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Robert Lee Bailey 

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Busby Bailey
1/6/1889 - 9/27/1965

Mary Layura Davis
1/27/1893 - 1/30/1972
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Robert Lee Bailey
6/24/1925 - 2/2/1975
Robert Lee Bailey was born on June 24, 1925 in Calhoun County, Florida and died on February 2, 1975 somewhere in Florida. He lived to be 49 years old.

He married Jewell Nichols and later married Dorothy Lee Middleton (12/15/1929 - 1/30/1984)

Census1/1/1940 Bloutstown FL (Calhoun County) 14 yrs old 
#36 - Busby Bailey (age 51), Mary Bailey (46), Brinson Bailey (18), Ruth L. Bailey (14), Robert L. Bailey (14), Margaret Bailey (12). All were born in FL. Busby works as a logger for the mill. School grade completed: Busby- 3rd , Mary-7th , Brinson - 9th, Ruth - 7th, Robert -7th and Margaret - 6th., Residence in 1935: North Pear St.,Blountstown, Calhoun Co., Florida. They own their home, valued at $4,500.  
Military6/24/1943 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 18 yrs old 
Name: Robert Lee Bailey, Race: White, Age: 18, Relationship to Draftee: Self, Birth Place: Blountstown, Florida, Birth Date: June 24, 1925, Residence Place: Blountstown, Calhoun, Florida, Registration Date: June 24, 1943, Employer: J. A. Jones Construction Company,Wainwright Ship Yard,Address: Panama City, Fla, Weight: 115, Complexion: Ruddy, Eye Color: Gray, Hair Color: Blonde, Height: 5" 6, Next of Kin: Busby Bailey, Address: Box 996, Blountstown, Fla. 
Census1/1/1945 Precinct 1 FL (Calhoun County) 19 yrs old 
page 26 - B. Bailey (57), Mary (51), Robert (20) & Margaret (17). Busby & Mary have a 8th gr., Robert an 11 th gr. & Margaret a 12th gr. education. Busby is a farmer. All were born in FL.  Source:  FL St. census 1945
Marriage2/2/1950 Louisville KY  24 yrs old 
Name: Dorothy Middleton, Gender: Female, Race: White, Age: 30, Event Type: Marriage Registration, Birth date: Dec. 15, 1929, Birth Place: Russellville, Kentucky, Marriage Licence Date: Feb.2, 1950, Marriage Licence Place: Indiana, Residence Place: Louisville, Kentucky, Father: Clarence W. Middleton, Mother: Tiny Williams, Spouse: Robert L. Bailey, Officiator: William H. Vissing, Page: 493, FHL Film Number: 002312745 
Marriage11/20/1953 Robertson TN  28 yrs old 
Groom:: Robert Lee Bailey, Gender: male, Age: 28, Birth Date: 1925, Bride: Dorothy Middleton, Gender: Female, Age: 23, Birth Date: 1932, Marriage Date: Nov.20, 1953, Marriage Place: Robertson, Tennessee,  
Death Certificate2/2/1975 KY ( Todd County) 49 yrs old 
Name: Robert Bailey
BORN: June 24, 1925
Died: Feb. 1975
Social Security Death Index 
Graveyard/Tombstone2/3/1975 Pea Ridge Cemetery KY (Todd County) 49 yrs old 
Robert Lee Bailey - Jun. 24, 1925 to Feb. 2, 1975

Dorothy Lee Bailey Dec. 18, 1932 - Jan. 31, 1985  

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3 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.
32 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
37 1962 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
1 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
2 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
3 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
11 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
13 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
21 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
22 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
26 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
27 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
32 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.
35 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
37 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
40 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
46 1971 The first unmanned spacecraft hit Mars and was launched by the Soviet Union
49 1974 Discovery of "Lucy" in Africa, an almost complete hominid skeleton over 3 million years old, only 3 and a half feet tall but having adult teeth, a small brain, walked upright
50 1975 Invention of the CAT scanner (computerized axial tomography)
13 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
14 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
16 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.
25 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
30 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
35 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
38 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
44 1969 NEWS HEADLINES: In July, the U.S. becomes the first nation to land astronauts on the moon. Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to step on the lunar surface.
45 1970 NEWS HEADLINES: U.S. forces invade Cambodia and the Vietnam War continues to escalate. Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix die of drug overdoses. Four Kent State University students are killed during a Vietnam War protest.
2 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
4 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
5 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
7 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
8 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!
9 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
9 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.
10 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
14 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
18 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.
19 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
20 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
29 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.
37 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
41 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
42 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.
46 1971 Charles Manson is found guilt of murder.
47 1972 Break-in at the Democratic headquarters sets of the Watergate Scandal.
48 1973 The Vietnam War peace pacts were signed in Paris and the last of the American forces finally leave Vietnam.
13 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
14 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.
20 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.

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