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Andrew Jackson Yon 

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Levi Markes Lafayette Yon Sr.
9/21/1810 - 5/1/1881

Rachael Ann Spears
2/9/1853 - 6/11/1901
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Andrew Jackson Yon
11/25/1880 - 5/20/1936
Andrew Jackson Yon was born on November 25, 1880 in Calhoun Co., Florida and died on May 20, 1936 in Calhoun Co., Florida. He lived to be 55 years old.

He went by "Jack".
He married Viola "Ola" Phillips (11/27/1882-1/29/1977).

Their children:
Viola V.
Andrew Jackson Jr.
Military9/12/1918 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 37 yrs old 
WW1 Registration card - Andrew Jackson Yon, born: Nov. 25th 1880, Place of birth: Blountstown, race: W,Occupation: Laborer, spouse: Olia Yon, hight: medium, Build: medium, Lost of arm or leg, hand or eye: yes. 
Census4/12/1920 Blountstown, district 14 FL (Calhoun County) 39 yrs old 
420, 436 -Andrew J. Yon (age 39), Ola Yon (21), Viola V. Yon (2 mos). All were born in FL, as were their parents. Andrew is a laborer at the saw mill. They rent their home. Andrew and Ola can read and write.  
Census4/4/1930 FL (Calhoun County) 49 yrs old 
43, 45 -Jack A. Yon (49), Ola Yon (27), Viola V. Yon (10), Andrew J. Yon (6), Levie B. Yon (4, 7mos.), Rachael A. Yon (1,2mos.). All were born in FL. They own their home, personal value is $800. Jack was 34 years old and Ola 16 when they married. Jack works at a Gasoline filling station as a Profrielor(?).  
Graveyard/Tombstone9/12/1936 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 55 yrs old 
Andrew Jackson Yon - 11/25/1880 to 5/20/1936- Section 2 Lot 80 Nettle Ridge Cemetery, Calhoun County, Florida  

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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 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
26 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
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 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
43 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
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
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.
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.
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.

Viola Phillips
Born on November 27, 1892 and died on January 29, 1977
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Levy Berry Yon
Born in Blountstown, Calhoun Co., Florida on August 31, 1925 and died in Gadsden County, Florida on June 6, 1985. He was 59 years old.

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