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David Samuel Bailey 

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Jesse Wesley Bailey Jr.
4/13/1834 - 4/28/1906

Nancy Susan Kent
12/24/1848 - 5/25/1931
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David Samuel Bailey
8/17/1866 - 11/18/1914
David Samuel Bailey was born on August 17, 1866 in Marianna, Florida and died on November 18, 1914 in Jacksonville, Florida. He lived to be 48 years old.

He married on 2/2/1888 to Ella Mahama Coxwell(12/24/1869 Butler Co.GA - 7/9/1957 Blountstown,FL). David was a businessman, farmer and schoolteacher. He owned 400 acres of land. He died from a ruptured appendix on the way to a hospital in Jacksonville.

  1. Jesse Thomas Bailey (1-26-1889 to 10-1-1961)
  2. John David Bailey (1-1890 to 4-2002)
  3. Charles James Bailey (9-12-1891 to 11-8-1979)
  4. Claudia Lee Bailey (1894-1994)
  5. Eliza Bailey
  6. Wilson Monroe Bailey ( 1896)
  7. Ancil Ernest Bailey
  8. Willie Preston Bailey
Census6/1/1900 Board head FL (Calhoun County) 33 yrs old 
808- David S. Bailey (33-3/1867), Ella (33 -4/1867), Jesse (12- 9/1887), John (8-1/1892), Charles (5 -5/1895) Claudy (4-4/1896), Wilson (2-2/1898), Samuel (1-1/1899), Joe Coxwell (26-3/1874). All were born in FL, as were their parents. David and Ella have been married 16 years, they had 8 children, 6 are living. David is a farmer. 
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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4 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
16 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
17 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.
18 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.
40 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
3 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
11 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
13 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
23 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
29 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
31 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
34 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.
34 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
35 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
36 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
37 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
38 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
40 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
40 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
40 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
46 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
47 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
48 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
16 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
19 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
42 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
46 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
47 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
2 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
9 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
10 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
43 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
44 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.
43 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
48 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.
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David Bailey
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Ella Coxwell
Born on December 24, 1869 and died on July 9, 1957.
They were married 2/2/1888.

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The Children of David Samuel Bailey

71 years old
Jesse Thomas Bailey
Born in Chipola, Calhoun County, Florida on January 26, 1889 and died in Calhoun County, Florida on October 1, 1961. He was 72 years old.

He married Lillian Nevada Morrell(1886-1963)
David Samuel
George Cephes(1919)
Theodore Oswald(1920-1993)
Wesley J.
Frazier Nicholas(192...
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Charles 'C.J.' James Bailey
Born in Red Oak, Florida on September 12, 1891 and died in Blountstown, Calhoun Co., Florida on November 8, 1979. He was 88 years old.

He was called C. J., he married Martha Jane Hanna(5/7/1892 -11/27/1927) on (12/6/1914) in Blountstown.
Vergie L. (1915)
Leon Lynwood (1920)
Paul David (1922)
Roy H....
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Claudia Lee Bailey
Born in Blountstown, Calhoun County, Florida on October 3, 1894 and died in Blountstown, Calhoun County, Florida on July 9, 1994. She was 99 years old.

She married Otho Cunningham in 1910.
Leroy Cunningham (abt.1911 -abt.1947)
Reuben Rubert Cunningham (9/18/1912)-married Ethel Linton
She married William Asa Ayers. After the de...
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Wilson Monroe Bailey
Born in Red Oak, Florida on January 3, 1897 and died in Blountstown, Calhoun Co., Florida on October 10, 1975. He was about 78 years old.

He worked at the Eagle theater in Blountstown, later at the Neal Lumber Co. and became manager. He purchased the old spool mill from the Savell family and it became the Coastal Variety Works. He also ...
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