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Amelia

A model of conjugal affection, in Fielding's novel so called. It is said that the character is intended for his own wife. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Ame…

Amelia Earhart

Aviation legend Amelia Earhart is most famous for the mysterious circumstances of her death: she disappeared in 1937 somewhere in the South Pacific, near the end of an attempted round-the-world flight…

Amelia Earhart

San Antonio businesswoman, completed a journey to retrace the final flight path of Amelia Earhart, who disappeared in the south Pacific more than sixty years ago. She flew the same make and …

Amelia Earhart Birthplace

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Atchison, Kansas Amelia Earhart was actually born in her maternal grandparents' home in Atchison, Kansas. Amelia's family lived in several towns during her childhood …

Burr, Amelia Josephine

Burr, Amelia Josephine[1878-?](2)New works published in the 1930'sEducated at Hunter College in the City of New York. Miss Burr has published successively the following books of verse: "A Roa…

Amelia Josephine Burr: A Lynmouth Widow

A Lynmouth WidowAmelia Josephine BurrHe was straight and strong, and his eyes were blue As the summer meeting of sky and sea, And the ruddy cliffs had a colder hue Than flushed his cheek when …

Amelia Josephine Burr: Where Love is

Where Love isAmelia Josephine BurrBy the rosy cliffs of Devon, on a green hill's crest, I would build me a house as a swallow builds its nest; I would curtain it with roses, and the wind shoul…

Robert Goode SOUTHALL

SOUTHALL, Robert Goode, a Representative from Virginia; born at Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Va., December 26, 1852; attended the Washington Academy and High School of Amelia County; depu…

Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith capitalized on a toothy grin and southern charm to make TV history with two successful shows: The Andy Griffith Show (1960-68) and Matlock (1986-95). Andy Griffith got his start in the …

Joseph EGGLESTON

EGGLESTON, Joseph, (uncle of William Segar Archer), a Representative from Virginia; born in Middlesex County, Va., November 24, 1754; when four years old was taken to his father’s plantation …