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Evie Lee Bailey 

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John Henry Bailey
7/1865 - 12/8/1932

Jessie Florence Parish
4/15/1871 - 1900
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Evie Lee Bailey
9/23/1887 - 8/6/1968
(Shown at age 72)
Evie Lee Bailey was born on September 23, 1887 in Calhoun Co., Florida and died on August 6, 1968 in Calhoun Co., Blountstown, Florida. She lived to be 80 years old.

She married Samuel Green, 2nd marriage to Floyd W. Hires in 1936.

Harry F. Green (12- -1909) Married Edna Paraham, 2nd Mary Dell Willis,3rd Myrtle Segress
Silas R. Green ( 1-13-1911 to 2004) Married Lenona Fowler
Florence Evelyn Green (7-24-1913 -4/2/1982 ) Married Kenneth Davidson
Minnie Green (5-24-1914 to 5-10-1942) Married John Gordon Edenfield
John H. Green (11-13-1917)
Census6/27/1900 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 12 yrs old 
family #233: John H. Bailey (age 34, born July 1865), Florance (age 29, born April 1871), Evg. (12, sept. 1887), Busby (11, Jan. 1889), John H. Jr.(9, Dec. 1890), Silas (7, Dec. 1892), Jessie (5, Oct. 1894), George (3, Aug. 1896), Annie (2, Mar.1898) & Martha (2mo, Mar. 1900). All were born in Florida. John's parents were born in SC. He is a merchant. They have been married 15 years. Florance says she has had eight children, all are living. The family also lives next door to Jonas Bailey and his family. 
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.
Census4/15/1910 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 22 yrs old 
family #21: Sam Green (age 28), Avie Green (23)& Edgar Green (3), Jim Green (4 mo.). Sam was born in AL as were his parents. Avie was born in FL as were her parents. Sam & Avie state they can read & write, they have two children.  
Census2/4/1920 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 32 yrs old 
family# 463 - Samuel Green (age37), Eva Green (32), Harry F. Green (10), Silas Green (9), Florence Green (6), Minnie Green (5)& John H. Green (2). All were born in FL, as were they parents. Samuel is a laborer on a farm. They rent their home. Samuel, Eva & Harry can read & write. Silas & Florence attend school. (They live next door to Busby Bailey)  
Census4/3/1930 FL (Calhoun County) 42 yrs old 
dwelling #40 family# 42 -Sam M. Green (age 52), Ervie L. (52), Harry F. (20), Silas R. (19), Florence E. (16), Minnie I. (14) & John H. (12). They rent, estate value $100, Sam & Ervie married at age 23 & 18. Sam was born in AL, parents in US. Ervie in FL as were her parents. Sam works in general haling dragging; Harry is a laborer at Veneer Mill; Silas is a laborer odd jobs (no work in the last 8 days). All can read & write, Harry Florence, Minnie & John attend school.  
Census1/1/1935 Traylors Mill, Precinct 4 FL (Calhoun County) 47 yrs old 
page 9, line 48 - Sam M. Green (age 56), Mrs. Sam M. Green (47), Florence E. Green (21), Minnie Green (19), John H. Green (17) and granddaughter Shirley Joyce (0). Sam was born in AL, all others in FL. Sam is a produce peddler and has a 2nd grade education. Mrs. Green, Florence and Minnie have a 9th grade education.  
Other1/1/1936 FL (Calhoun County) 48 yrs old 
Name: Evie Green, Event Type: Divorce, Event Date: 1936, Event Place: Calhoun, Florida, Gender: Female, Spouse's Name: Sam Green, Certificate Number: 2209, Volume: 74 
Marriage1/1/1936 FL (Jackson County) 48 yrs old 
Evie Green married Floyd Hires in 1936, Vol# 349, Cer.# 14849. 
Census4/29/1940 Township 3 FL (Jackson County) 52 yrs old 
household # 1 -Floyd W. Hires (age 35) and Evie Hires (52). Both born in FL. Floyd is a farmer. Residence in 1935: Rural, Calhoun, Florida 
Census1/1/1945 Manianna, Precinct 6 FL (Jackson County) 57 yrs old 
Floyd Hires (age 41)farmer, Evie L. Hires (57)housekeeping, Shirley J. Davidson (10)school & I. F. Hires (71)retired. All born in FL, except I.F. in GA. Floyd and Evie state they finished 10th grade in school, Shirley is in the 5th grade and I.F. finished the 4th grade. Their address is, Marianna Rt. 1.  Source:  Florida state Census

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Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during Evie Bailey's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of Evie, her family, and friends. For example, Evie is 22 years old when The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
19 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
30 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
41 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.
70 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
75 1962 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
2 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
8 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
10 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
13 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.
13 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
14 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
15 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
16 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
17 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
19 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
19 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
19 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
25 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
26 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
27 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
36 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
36 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
37 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
39 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
40 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
41 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
49 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
51 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
59 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
60 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
64 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
65 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
70 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.
73 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
75 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
78 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
21 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
25 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
26 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
30 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.
32 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
51 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
52 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
54 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.
63 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
68 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
73 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
76 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
22 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
23 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 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
42 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
43 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
45 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
46 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!
47 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.
47 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
48 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
52 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
56 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.
57 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
58 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
67 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.
75 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
79 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
80 1967 Martin Luther King leads an anti Vietnam protest in New York; The American Indian Movement is founded; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King are assassinated; Three Apollo astronauts are killed in a fire on the launch pad.
22 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
27 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.
30 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
32 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
33 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.
51 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
52 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.
58 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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Samuel Green
Born on February 14, 1882 and died about 1945
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Floyd Hires
Born on June 4, 1904 and died on October 21, 1978.
They were married 1/1/1936.

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The Children of Evie Lee Bailey

Harry Floyd Green
Born somewhere in Florida on December 22, 1909 and died in Franklin County, Florida on September 25, 1985. He was 75 years old.

He married Edna Paraham, 2nd Mary Dell Willis,3rd Myrtle C. Segress (6/26/1918-4/2/1996)...
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85 years old
Silas Ruel Green Sr.
Born in Blountstown, Calhoun Co., Florida on January 13, 1911 and died in Panama City, Florida on January 27, 2004. He was 93 years old.

He was a logger, a farmer and mail carrier. He lived in Blountstown all his life. He marred Lenora Fowler, their Children:
Betty June Green(1934)
Silas Ruel Green, Jr.(1937)
Laurie Jackson ...
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Florence Evelyn Green
Born in Calhoun County, Florida on July 24, 1913 and died in Jackson County, Florida on April 2, 1982. She was 68 years old.

She married Kenneth Davidson. In 1944 she married Kenneth G. Livingston

Bobbie Gene
Jimmie ...
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16 years old
Minnie Irene Green
Born in Calhoun County, Florida on May 24, 1914 and died in Calhoun County, Florida on May 10, 1942. She was 27 years old.

She married John Gordon Edenfield (1/2/1916 -3/22/2001)
Johnny Edenfield
Annette Edenfield ...
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John Henry Green
Born in Calhoun County, Florida on November 13, 1917 and died in Liberty County, Florida on November 29, 1985. He was 68 years old.

He married Agnes Kimbell on Jan.2 1937
Kenneth Paul
John Henry Jr.
Mary A.
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