Brown Date Garden
Family-owned date farm in Southern California, with retail mail orders to U.S. addresses
Children's music reviews, written by John Wood
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William Beaumont Family
Genealogy includes Dr. William Beaumont, first U.S. physiologist.
Border Clan Scott
History for 29 generations (nine centuries) of Scotts. Family includes poet and novelist Sir Walter Scott.
Each week, we highlight a historic or famous person named James. This week's famous James is:
|James "Jim" Bridger
(born March 17, 1804 - died July 17, 1881) American trader, explorer, and scout. In 1825, while traveling through Utah, Bridger explored Great Salt Lake, until then known only to the Native Americans. He guided more westward-bound wagon trains than all other scouts put together. In 1856 he located what became known as Bridger's Pass, in central Wyoming. In 1830, he visited the region that is now Yellowstone National Park, which was not "officially" discovered until 1874.
The name "James" is the English equivalent of Jacob; the first Jacob in the Bible was the patriarch of the 12 tribes of Israel. "James" is consistently among the most popular names for boys in the U.S.
Plural form of James: According to the Carnegie Mellon Style Guide, "Form plurals of family names that end in 's' by adding 'es.' Right: The Jameses live in Edgewood." See also StackExchange.com.
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