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Isabella America Akin
1/19/1863 - 9/14/1909
Isabella America Akin was born on January 19, 1863 in Spalding, Georgia and died on September 14, 1909 in Douglas, Georgia. She lived to be 46 years old.

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Census6/18/1900 Chapel Hill GA (Douglas County) 37 yrs old 
Recorded as Dwelling #460, Family #461: William Walker (age 49, born Nov 1850), Isabella (wife, age 37, born Jan 1863), Benjamin (son, age 18, born Feb 1882), Claudia (daughter, age 16, born Nov 1883), Henry (son, age 14, born Feb 1886), William (son, 2 months old, born Mar 1889), and James Tunce (servant, single black male, age 22, born Aug 1877). William and Isabella have been married 19 years. Isabella has given birth to four children and all are currently living. William was born in Alabama, his father in NC and mother in SC. Isabella was born in GA, her father in GA and her mother in SC. William is renting the farm where they live. William (Sr.), Benjamin, and Claudia can read and write. Claudia has been attending school. 

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7 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
12 1875 Oconee County formed.
42 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
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2 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
6 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
14 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
16 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
26 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
32 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
34 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
37 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.
37 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
38 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
39 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
40 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
41 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
43 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
43 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
43 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
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19 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
22 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
45 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
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2 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
5 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
12 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
13 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
46 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
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46 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe


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William Walker
Born on November 14, 1855 and died on April 28, 1931.
They were married 3/20/1881.

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The Children of Isabella America Akin

23 years old
Benjamin Chambers Walker Sr.
Born in Douglas County, Georgia on February 24, 1882 and died in an unknown location on January 29, 1955. He was 72 years old.

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Claudie Vivana Walker
Born somewhere in Georgia on November 9, 1883 and died in Fulton County, Georgia on August 10, 1945. She was 61 years old.

She married Thomas Walker Hollis (8/25/1885-3/10/1967) on 5/29/1908 in Douglas County, GA. Her husband died in Douglasville (Douglas County), GA. Their children:
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Henry Cleveland Walker
Born somewhere in Georgia on February 14, 1886 and died somewhere in Georgia on August 28, 1968. He was 82 years old.

He married Georgia Diggs (5/18/1879-10/6/1960) on April 19, 1905. Their children included several who died young. The following children lived to adulthood:
  1. Bessie Walker Privett...
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William Jefferson Walker
Born somewhere in Georgia on March 15, 1891 and died somewhere in Georgia on July 29, 1929. He was 38 years old.

He married Effie Brock (10/3/1891-10/27/1969) on January 12, 1908. He committed suicide. They had no children....
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