Minnie Irene Green
|About Minnie Irene Green|
Minnie Irene Green was born on May 24, 1914 in Calhoun County, Florida and died on May 10, 1942 in Calhoun County, Florida. She lived to be 27 years old.
Minnie Irene Green
5/24/1914 - 5/10/1942
(Shown at age 16)
She married John Gordon Edenfield (1/2/1916 -3/22/2001)
|Census||2/4/1920 ||Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) ||5 yrs old |
|family# 463 - Samuel Green (age37),
Eva Green (32),
Harry F. Green (10),
Silas Green (9),
Florence Green (6),
Minnie Green (5)&
John H. Green (2). All were born in FL, as were they parents. Samuel is a laborer on a farm. They rent their home. Samuel, Eva & Harry can read & write. Silas & Florence attend school. (They live next door to Busby Bailey)
|Census||4/3/1930 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||15 yrs old |
|dwelling #40 family# 42 -Sam M. Green (age 52), Ervie L. (52), Harry F. (20), Silas R. (19), Florence E. (16), Minnie I. (14) & John H. (12). They rent, estate value $100, Sam & Ervie married at age 23 & 18. Sam was born in AL, parents in US. Ervie in FL as were her parents. Sam works in general haling – dragging; Harry is a laborer at Veneer Mill; Silas is a laborer – odd jobs (no work in the last 8 days). All can read & write, Harry Florence, Minnie & John attend school. |
|Census||1/1/1935 ||Traylors Mill, Precinct 4 FL (Calhoun County) ||20 yrs old |
|page 9, line 48 - Sam M. Green (age 56),
Mrs. Sam M. Green (47),
Florence E. Green (21),
Minnie Green (19),
John H. Green (17) and granddaughter Shirley Joyce (0). Sam was born in AL, all others in FL. Sam is a produce peddler and has a 2nd grade education. Mrs. Green, Florence and Minnie have a 9th grade education. |
|Marriage||1/1/1936 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||21 yrs old |
|Name Gordon Edenfield, Bride: Minnie Green,
County of Marriage Calhoun,
Marriage Date 1936,
Source Florida Department of Health
|Census||4/15/1940 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||25 yrs old |
|family #32-Gordon Edenfield (age 24),
Minnie I. Edenfield (23),
Johnny Edenfield (4),
Annette Edenfield (3). All born in FL, Gordon work rad construction. They rent their home and personal value at $3. Live On Or Near The Red Oak Road.
|Military||10/16/1940 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||26 yrs old |
|Name: James Gorden Edenfield,
Relationship to Draftee: Self,
Birth Place: Calhoun, Florida,
Birth Date: Jan.2, 1916,
Residence Place: Altha, Calhoun, Florida,
Registration Date: Oct. 16, 1940,
Occupation: Works Progress Administration,
Eye Color: Gray,
Hair Color: Brown,
Height: 5' 9,
Next of Kin: Minnie Green Edenfield |
|Death Certificate||6/10/1942 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||28 yrs old |
|Name: Minnie Irene Edenfield,
Death Date: 1942,
Death Place: Calhoun, Florida |
|Graveyard/Tombstone||6/11/1942 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||28 yrs old |
|Name: Minnie Edenfield,
Birth Date: May 24, 1915,
Death Date: June 10, 1942,
Cemetery: Edenfield Family Cemetery,
Burial or Cremation Place: Calhoun County |
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Minnie, her family, and friends. For example, Minnie is 13 years old when Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
||Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
||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.
||Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
||Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
||Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
||Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
||The first television transmission was announced in England
||Big bang theory was introduced
||The first regular television broadcast happens in England
||Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
||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.
||NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
||NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
||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.
||Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
||Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
||Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
||Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
||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!
||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.
||Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
||Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
||Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
||Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
||The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
||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.
||Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
||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.
Born on January 2, 1916 and died on March 22, 2001
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