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Sarah Elizabeth Buchner
4/6/1834 - 1903
Sarah Elizabeth Buchner was born on April 6, 1834 in Wilson Co., Tennessee and died about 1903 in Kuttawa, Lyon Co., Kentucky. Actual date of death is unknown. She lived to be about 68 years old.

Her Children were:
1. Emma J. Hamilton(627/1854 to 4/29/1936 Paducah, Ky),
2. Maud M. Hamilton (8/8/1855 to 4/7/1939 KY),
3. Thaddeus Baker Hamilton (3/17/1857 to 10/31/1925 Lovelaceville, KY)
4. Eleazar Hamilton ( 1860 -1894 KY),
5. Alexander Lee Hamilton (12/8/1861 to 7/27/1931 Fredonia,KY)

Her parents were James Merry Buckner (1811-1840) and Minerva Broadwater Cook 1808-1857 who both died in Rankin County, Mississippi.

1st. marriage in Wilson Co.,TN. 2nd marriage to John W. Jackson (18 years her senior) after moving her family to Ballard County, Kentucky.
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Census7/6/1860 District 16 (near Nashville) TN (Davidson County) 26 yrs old 
Recorded as family #383: Eleazer Hamilton (age 33), Sarah (age 26), Emma J. (age 6), Maud M. (age 4), Thadious (age 3), Eleazer (age 1 month). Eleazor is a wagon maker and estimates the value of his estate to be $6, 000. All were born in Tennessee. His parents and siblings are recorded as the next family. 
Census7/20/1870 Fredonia KY (Caldwell County) 36 yrs old 
Recorded as family #51: S. E. Hamilton (white female, age 36), Emma J. (white female, age 16), Maud (white female, age 14), Thaddeus (white male, age 13), E. P. (white male, age 10) and Alexr I. (white male, age 8). The older girls are without occupations and the younger boys are at home. S. E. is keeping house. She estimates the value of their estate to be $200. All report that they were born in Tennessee. S. E. can read and write and all of the children have been attending school. 
Census6/13/1900 Kuttawa KY (Lyon County) 66 yrs old 
family #248,John W. Jackson (age84)1815; Sarah E. Jackson (age66)1834; Elex Lee Hamilton (age38)1861 Farmer; Rosa May Hamilton (age39)1870; Mary Hamilton (age2)1898 sister in law; Geo. Tinsley (age25)1875 hireling-farming; Nelley Tinsley (age24)1876,servant.  

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5 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
10 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
19 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
22 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
25 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
31 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
35 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
43 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
45 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
55 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
61 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
63 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
66 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.
66 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
67 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
68 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
69 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
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27 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
28 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
48 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
51 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
AgeDateEvent
1 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
3 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
6 1840 Oregon Trail is established
8 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
21 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
26 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
28 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
29 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
31 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
34 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
41 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
42 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded


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Eleazer 'Dent' Hamilton
Born about 1829 and died about 1862.
They were married 9/7/1853.

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The Children of Sarah Elizabeth Buchner

Emma Jane Hamilton
Born in Davidson, Tennessee on June 27, 1854 and died in Paducah (McCracken), Kentucky on April 29, 1936. She was 81 years old.

Believed to have married William Norris Billington (b 12/27/1842 in Ballard, KY) on 10/5/1879 in Lovelaceville, KY....
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Maud M. Hamilton
Born somewhere in Tennessee on August 8, 1855 and died in an unknown location on April 7, 1939. She was 83 years old.

She married Charles S. Jackson (1856 -1922). Children: Otie,Rosa, Clyde,Mannie, Sarah....
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Thaddeus Buckner Hamilton
Born in Davison Co., Kentucky on March 17, 1857 and died in Lovelaceville, Kentucky on October 31, 1925. He was 68 years old.

Children: Maud "Mimi" I. (1883-1/3/1884), Fred (1886 - 12/27/1887), Cordelia "Cordie" (1890-8/29/1891), Eric Blackburn (3/16/1894 - 9/25/1955),John Noble (1896 -9/27/1885), & Thaddeus Baker (1898 -9/...
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Eleazar P. Hamilton
Born somewhere in Tennessee on June 1, 1861 and died in an unknown location about 1894. He was about 32 years old.

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Alexander L. Hamilton
Born somewhere in Tennessee on December 5, 1861 and died somewhere in Kentucky on July 27, 1931. He was 69 years old.

He married Rosa May Young....
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