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Edith Emmaline Streetman 

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Edmund Sinclair Streetman
7/13/1869 - 10/4/1934

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12/5/1876 - 7/15/1966
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Edith Emmaline Streetman
3/29/1899 - 5/13/1951
(Shown at age 17)
Edith Emmaline Streetman was born on March 29, 1899 in Jakin, Georgia and died on May 13, 1951 in Blountstown, Florida. She lived to be 52 years old.

Married 11/28/1915
Census4/29/1910 Shiloah FL (Calhoun County) 11 yrs old 
Recorded as family #205: E. S. Streetman (age 31), Anna (wife, age 32), Lillian (daughter, age 12), Emily (daughter, age 11), William (son, age 9), Myrtis (daughter, age 5). All were born in Georgia as were their parents. E. S. is a general farmer. E. S. and Anna were married when both were 15 years old. 
Census4/7/1930 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 31 yrs old 
Recorded as family #140: Ellis J. Halley (age 38), Edith (wife, age 31) and Myrtice E. (daughter, age 8). Ellis was 24 and Edith was 17 the first time they married. Edith and her parents were born in GA and Ellis and Myrtice were born in FL. They rent their current home and pay $20 a month. Ellis is a guard working at the convict camps and Edith is a manager working in a retail grocer store. Ellis is not a veteran. 
Census1/1/1945 Precinct 1 FL (Calhoun County) 45 yrs old 
page 35 - Ellis Halley (53)FL & Edith Emaline Halley (46)GA. He has a 9th gr. and she has an 11th gr. education. He works a night marshal and she is a school lunch room manger.  Source:  FL st. census 1945
Graveyard/Tombstone3/31/1951 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 52 yrs old 
Boggs Cemetery - Edith E. STREETMAN HALLEY - - 29 Mar 1899 to 31 May 1951   Source:
Newspaper6/1/1951 Panama City FL (Bay County) 52 yrs old 
BLOUNTSTOWN - Funeral services for Mrs. Ellis Holley, 52, who died here at 5AM Thursday, will be held Saturday at 10AM at the Pentecostal Holiness church in Blountstown.  

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7 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
18 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
29 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.
6 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
13 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
15 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
18 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
21 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
25 1924 Peach County is formed.
1 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
1 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.
2 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
3 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
4 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
5 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
7 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
7 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
7 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
13 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
14 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
15 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
24 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
24 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
25 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
27 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
28 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
29 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
37 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
39 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
47 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
48 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
52 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
9 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
13 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
14 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
18 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.
20 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
39 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
40 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
42 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.
51 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
10 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
11 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.
28 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
30 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
31 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
33 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
34 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!
35 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.
35 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
36 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
40 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
44 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.
45 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
46 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
10 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
15 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.
18 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
20 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
21 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.
39 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
40 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.
46 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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Edith Streetman
Edith Streetman
Ellis and Edith Halley
Ellis and Edith Halley
Eudessa and Edith
Eudessa and Edith

James Halley
Born on February 22, 1892 and died on July 16, 1968.
They were married 11/28/1915.

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The Children of Edith Emmaline Streetman

infant Halley
Born in Blountstown, Florida on November 17, 1916 and died in Blountstown, Florida on November 17, 1916. This child was stillborn.

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23 years old
Myrtice Eudessa Halley
Born in Chattahoochee, Florida on September 5, 1921 and died in Mobile, Alabama on January 25, 1999. She was 77 years old.

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