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Elizabeth Unknown (Yon)
1739 - 1800
Elizabeth Unknown (Yon) was born about 1739 in an unknown place and died about 1800 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 61 years old.

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Immigration1/1/1761 Savannah SC  22 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Elizabeth Unknown (Yon).  Geo Adam Yon and his wife, Elizabeth (age 22), arrived in South Carolina on the ship named Britania in 1761. Ship sailed from Rotterdam. Passenger list is recorded by the Council Chamber on October 17, 1766.   Source:  BRITTANIA PASSENGER LIST AND ACRES ASSIGNED. In Dutch Fork Digest (Dutch Fork Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society), vol. 7:3 (July-September 1992), pp. 74-75.
Census1/1/1790 SC (Newberry County) 51 yrs old 
The household of George Yon is recorded on page 60 and consists of one white male over 16 years old; one white male under 16; and two white females (including his wife). This completed their household as no slaves or other free persons were living with them.
Four lines below George Yon, the household of Jacob Youn is recorded. It consists of one white male over 16 years old and 2 white females (including his wife). No slaves or other free white persons. 
Additional information about Newberry County, SC around 1790: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Other6/6/1794 SC (Newberry County) 55 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Elizabeth Unknown (Yon).  We the under named Persons, Legnatees of the late Jacob Kippleman (Cappleman) deed, do bind in the just sum of $400 sterling by any who doth not agree to the dividion and determination of Jacob Buzzar, Martin Hollowback & John Lattiner Volentain, free holders of Newberry County, in dividing the estate of Jacob Kippleman, 6/6/1794. 

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13 1752 Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
30 1769 The first steam engine is invented by Watt
38 1777 The concept of chemical compounds is conceived by Lavoisier
44 1783 The hot air balloon is invented by Michel and Montgolfier and the first people in modern history fly at an altitude of 1800 m.
46 1785 The power loom was invented by Cartwright to produce cloth.
54 1793 The cotton gin was invented by Whitney.
60 1799 The Rosetta Stone was discovered
61 1800 The first battery was invented by Volta
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10 1749 Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
36 1775 NEWS HEADLINES: On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
37 1776 NEWS HEADLINES: July 4th, American Revolution War ends and the United States of America is officially created.
61 1800 NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
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8 1747 The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
11 1750 Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
21 1760 The Cherokee War (1760-61) ends in a treaty that opens the Up County for settlement. The Bounty At of 1761 offers public land tax free for ten years, and settlers from other colonies begin pouring into the Carolina "Up Country".
24 1763 Georgia Gazette begins publication. It is the first newspaper in Georgia and the eighth newspaper in the English colonies.
27 1766 Britain passes the Stamp Act taxing all colonial newspapers, advertisements, leases, licenses, pamphlets, and legal documents. Later the same year, Britain repeals the Stamp Act in Britain -- but it continues to be enforced on colonists in North America
34 1773 Angered by the tea tax of 1767 and the British East India Company's monopoly on tea trade, the independent New England colonial merchants dump the precious cargo overboard into the Boston harbor. This incident is called the Boston Tea Party.
35 1774 The First Continental Congress of fifty-five representatives (except from the colony of Georgia) meets in Philadelphia to discuss relations with Britain, the possibility of independence, and the hope of a peaceful solution. King George III scorns the thought of reconciliation and declares the colonies to be in a state of open rebellion.
36 1775 On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
37 1776 July 4th, American Revolution War ends and the United States of America is officially created.
39 1778 Alliance between United States and France
48 1787 Constitution of the United States is signed
54 1793 Alexander McGillivray, the head of the Creek Indian Nation, dies. A restlessness begins to grow among the Indians in what is now Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida as town chiefs via for the vacant leadership role.
55 1794 The United States establishes the Navy
59 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
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4 1743 King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
9 1748 King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends
17 1756 Seven Year's War begins
20 1759 Jesuits are forced out of France
24 1763 Seven Year's War ends; Peace is established in Paris between France, Spain, England and Portugal
25 1764 Britain passes the Sugar Act forbids American importation of foreign rum and taxing imported molasses, wine, silk, coffee, and a number of other luxury items.
28 1767 Jesuits are forced out of Spanish America
40 1779 Spain declares war on England
41 1780 Josef II abolishes serfdom in Hungary; England declares war on Holland
44 1783 Peace established at Versailles between France, England, Spain and United States; Britain cedes all lands west to the Mississippi River
48 1787 Catherine the Great leads Russia into war with Turkey
49 1788 Russia begins war with Sweden
50 1789 French feudal system is abolished with the Declaration of Rights of Man. Outbreak of hostilities in France with the fall of the Bastille on July 14; Revolution in Austrian Netherlands declares independence as Belgium
53 1792 French Revolutionary Wars begin and the French royal family is imprisoned the following year
54 1793 Marie Antoinette is executed; Fugitive Slave Act passed; Roman Catholic faith is banned in France; France declares war on Britain and Holland.
56 1795 White Terror and bread riots in Paris
57 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
58 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa


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George Yon
Born about 1698 and died about 1770
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