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Florence Rosetta Pelt 

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William Seaborn Pelt
7/14/1850 - 3/13/1935


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Florence Rosetta Pelt
9/4/1875 - 8/16/1919
Florence Rosetta Pelt was born on September 4, 1875 in Marianna, Florida and died on August 16, 1919 in Pensacola, Florida. She lived to be 43 years old.

Census7/27/1880 Precinct 6 FL (Jackson County) 4 yrs old 
590, 555 - William Pelt (age29), Mary Jane Pelt (26), Andrew J. Pelt (7), William J. Pelt (5), Florence R. Pelt (3) & Martha Jane Pelt (2). All were born in FL, except Mary in GA. Mary's parents were born in GA, William's father in GA and mother in FL. William is a blacksmith, Mary keeps house and Andrew attends school.  
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Marriage10/1/1893 FL (Jackson County) 18 yrs old 
F.R. PELT married T. E. PARISH on Oct. 1, 1893, book:2, page:222  
Census1/1/1910 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 34 yrs old 
132 - T. E. Parish (39), Florence Parish (34), Eva Parish (14), Carl Parish (12), Jesse Parish (10), Thomas Parish (8), Lillie Parish (6), M. J. Parish (4)& Sidney Parish (2). All were born in FL as were their parents. T. E. is a merchant. T.E. and Florence have been married 17 years and have 7 kids.  
Census1/26/1920 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 1 yrs after death 
264 -Thomas E. Parish (49), Florence Parish (44), Edward J. Parish (21), Thomas W. Parish (18), M.J. Parish (14), Robert S. Parish (12), Harry F. Parish (10), Mildred L. Parish (4), Lillie M. Yon (17), James W.Yon (22) & Terria E. Yon (3mos). All were born in FL, as were their parents. James is a son-n-law and works as a saleman in _____ store.  

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7 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
8 1883 Three railroad companies are merged to form the Florida Transit and Penisular Railroad Company. Thee are: Florida Transit Railroad Co., Peninsular Railroad Co, and the Tropical Florida Railroad Co.
9 1884 Most railroads in Florida are passed into the hands of a single company owned and operated by a single management, under the name of The Florida Railway and Navigation Company. It has more that 500 miles of main track in operation and about 300 miles of track under construction. The longest route was the "Western Division" which ran from Tallahassee to Jacksonville - 209 miles.
31 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
42 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
2 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
4 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
14 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
20 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
22 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
25 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.
25 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
26 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
27 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
28 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
29 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
31 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
31 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
31 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
37 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
38 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
39 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
7 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
10 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
33 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
37 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
38 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
42 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.
44 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
1 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
34 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
35 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.
34 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
39 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.
42 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
44 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.

Thomas 'Ed' Parrish
Born on April 27, 1870 and died on November 10, 1963
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Carl Parrish
Born in Blountstown, Florida on January 20, 1896 and died in Andalusia, Alabama on September 10, 1958. She was 62 years old.

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