November 25, 2020

History

Village of Doaktown
History, Rural

Village of Doaktown

The first substantiated record of settlement in the Village of Doaktown began with the arrival of a United Empire Loyalist, Ephraim Betts (b. circa 1730), and his associates in the years…

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Nathan Cummings
Biography, History

Nathan Cummings

Nathan Cummings (1896–1985) was born in Saint John. He became an American businessman, investor and philanthropist. He was the founder of Consolidated Foods, which later became known by one of…

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Shirley Dysart
Biography, History

Shirley Dysart

Shirley Dysart (born Shirley Theresa Britt) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the eldest of eight children born to Leslie John Britt and Mary Agnes (née Donovan) Britt. She often cared…

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