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Margaret Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Jones 



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Margaret Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Jones
1861 - 1955
Margaret Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Jones was born about 1861 in Jackson County, Tennessee and died about 1955 in Jackson County, Tennessee. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 94 years old.

Census6/8/1880 TN (Madison County) 19 yrs old 
Recorded as family #68: Albert Arnold (age 21) and wife Lizzie (age 16). Albert is a farmer. Neither can read or write, but Lizzie has attended school during the past year. 
Census6/19/1900 Jackson Ward TN (Madison County) 39 yrs old 
Recorded as family #210: Albert J. Arnold (age 41, born 10/1858), Lizzie S. (wife, age 37, born 6/1869), Annie (daughter, age 18, born 8/1881), Robert (son, age 14, born 7/1886), Lois (daughter, age 13, born 3/1887), Luther (son, age 6, born 9/1894) and Clara (daughter, age 2, born 1/1898). Albert's father was born in Indiana while everyone else and their parents were born in TN. Albert is employed as a tinkerman, Annie is working for Follen Mills and Robert is employed as a driver. The parents and older children can read and write and the younger children are attending school. Lizzie has given birth to 7 children and 5 are still living. 
Census6/19/1910 Jackson Ward 2 TN (Madison County) 49 yrs old 
Recorded as house #204: James A Arnold (age 52), Lizzie (wife, age 48), Robert (son, age 24), Lois (daughter, age 22), Luther (son, age 16), Clyde (son, age 5), and Edward Lenn (boarder, age 54). James and Lizzie have been married for 32 years and Lizzie has given birth to seven children (six are still living). All were born in TN except Lizzie's mother who is listed as "unknown". Edward Len was born in KY as were his parents. James is working as a timber cutter, Robert is working as a grader in the spoke factory and Luther is working as a painter at the railroad shop. Luther has not been attending school. James has not worked during the last 52 weeks. Both of his sons have never missed work. Edward is working as a trimmer at a tin shop.  
Census1/14/1920 Jackson TN (Madison County) 59 yrs old 
Recorded as family #23: James Arnold (age 61), Lizzie (wife, age 56), Lois Byon (daughter, age 31), John (son, age 14). All were born in TN. James is renting a farm. Lois is a clerk working at a general store.  
Census4/9/1930 Jackson TN (Madison County) 69 yrs old 
Recorded as family #65: James A. Arnold (age 77), Lizzie (wife, age 66), Alex Monat (son-in-law, age 46), Lois Monat (daughter, age 40), Johnie Arnold (son, age 25), Pauline (daughter-in-law, age 24). James owns the house they live in and estimates the value of his estate to be $80. All were born in TN. James is a farmer, Alex is a bridge man working for I.L. and Johnie is a painter working for Mard O.  

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4 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
8 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
16 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
18 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
28 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
34 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
36 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
39 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.
39 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
40 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
41 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
42 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
43 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
45 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
45 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
45 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
51 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
52 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
53 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
62 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
62 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
63 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
65 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
66 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
67 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
75 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
77 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
85 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
86 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
90 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
91 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
1 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
21 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
24 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
47 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
51 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
52 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
56 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.
58 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
77 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
78 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
80 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.
89 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
94 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
1 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
2 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
4 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
7 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
14 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
15 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
48 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
49 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.
66 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
68 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
69 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
71 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
72 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!
73 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
73 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.
74 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
78 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
82 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.
83 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
84 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
93 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.
48 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
53 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.
56 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
58 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
59 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.
77 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
78 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.
84 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.

James Arnold
Born on October 12, 1858 and died on July 10, 1934
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The Children of Margaret Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Jones

Annie Elizabeth Arnold
Born in Jackson County, Tennessee on August 29, 1881 and died in Memphis, Tennessee on April 2, 1953. She was 71 years old.

Married may have married Jess Nunn of St. Louis, MO, or more likely, she married Edgar J. Phillips (1877-1942) of Memphis, TN. ...
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Robert 'Ruben' Arnold
Born somewhere in Tennessee on an unknown day in July 1886 and died in an unknown location about 1986. He was 99 years old.

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Lois Arnold
Born in Jackson County, Tennessee on March 14, 1890 and died in Jackson County, Tennessee on August 19, 1981. She was about 91 years old.

Married Leo Byers on March 22, 1913 in Madison County, Tennessee. Second marriage to T. Alex Monat on April 19, 1924....
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Luther Lee Arnold Sr.
Born in Dyersburg, Tennessee on December 31, 1894 and died in Independence, Missouri on November 27, 1956. He was 61 years old.

Died at the Mount Vernon Sanatorium for Tubercolusis. As a child, he moved with his parents to Charleston and, about 1920, he moved to Chaffee, MO. He had five children and two stepchildren (Leslie S...
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Clara 'Rudy' Arnold
Born somewhere in Tennessee on February 14, 1899 and died somewhere in Missouri on January 21, 1985. She was 85 years old.

Married _____ Frazee of Qulin, MO. Burial at Qulin Cemetery, MO....
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John Clyde Arnold
Born somewhere in Tennessee about 1905 and died in an unknown location about 2005. Actual dates are unknown and those shown are estimated.

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