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Charles Reuben Halley 

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John Bennett Halley
10/21/1869 - 6/24/1940

Mary Elizabeth Peacock
5/17/1875 - 12/23/1957
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Charles Reuben Halley
4/13/1901 - 11/27/1933
(Shown at age 19)
Charles Reuben Halley was born on April 13, 1901 in Blountstown, Florida and died on November 27, 1933 in Dothan, Alabama. He lived to be 32 years old.

Census4/25/1910 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 9 yrs old 
Recorded as family #33: J. B. Halley (age 40), Mary (wife, age 34), Ellis (son, age 18), Annie (daughter, age 16), Wess (son, age 12), Belle (daughter, age 11), Phenlon (son, age 9), Marion (son, age 7), Lee Roy (son, age 1) and Mart McNely (a black servant, age 21, widowed, born in FL). J. B. was born in FL and both parents in the United States. Mary and her mother were born in FL and her father in the United States. All of the children were born in FL. Mary has given birth to 8 children and all are still living. J. B. and Ellis are farmers working the family farm. All, except the youngest children, can read and write. The youngest children have attended school during the past year. 
Other5/30/1916 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 15 yrs old 
Handwritten pages from the front of John Bennett and Mary Elizebeth Peacock Halley's bible records the birth of each child between 1892 through 1916.
Marriage: J. B. Halley and Mary Elizebeth Peacock was married April th 17, 1895.
John Bennett Halley was born Oct. th 21, 1869
Mary Elizebeth Peacock was born May th 17, 1875
James Ellis Halley was born Feb. th 22,1892
Annie Lee Halley was born April th 20, 1894
Mary Ella Halley was born March th 4 1896
Celap Wess Halley was born Jan. th 29, 1898
Marry Belle Halley was born may th 4 ,1899
Charley Rubn Halley was born April th 13, 1901
John Marvins Halley was born Aug. th 14 1903
Lee Roy Halley was born Aug. th 16, 1908
Lillie Mae Halley was born Jan. th 10, 1911
Allbert Chester was born Jan. th 1 , 1913
Clerence Eugene Halley was born Aug.30, 1916

Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Halley's Family 
Census1/3/1920 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 18 yrs old 
Recorded as family #387: John B. Holley (age 50), Mary E. (wife, age 44), Ruben (son, age 19), John M. (son, age 17), Roy (son, age 13), Lillie (daughter, age 11), Chester (son, age 8), Eugene (son, age 4). All were born in FL and so were their parents. All, except the two youngest children, can read and write. All of the children, except the 4 year old, have been attending school. John B. is a farmer and works his home farm. 
Census4/11/1930 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 29 yrs old 
Recorded as family #40: Ruben Holley (age 29), Josey (wife, age 27), M. G. (son, age 8), Edward (son, age 4 1/2), James (son, age 2 1/2), Agnes (daughter, age 2 months). Ruben was 19 and Josey was 17 when they were first married. All, except Josey, were born in FL. Josey and her parents were born in GA. They do not live on a farm. They own their home and estimate it's value to be $300. Ruben is the proprietor of a dairy farm and he is not a veteran. Only Ruben and Josey can read and write and only the oldest son has been attending school. 

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5 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
16 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
27 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.
1 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
2 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
3 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
5 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
5 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
5 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
11 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
12 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
13 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
22 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
22 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
23 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
25 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
26 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
27 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
7 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
11 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
12 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
16 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.
18 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
8 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
9 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.
26 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
28 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
29 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
31 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
32 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!
8 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
13 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.
16 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
18 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
19 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.
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Margaret Bridges
Born on March 7, 1903 and died on May 8, 1993.
They were married 11/28/1920.

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The Children of Charles Reuben Halley

26 years old
Marvin "M.G." Garland Halley
Born in Blountstown, Florida on February 1, 1922 and died in Blountstown, Florida on February 13, 1987. He was 65 years old.

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65 years old
Charles Edward Holley
Born in Blountstown, Florida on September 18, 1925 and died in Blountstown, Florida on February 23, 1996. He was 70 years old.

Changed name to Holley. occupation: Carpenter...
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24 years old
James Rubin Halley
Born in Blountstown, Florida on February 20, 1928 and died in Blountstown, Florida on May 29, 2009. He was 81 years old.

He worked as a carpenter and painter. He was a faithful member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Blountstown....
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16 years old
Mary Agnes Halley
Born in Blountstown, Florida on February 3, 1930 and died in Marshalltown, Iowa on June 5, 2005. She was 75 years old.

Married 2/16/1946 in Cairo, GA. occupation: Head Bankteller at C&L Bank in Blountstown, FL. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Blountstown, FL. Burial at Nettle Ridge Cemetery....
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