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George D. Bailey 

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George D. Bailey
5/16/1895 - 3/24/1956
George D. Bailey was born on May 16, 1895 in Chipola, Florida and died on March 24, 1956 in Bastrop, Louisiana. He lived to be 60 years old.

He married Sallie O'Brian. They had one son named Samuel Lee (1915-1972). George later married Myrtis A. Smith.
He served in WWI.
Census5/1/1910 Hansford Mill FL (Calhoun County) 14 yrs old 
Recorded as family #113: J.W. Bailey (age 41), Medna Bailey (age 27), Willie Bailey (18), George Bailey (16), Emma Bailey (10), Daisy Bailey (9), Ben Bailey (6), Florence Bailey (3), and Gracie Bailey (6 months). J.W. was born in FL, his parents in SC. Medna was born in GA, as were her parents. All of their children were born in FL. J.W. and Medna have been married for two years. She has given birth to two children, both are still living. This is Medna's third marriage and J.W.'s second marriage. JJ.W. is a farmer while Willie and George are laborers working odd jobs. All can speak English. J.W. cannot read or write. Medna and the three oldest children can read and write and the children have been attending school.  
Marriage11/23/1913 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 18 yrs old 
George Bailey's marriage to Sallie Obiyant (spelled wrong) has both birthplace as of Chipola, Fla. Date: Nov. 23, 1913, marriage place: Calhoun Co., Florida, Indexing project (batch) number: M73692-6; system origin: Florida-EASy; source film number: 925884.  
Military7/15/1919 Blountstown FL  24 yrs old 
WWI record for George Bailey reports no injuries and an Honerable Discharge on 7/15/1919 due to demobilization. He served overseas from September 17, 1918 through July 5, 1919. He enlisted in Blountstown, FL on April 9, 1917 when he was 21 11/12 years old. 
Census4/3/1930 Beat 4 MS (Smith County) 34 yrs old 
Dwelling #8: The family of George D. Bailey (white male, age 36) consists of Myrtis A. (wife, age 26), and J.L. (son, age 4 years, 7 months). George is renting a house - which is not a farm - and estimates the value of their belongings to be $3.00. George was 19 years old the first time he was married. Myrtis was 21 years old the first time she was married. George and both of his parents were born in Florida. Myrtis, and both of her parents, were born in Mississippi. Their son was born in Mississippi. George was working at the Timber Center as a laborer, but he has been unemployed for the past five months. Both George and Myrtis can read and write. George is a veteran of 'the world war'.  
Graveyard/Tombstone3/24/1956 Bastrop LA ( Morehouse Parish County) 60 yrs old 
Name: George D. Bailey, Birth Date: May 16, 1895, Birth Place: Calhoun County, Florida, Death Date: March 24, 1956, Death Place: Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, Cemetery: Christ Church Cemetery, Burial or Cremation Place: Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana 

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11 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
22 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
33 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.
2 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
5 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.
5 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
6 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
7 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
8 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
9 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
11 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
11 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
11 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
17 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
18 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
19 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
28 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
28 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
29 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
31 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
32 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
33 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
41 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
43 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
51 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
52 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
56 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
57 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
13 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
17 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
18 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
22 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.
24 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
43 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
44 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
46 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.
55 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
60 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
14 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
15 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.
32 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
34 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
35 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
37 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
38 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!
39 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.
39 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
40 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
44 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
48 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.
49 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
50 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
59 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.
14 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
19 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.
22 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
24 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
25 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.
43 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
44 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.
50 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.

Sallie O'Bryan
Born on an unknown day in May 1894 and died about 1915.
They were married 11/23/1913.

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Samuel Lee Bailey
Born in Calhoun Co., Florida on April 25, 1915 and died in Columbus, Georgia on April 18, 1972. He was 57 years old.

He married Bessie Lee Lauramore on March 18, 1935. They had seven sons. The first one, Jimmy Earl, died in infancy and is buried at Red Oak Cemetery, Blountstown, FL.
They moved to Slocomb, AL wher...
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