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Frances 'Fannie' Caroline Edwards 

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Charles B. Edwards
4/14/1831 - 12/13/1889

Elizabeth Evalina Wright
1836 - 1890
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Frances 'Fannie' Caroline Edwards
9/30/1867 - 4/20/1915
(Shown at age 5)
Frances 'Fannie' Caroline Edwards was born on September 30, 1867 in Gadsden County, Florida and died on April 20, 1915 in Calhoun Co., Florida. She lived to be 47 years old.

She married William M. Wood.

unknown Wood (died young)
Charles Ralph Wood
Benjamin Franklin Wood.

After the death of her husband William M. Wood, she married John Pope.
Census6/16/1880 Bristol FL (Liberty County) 12 yrs old 
Recorded as family #37: Charles B. Edwards (age 49), Elizabeth E. (age 45), Adolphus (20), Frank (15), Fannie (13), Claud (5), Ralph (7). All were born in FL, Charles parents in GA and Elizabeth in SC. Charles is a farmer, Elizabeth keeps house, Adolphus and frank work on the farm, Fannie helps will the house. Fannie doesn't attend school and can not read or write. Frank and Claud attend school. 
Additional information about Liberty County, FL around 1880: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census1/1/1885 FL (Liberty County) 17 yrs old 
Recorded as Dwelling #82 and Family #86: C. B. Edwards (age 54), H? (age 25), Frank (age 21), Fannie (18), Ralph (12), and Claud (age 10). All were born in FL. C.B.'s parents were born in (father) SC & (mother) GA. C.B. is a farmer and he is a widow. 
Marriage5/7/1889 FL (Liberty County) 21 yrs old 
William M. Wood married Frances C. Edwards on May 7,1889 in Liberty Co. FL  
Census6/21/1900 Bristol FL (Liberty County) 32 yrs old 
Recorded as dwelling #407 and family #408: Fannie C. Wood (age 32, born Sep. 1867), Charles R. Wood (age 10, born Apr. 1890) and Benjamin Wood (age 8, born Jan. 1892). Fannie is a widow, she had 3 children 2 are living, she works as a seamstress. All were born in FL as were their parents. Her sons attended school for 4 months that year. Fannie & Charles can read and write. 
Census4/23/1910 Blountstown FL (Calhoun Co. County) 42 yrs old 
Recorded as dwelling #32: J. W. Pope (age 57), Fennie Pope (age 43), Charley Pope (20) & Frank Pope (18). J.W. & Fannie have been married 9 years and have 2 children. J.W. is a farmer. All were born in FL. 
Graveyard/Tombstone4/20/1915 Wood Cem. FL (Calhoun County) 47 yrs old 
Fannie Caroline Edwards Wood - Sept.30, 1867 - April 20,1915 - married April 24,1889 - w/o William Monroe Wood and last wife of John W Pope.   Source:

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3 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
15 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
16 1883 Three railroad companies are merged to form the Florida Transit and Penisular Railroad Company. Thee are: Florida Transit Railroad Co., Peninsular Railroad Co, and the Tropical Florida Railroad Co.
17 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.
39 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
2 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
10 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
12 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
22 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
28 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
30 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
33 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.
33 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
34 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
35 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
36 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
37 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
39 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
39 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
39 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
45 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
46 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
47 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
15 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
18 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
41 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
45 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
46 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
1 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
8 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
9 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
42 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
43 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.
42 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
47 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.

William Wood
Born on December 21, 1857 and died on February 23, 1897.
They were married 5/7/1889.

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John Pope
Born on April 14, 1854 and died on February 18, 1916.
They were married 1/1/1901.

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The Children of Frances 'Fannie' Caroline Edwards

55 years old
Charles Ralph Wood
Born in Blountstown, Florida on April 3, 1890 and died in Blountstown, Florida on August 19, 1952. He was 62 years old.

Occupation: Farmer. Burial at Boggs Cemetery in Blountstown, FL...
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43 years old
Benjamin Franklin Wood
Born in Calhoun County, Florida on January 2, 1892 and died in Saint George, Charlton County, Georgia on August 8, 1929. He was 37 years old.

He was called Frank...
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