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Walter Winfeild Robison 

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William Winfield Robison
2/1849 - 1930

Emma Elizabeth Barwick
4/1856 - 8/20/1931
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Walter Winfeild Robison
9/12/1878 - 11/5/1925
(Shown at age 15)
Walter Winfeild Robison was born on September 12, 1878 somewhere in Georgia and died on November 5, 1925 in Wakulla Co., Florida. He lived to be 47 years old.

He married Suzie Walker

Children :
Curtis Lloyd
Shirley Limuel
Jessie Opheila
Mary Lilly
Herschel
Audrey May
Walter Larry
Murrel Lee
Records
Census1/1/1900 Bridge Creek GA (Colquitt County) 21 yrs old 
34, 36 - William W. Robinson (age50) Emmer E. Robinson (44), Walter Robinson (21), Josefene Robinson (19), Mary D. Robinson (14), Gordon A. Robinson (12), John A. Robinson (10), Corban M. Robinson (7) & sister -Nancy Robinson (55). William and Emmer have been married for 23 years. All were born in GA. View Original Record View original image  

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4 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
5 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.
6 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.
28 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
39 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
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27 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
34 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
36 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
39 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
42 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
46 1924 Peach County is formed.
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1 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
11 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
17 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
19 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
22 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
22 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.
23 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
24 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
25 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
26 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
28 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
28 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
28 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
34 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
35 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
36 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
45 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
45 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
46 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
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4 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
7 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
30 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
34 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
35 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
39 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.
41 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
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31 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
32 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.
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31 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
36 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.
39 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
41 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
42 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.
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