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Elvira L. Trice 



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Elvira L. Trice
5/16/1886 - 9/15/1929
Elvira L. Trice was born on May 16, 1886 somewhere in Florida and died on September 15, 1929 somewhere in Florida. She lived to be 43 years old.

Her parents were John S. (5/27/1861-12/24/1938)and Nancy Thompson Trice (11/5/1865 GA -5/10/1937) Wakulla Co. FL.

Elvira married Reece Davis. Their children were Jeff (8/1/1903 -5/3/1984),George Washington (1907), Mable 2/23/1912 -8/9/1915) & Reece (abt. 1914).
Census1/1/1900 FL (Wakulla County) 13 yrs old 
Family#11 -John Trice (age39), Nancy E. Trice (32), Abner E. Trice (18), Elvina L. Trice (14), Malissa Trice (12), Elizabeth Trice (10), Nancy R. Trice (9), Mattie L. Trice (6), George D. Trice (1), sister -Ann Bowen (55), John M. Bowen (22), Charles W. Bowen (30)& mother-in-law -Mary Thompson (54)All born in Fl, except Nancy born in GA. 
Marriage8/1/1901 FL (Wakulla County) 15 yrs old 
Reece Davis married Elvira Trice on Aug. 1, 1901 in Wakulla Co. FL. Book 1, page 165 
Census5/13/1910 FL (Liberty County) 24 yrs old 
family#18 - Reece Davis (age 44), Elvy (24), Jeff (7), George W. (3) & Mayble (1). Reece was born in AL, as were his parents. All others born in FL. Elvy's mother was born in GA and her father in FL. Reese works in the Turpentine industry.  
Graveyard/Tombstone9/15/1929 Smith Creek Cem. FL (Wakulla County) 43 yrs old 
Elvia Pippin - May 16, 1886 to Sep. 15, 1929
"Daughter of Mr & Mrs J S Trice"  

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20 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
31 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
42 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.
3 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
9 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
11 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
14 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
14 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.
15 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
16 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
17 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
18 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
20 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
20 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
20 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
26 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
27 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
28 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
37 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
37 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
38 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
40 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
41 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
42 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
22 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
26 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
27 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
31 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.
33 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
23 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
24 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.
41 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
43 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
23 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
28 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.
31 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
33 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
34 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.

Reece Davis
Born on March 28, 1867 and died on November 3, 1914.
They were married 8/1/1901.

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The Children of Elvira L. Trice

68 years old
George Washington Davis
Born somewhere in Florida on February 24, 1907 and died somewhere in Florida about 1980. He was about 72 years old.

He married in abt. 1928 to Mary Sue Williamson (abt. 1910).

Their children were:
Joe Reese
M. June
J. Thomas "Tommy" ...
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