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Lydia Lorraine Daugherty 

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William E. Daugherty
6/12/1851 - 3/1/1932

Lydia L. Johnson
5/6/1856 - 3/11/1918
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Lydia Lorraine Daugherty
7/31/1886 - 10/26/1968
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Lydia Lorraine Daugherty was born on July 31, 1886 in Summit County, Ohio and died on October 26, 1968 in Akron, Summit County, Ohio. She lived to be 82 years old.

She married Ernest Raymond Syphard (10/8/1881 Jackson Co. WV -6/29/1963 Akron, OH)
Thelma L. (5/23/1908) married Ernest L. Swope
Florence (1/31/1910)
Marshall (12/4/1914 -4/15/1915)
Chester (7/11/1917) married Ruth E. Kettering
Census6/15/1900 Akron City OH ( Summit County) 13 yrs old 
William Daugherty (age 47 -Jun 1852), Lydia T. Daugherty (45 -May 1855), Louis W. Daugherty (22 - April 1878), Kate E. Daugherty (19- Sept. 1880), Loraine L. Daugherty (13 -July 1886), Charles O. Daugherty (10 - Sept. 1889) and Joseph P. Daugherty (7-April 1893). William states his father was born in PA and mother in Ireland. Lydia's parents were both born in OH. She states they had 8 children, 7 are living. William and Lydia have been married 26 years. William is a carpenter. 
Marriage7/14/1907 OH (Summit County) 20 yrs old 
Name: Ernest R. Sypherd, Gender: Male, Age: 25, Spoce: L. Loraine Daugherty, Gender: 21 Age:21 Marriage Date: July 14, 1907 
Census4/18/1910 Akron Ward 7 OH (Summit County) 23 yrs old 
Ernest Sypherd (age 30), Sorraige(Lorraine) Sypherd (23), Thelma Sypherd (1), Florence Sypherd (5 mons). All born in OH, except Ernest in WV. Ernest is a tube maker and the Rubber works. They live on Haynes Street.  
Census1/12/1920 Akron , Ward 6 OH (Summit County) 33 yrs old 
652, 163 -Ernest Sypherd ( age 39), Lydia L. Sypherd (33), Thelma L. Sypherd (11), Chester Sypherd (3). All born in OH, except Ernest in WV. They live on Inman St. Ernest is a clerk at the Rail Road office. 
Marriage6/8/1927 OH (Summit County) 40 yrs old 
Daughter, Thelma L. (1908) marries Ernest L. Swope  
Census4/10/1930 Tallmadge OH (Summit County) 43 yrs old 
490, 302 , 306 -William E. Daugherty (age 82) Ernest R. Sypherd (49) Lydia L. Sypherd (43) Chester O. Sypherd (13). All born in OH, except Ernest in WV. William's father was born in PA and mother in Northern Ireland. William doesn't work and Ernest is a packer at the rubber plant. They live at 490 Darrow Avenue, Block: TRACT B-8.  
Marriage6/7/1940 OH (Summit County) 53 yrs old 
Marriage of son, Charles O. Sypherd to Ruth E. Kettering  
Death Certificate10/26/1968 Stark OH (Summit County) 82 yrs old 
Name: Lydia L. Sypherd Birth Date: 1886, Gender: Female, Race: White, Residence Place: Akron, Summit, Ohio, Death Date: Oct.26, 1968, Hospital of Death: Long-Term Care Facilities, Death Place: Stark, Ohio, Certificate: 082402, Age at Death: 82, Certifier: Physician, Autopsy: No Autopsy performed, Marital Status: Widowed 
Graveyard/Tombstone10/27/1968 Akron OH (Summit County) 82 yrs old 
Lorranine Sypherd - Birth: 1907 Death: 1968 - Hillside Memoral Park Cemetery 

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3 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
9 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
11 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
14 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
14 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.
15 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
16 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
17 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
18 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
20 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
20 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
20 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
26 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
27 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
28 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
37 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
37 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
38 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
40 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
41 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
42 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
50 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
52 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
60 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
61 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
65 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
66 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
71 1957 Sputnik is launched by the Soviets and becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. It marks the beginning of the great "space race" between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
74 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
76 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
79 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
22 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
26 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
27 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
31 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.
33 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
52 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
53 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
55 1941 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.
64 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
69 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
74 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
77 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
23 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
24 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.
41 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
43 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
44 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
46 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
47 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!
48 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.
48 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
49 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
53 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
57 1943 Japanese Americans are relocated to internment camps; Almost 400,000 coal miners go on strike; Race riots break out in Los Angeles and Detroit.
58 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
59 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
68 1954 The nationally televised McCarthy hearings lead to Senator Joseph McCarthy's downfall; Segregation by race in schools is declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court; Congress adds the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance and requires "In God We Trust" to appear on all American currency.
76 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
80 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
81 1967 Martin Luther King leads an anti Vietnam protest in New York; The American Indian Movement is founded; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King are assassinated; Three Apollo astronauts are killed in a fire on the launch pad.
23 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
28 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.
31 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
33 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
34 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.
52 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
53 1939 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.
59 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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