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Alonzo Russell is a Bahamian sprinter specialising in the 400 metres. He represented his country at the 2015 World Championships and 2016 World Indoor Championships, and will be competing at the 2016 S...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

Richardson Saunders MP (1877 - 1939)

Richardson Saunders was a Bahamian-American businessperson and public official who held a variety of important positions, including: Chief engineer for the City of New York Financial adviser and ...

6/2/2016 8/5/2016

Donald Thomas (born 1 July 1984) is a Bahamian high jumper from Freeport, Bahamas. Thomas took up the sport in early 2006, having previously played basketball at Lindenwood University. He cleared 2.2...

8/4/2016 8/4/2016

Leevan "Superman" Sands MP

"Superman"

Leevan Sands is a Bahamian triple jumper. He was born in Nassau. His personal best jump is 17.59 metres, achieved in 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. This is the current Bahamian record. He went to Hig...

8/10/2012 8/3/2016

Emily Morley MP

Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, United States

Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, United States

Emily Morley is a Bahamian rower who is competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Morley is from Nassau, Bahamas and studies at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, United State...

7/29/2016 7/29/2016

Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker Jr. (born August 20, 1954) is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today . Fro...

4/15/2007 3/7/2016

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born on February 23, 1868, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, to Alfred and Mary Silvina (née Burghardt) Du Bois.[2] Mary Silvina Burghardt's family was p...

7/6/2014 3/7/2016

Sir Roland "Pop" Symonette was a famed Bahamian politician who was the first Premier of the Bahamas and the leader of a family informally known as the First Family of the Bahamas due to its extensive i...

7/20/2007 2/25/2015

Joseph Christopher Darville MP (1847 - 1915)

The Bahamas DNA Project says Joseph Christopher Darville was born c. 1846 at Petty's, Long Island. According to their research, Joseph's parents were: Elizabeth (or Isabella) Jane Knowles, b. Febru...

7/15/2007 1/29/2014

Thomas Walker, Capt. MP (1659 - 1722)

1. Charles Walker of London, England was one of the early White settlers of the Bahamas. In the 1671 census of the Bahamas: Charles, his wife Ann, and their children Charles, John, Thomas (2), Alice a...

4/26/2011 9/20/2013

Capt. Samuel Higgs, Sr. MP (c.1756 - 1800)

Capt. Samuel Higgs, Sr. is one of the leading patriarchs of Bahamian families alive today. He was born around 1756 to unknown parentage, likely at Harbour Island, Eleuthera. With his first wife, name...

10/26/2011 5/2/2013

Sarah Stillwell Bullard MP (c.1700 - d.)

"Sarah Bullard", "Sara Darvil", "Sara Stillwell", "Sara Bullard", "Sarah Darville", "Sara Darvill"

Sarah Darvil was from Eleuthera, The Bahamas. She married twice -- to Daniel Stillwell and to Thomas Bullard. The order of the marriages is unknown. Historian Sandra Riley writes in Homeward Bound " ...

10/20/2011 4/6/2013

John Darvil, Jr. MP (c.1698 - d.)

John Darvil Jr. was an infamous Bahamian pirate in the early 1700s. His father, John Darvil Sr., owned a fleet that sailed from the Eleuthera, then the chief inhabited Bahamian island, to Cuba in 171...

10/20/2011 10/20/2011

George Knowles Sr. MP (1786 - d.)

George Richard Knowles, Sr. was born February 12, 1786 in the Bahamas to James Knowles and Hannah (Campbell) Knowles. According to the records at Christ Church in Nassau, he was baptized there on April...

5/20/2010 8/14/2011

James Knowles Sr. MP (c.1723 - 1806)

James Knowles was a mulatto plantation owner on Long Island, The Bahamas. He was born c. 1723 in an unknown location (likely Eleuthera) to John Knowles, listed as white or European, and an unknown Afri...

5/20/2010 8/11/2011

Hannah Knowles (Campbell) MP (1745 - 1828)

Hannah (Campbell) Knowles was born in 1745 at an unknown birthplace. On October 7, 1777, she became the second wife of James Knowles through a ceremony at Christ Church, Nassau, New Providence, The Bah...

5/20/2010 8/11/2011

John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore (1732 – 25 February 1809) was a British peer and colonial governor. He was the son of William Murray, 3rd Earl of Dunmore, and his wife Catherine (née M...

6/23/2008 5/20/2011

Mary Cartwright (c.1794 - 1821)

5/20/2010 1/15/2011

William Duncan Cartwright MP (c.1790 - d.)

Father is debated. The earliest Cartwright in the Bahamas -- who is either the father or grandfather of William Duncan -- was Thomas Cartwright, an American Loyalist who fled to the Bahamas. Originally...

5/20/2010 1/15/2011