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John William Glaze
11/17/1880 - 7/29/1952
(Shown at age 60)
John William Glaze was born on November 17, 1880 in Dale County, Alabama and died on July 29, 1952 in Bay County, Florida. He lived to be 71 years old.

He married Rebecca Wesley (4/7/1882 -9/27/1930)
Leata Belle (died young)
Thomas Jefferson
Maude Mozelle
Louis Lee
Willie Paul
Johnie Leona

After the death of Rebecca in 1930 he married Annie Patterson
John Jr.
Doyle Pershing
Census6/17/1880 Centreville AL (Coffee County) -1 yrs before birth 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our John Glaze.  #454 -Frank Glaze (age 24), Sarah (28), Mattie(2) All were born in AL. Frank's parents born is GA, Sarah's parents born in SC. 
Marriage11/24/1899 FL (Coffee County) 19 yrs old 
Name: R. L. Wesley Spouse: G. W. Glayze Marriage Date: Nov.24, 1899 County: Coffee State: Alabama Performed By Title: Justice of the Peace Performed by Name: Furney Clark 
Census1/1/1900 Westville AL (Dale County) 19 yrs old 
John Glaze (age 20), Rebecca (19). both born in AL . John is a farmer  
Census1/1/1910  Wicksburg AL (Houston County) 29 yrs old 
#80-John W. Gloyze (age 29), Rebecca L. (29), Mollie (8), Thomas C. (2), Baby (1 month) All born in AL . John and Rebecca have been married 10 years. John is a farmer.  
Military9/12/1918 Bonifay FL (Holmes County) 37 yrs old 
WWI Draft Card #683 - name: John William Glaze , Home Address: Rfd #1 , Bonifay , Holmes Fla, Date of Birth: Nov. 19th 1880, age: 37, race: white, US citizen: native born, Occupation: Gospel work, Nearest Relative: Rebecca L. Glaze, Height: Tall, Build: Slender, Eye Color: Blue, Hair Color: Black  
Census1/1/1920 Millville FL (Bay County) 39 yrs old 
John W. Glaze (39), Rebeckie L. Glaze (37), Thomas J. Glaze (12), Maudie Glaze (9), Louis L. Glaze (7), Willie P. Glaze (5), Jonnie L. Glaze (0) John works as a loader at the shipyard  
Census1/1/1930 Millville FL (Bay County) 49 yrs old 
J.W. Glaze (49), Rebecca (48), Willie Paul (16), T.J. (21 ), Johnnie (10), Lois (17) All born in AL, ecpect Johnnie born in FL. John is a laborer at a sawmill  
Census1/1/1935 Bonifay FL (Holmes County) 54 yrs old 
Recorded on line #19: John W. Glaze (age 54), Annie L. Glaze (36), Johnie L. Glaze (15) & John J. Glaze (0). John & Annie were born in AL, Johnie & John J.were born in FL. John W. is a farmer with a 4th grade education. Annie has a 6th gr. & Johnie has a 10th gr. education. 
Other1/1/1951 Panama City FL (Bay County) 70 yrs old 
John W. Glaze and Annie Glaze,number: H 22, Residence Year: 1951, Street address: 322 Sanders La (S field), Publication Title: Panama City, Florida, City Directory, 1951 
Graveyard/Tombstone7/29/1952  Millville Cem. FL (Bay County) 71 yrs old 
John W. Glaze, - 17-Nov-1880 to 29-Jul-1952

Rebecca Glaze born Apr. 7 1882 to Sept. 27, 1930  

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2 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
3 1883 Three railroad companies are merged to form the Florida Transit and Penisular Railroad Company. Thee are: Florida Transit Railroad Co., Peninsular Railroad Co, and the Tropical Florida Railroad Co.
4 1884 Most railroads in Florida are passed into the hands of a single company owned and operated by a single management, under the name of The Florida Railway and Navigation Company. It has more that 500 miles of main track in operation and about 300 miles of track under construction. The longest route was the "Western Division" which ran from Tallahassee to Jacksonville - 209 miles.
26 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
37 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
48 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.
9 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
15 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
17 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
20 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.
20 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
21 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
22 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
23 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
24 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
26 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
26 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
26 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
32 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
33 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
34 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
43 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
43 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
44 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
46 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
47 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
48 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
56 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
58 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
66 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
67 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
71 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
72 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
2 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
5 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
28 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
32 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
33 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
37 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.
39 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
58 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
59 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
61 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.
70 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
29 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
30 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.
47 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
49 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
50 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
52 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
53 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!
54 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
54 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.
55 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
59 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
63 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.
64 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
65 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
29 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
34 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.
37 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
39 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
40 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.
58 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
59 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.
65 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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Annie Patterson
Born on March 15, 1898 and died on January 30, 1984
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