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Mattie Hinson
8/19/1906 - 2/16/1934
(Shown at age 20)
Mattie Hinson was born on August 19, 1906 in Geneva Co., Alabama and died on February 16, 1934 in Panama City, Bay County, Florida. She lived to be 27 years old.

Married in Geneva Co. AL.
Marriage10/5/1924 AL (Geneva County) 18 yrs old 
Marriage certificate- Groom: Julian Howard Bride: Mattie Hinson , date: Oct. 5, 1924, place of marriage: Christian Home Church, Geneva Co., Alabama  
Census4/9/1930 Telogia, precinct 6 FL (Liberty County) 23 yrs old 
family # 21: Julian Howard, head of household, (age 26) is listed with Mattie (wife, age 23), Floyd (son, age 3 years 11 months) and Amos Howard (brother, age 21). Julian states that he was 21 when he was married and Mattie was 18. Amos is single. All report they were born in AL. Julian lists his occupation as road man working with the state road department and Amos states he is a mechanic working in an auto garage.  Source:  Starting on line 75, sheet 1b, enumeration district no. 39-6.
Death Certificate2/16/1934 Panama City FL (Bay County) 27 yrs old 
Name: Mattie Howard, Birth date: 8/19/1906 Birth place: Geneva Co. AL Death Date: 2/16/1934, Event Place: Bay, FL, Gender: Female,Occupation: housekeeper, Burial date: 2/17/1934, Burial place: Bethlehem Church, Dothan, AL., Race: White, Spouse's name: Julian Howard, Father's name: Jessie Hinson, Father's birth place: AL, Mother's name: Lucy Hall, Mother's birth place: Geneva Co. AL 
Graveyard/Tombstone2/17/1934 AL (Geneva County) 27 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Mattie Hinson.  Mattie Hinson - No dates - Hinson Cemetery  

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11 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
22 1928 The Tamiami Trail opens. It opens the southernmost 275 miles of U.S. Highway 41 from State Road 60 in Tampa to U.S. Route 1 (SR 5) in Miami, Florida to tourist. It also destroys many of the Seminole Indian waterways and hinders their economy.
6 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
7 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
8 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
17 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
17 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
18 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
20 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
21 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
22 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
2 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
6 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
7 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
11 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.
13 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
3 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
4 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.
21 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
23 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
24 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
26 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
27 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!
28 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.
28 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
3 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
8 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.
11 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
13 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
14 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.
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Julian Howard
Born on May 30, 1903 and died on July 30, 1977.
They were married 10/25/1924.

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Floyd Howard
Born in Panama City, Florida on April 29, 1926 and died in Panama City, Florida on March 23, 1999. He was 72 years old.

He was called "Little Floyd"...
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