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George Stinson Davis 

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George Stinson Davis
1/24/1913 - 11/1/1990
(Shown at age 24)
George Stinson Davis was born on January 24, 1913 in Calhoun County, Florida and died on November 1, 1990 in Blountstown, Florida. He lived to be 77 years old.

He first married Florence McClellan in 1931 and divorced her before 1935. In 1936 he married Johnnie Mae Granger. They adopted a daughter, Mary Ann.

As a young man he worked with his father learning trade stills such as carpentry and he also worked as a truck driver. Stinston was a Tech Sergeant in the US Army from 1942-1945. He was stationed in India on the Burma road. Back home his occupation was a logger and foreman at the sawmill.
Census1/20/1920 Shiloh, district 12 FL (Calhoun County) 6 yrs old 
Family # 259: J.I. Davis (age 33), Jessie (26), Stynson (7), Josephine (5) & Winieford (2 11mo.). All were born in FL, as where their parents. J.I. states he is a mechanic at a Sawmill. He & Jessie can read & write.

Next door lives Charles & Ell Wood. 
Census4/12/1930 District 7, Outside town, Port St. Joe FL (Gulf County) 17 yrs old 
#3, Joseph I. (age 41), Florence (31), Stinson (17), Josephine (15), Winefred (13). All were born in FL. Joseph was 22 when he married and Florence was 17. They rent their home at $5 a month. They do not have a radio. Joseph is a proprietor at the sawmill, he is not working at this time. Joseph is a veteran of WWI.  
Marriage10/5/1931 FL (Taylor County) 18 yrs old 
Page: 337 - name: Stinson Davis, Spouse name: Florence McClellan, County: Taylor , Date: Oct. 5, 1931.  
Census1/1/1935 Princent one FL (Calhoun County) 21 yrs old 
Recorded on line #45: Joe I. Davis (age 47), Florence (38), Stinson (21) & Winifer I. (18). all were born in FL. Joe and Stinson have an 8th gr., Florence has a 6th gr. and Winifer has 9th gr. education. They own their home. Joe is between jobs, Stinson works at the saw mill. 
Marriage3/22/1936 FL (Gadsden County) 23 yrs old 
Name: Stinson Davis
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: March 22, 1936
Event Place: Gadsden, Florida,
Gender: Male
Age: 23
Birth Year: 1913
Married before: yes
Divorced: yes
Where: Blountstown
Occupation: Truck Driver
Address: Blountstown, FL
Spouse's Name: Johnnie Granger
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age 19
Spouse's Birth Year: 1917
Born: Alabama
Married before: no
Occupation: none
Page: 218 
Marriage3/23/1936 Quincy FL (Gadsden County) 23 yrs old 
Name: Stinson Davis
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: March 22, 1936
Event Place: Gadsden, Florida
Spouse's Name: Johnnie Granger  
Census1/1/1940 Bloutstown FL (Calhoun County) 26 yrs old 
#217 -Stenson Davis (age 26), Johnnie Mae Davis (age 22),They were both born in Florida. Stenson is a Foreman at the sawmill,his income is $1100, The highest grade completed is High School - 1st year. Johnnie's highest grade completed is High School - 2nd year, in 1935 her residents was Miami, FL. They own their home on Pear St., Their house is valued a $300.  
Military4/23/1943 FL (Calhoun County) 30 yrs old 
Name: George S. Davis
Birth Year: 1913 , Race: White, citizen (White) , Nativity State or Country: Florida , State of Residence: Florida, County or City: Calhoun , Enlistment Date: April 23, 1943 , Enlistment State: Florida , Enlistment City: Camp Blanding , Branch: No branch assignment , Branch Code: No branch assignment, Grade: Private , Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law , Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) , Source: Civil Life , Education: Grammar school , Civil Occupation: Semi-skilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor , Marital Status: Married , Height: 66 , Weight: 174  
Census1/1/1945 Blountstown, precint 1 FL (Calhoun County) 31 yrs old 
J. I. Davis (age 57 ), Florence Davis (50), Stenson Davis(32), Delano Howard (12), Amos Howard Jr.(10) George B. Howard (8), Sandra Joe Howard (6), Ronnie Johnson (4).
next door - Harley Wilds(29), Josephine Wilds(29), Silvia Wilds(2) & Harley Wilds Jr.(0) - All were born in FL, except Harley born in Iowa, he is in the Army and has a 11th gr. education. J.I. has a 2nd gr., Florence a 7th gr., Stenson has a 7th, Delano a 7th gr. and Josephine has a 7th grade education. Amos has a 5th gr. and George has a 2nd gr. education. J. I. is a Policeman.  
Land Deed1/14/1987 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 74 yrs old 
land Description: SECTION 28 TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH , Cert.#87108 - 123?588. Florence Davis heirs; Winifred Price, Josephine Simmons & Stinson Davis  
Graveyard/Tombstone11/1/1990 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 77 yrs old 
Nettle Ridge Cemetery. - STINSON G. DAVlS 6/24/1913 to 11/1/1990 Sec.3 Lot. 247  
Other12/24/1990 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 77 yrs old 
Estate of George Stinson Davis - Agreement between Winnie Price, Josephine Simmons and Marianne Hammock aka Mary Emma Ham. List of estate - Home , Bass bat, 1983 Ford truck, Home furnishings and checking account.
States Mary Emma Ham was adopted on May 31, 1952. States Marianne Hammock shall be entitled to the Ford truck. 

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Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during George Davis's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of George, his family, and friends. For example, George is 14 years old when Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
4 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
15 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.
44 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
49 1962 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
66 1979 The sovereign status of the Seminole Indian Tribe allows it to establish the first gambling establishment in FL. It is a bingo hall located on their Hollywood, FL reservation.
1 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
10 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
10 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
11 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
13 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
14 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
15 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
23 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
25 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
33 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
34 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
38 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
39 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
44 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.
47 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
49 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
52 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
58 1971 The first unmanned spacecraft hit Mars and was launched by the Soviet Union
61 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
62 1975 Invention of the CAT scanner (computerized axial tomography)
66 1979 First "test tube baby" from artificial insemination
68 1981 AIDS is identified by scientist; The first reusable space shuttle, Columbia, is sent into space.
73 1986 Moments after liftoff the space shuttle Challenger explodes, killing size astronauts and a New Hampshire teacher.
76 1989 An asteroid comes relatively close to colliding with the earth
77 1990 Hubble Space Telescope launched; optical defect discovered and repaired later in 1993.
4 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.
6 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
25 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
26 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
28 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.
37 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
42 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
47 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
50 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
56 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.
57 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.
64 1977 NEWS HEADLINES: Star Wars is released and becomes the biggest ticket selling movie of all time.
71 1984 NEWS HEADLINES: The first Macintosh computer with a mouse is launched and begins the computer age as it is shortly followed by the first PC and Microsoft.
14 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
16 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
17 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
19 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
20 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!
21 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
21 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.
22 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
26 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
30 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.
31 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
32 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
41 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.
49 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
53 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
54 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.
58 1971 Charles Manson is found guilt of murder.
59 1972 Break-in at the Democratic headquarters sets of the Watergate Scandal.
60 1973 The Vietnam War peace pacts were signed in Paris and the last of the American forces finally leave Vietnam.
64 1977 Jimmy Carter, a Democrat from GA, is elected president.
68 1981 Ronald Reagan is elected president. He will serve two terms. (Republican)
74 1987 President Reagan and Soviet leader Gorbachev meet in Washington and sign an agreement calling for the dismantling of all Soviet and US missiles.
74 1987 January 24 - approximately 20,000 protesters march through Cummings, Georgia in all White Forsyth County.
76 1989 George Bush is elected president. (Republican)
1 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.
4 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
6 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
7 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.
25 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
26 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.
32 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
76 1989 The Berlin Wall falls uniting communist East Germany and capitalistic West Germany
77 1990 Iraq (Sadam Hussein) invades Kuwait causing the U.N. to impose sanctions. This leads to the Gulf War.
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Johnnie Granger
Born on February 18, 1918 and died on September 1, 1989.
They were married 3/22/1936.

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11 years old
Marianne 'Mary Ann' Davis
Born in Jackson County, Florida on March 23, 1947 and died in Bonifay, Holmes County, Florida on September 29, 2013. She was 66 years old.

She was named Mary Emma Ham. Her birth father was James Ham. Stinson and Johnnie adopted her and named her Marianne in 1952. She went by "Mary Ann". She first married Andrew Ray Hammock, her 2nd marri...
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