.
Wes Montgomery is an American jazz guitarist, who was born on March 6th 1923. During his career he was extremely influential throughout the jazz community. Unlike many musicians, Montgomery started playing music at the late age of 19. He had no formal training, having to teach himself the craft of guitar.
Debbie Allen Is an American actress dancer, choreographer will all major dances like classical Ballet, Modern, African, Hip Hop and Jazz. Now she is currently teaching young dancers. At age 12 Debbie Allen audition at ballet school when she returned to her birth home in Texas. Auditioning for the school got denied just because of her skin color. When she got a second chance to perform a Russian instructor saw her talent of how a good dancer she is by a that the Russian instructor let her be is his academy .
Actress, writer, flamboyant- these are just the start to a long list of words that describe Mae West. She not only enticed but challenged morality through movies and plays. Her actions and words were anything but the norm during the years of the Great depression. Mae West was a controversial actress and play writer for her time and opened up views to scandalous topics which changed the face of media today. Mae West made a debut on Hal Clarendon’s theatrical company.