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Mary Dee  Robison 

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William Winfield Robison
2/1849 - 1930

Emma Elizabeth Barwick
4/6/1856 - 8/20/1931
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Mary Dee Robison
12/1885 - 1960
(Shown at age 75)
Mary Dee Robison was born on an unknown day in December 1885 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1960 somewhere in Florida. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 74 years old.

1st marriage to Percy Coleman. She married John Green Davis and they had four children:
Nolie (1919)
Johnnie (abt. 1922)
Anabel (abt. 1923)
Pearl (1926)
Census1/24/1920 Sopchoppy FL (Wakulla County) 34 yrs old 
Recorded as family #172: John J. Davis (age 54), Mary D. (wife, age 34), Tipton (son, age 14), Nollie (daughter, age 2 months), Dallie Coleman (stepson, age 9), Katie D. (stepdaughter, age 7), William A. (stepson, age 4). John J. was born in AL, Mary D. in GA and all of the children in FL. John and Mary can read and write and the older children have been attending school. John states his occupation as farmer working a general farm. He also owns his house. 
Census4/12/1930 Sopchoppy FL (Wakulla County) 44 yrs old 
Recorded as family #108: John G. Donis (age 66), Mary D. (wife, age 44), Katie Colema (stepdaughter, age 17), Christa Colema (stepson, age 14), Nolie Davis (daughter, age 10), Johnny Davis (daughter, age 8), Annie B. Davis (daughter, age 5), Pearl Davis (daughter, age 3 months). John, Mary and the older children can read and write. The children have been attending school. John was born in AL, Mary in GA and the children in FL. John is a farmer working a general farm which he owns. He estimated the value of his estate to be $800. They do not own a radio. John was 28 and Mary was 19 at their first marriage. 
Census1/1/1935 Sopchoppy FL (Wakulla County) 49 yrs old 
Recorded on page 7, line 3: John Davis (age 72), Mary D. (age 49), Katie Dell Coleman (age 22),Thruston Coleman (19), Nolie Davis (age 15), Johnnie Davis (age 13), Annie Bell Davis (age 10), Pearl Davis (age 8). John was born in AL, Mary in GA, others in FL. They rent their home and John is a farmer, Thurston job is in Public work. John has an 4th grade education, Mary an 8th,Katie a 12th, Thurston an 8th, Nolie a 9th, Johnnie a 6th, Annie a 5th & Pearl a 3rd. 
Graveyard/Tombstone1/1/1960 West Sopchoppy FL (Wakulla County) 74 yrs old 
Mary Robison Davis Rudd - 1885 to 1960 

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21 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
32 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
43 1928 The Tamiami Trail opens. It opens the southernmost 275 miles of U.S. Highway 41 from State Road 60 in Tampa to U.S. Route 1 (SR 5) in Miami, Florida to tourist. It also destroys many of the Seminole Indian waterways and hinders their economy.
72 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
20 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
27 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
29 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
32 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
35 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
39 1924 Peach County is formed.
4 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
10 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
12 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
15 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
15 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
16 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
17 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
18 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
19 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
21 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
21 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
21 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
27 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
28 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
29 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
38 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
38 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
39 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
41 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
42 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
43 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
51 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
53 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
61 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
62 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
66 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
67 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
72 1957 Sputnik is launched by the Soviets and becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. It marks the beginning of the great "space race" between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
75 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
23 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
27 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
28 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
32 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
34 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
53 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
54 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
56 1941 NEWS HEADLINES: December 7, 1941 -- Japan launches a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and the US officially declares war on Japan the following day. World War II begins for American soldiers.
65 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
70 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
75 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
24 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
25 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
42 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
44 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
45 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
47 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
48 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president under his "New Deal" campaign. Frances Perkins becomes the first woman to hold a cabinet post when FDR appoints her secretary of labor. On December 5, the 21st Amendment is added to the Constitution, repealing Prohibition. Drinks for everyone!
49 1934 Farm families must leave the dust bowl-stricken Great Plains areas. The dust bowl includes areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arkansas. Radio picks up the "Okie" songs. In all, 400,000 people leave the Great Plains.
49 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
50 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
54 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
58 1943 Japanese Americans are relocated to internment camps; Almost 400,000 coal miners go on strike; Race riots break out in Los Angeles and Detroit.
59 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
60 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
69 1954 The nationally televised McCarthy hearings lead to Senator Joseph McCarthy's downfall; Segregation by race in schools is declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court; Congress adds the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance and requires "In God We Trust" to appear on all American currency.
24 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
29 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
32 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
34 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
35 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.
53 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
54 1939 Hitler takes over all of Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 1st, Germany invades Poland. On Sept. 3rd, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany. World War II has begun.
60 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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John Davis
Born on May 12, 1863 and died on October 25, 1948.
They were married 2/2/1919.

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The Children of Mary Dee Robison

91 years old
Nolie Dee Davis
Born in Sopchoppy, Florida on November 2, 1919 and died in Tallahassee, Florida on January 18, 2016. She was 96 years old.

Nollie married Daymond Grimes
Children :
Bill & Bob (Twins)
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19 years old
Pearl Davis
Born in Sopchoppy, Florida on June 30, 1926 and died in Monroe, Georgia on July 27, 2012. She was 86 years old.

She was born in Sopchoppy, Florida on June 30, 1926,the youngest child born to John Green Davis and Mary Robison Coleman Davis and is the great granddaughter of Elizabeth English Ward. She Loves to w...
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