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Charles Wesly Wood 

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1824 - 1880

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9/1833 - 1910
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Charles Wesly Wood
3/22/1869 - 3/18/1926
Charles Wesly Wood was born on March 22, 1869 in Calhoun County, Florida and died on March 18, 1926 in Scotts Ferry, Calhoun County, Florida. He lived to be 57 years old.

He married Ida Ramoth Armstrong (12/3/1873 -4/8/1956)
Thadious Clyde Wood (8/19/1897 -2/2/1952)
Mary Gussie Wood (1/1899)
Richard Wood
Broward Wood
Lucile Wood
Lilly Mae
Eva Evylin - married Samuel A. Bryant
Census6/21/1870 FL (Calhoun County) 1 yrs old 
Recorded as Dwelling #21 and Family #17: Andrew J. Wood (age 56), Sarah (age 30), William M. (12), Mary P. (8), Benjamin (4), and Charles Wood (age 1). Their real estate is valued at $1000, and personal at $2000. Andrew was born in GA, Sarah in SC, all others in FL. Andrew is a farmer & Sarah keeps house.

on the same page -house#24 Andrew Wood Jr.(22)wife Margaret(21) and # 25 -J.C. Wood (25). 
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1870: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census6/10/1880 Abe Springs FL (Calhoun County) 11 yrs old 
page 293 - A. J. Wood (age 65), Sarah Wood (44), William M. Wood (22), Charles Wood (11), Willis Wood (7). A.J. was born in GA, as were his parents. Sarah was born in SC, as were her parents. Children were born in FL. A.J. is a farmer, William and Charles are farmer laborers.  
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1880: Blountstown was declared the seat of Calhoun County in 1880. Prior to that, Abe Springs had been the county seat. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census6/13/1900 Shiloh FL (Calhoun County) 31 yrs old 
page 6, #136-Charles Wood (age 31), Ramoth Wood 24), Thadus C. Wood (2), Mary Wood (1). All were born in FL. Charles 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.
Census4/28/1910 Blountstown, Scott Ferry Road FL (Calhoun County) 41 yrs old 
Page 11, #174 -Charley Wood (age 41), Ramoth Wood (37), Clyde Wood (13), Mary Wood (11), Richard Wood (9), Broward Wood (6), Lucile Wood (3), Unnamed Wood (1). All were born in FL. Charley is a farmer, Clyde and Mary are farmer laborers.  
Census1/19/1920 Shiloh FL (Calhoun County) 50 yrs old 
Page 11 - C. W. Wood (age 50), Ramoth Wood (45), Clyde Wood (22), Mary Wood (20), Bernard Wood (14), Lucile Wood (13), Lilly May Wood (11), Eva Wood (7). All were born in FL. Charles is a farmer. 

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1 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
13 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
14 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.
15 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.
37 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
48 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
8 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
10 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
20 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
26 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
28 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
31 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
31 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.
32 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
33 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
34 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
35 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
37 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
37 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
37 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
43 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
44 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
45 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
54 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
54 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
55 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
57 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
13 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
16 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
39 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
43 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
44 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
48 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.
50 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
6 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
7 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
40 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
41 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.
40 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
45 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.
48 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
50 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
51 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.

Ida Armstrong
Born on December 3, 1873 and died on April 8, 1956
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