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Savannah  Bevis 

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William Langley Bevis
1/3/1791 - 10/1/1870

Jane Virginia Palmer
1/9/1801 - 11/1/1882
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Savannah Bevis
1/24/1833 - 1904
Savannah Bevis was born on January 24, 1833 in an unknown place and died about 1904 in an unknown place. Actual date of death is unknown. She lived to be about 70 years old.

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Census10/25/1850 District 41 GA (Heard County) 17 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Savannah Bevis.  Recorded as family #469: William L. Bevis (age 35, born in Virginia), Jane (age 30, born in South Carolina), John (age 21), Jances L (male, age 18), Susanah (age 15), Nancy (age 14), Thomas (age 12), Punkny (male, age 10), Martin L. (male, age 7), Andrew J. (age 4). William estimates the value of his property at $700. He is a farmer, John is a mechanic and Jances is a farmer. Place of birth is not recorded for the children. 

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6 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
11 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
20 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
23 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
26 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
32 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
36 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
44 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
46 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
56 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
62 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
64 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
67 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.
67 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
68 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
69 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
70 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
71 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
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1 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
28 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
29 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
49 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
52 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
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2 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
4 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
7 1840 Oregon Trail is established
9 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
22 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
27 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
29 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
30 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
32 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
35 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
42 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
43 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded


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