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George  Pealer 

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Daniel Pealer / Bealer Jr.
5/11/1793 - 1850

 


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George Pealer
8/14/1818 - 12/9/1897
(Shown at age 77)
George Pealer was born on August 14, 1818 in Fish Creek, Pennsylvania and died on December 9, 1897 in Fish Creek, Pennsylvania. He lived to be 79 years old.

He married around 1841.
children:
Russel(abt.1842)
Matilda (12/25/1844)- called Aunt Tillie Price
Clarinda Seville (7/18/1846 -died in childhood)
Mary Ann
Daniel Webster (12/6/1853 -died at age seven)
Alvaretta (6/23/1851 died young)
William Oscar (8/4/1855) -called Uncle Will
Infant(died)
Records
Census1/1/1820 Fishing Creek PA (Columbia County) 1 yrs old 
Daniel Pealer Jur: Males: one 0-10 yr old and one 26-45 year old. Females: one 18-26 yr old. One person in household is engaged in Agriculture
Next door
Daniel Pealer: males: one 10-16, one 18-26, and one 45+. Females: one 10-16, one 18-26, and one 45+. Two people in the household are engaged in Agriculture
Christopher Pealer: One 26-45 yr old male and one 26-45 yr old female. One person is engaged in Agriculture  
Census1/1/1830 Fishing Creek PA (Columbia County) 11 yrs old 
Page 119: Daniel Bealer males: two (-5) one (5-10) one (10-15) one (20-30) one (30-40), females: one (5-10) one (20-30)one (30-40) one(60-70)
On the next page a Samuel Bealer and family (he is 30-40)  
Census1/1/1840 Fishing Creek PA (Columbia County) 21 yrs old 
Page 9, line 3: Daniel Bealer males: one (-5) three (5-10) two (10-15) one (15-20) one (20-30) one (40-50), females: One (-5) one (5-10)one(10-15) one (20-30) one (30-40) one (40-50) one (70-80), 3 employed in Agriculture & 3 attended school. Next door is a Paul Bealer and his family (he is 20-30)  
Census9/6/1850 Fishing Creek PA (Columbia County) 32 yrs old 
Starting on line 37, listed are George Pealer (31 year old, male), Rebecca (age 30, female), Russel (age 8, male), Matilda (age 6, female), Clannda S. (age 4, female) and Mary A (age 1, female). George lists his occupation as a farmer and estimates the value of his real estate owned at $2, 000. Place of birth for all is listed as PA and the three oldest children attended school during the last year. 
Census7/19/1860 Fishing Creek PA (Columbia County) 41 yrs old 
family# 789: Geo Pealer (age 41), Rebecca (age 39, female), Russel (age 18, male), Matilda (age 16, female), Clainda (age 14, female) Mary A.(9)William(3) C. A. Hampton(41-female) - C.S. Teacher. George is a farmer, Rebecca is keeping house, Russel is a student, and Matilda is keeping house. George estimates the value of his real estate to be $4,000 & the value of his personal estate to be $1,019. All were born in PA. 
Census6/20/1880 Fishing Creek PA (Columbia County) 61 yrs old 
family #117/119: George Pealer (age 61), Ruth Hampton (65), and Edward Hampton (10). All were born in PA as were their parents. George is a Farmer and is married. Ruth is his housekeeper, she is single. Edward is his nephew. They can not read or write.  
Graveyard/Tombstone12/9/1897 Stillwater PA  79 yrs old 
George Pealer - 8/14/1818 to 12/9/1897 at Zion Cemetery. in Stillwater, PA. 

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12 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
21 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
26 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
35 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
38 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
41 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
47 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
51 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
59 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
61 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
71 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
77 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
79 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
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10 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
16 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
43 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
44 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
64 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
67 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
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2 1820 The Act of April 24, 1820 abolished the land purchase credit system, fixed the price of public lands at $1.25 per acre, and set the minimum purchase at 80 acres. After a person purchased land, a final certificate was issued by the land office and sent to Washington DC to be verified and signed by the President -- a time consuming process. Public lands were most typically available through US treaties with Indians who agreed to be removed from their homelands.
12 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
17 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
19 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
22 1840 Oregon Trail is established
24 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
37 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
42 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
44 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
45 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
47 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
50 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
57 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
58 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
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15 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
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Rebecca Hampton
Born on February 8, 1820 and died on March 7, 1876.
They were married 1/1/1841.

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The Children of George Pealer

58 years old
Russel Ralph Pealer
Born in Greenwood Township, Columbia Co., Pennsylvania about 1842 and died in Three Rivers, Michigan on March 7, 1918. He was about 76 years old.

His Great-Great-Grandfather, Caleb Hopkins, on his Mother's side was a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War. He was born and raised on a farm. In 1859 he attended the New Columbus Norman School. He wou...
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21 years old
Mary Ann Pealer
Born somewhere in Pennsylvania on March 4, 1849 and died in Berlin, Ohio on April 16, 1875. She was 26 years old.

Children:
Myrtle Dell(1870)married Edward Chambers
Bertha May(1872)
Annie Ethel(1873)
George W. Auten (1875)

Mary caught a cold and died soon after the birth of George. Mary & ...
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