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Jesse Thomas Bailey 

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David Samuel Bailey
8/17/1866 - 11/18/1914

Ella Mahama Coxwell
12/24/1869 - 7/9/1957
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Jesse Thomas Bailey
1/26/1889 - 10/1/1961
(Shown at age 71)
Jesse Thomas Bailey was born on January 26, 1889 in Chipola, Calhoun County, Florida and died on October 1, 1961 in Calhoun County, Florida. He lived to be 72 years old.

He married Lillian Nevada Morrell(1886-1963)
David Samuel
George Cephes(1919)
Theodore Oswald(1920-1993)
Wesley J.
Frazier Nicholas(1929-1978)
Census6/1/1900 Board head FL (Calhoun County) 11 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.
Marriage5/19/1910 Chipley FL (Washington County) 21 yrs old 
Name: Jesse T. Bailey, Gender: Male, Marriage Date: May 19, 1910, Marriage Place: Washington, Florida, Spouse: Nevada Morrell 
Military6/5/1917 FL (Calhoun County) 28 yrs old 
WWI Draft Card: Name: Jesse Thomas Bailey, Race: Caucasian, Marital Status: Married, Birth Date: Jan.26, 1889, Birth Place: Chipola, Florida, Residence Place: Blountstown, Calhoun, Florida, Employer: self, Dependents: wife and three children, Physical Build: Medium, Height: Medium, Hair Description: Not Bald, Hair Color: Light Brown, Eye Color: Light Blue 
Census1/1/1920 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 30 yrs old 
#208-Jesse T. Bailey (age 31), Nevada Bailey (32), Bonnie Bailey (7), David Bailey (5), Claudie Bailey (3), Cephes Bailey (10 months) All were born in FL, as were their parents.Jesse is the owner and operator of a sawmill. 
Census4/23/1930 Traylors Mill FL (Calhoun County) 41 yrs old 
#39 - Jesse T. Bailey (age 41), Nevada Bailey (44), Bonnie Bailey (17), David Bailey (15), Claudia Bailey (13), Cephus Bailey (11), Theodore Bailey (9), Wesley J. Bailey (5), Morrell Bailey (3), Frazier Bailey (1). All born in FL, as were their parents. Jesse was married at age 21 and Nevada at age 18. Jesse is a farmer, he rents his home, he is not a veteran. David and Bonnie are farm laborers. 
Census5/3/1940 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 51 yrs old 
#358 - Jessie T. Bailey (age 51), Nevada Bailey (53), Cephus Bailey (21), Theodore Bailey (19), Jesse W. Bailey (15), Morrell Bailey (13). All born in FL, as were their parents. Jesse was married at age 21 and Nevada at age 18. Jesse is a deputy Sheriff,His income is $1200, he rents his home free of charge. 
Death Certificate10/1/1961 FL (Calhoun County) 72 yrs old 
Name: Jesse Thomas Bailey, Gender: Male, Race: White, Death Date: Oct. 1, 1961, Death Place: Calhoun, Florida 

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Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during Jesse Bailey's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of Jesse, his family, and friends. For example, Jesse is 20 years old when The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
17 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
28 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
39 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.
68 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
6 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
8 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
11 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.
11 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
12 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
13 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
14 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
15 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
17 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
17 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
17 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
23 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
24 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
25 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
34 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
34 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
35 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
37 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
38 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
39 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
47 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
49 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
57 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
58 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
62 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
63 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
68 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.
71 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
19 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
23 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
24 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
28 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.
30 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
49 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
50 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
52 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.
61 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
66 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
71 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
20 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
21 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.
38 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
40 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
41 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
43 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
44 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!
45 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.
45 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
46 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
50 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
54 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.
55 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
56 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
65 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.
20 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
25 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.
28 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
30 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
31 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.
49 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
50 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.
56 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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Jesse T. Bailey and Lillian Morrell Bailey
Jesse T. Bailey and Lillian Morrell Bailey
Theodore and Jesse Bailey
Theodore and Jesse Bailey
Visiting Arlington National Cemetery
Visiting Arlington National Cemetery
Visiting to Tomb of Unknown Soldier
Visiting to Tomb of Unknown Soldier
Calhoun County Sheriff Office
Calhoun County Sheriff Office
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Lillian Morrell
Born about 1886 and died about 1963.
They were married 5/19/1910.

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The Children of Jesse Thomas Bailey

40 years old
Theodore Oswald Bailey
Born in Calhoun County, Florida on December 16, 1920 and died in Calhoun County, Florida on April 6, 1993. He was 72 years old.

He was called "Red"...
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