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Earl Shelby Davis 

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Robert 'Bob' Ellis Davis
11/12/1882 - 7/6/1972

Mary Allie Kent
9/12/1890 - 8/31/1975
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Earl Shelby Davis
3/14/1921 - 11/9/1976
Earl Shelby Davis was born on March 14, 1921 somewhere in Florida and died on November 9, 1976 in Bay, Florida. He lived to be 55 years old.

He married Helen Aultman (1924-2008)
He later married Ruby (unknown maiden name)Prescott, McDaniel.
Census1/1/1930 Kinard FL (Calhoun County) 8 yrs old 
Family# 143: Robert E Davis (age 49), Allie M (age 30), Bessie L (age 17), Inez I (age 12), Earl S (age 9), Robert B (age 7), Martin B (age 3), Mary E (age 7/12), and Frank A Davis (age 75). Robert is a laborer at the Saw Mill. He is not a veteran of a war. All were born in Florida and their parents were also. 
Graveyard/Tombstone11/8/1976 FL (Calhoun County) 55 yrs old 
SHELL E. DAVIS - 03/14/1921 to 11/08/1976 and RUBY L. DAVIS -02/10/1926 to ? , sec. 3A lot 166 - Nettle Ridge Cemetery.  
Death Certificate11/9/1976 FL (Bay County) 55 yrs old 
Earl Shelby Davis - 3/14/1921 to 11/9/1976 - race: white, age at death 55. 

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7 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.
36 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
41 1962 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
2 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
2 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
3 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
5 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
6 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
7 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
15 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
17 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
25 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
26 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
30 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
31 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
36 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.
39 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
41 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
44 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
50 1971 The first unmanned spacecraft hit Mars and was launched by the Soviet Union
53 1974 Discovery of "Lucy" in Africa, an almost complete hominid skeleton over 3 million years old, only 3 and a half feet tall but having adult teeth, a small brain, walked upright
54 1975 Invention of the CAT scanner (computerized axial tomography)
17 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
18 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
20 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.
29 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
34 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
39 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
42 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
48 1969 NEWS HEADLINES: In July, the U.S. becomes the first nation to land astronauts on the moon. Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to step on the lunar surface.
49 1970 NEWS HEADLINES: U.S. forces invade Cambodia and the Vietnam War continues to escalate. Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix die of drug overdoses. Four Kent State University students are killed during a Vietnam War protest.
6 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
8 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
9 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
11 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
12 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!
13 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
13 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.
14 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
18 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
22 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.
23 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
24 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
33 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.
41 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
45 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
46 1967 Martin Luther King leads an anti Vietnam protest in New York; The American Indian Movement is founded; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King are assassinated; Three Apollo astronauts are killed in a fire on the launch pad.
50 1971 Charles Manson is found guilt of murder.
51 1972 Break-in at the Democratic headquarters sets of the Watergate Scandal.
52 1973 The Vietnam War peace pacts were signed in Paris and the last of the American forces finally leave Vietnam.
17 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
18 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.
24 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.

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Billy Earl Davis
Born in Kinard, Calhoun Conuty, Florida on August 21, 1944 and died in Baker, Florida on September 13, 2015. He was 71 years old.

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