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Frank J. Davis 

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John Green Davis
5/12/1863 - 10/25/1948

Josephine P. Lewis
3/17/1868 - 8/15/1901
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Frank J. Davis
6/1895 - 1923
(Shown at age 19)
Frank J. Davis was born on an unknown day in June 1895 somewhere in Florida and died about 1923 in an unknown place. Actual date of death is unknown. He lived to be about 27 years old.

He may have died in January 1923 in Geneva County, Alabama.
Census6/4/1900 Sopchoppy FL (Wakulla County) 5 yrs old 
Recorded as family #44: John Davis, (born July 1863, age 36), Josephine (wife, born March 1868, age 32), Jessie (daughter, born Oct 1892, age 7), Frank J. (son, born June 1895, age 4), and Hattie M. (daughter, born May 1897, age 3). John and his parents were born in AL. Josephine was born in FL and her parents in N. Carolina. All of the children were born in FL. John is a log chopper and has been unemployed two months. The oldest child is attending school. Both John and Josephine can read and write. Josephine has given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living.  

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11 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
22 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
2 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
5 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
5 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.
6 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
7 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
8 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
9 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
11 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
11 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
11 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
17 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
18 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
19 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
28 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
28 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
13 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
17 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
18 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
22 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.
24 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
14 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
15 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.
14 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
19 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.
22 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
24 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
25 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.
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