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Elizabeth  Pelt 

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Jonathan Pelt
10/25/1815 - 1880

 


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Elizabeth Pelt
1855 - 1880
Elizabeth Pelt was born about 1855 somewhere in Florida and died about 1880 in Jackson Co., Florida. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 25 years old.

Her name maybe Martha Elizabeth.
John and Elizabeth had four children: Joseph, (died young), Ann Elizabeth Richards Pinckney, Laura Richards Pippen and John Obed Richards (1875-1964).
Elizabeth is buried in the Sims Cemetery in Jackson Co. off Hwy 271 in an unmarked grave
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Marriage9/22/1871 FL (Jackson County) 16 yrs old 
PELT Elizabeth married John D. Richards on Sept.22, 1871, book -D, page-190  
Graveyard/Tombstone1/1/1880 Sims Cemetery FL (Jackson County) 25 yrs old 
Elizabeth is buried in the Sims Cemetery in Jackson Co. off Hwy 271 in an unmarked grave. 

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6 1861 No Floridian's voted for Lincoln during the 1860 election. On Jan. 10, 1861, Florida seceded from the U.S. and joined the Confederate States of America a few weeks later.
9 1864 Battle of Olustee is a Confederate victory. Union troops pull back
10 1865 May 10th -- Union troops occupy Tallahassee. While Tallahassee was the only Confederate state capital east of the Mississippi River that had not been captured, Union troops occupy the capitol following the surrender of the major Confederate armies in the east.
10 1865 Battle at Natural Bridge (Wakulla County) is a Confederate victory.
15 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
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1 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
4 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
10 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
14 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
22 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
24 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
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6 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
7 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
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5 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
7 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
8 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
10 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
13 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
20 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
21 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded


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John Richards
Born about 1850 and died about 1890
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The Children of Elizabeth Pelt

81 years old
John Obed Richards
Born in Jackson Co., Florida on August 20, 1875 and died in an unknown location about 1964. He was about 88 years old.

John married Hattie Anderson and later married Ethel K. Barbee.
He lived with his Pelt Grandparents, awhile, he attended whatever school and could read and write and had many hobbies. He Had many...
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