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Ida Bell Lewis 

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Charles George Lewis
4/4/1881 - 1920

Berta J. Crawford
8/16/1890 - 7/7/1962
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Ida Bell Lewis
1/27/1907 - 11/18/1935
Ida Bell Lewis was born on January 27, 1907 in Houston County, Alabama and died on November 18, 1935 in Houston County, Alabama. She lived to be 28 years old.

Bernice Walker (1925 - 2005)
George Washington Walker (1927 - 2002)
Merle Walker (1931 - 2016)
Ruby Mae Walker (1933 - 1961)
Mary Lois Walker ( 1929 -2003)
Census1/1/1910 Columbia AL (Houston County) 2 yrs old 
Charlie Lewis (Age 27), Bertie Lewis (23), Cathaline Lewis (4), Ida B. Lewis(3). Charles and Bertie have been married six years, they have had four children, two are living. Charlie and Bertie were born in GA, as were both their parents. All children born in AL. Charlie is a farm and Bertie is a farm laborer.  
Census1/12/1920 Columbia AL ( Houston County) 12 yrs old 
#185 - Bertie Lewis (age 31), Kathleen Lewis (13), Ida B. Lewis (12). All were born in AL. They rent their home. They all work as farm labors. Bertie is a widow. Street address: Sherick Street. 
Graveyard/Tombstone1/18/1935 Wills Crossroads AL (Henry County) 27 yrs old 
Ida Bell Walker- Birth Date: Jan 27, 1907, Age at Death: 27, Death Date: Jan. 18, 1935, Burial Place: Wills Crossroads, Henry County, Alabama, USA 

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5 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
6 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
7 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
16 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
16 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
17 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
19 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
20 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
21 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
1 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
5 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
6 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
10 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.
12 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
2 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
3 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.
20 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
22 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
23 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
25 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
26 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!
27 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.
27 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
28 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
2 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
7 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.
10 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
12 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
13 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.

Isaac Walker
Born on June 10, 1899 and died on November 27, 1969
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19 years old
Mary Lois Walker
Born in Houston County, Alabama on September 3, 1929 and died in Narvarre, Santa Rosa County, Florida on June 20, 2003. She was 73 years old.

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