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Julia  Peacock 

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John Wesley Peacock
12/13/1843 - 12/31/1925

Mary Charlotte Parish
4/25/1854 - 10/23/1899
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Julia Peacock
6/1882 - 1920
Julia Peacock was born on an unknown day in June 1882 in an unknown place and died about 1920 in an unknown place. Actual date of death is unknown. She lived to be about 37 years old.

She married on (8/26/1900) to Simeon "Sim" Barber. 2nd marriage to Mr. Jones.
Census6/1/1885 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 3 yrs old 
page 22, #177 - W.J. Peacock (age 42), Mary (29), Mary E. (10), Rosa (8), Anna (5), Della J. (4), Julia (2), John (10 mos.). John was born in GA, as were his parents. Mary was born in FL, her father in NC and mother in VA. All children in FL. John is a farmer. Mary E. and Rosa attend school.  
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1885: The principle towns in Calhoun County were Blountstown, Marysville, Chipola, Selman, Ocheesee, and Abe Springs. In 1884 railroads in Florida were bought out by one company and placed under central management. River Junction, located at the junction of the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers, is the closest railroad and the primary hub of land transports. The photo on the right shows the iron bridge than spans the Chattahoochee River about a mile from the Depot at River Junction where wharves, storage, steamboats and hotels bussel with activity. Click the photo for a larger view. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.
Census6/27/1900 Blountstown, District 7 FL (Calhoun County) 18 yrs old 
family# 251: John Peacock (age 56, born 12/1843), says he is a farmer laborer. Members of his family are Julia Peacock (17, born 6/1882); John R. Peacock (15, born 7/1884); son in law John Barbur (23, born 5/1877, says he is a logger); Della J. Barbur (19, born 8/1880); Lonnie Barbur (age 1, born 1/1899). John states he was born in Georgia. All others state they were born in Florida as were their parents. 
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1900: The first automobile, nick-named Chicken Killer, arrives in Blountstown in 1905. The photo on the right shows The Chicken Killer. Click the photo for a larger view. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.
Census4/19/1910 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 27 yrs old 
Julia Barber (age 26), Cleo Barber (9), Rufus Barber (4). All were born in FL. Julia is a widow, she was born in FL, as were her parents. she is able to read and write.She has had two children, both are living. Cleo attends school.  

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7 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
13 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
15 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
18 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.
18 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
19 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
20 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
21 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
22 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
24 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
24 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
24 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
30 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
31 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
32 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
3 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
26 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
30 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
31 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
35 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.
37 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
27 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
28 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.
27 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
32 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.
35 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
37 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
38 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.

Simeon Barber
Born on October 18, 1882 and died on January 19, 1908.
They were married 8/26/1900.

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