Robert Bruce Hoechner, a longtime musician and world traveler, died Friday, Feb. 5 in Elon, North Carolina. Hoechner, 21, died in an electrical fire at a local tanning salon near Elon University.
Jim Bridger, also known as James Bridger or “Old Gabe,” was a tall, muscular, honest, and brave man. Jim was a fur trapper, mountain man, explorer, trader, and had many other jobs. When he was 17, he was called to be a member of a trapping group, organized by William H. Ashley.
conspiracy, and murder. He was the nation’s most wanted fugitives and feared by citizens of the
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Todd Beamer grew up living a typical life, but at age 32, he did something incredible. Todd Beamer was born on November 24, 1968 in Flushing, Michigan. He died on September 11, 2001. He had two sisters named Melissa and Michelle and moved twice as a child. He was a worker for the Oracle Corporation and he lived in Cranbury, New Jersey. He had a wife named Lisa Beamer and two kids named David and Drew. His third child, Morgan Kay, was born on January 9, 2002 and she never knew her dad.
James Bowie is one of few men of American folklore. With determination, strength, and strong personality James Bowie, also known as Jim Bowie, takes the true American spirit and shows what it be until his last breathe at the Alamo. James Bowie is an example of the true American spirit.
James Bridger was born March 17, 1804, Richmond VA. Bridger’s full name was James Felix Bridger. His family called him Old Gabe. James had an amazing sense of humor. He was one of the greatest frontiersman. He trapped for many leading fur companies. James was a hunter, trader, trapper, and an Indian fighter. He was also a guide and he was one of the trappers to remain in the Rockies. He had been married three times to Native American women. He had two children. One of those wives was named Cora and she sadly died in childbirth. Bridger’s first and second wives both died. James father was an innkeeper. His mother, father, and younger brother all died when the family was moving. When Bridger worked as a business man he never enjoyed
James Bridger born March 17, 1804 passed away in Missouri on July 17, 1881 at the age of 77 he was one of the last living mountain men. James went by the name of Jim to everyone he knew. Jim was named after his father James Bridger. When Jim was eight his family moved west. Jim was an amazing person he was always so nice and kind to everyone he met. Jim was a very tall man at over 6 feet, he received his tallness from his father that was also very tall.
Jim Bridger was born on March 17, 1810. Jim’s father passed away when Jim was just little, so Jim didn’t get a lot of schooling as a child. When he turned 13 he was thought how to use guns, ride horses, use traps and trade with Indians. Since he was a blacksmith at age 13 he didn’t have a lot of time for schooling, but when he did his mom taught him all that she could. He was very creative and he was a greats woodsman. When he grew older he got marries three times to Native Americans’ wives. One of was the daughter of a chief. He was married to a girl named Cora; one of his other wives died in child birth. When set off
He would always tell jokes even wen he was working. When he was 8 years old he had to move west with his family. He became the best scout
Kit Carson is best known for his role in the expansion of the West as a trapper, explorer, scout and American soldier. Carson not only spent time carving the path to the west, he defended it in battle as an officer in the U.S. Army. One of the most famous mountain men of the Westward movement, Carson has had several landmarks, cities, and areas named after him. Among these are Carson, Colorado, Carson City, Nevada, Carson Pass and the Carson River. (Sanford & Green) Kit Carson has been a part of American folklore for decades but his fame grew from very humble beginnings.
His full name was James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok and he came into this world in 1837 in the state of Illinois in the U.S. He first got notoriety as a gunfighter in 1861 when without any difficulty he shot three men who were trying to kill him. It
Nobody really knew about john Colter. Colter left Fort Raymond in October 1807, and over the course of the winter, he explored the region that later became Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. In 1808 he was injured fighting the Blackfoot Indians.
Hans Wegner was a man with a love for designing chairs, and as a result managed to produce over 500. He provided the public an opportunity to rethink how they thought of furniture.
There have been many people in the course of American History that have shaped the country we live in today. Some are well-known like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. There are some on the other hand that are not as well-known like James “Jim” Bowie. Jim Bowie was an American frontiersman who went to battle for our country knowing for a fact he was going to die, and still chose to stay and fight. It is people like Jim Bowie who will sacrifice their life for the great or good of others that helped make the United States America a free nation.