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Martin Luther 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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Martin Luther Bevis
6/30/1824 - 9/14/1869
Martin Luther Bevis was born on June 30, 1824 in an unknown place and died on September 14, 1869 in an unknown place. He lived to be 45 years old.

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Census10/25/1850 District 41 GA (Heard County) 26 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Martin 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 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
15 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
20 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
29 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
32 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
35 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
41 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
45 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
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4 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
10 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
37 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
38 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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6 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
11 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
13 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
16 1840 Oregon Trail is established
18 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
31 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
36 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
38 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
39 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
41 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
44 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
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9 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico


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