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Mary Ann 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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Mary Ann Yon
1825 - 1855
Mary Ann Yon was born about 1825 in Laurens Co., Georgia and died about 1855 somewhere in Florida. Actual date of birth is unknown. She lived to be about 30 years old.

She married Almarine J. Wood.
Their children: Silas Wood (1842 - ),
Almarine J. Wood Jr. (7/9/1844 - 10/27/1922)
Jesse Wood (1848- ).

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Census1/1/1840 FL (Gadsden County) 15 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.  
Census11/7/1850 Division 5 FL (Calhoun County) 25 yrs old 
page 39,family# 129 - Almerin J. Wood (age36-GA), Mary Ann (25-GA), Silas (8-FL), Almerin J. (6-FL),Piper (2-FL),Rhoda P. (55-FL), Lawrence BOLINGER (21-TN), Eliza STONE (15-FL) & James M. BOZEMAN (21-GA) -Physician. Almerine's estate is value at $4000.   Source:
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1850: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Other2/7/1863 FL (Calhoun County) 8 yrs after death 
the will of Jesse Yon. Wife Martha listed, along with names of Jesse's children.  

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10 1835 The Second Seminole Indian War keeps the United States and Seminoles Indians fighting in North & Central Florida.
12 1837 NEWS HEADLINES: In October, Chief Osceola of the Seminole Indians is captured when he arrives for supposed truce negotiations at Fort Payton. He is imprisoned at St. Augustine, FL where he refuses to eat and attempts to escape several times. In December he is moved to a prison in SC where he dies on January 20, 1838. At the time of his death, Osceola was the most famous American Indian.
17 1842 Congress passes the Armed Occupation Act of 1842. It entitles persons willing and able to bear arms against the Indians and establish themselves in villages along the borders of Indian territory ownership of their land after 5 years.
17 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and some of the Seminole Indians living in FL are moved to the Indian Territory
20 1845 Florida becomes the 27th state to join the United States. William Moseley becomes the first governor and David Yulee the first senator.
25 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.
30 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.
1 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.
2 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
5 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
6 1831 Sumter County is formed.
7 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
8 1833 Walker County is formed.
11 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.
12 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
13 1838 Chattooga County formed
22 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
25 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
26 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
27 1852 Taylor County formed.
28 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
29 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
5 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
14 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
19 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
28 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
3 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
9 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
5 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
10 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
12 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
15 1840 Oregon Trail is established
17 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
30 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
8 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

Almarine 'AJ' Wood
Born about 1824 and died about 1880.
They were married 1/1/1841.

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The Children of Mary Ann Yon

Almarine Jackson Wood Jr
Born in Calhoun Co., Florida on July 9, 1844 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida on October 27, 1922. He was 78 years old.

He married Margaret Yon (1850-1935)
Silas Ruel Wood (1871)
Mary C. Wood (1873-1873)
Annie Laura Wood(1875-1948)
Julia E. Wood (1878-1952)
Florence E. Wood (1887-1887)
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