Sarah Jane Register
|About Sarah Jane Register|
Sarah Jane Register was born about 1843 somewhere in North Carolina and died about 1880 in Calhoun County, Florida. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 37 years old.
Sarah Jane Register
1843 - 1880
She was called "Nellie". The Date of her birth and death is unknown. Years shown are guesses.
Her parents died before 1850. She is living with the Brickost/Brickhouse family in the 1850 census.
She married Thomas in Calhoun Co. FL on Nov. 6th, 1866.
James Thomas (1868-1932)
Elizabeth (1871 -?)
Rebecca Jane (1872 1947)
Martha Charity (1875-1933)
Noah (died at age 4)
|Census||1/1/1850 ||Division 5 FL (Calhoun County) ||7 yrs old |
| #88 -Abigil Brickhost/Brickhouse (age 48 RI)
Elizabeth Brickhost (18 NC),
Lewiza Brickhost (15 NC),
Mary E. Wescott (32 NC),
Mary Ann Regester (12 NC),
James T. Regester (9 NC),
Sarah J. Regester (8 NC),
Manday Regester (6 NC),
William Regester (2 FL)
|Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1850: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod. || |
|Census||7/21/1860 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||17 yrs old |
| #111,#112 -James Register (47 NC),
Elizabeth Register (38 NC),
James Register (18 NC ),
Sarah Register (15 NC ),
Florence M Register ( 1 FL),
James Hodges ( 14 GA). James is a farmer.
|Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1860: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod. || |
|Marriage||11/6/1866 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||23 yrs old |
|Thomas Ayers married Sarah Register on the 6th of Nov 1866 - page:17
|Census||5/6/1870 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||27 yrs old |
|household# 221,family# 154, Thomas Ayres (age 29),
Sarah Ayres (28),
James Ayres (2)&
Elizabeth Ayres (8 mo.) Thomas is a farmer. He was born in GA. Sarah keeps house she was born in NC. Children born in FL. Value of estate $100 and personal $200.|
his brother, William lives next door(#155)
|Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1870: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod. || |
|Census||6/8/1880 ||Pippins Mill FL (Calhoun County) ||37 yrs old |
|household#80,family#103: Thomas Ayers (age39),
Sarah Ayers (38),
James Ayers (12),
Elizabeth Ayers (9),
Jane Ayers (8),
Martha Ayers (5)&
Emily Ayers (3). Thomas is a famer, He was born in GA, his father in SC, mother GA. Sarah keeps house, she was born in SC as were her parents. States Sarah has a fever on the day this was recorded. James works on the farm. all children were born in FL.
|Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1880: Blountstown was declared the seat of Calhoun County in 1880. Prior to that, Abe Springs had been the county seat. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod. || |
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Sarah Register's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of
Sarah, her family, and friends. For example, Sarah is 12 years old when Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Florida becomes the 27th state to join the United States. William Moseley becomes the first governor and David Yulee the first senator.
||Florida's total population has grown to 87,445. This includes about 39,000 slaves and 1,000 free blacks. Indians were not counted.
||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.
||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.
||Battle of Olustee is a Confederate victory. Union troops pull back
||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.
||Battle at Natural Bridge (Wakulla County) is a Confederate victory.
||During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
||An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
Born on January 18, 1841 and died on December 13, 1896.
They were married 11/6/1866.
|The Children of Sarah Jane Register|
42 years old
|James Thomas Ayers|
Born in Calhoun Co., Florida on February 21, 1868 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida on October 15, 1932. He was 64 years old.
He was called Grandaddy Duke. He was a minister, served in the Florida legislature and as a Chaplin for a session. He married Marinthia Jane Cain (1874)
58 years old
|Rebecca Jane Ayers|
Born in Pippins Mill, Calhoun Co., Florida on August 25, 1872 and died in Cahoun Co., Florida on October 24, 1947. She was 75 years old.
She was called "Aunt Babe" by some of her family.
- John Henry "Little Henry" Thomas (7/ 3 / 1892 - )
- Susie Victoria Thomas -(3/ 31/1895 Calhoun County - 7/ 1953 B...
|Martha Charity Ayers|
Born in Pippins Mill, Calhoun Co., Florida on July 26, 1875 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida on December 11, 1933. She was 58 years old.
She first married Samuel Goff on 12/22/1898 in Calhoun Co. FL.
They had one child Sarah Carolina "Carrie" Goff (10/28/1899 - 10/5/1983) married John Ottis Sims (11/3/1898-4/9/1976). Ottis's parent...
Born in Calhoun County, Florida on September 8, 1878 and died in Calhoun County, Florida on October 20, 1918. She was 40 years old.
She married Henry Richard Capps (1880 -1948)
Charles A. (1902)
Tesco S. (1902)