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Matthew Williams - Columbus

Resident Profile – Matthew Williams

1. What is your full name and its origin, or how was it given to you? Are you named after anyone? Do you have any nicknames? Matthew Terance Williams. I don’t know of anything funky about how I got my name. Sorry. I don’t have any nicknames, either. 🙁 The only interesting thing about my […]

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Ed Leonard Columbus

Resident Profile – Ed Leonard

1. What is your full name and its origin, or how was it given to you? Are you named after anyone? Do you have any nicknames? EL: Edward Leonard, but I go by Ed.  I’m of Irish & German descent.  I was named after my uncle Ted 2. How old are you? EL: 48  3. […]

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Resident Profile – Jonathan Putnam

1. What is your full name and its origin, or how was it given to you? Are you named after anyone? Do you have any nicknames? JP: Jonathan Putnam. I’m deep WASP. My family came here from England in 1634 and settled in Salem, Mass. Some historians blame the origins of the Salem witch hysteria […]

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Jessie Laux

Resident Profile – Jessie Laux

1.       What is your full name and its origin, or how was it given to you? Are you named after anyone? Do you have any nicknames? My name is Jessie Laux. Laux is French and German, but you’ve probably already guessed that. My nickname is GoldyLaux, (like Goldy Locks and the Three Bears) because of […]

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Mike Brown Columbus

Resident Profile – Michael Brown

15 questions with Harrison West resident Mike Brown:   1. What is your full name and its origin, or how was it given to you? Are you named after anyone? Do you have any nicknames? a. Michael Scott Brown, of the Allen County Ohio Brown/Spencer/McClure/Graham families… McClures settled Allen County first. b. I’ve been called […]

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