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Cecil Ray Price 

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John Washington Price
10/30/1884 - 1/14/1924

Josephine Carter
1885 - 1940
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Cecil Ray Price
7/23/1917 - 7/20/1962
(Shown at age 23)
Cecil Ray Price was born on July 23, 1917 in an unknown place and died on July 20, 1962 in Blountstown, Florida. He lived to be 45 years old.

Census1/29/1920 Ealum FL (Walton County) 2 yrs old 
Family #76: John W. Price (age 34), Josephene (wife, age 35), Maggie (daughter, age 11), Loyed (son, age 9), Inez (daughter, age 7) Vertie L. (daughter, age 6), Cecil R. (son, age 2 yrs, 6 mos), Allie M. (daughter, age 1 yr, 2 mos). Both Josephene and John were born in AL (as were most of their neighbors) and all of their children were born in FL. Both of John's parents were born in AL. Josephene's father was born in AL and her mother in TX. John is employed as a laborer and both he and Josephene can read and write. James P. & Ida Price (age 40), and Sebran & Lizzie Price (Pries) (age 61) and their families appear on the same census page (meaning they lived nearby) and may be his brother and father/uncle.  
Census4/26/1930 Ealum FL (Walton County) 12 yrs old 
Family #35: Josie Price (female, widow, age 48), Versalon (daughter, age 15), Ray (son, 12), Alloma (daughter, 11), and Albert P. (son, age 8). Josie, Versalon and Ray can read and write. The children (12 & under) have been attending school. Josie was born in FL and her parents in in AL. All of the children were born in FL (and both parents in AL). Josie is operating a general farm which she owns and the family lives.  
Marriage1/1/1939 FL (Bay County) 21 yrs old 
Marriage Certificate #16544 was issued in Bay County by the Florida Department of Health sometime during 1939 to Johnnie Winifred Davis and Cecil Ray Price.  
Newspaper11/28/1950 Panama City FL (Bay County) 33 yrs old 
BLOUNTSTOWN -- Mrs. Joe Davis was guest of honor at a birthday dinner Thursday at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Price.  
Other7/20/1962 FL (Calhoun County) 45 yrs old 
Florida Death Index: Cecil Ray Price, a white male, died in Calhoun County, Florida sometime in July 1962. 
Graveyard/Tombstone7/21/1962 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 45 yrs old 
Nettle Ridge Cemetery. CECIL RAY PRICE -7/23/1917 to 7/20/1962 Sec.3 Lot. 248 

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11 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.
40 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
45 1962 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
6 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
6 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
7 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
9 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
10 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
11 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
19 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
21 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
29 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
30 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
34 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
35 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
40 1957 Sputnik is launched by the Soviets and becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. It marks the beginning of the great "space race" between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
43 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
45 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
2 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
21 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
22 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
24 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.
33 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
38 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
43 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
10 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
12 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
13 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
15 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
16 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!
17 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
17 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.
18 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
22 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
26 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.
27 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
28 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
37 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.
45 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
2 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
3 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.
21 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
22 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.
28 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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Johnnie Davis
Born on January 22, 1917 and died on May 22, 1991.
They were married 8/5/1938.

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The Children of Cecil Ray Price

21 years old
Winnie Ray Price
Born in Blountstown, Florida on March 6, 1940 and died in Blountstown, Florida on October 8, 1967. She was 27 years old.

Married 9/23/1956. Burial at Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown, FL...
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13 years old
Frances Jo Price
Born in Blountstown, Florida on April 29, 1941 and died in Parker, Florida on May 10, 2002. She was 61 years old.

Married 2/27/1960. Burial at Parker Cemetery in Parker, FL...
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