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John Washington Price
10/30/1884 - 1/14/1924
John Washington Price was born on October 30, 1884 in Walton Co., Florida and died on January 14, 1924 in Walton Co., Florida. He lived to be 39 years old.

His parents were Seaborn Bridges Price (3/20/1858 AL -1935 FL) & Elizabeth V. Permenter (7/20/1857 AL - 1942 FL). His grand parents were James Russell Price (1832 GA - 11/24/1915 FL) & Nancy Caroline Straughn (1835 -1924). The Price family came to the US from Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales before 1750.

John & Josephine had seven children: Maggie (1908 - ), Floyd Edgar (1910 - 1983), Inez (1912 - ). Vertie (1914 - ), Cecil Ray (1917 - 1962), Allie M. (1919 - ) & Albert P. (1922 -1981).
Census5/19/1910 Ealum FL (Walton County) 25 yrs old 
John W. Price (age 25), Josephine Price (25), Maggie Price (1)& Floyd Price (4 mos.) John and Josephine have been married three years and have two children. All were born in FL, except Joesphine in AL. John and Joesphine's parents all were born in AL. John is a farmer.  
Census1/29/1920 Ealum FL (Walton County) 35 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.  

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22 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
33 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
5 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
11 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
13 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
16 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.
16 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
17 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
18 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
19 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
20 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
22 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
22 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
22 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
28 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
29 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
30 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
39 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
39 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
40 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
1 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
24 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
28 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
29 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
33 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.
35 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
25 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
26 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.
25 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
30 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.
33 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
35 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
36 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.

Josephine Carter
Born about 1885 and died about 1940.
They were married 1/1/1907.

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The Children of John Washington Price

23 years old
Cecil Ray Price
Born in an unknown place on July 23, 1917 and died in Blountstown, Florida on July 20, 1962. He was 45 years old.

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Albert P. Price
Born somewhere in Florida on February 4, 1922 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida on August 30, 1981. He was 59 years old.

He married Mattie Gibson....
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