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Arch  Barbee 



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Arch Barbee
12/31/1889 - 5/19/1931
Arch Barbee was born on December 31, 1889 in Taylor County, Florida and died on May 19, 1931 in Blountstown, Calhoun County, Florida. He lived to be 41 years old.

His parents were Charles B. Barbee (10/1850 GA) and Elizabeth Tolar (5/1865 FL)

Archie married Ethel Kelly.
Mary Alice (abt. 1926 - died at birth)
Herman Floyd(1915)
Winifred Cain
Dena Merle

In 1931 he died from in a sawmill accident and is buried at Nettle Ridge.
Census4/30/1910 Blountstown, District 3 FL (Calhoun County) 20 yrs old 
Eliza Barbee (age 50), Miles Barbee (27), John Barbee (24), Archie Barbee (19), Rohema Barbee (16), Elmer Barbee (13), J L Barbee (11), Oscar Barbee (8). All were born in FL. Eliza is a widow, she had 9 children, 8 are living. Eliza and Miles are farmers. All can read and write except Oscar.  
Military6/5/1917 FL (Calhoun County) 27 yrs old 
WWI Draft Card: name: Arch Barbee, address: Blountstown, Fla, date of birth: Dec. 31, 1892, where were you born: Taylor County, Fla, are is a US citizen: yes, occupation: Lumber Instructor (in saw mill) ,employed by: Blountstown Mfg Co. , dependents: Wife and one child, married or single: married, prior military: Private, Fla National Guard. tall medium, short?: medium, build: medium, eye color: gray, hair color: black, bald: no, disability: no 
Census2/2/1920 District 14 FL (Calhoun County) 30 yrs old 
#434 - Arch Barbee (age 25), Ethel Barbee (22), Hearmond F. Barbee (4), Myrle Barbee (1). All were born in FL. Occupation is a Groder in the Lumber Industry. They rent their home.  
Census4/5/1930 District 1 FL (Calhoun County) 40 yrs old 
#108 - Archie Barbee (age 38), Nellie E. Barbee (32), Herman F. Barbee (14), Oscar M. Barbee (12), Winifred Barbee (8), William B. Barbee (6), Vivian M. Barbee (6mo) and mother in law Suzie Peacock (54) she is a widow. All born in FL, as were their parents. Their street address is, Angle Street , the house not numbered. Home valued at $1000, they do not live on a farm. They do not have a radio. Archie was 22 and Nellie was 16 at the time of their marriage. Archie does not list occupation.  
Graveyard/Tombstone5/19/1931 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 41 yrs old 
Name: Arch Barbee, Birth Date: Dec.31, 1889, Death Date: May 19, 1931, Cemetery: Nettle Ridge Cemetery 

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17 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
28 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
39 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.
6 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
8 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
11 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
11 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.
12 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
13 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
14 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
15 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
17 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
17 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
17 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
23 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
24 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
25 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
34 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
34 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
35 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
37 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
38 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
39 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
19 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
23 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
24 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
28 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.
30 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
20 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
21 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.
38 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
40 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
41 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
20 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
25 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.
28 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
30 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
31 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.

Nellie Kelly
Born on April 29, 1898 and died on June 25, 1964.
They were married 1/1/1913.

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