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Lydia  Yon 

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Jesse Yon
12/21/1790 - 12/21/1863

Mary Ann Cumby / Cumbie
1794 - 2/13/1851
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Lydia Yon
1822 - 1872
Lydia Yon was born about 1822 in Laurens Co., Georgia and died about 1872 in Williamson Co., Texas. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 50 years old.

She married Jessi Richards. Jessi died sometime before 1860. Their children: Noah Richards (1847 - 1926 ), Mary Miranda Richards (1849- ), Jesse Richards (1852 - ).
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Census1/1/1830 FL (Gadsden County) 8 yrs old 
Jesse Yon is recorded as the head of household consisting of 17 people -- eight of which are slaves. His family consists of: one white male between 5-10 years old, one male between 10-15, one between 20-30, one male between 40-50, two females under 5, two females between 4-10, and one female between 30-40. Ages of his slaves are: one male under 10, three males between 10-24, two females under 10, one female between 10-24 and one female between 35 and 55.  Source:  1830 U.S. Census
Additional information about Gadsden County, FL around 1830: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census1/1/1840 FL (Gadsden County) 18 yrs old 
Jessee Yon, living in Gadsden, Florida Territory - 1 male (under 5), 1 male (5-10), 1 male (20-30), 1 male (40-50), 1 female (under 5), 1 female (10-15), 1 female (15-20), 1 female (30-40). with eleven slaves.  
Additional information about Gadsden County, FL around 1840: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census6/27/1860 TX (Newton County) 38 yrs old 
# 83 - Lydia Richards (age 38), Noah Richards (13), Mary M Richards (11) & Jesse Richards (8). Lydia was born in GA, the children in FL. Lydia is a farmer. The value of her real estate is $110 and personal value $300. There is a check by Noah's name for married with in the year. Noah and Mary attend school.  

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1 1823 December 8 - Decatur County formed.
2 1824 December 15 - Upson and Ware Counties formed.
3 1825 Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
4 1826 January 24 - Treaty of Washington abrogates Treaty of Indian Springs. The Creeks cede a smaller area and are allowed to remain on their lands until January 1, 1826.
5 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
8 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
9 1831 Sumter County is formed.
10 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
11 1833 Walker County is formed.
14 1836 Seminoles massacre Major Francis L. Dade and his 103 man command. This starts the second Seminole War. February - Battle of Hitchity. March 27 - Colonel J.W. Fannin and his Georgian's executed by order of Santa Ana at Goliad on Palm Sunday. July - Battle of Brushy Creek. July 3 - Battle of Chickasawachee Swamp. July 27 - Battle of Echowanochaway Creek.
15 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
16 1838 Chattooga County formed
25 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
28 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
29 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
30 1852 Taylor County formed.
31 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
32 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
34 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
35 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
36 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
48 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
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8 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
17 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
22 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
31 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
34 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
37 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
43 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
47 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
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6 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
12 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
39 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
40 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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8 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
13 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
15 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
18 1840 Oregon Trail is established
20 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
33 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
38 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
40 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
41 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
43 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
46 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
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11 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico


The Children of Lydia Yon

38 years old
Noah Richards
Born somewhere in Florida on an unknown day in May 1847 and died somewhere in Florida on April 13, 1926. He was 79 years old.

His first wife was Drucilla Wood, They had one son named Jesse. He later Emma ________. They lived most of their lives in Texas, but in his old age he and Emma moved back to Florida. ...
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