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Nicie  Davis 

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James Monroe Davis
7/18/1831 - 12/28/1918

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3/26/1838 - 3/21/1921
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Nicie Davis
2/23/1871 - 3/4/1934
(Shown at age 24)
Nicie Davis was born on February 23, 1871 in Geneva County, Alabama and died on March 4, 1934 in Geneva County, Alabama. She lived to be 63 years old.

Married about 1889 to George H. Peel.
Census6/11/1880 District 79, East Half AL (Geneva County) 9 yrs old 
The family of James M. Davis is listed as: Mary (wife, age 41), Julia (daughter, age 21), Jonas (son, 19), James M. (son, 17), John G. (son, 16), Malissy (daughter, 18), Ramsy (daughter, 11), Allen (son, 9), Arisy [Nicey] (daughter, 7), Susan (daughter, 5), Betsy (daughter, 3), Carrie (daughter, 1) and Joseph (son, 10 months). The three oldest sons list their occupation as day laborers. James lists his as farmer. Everyone was born in AL except James Sr., who was born in Georgia. His father was born in AL and mother GA. Mary keeps house, born in GA, as were her parents.  
Census6/22/1900 Wrights Creek AL (Geneva County) 29 yrs old 
#80 -Benjamin Pate (age 78 NC), Anna Pate (58 SC), stepson -George Peal (26 SC), stepdaughter - Nicey Peal (29 AL), step granddaughter -Gladis Peal (2 AL), step grandson - Julian Peal (10 mos AL ). Ben and Ann have been married 12 years, they have 8 living children. George and Nicey have been married 4 years, they have 2 living children. George is a famer.  
Additional information about Geneva County, AL around 1900: A courthouse fire in 1898 destroys many county records. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census4/18/1910 Fadette AL (Geneva County) 39 yrs old 
George H. Peel (age 37), Nicie Peel (39), Gladice Peel (12), Julie Peel (10), Fred Peel (8), Leon Peel (7), Haskell Peel (5), Hershel Peel (3), Gracie Peel (0). George was born in NC, all others in AL. George's father was born in Ireland, mother in SC. Nicie's father in GA, mother in AL. George is a farmer. They live on the corner of Slocomb & Norma Road. Nicie has been married 12 years, she has 7 children, all are living.  
Census4/1/1930 Fadette AL (Geneva County) 59 yrs old 
113 -Nicey Peel (age 59), Fred Peel (29), Leon Peel (27), Henshell Peel (22), Grace Peel (20), Ilene Peel (18), Theodore Ilene (18) They are all born in AL. Fred, Henshell and Theodore are farm laborers. Leon works at the sawmill. Nicey is a Widow.She was married first at age 25. Address: Slocomb and Bonifay Roads  
Graveyard/Tombstone3/5/1934 Slocomb AL (Geneva County) 63 yrs old 
Burns Assembly of God Church - Nicie DAVIS PEEL Feb. 23,1871-Mar. 5, 1934  

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6 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
8 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
18 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
24 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
26 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
29 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
29 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.
30 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
31 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
32 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
33 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
35 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
35 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
35 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
41 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
42 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
43 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
52 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
52 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
53 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
55 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
56 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
57 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
11 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
14 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
37 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
41 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
42 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
46 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.
48 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
4 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
5 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
38 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
39 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.
56 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
58 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
59 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
61 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
62 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!
63 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.
63 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
38 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
43 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.
46 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
48 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
49 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.

George Peel
Born on September 17, 1873 and died on August 25, 1929
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