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Elizabeth 'Betty' Pope 

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William Henry Pope
4/20/1812 - 8/7/1875

Elizabeth Spears
9/8/1834 - 5/2/1882
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Elizabeth 'Betty' Pope
12/28/1868 - 1902
Elizabeth 'Betty' Pope was born on December 28, 1868 in an unknown place and died about 1902 in an unknown place. Actual date of death is unknown. She lived to be about 33 years old.

She had eight children with husband Jonas:
William Jesse Bailey (3/7/1886-7/13/1967),
Bertha Bailey Messer (12/5/1887-12/16/1966),
Frances Bailey,
Lydia Ann Bailey Smith (1/23/1892-11/13/1976),
Nancy Bailey Messer (11/28/1890-3/27/1932),
Grace Morrell Bailey Fowler,
Rose Bailey Raffield &
Tusie Bailey.
She died shortly after the birth of her 8th child.
Census6/27/1900 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 31 yrs old 
Jonas B. Bailey (age 37), Elizabeth Bailey (33), William J. Bailey (15), Bertha Bailey (12), Francis Bailey (12), Littie Bailey (8), Nancy Bailey (7), Grace Bailey (5), Rosa Bailey (1). All born in Florida. Jonas is a farmer #69 on the farm schuile. (lives next door to John H. Bailey)  
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1900: The first automobile, nick-named Chicken Killer, arrives in Blountstown in 1905. The photo on the right shows The Chicken Killer. Click the photo for a larger view. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.

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1 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
9 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
11 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
21 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
27 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
29 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
32 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.
32 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
33 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
34 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
14 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
17 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
7 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
8 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded

Jonas Bailey
Born on November 24, 1863 and died on April 16, 1932.
They were married 2/12/1885.

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The Children of Elizabeth 'Betty' Pope

Bertha L. Bailey
Born in Calhoun County, Florida on December 5, 1887 and died in Calhoun County, Florida on December 16, 1966. She was 79 years old.

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