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Sylvia Joesphine Wilds 

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Harley James Wilds Sr.
1/14/1916 - 5/8/1969

Florence Josephine Davis
5/12/1915 - 7/19/2002
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Sylvia Joesphine Wilds
3/10/1943 - 10/10/1968
(Shown at age 17)
Sylvia Joesphine Wilds was born on March 10, 1943 in Calhoun County, Florida and died on October 10, 1968 in Pensacola (Escambia Co), Florida. She lived to be 25 years old.

Census1/1/1945 Blountstown, precint 1 FL (Calhoun County) 1 yrs old 
J. I. Davis (age 57 ), Florence Davis (50), Stenson Davis(32), Delano Howard (12), Amos Howard Jr.(10) George B. Howard (8), Sandra Joe Howard (6), Ronnie Johnson (4).
next door - Harley Wilds(29), Josephine Wilds(29), Silvia Wilds(2) & Harley Wilds Jr.(0) - All were born in FL, except Harley born in Iowa, he is in the Army and has a 11th gr. education. J.I. has a 2nd gr., Florence a 7th gr., Stenson has a 7th, Delano a 7th gr. and Josephine has a 7th grade education. Amos has a 5th gr. and George has a 2nd gr. education. J. I. is a Policeman.  
Marriage5/1/1961 FL (Escambia County) 18 yrs old 
Sylvia Josephine Wilds married Richard Wesley Draper in May 1961 - Escambia Co. FL - Vol # 01964,page 2, Certicate # 13235.   Source:  
Florida Marriage Collection
Death Certificate10/10/1968 Pensacola FL (Escambia County) 25 yrs old 
Sylvia Josephine Wilds - died on Oct. 10, 1968, Race: White, Gender: Female.   Source:  Florida Death Index
Newspaper10/12/1968 Pensacola FL (Escambia County) 25 yrs old 
Pensacola News Journal: Mrs. Sylvia Josephine Wilds, age 25 of Pensacola, died Thursday night in local hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Wilds Sr. of Pensacola; 1 son, Joseph Anthony Wilds of Pensacola; a sister, Sandra Jo Badiford of Pensacola; 6 brothers, Joel Amos Howard of Boston, MA, George Howard of Pensacola, Franklin Howard of Tallahassee, William R. Johnson of Panama City, Harley J. Wilds, Jr. of Pensacola and Douglas Tludel of Pensacola. Sylvia was a native of Tampa, but a resident of Pensacola for 10 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Blountstown. Arrangement by Martin Funeral Home with burial in Nettle Ridge Cemetery. 

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14 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
19 1962 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
3 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
4 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
8 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
9 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
14 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.
17 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
19 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
22 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
7 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
12 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
17 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
20 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
1 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
2 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
11 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.
19 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
23 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
24 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.
2 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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