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James Kinson Peacock 

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James Jefferson Peacock
1820 - 4/11/1855

Sarah Jane Parker
1820 - 1857
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James Kinson Peacock
3/3/1845 - 8/9/1932
(Shown at age 40)
James Kinson Peacock was born on March 3, 1845 in Sandersonville, Washington Co, Georgia and died on August 9, 1932 in Jackson Co., Florida. He lived to be 87 years old.

Served as a Private in the Civil War, Company D, 2nd Florida Cavalry.
He was married in Jackson Co. FL. He was a farmer, turpentine, and County Commissioner of Jackson County, Florida. He is buried at Mt. Olive Cem. in Altha, FL.

Children:
Charles Kinson Peacock (born 1869)
Sarah E. (born 1871)
James Pierson Peacock (born 1872)
William Jefferson Peacock (born 1875)
John Daniel Peacock (1876 -1967)
Mary Alafair Alice Peacock (born 1879)
Joseph Franklin Peacock (born 1881)
Robert Bentoza Peacock (1883)
Irvin Greene Peacock (1885)
Records
Census10/25/1850 FL (Jackson County) 5 yrs old 
Recorded as dwelling #90 and family #100: James J. Peacock (age 30, born in GA), Sarah J. Peacock (age 30, born in NC), Wm G. Peacock (8, GA), James K. Peacock (5, GA), Martha F. Peacock (2, FL), John Peacock (27, GA), Solomon Peacock (25, GA) & Gideon Peacock (19, GA). James is a farmer and John, Solomon & Gigeon are farm labors. 
Census6/2/1880 Precinct 7 FL (Jackson County) 35 yrs old 
family#11 - James K. Peacock (age 35), Mary E. Peacock (31), Charley K. Peacock (10), Sarah E. Peacock (9), James P. Peacock (7), William J. Peacock (5), John J. Peacock (3)& Mary E. Peacock (1). James is a farmer, Mary keeps house and Charley is a farm laborer. James was born in GA, his parents in GA also. Mary was born in AL, her father in AL & mother in SC. All children in FL.  
Additional information about Jackson County, FL around 1880: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census6/5/1900 Precinct 7, Dykes Mill FL (Jackson County) 55 yrs old 
family# 35 - James K. Pecock (age 55), Mary E. Pecock (51), Joseph F. Pecock (19), Allice Pecock (20), Robert Pecock (16) & Irvin Pecock (14). James & Mary have been married 33 years, they have 9 children, all are living. James is a farmer, he was born in GA, parents in SC. Mary was born in AL, as were her parents. All children born in FL. Joseph, Robert & Irvin are farm laborers.  
Additional information about Jackson County, FL around 1900: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census4/25/1910 Rocky Creek FL (Jackson County) 65 yrs old 
family# 166- James K. Peacock (age 66), Mary E. Peacock (62)& Robert Peacock (26). James is a farmer, he was born in GA, parents in NC. Mary was born in AL, her parents in SC. Robert was born in FL. James and Mary have been married 45 years, they have 9 children, 8 are living. All can read and write.  
Census6/23/1920 Alliance FL (Jackson County) 75 yrs old 
family# 106 - J. K. Peacock (age 75) & Mary Peacock (71). J.K. is a farmer & Mary keeps house. J. K. was born in GA, parents in SC. Mary was born in AL, as were her parents.  
Death Certificate8/9/1932 FL (Jackson County) 87 yrs old 
Book Vol:551, page:12407 - James K. Peacock - race: white, gender: male, year:1932. 
Graveyard/Tombstone8/9/1932 Altha FL (Calhoun County) 87 yrs old 
James Kinson PEACOCK 03-Mar-1845 to 9-Aug-1932 H/O Mrs. M. E. Peacock - Mt. Olive Cemetery. (part 2) 

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AgeDateEvent
5 1850 Florida's total population has grown to 87,445. This includes about 39,000 slaves and 1,000 free blacks. Indians were not counted.
10 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins and war breaks out with most of the battles occurring in Central Florida. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
16 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.
19 1864 Battle of Olustee is a Confederate victory. Union troops pull back
20 1865 Battle at Natural Bridge (Wakulla County) is a Confederate victory.
20 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.
25 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
37 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
38 1883 Three railroad companies are merged to form the Florida Transit and Penisular Railroad Company. Thee are: Florida Transit Railroad Co., Peninsular Railroad Co, and the Tropical Florida Railroad Co.
39 1884 Most railroads in Florida are passed into the hands of a single company owned and operated by a single management, under the name of The Florida Railway and Navigation Company. It has more that 500 miles of main track in operation and about 300 miles of track under construction. The longest route was the "Western Division" which ran from Tallahassee to Jacksonville - 209 miles.
61 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
72 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
83 1928 The Tamiami Trail opens. It opens the southernmost 275 miles of U.S. Highway 41 from State Road 60 in Tampa to U.S. Route 1 (SR 5) in Miami, Florida to tourist. It also destroys many of the Seminole Indian waterways and hinders their economy.
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2 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
5 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
6 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
7 1852 Taylor County formed.
8 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
9 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
11 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
12 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
13 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
25 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
30 1875 Oconee County formed.
60 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
67 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
69 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
72 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
75 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
79 1924 Peach County is formed.
AgeDateEvent
8 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
11 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
14 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
20 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
24 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
32 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
34 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
44 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
50 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
52 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
55 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
55 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.
56 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
57 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
58 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
59 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
61 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
61 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
61 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
67 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
68 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
69 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
78 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
78 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
79 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
81 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
82 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
83 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
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16 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
17 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
37 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
40 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
63 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
67 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
68 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
72 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
74 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
AgeDateEvent
10 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
15 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
17 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
18 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
20 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
23 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
30 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
31 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
64 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
65 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
82 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
84 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
85 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
87 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
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64 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
69 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
72 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
74 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
75 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.
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Mary Pierce
Born on April 3, 1849 and died on February 5, 1931.
They were married 1/31/1869.

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The Children of James Kinson Peacock

21 years old
Charles Kinson Peacock
Born in Sink Creek, Florida on November 8, 1869 and died in Jackson Co,, Florida on October 24, 1900. He was 30 years old.

He married Martha Jane Ayers on (1/24/1889) in Jackson Co. FL.
Charles & Martha had ten children:
Charley K.
Sarah Ella
James Pearson
William J.
John J.
Mary Jane (1/1893)
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29 years old
Sarah Elizabeth Peacock
Born in Jackson Co., Florida on February 6, 1871 and died somewhere in Florida on March 27, 1966. She was 95 years old.

Children: James Henry (1892-1981), Alice Elizabeth (1895-1959), Robert Daniel (1897-1901), Jesse Franklin (1899-1934), Mammie Lee (1902), Herriet Lou (1904), John Jefferson (1907-1977)....
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58 years old
James Pierson Peacock Sr.
Born in Sink Creek, Florida on September 22, 1872 and died in Marianna, Jackson Co., Florida on April 16, 1953. He was 80 years old.

He married Georgia Ann Hagan(4/27/1879-7/21/1947) on (10/22/1898) in Sink Creek, FL.

Children: Leola Pearl (4/19/1900 -2/24/1986); Mary Mae (7/9/1902-2/17/1982);Almira "Alma"(4/8/1908-4/4/1989...
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31 years old
William Jefferson Peacock
Born in Sink Creek, Florida on March 7, 1875 and died in Altha, Florida on December 24, 1970. He was 95 years old.

He married Mary Leila Hansford (1/29/1882 - 3/29/1968).
They had seven children:
Mary Lola
Robert Roy (8/31/1903-12/14/1973)
Leila Viola
William Jesse (9/2/1907 -6/3/1988)
Edith ...
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20 years old
John Daniel Peacock
Born in Sink Creek, Jackson Co., Florida on December 5, 1876 and died in Sink Creek, Jackson Co., Florida on April 13, 1967. He was 90 years old.

John married Mary on 3/25/1902 in Jackson Co. FL at Mary's parents home; . He was a farmer and by age 26 he had a large farm, fully furnished house, horses and a carriage. Married in Jackson Co. FL at...
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Mary Alafair Peacock
Born in Sink Creek, Florida on January 4, 1879 and died in Altha, Florida on October 10, 1944. She was 65 years old.

She married William Isaac Howard....
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25 years old
Joseph Franklin Peacock
Born in Sink Creek, Florida on April 9, 1881 and died in Altha, Florida on May 21, 1929. He was 48 years old.

Married Mary Narcissis Sullivan (born abt. 1882)....
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20 years old
Robert Bentozia Peacock
Born in Sink Creek, Jackson Co., Florida on August 2, 1883 and died in Altha, Florida on January 8, 1919. He was 35 years old.

Married Jennie Averette (11/6/1896 - ). They had two Children: Christine & Robert Newton Peacock....
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20 years old
Irvin Green Peacock
Born in Sink Creek, Jackson Co., Florida on November 19, 1885 and died in Altha, Florida on April 24, 1923. He was 37 years old.

Married Sarah "Sally" Anderson (11/20/1886 AL - 3/3/1934)
Children: James Kinson Peacock
Sarah Elizabeth Peacock
Evelyn Peacock (9/5/1908 - 1997)
Mary Lucille Peacock (10/...
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