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Robert Bentozia Peacock 

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James Kinson Peacock
3/3/1845 - 8/9/1932

Mary Elizabeth Pierce
4/3/1849 - 2/5/1931
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Robert Bentozia Peacock
8/2/1883 - 1/8/1919
(Shown at age 20)
Robert Bentozia Peacock was born on August 2, 1883 in Sink Creek, Jackson Co., Florida and died on January 8, 1919 in Altha, Florida. He lived to be 35 years old.

Married Jennie Averette (11/6/1896 - ). They had two Children: Christine & Robert Newton Peacock.
Census6/5/1900 Precinct 7, Dykes Mill FL (Jackson County) 16 yrs old 
family# 35 - James K. Pecock (age 55), Mary E. Pecock (51), Joseph F. Pecock (19), Allice Pecock (20), Robert Pecock (16) & Irvin Pecock (14). James & Mary have been married 33 years, they have 9 children, all are living. James is a farmer, he was born in GA, parents in SC. Mary was born in AL, as were her parents. All children born in FL. Joseph, Robert & Irvin are farm laborers.  
Additional information about Jackson County, FL around 1900: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census4/25/1910 Rocky Creek FL (Jackson County) 26 yrs old 
family# 166- James K. Peacock (age 66), Mary E. Peacock (62)& Robert Peacock (26). James is a farmer, he was born in GA, parents in NC. Mary was born in AL, her parents in SC. Robert was born in FL. James and Mary have been married 45 years, they have 9 children, 8 are living. All can read and write.  

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1 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.
23 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
34 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
6 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
12 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
14 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
17 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.
17 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
18 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
19 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
20 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
21 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
23 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
23 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
23 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
29 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
30 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
31 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
2 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
25 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
29 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
30 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
34 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.
36 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
26 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
27 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.
26 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
31 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.
34 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
36 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
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