Robert Stanford Parish
|About Robert Stanford Parish|
Robert Stanford Parish was born on December 14, 1869 in an unknown place and died on May 14, 1893 in Calhoun Co., Florida. He lived to be 23 years old.
Robert Stanford Parish
12/14/1869 - 5/14/1893
|Census||7/1/1870 ||Marianna FL (Calhoun County) ||about 6 months old |
|Dwelling #153, household #110: Thomas Parish (age 57) Mary (age 45, keeping house), Mary C. (age 17), Sarah E. (age 15), Ellen R. (13), William W. (10), Jane (3) and Robert S. (eight months old). All indicate they were born in Florida. Thomas is a farmer with an estimated personal estate value of $300, and he was born in Georgia. The children 10 yrs old and older indicate they were attending school. |
|Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1870: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod. || |
|Census||1/1/1885 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||15 yrs old |
|173,195 - Thomas Parish (age70), Mary (58) and Robert (15). Thomas is a farmer, he was born in NC, father in NC and mother in VA. Mary was born in GA, parents in SC. Robert born in FL. |
|Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1885: The principle towns in Calhoun County were Blountstown, Marysville, Chipola, Selman, Ocheesee, and Abe Springs. In 1884 railroads in Florida were bought out by one company and placed under central management. River Junction, located at the junction of the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers, is the closest railroad and the primary hub of land transports. The photo on the right shows the iron bridge than spans the Chattahoochee River about a mile from the Depot at River Junction where wharves, storage, steamboats and hotels bussel with activity. Click the photo for a larger view. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod. |
|Marriage||5/22/1890 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||20 yrs old |
|Robert Parish married Susey Halley on May 22nd 1890 in Calhoun Co. FL. page 182. |
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||During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
||The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
||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.
||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.
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
|Susannah 'Susey' Halley|
Born on March 10, 1876 and died on February 2, 1937
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