Elizabeth 'Eliza' Prudence Stone
|About Elizabeth 'Eliza' Prudence Stone|
Elizabeth 'Eliza' Prudence Stone was born on October 26, 1835 somewhere in Florida and died on May 28, 1906 in Calhoun, Florida. She lived to be 70 years old.
Elizabeth 'Eliza' Prudence Stone
10/26/1835 - 5/28/1906
(Shown at age 41)
Her parents were Isaac Hugh Stone(1809-1852)and Caroline Wood Stone(1816). Caroline's parents were Silas (1790)and Rhoda Prudence Chapman Wood (1795).
Eliza and Terrel's children were:
Higdon Almarin Yon (8/25/1856 -6/5/1930),
John Wood Yon (5/31/1858 -12/6/1936),
Silas Higdon Yon (10/25/1864 -11/1/1904),.
After Terrel died, Elizabeth married William B. Clark.
They had four children:
|Other||11/12/1835 ||FL (Jackson County) ||4 yrs old |
|The will of Silas Wood - recorded in Jackson County, Book F, pages 449 & 450 on November 12, 1835 |
appoint his Son Almerine J. Wood to be sole Executor of this his last Will and testament. Also listed in the will daughter Artimacy Emeline Wood and granddaughter Elisa Prudence Stone.
|Census||10/17/1850 ||Division 5 FL (Calhoun County) ||14 yrs old |
|Wm J. Sanson (age 33 -born in AL),
Benet T. Sanson (age 18, born in GA),
Elizabeth S. (7 AL),
Elizabeth S. (24 AL),
John S. (12 AL),
Martha (28 FL),
Mary E. (15 FL),
R. M. (50 FL),
Virginia A (19 FL)
Isaac H. Stone (5 FL), and
R. M. Stone (4 FL, female) .|
two of Isaac's children living with the Sanson family.
|Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1850: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod. || |
|Census||7/21/1860 ||Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) ||24 yrs old |
|Recorded as dwelling #98, family #99: T. H. Yon (age 40),
Eliza Yon (26),
Terrel H. Yon (3),
John Yon (2) &
David Dean (27). T.H. and David were born in GA. All others in FL; Terrel is a farmer. Eliza keeps house and David is a doctor. T.H. estimates the value of his estate to be $8, 000 and personal value is $13,000. |
|Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1860: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod. || |
|Other||2/2/1863 ||Abe Springs FL (Calhoun County) ||27 yrs old |
|$860 dollars owned to Terrel Yon.
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|Marriage||3/8/1866 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||30 yrs old |
|Eliza Yon married Wm. B. Clark on March 8, 1866 in Calhoun Co., FL. |
|Census||7/4/1870 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||34 yrs old |
|Recorded as dwelling #191, family #131: Williams B. Cook (age 30),
Eliza Cook (33),
Rhoda Cook (3),
Shepherd Cook (2),
Higdon Yon (14),
John Yon (12) &
Silas Yon (1). William is a farmer, Eliza keeps house. Estate value is $1000, personal is $150. All were born in FL. |
|Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1870: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod. || |
|Census||6/14/1880 ||Abe Springs FL (Calhoun County) ||44 yrs old |
|Recorded as dwelling #96, family 112: William Clark (age 40),
Elizah Clark (age 42),
Rhoda Clark (12),
Shepp. Clark (10),
Jesse Clark (9),
John Clark (6),
Charles Clark (4),
Silas Yon (20) &
John Yon (22). All were born in FL as were their parents. William's father was born in GA. William is a farmer. Silas & John are stepsons and work on the farm, they can't read or write. Rhoda and Shepp attend school. |
|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. || |
|Graveyard/Tombstone||5/28/1906 ||Wood Cemetery FL (Calhoun County) ||70 yrs old |
|Elizabeth Stone - born Oct. 26, 1835 - died May 28, 1906 w/o W B Clark - In memory of - Rest Dear Mother in quite sleep while loved ones in sorrow over thee weep. |
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Elizabeth 'Eliza', her family, and friends. For example, Elizabeth 'Eliza' is 2 years old when The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||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.
||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.
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and some of the Seminole Indians living in FL are moved to the Indian Territory
||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 Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
||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.
||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.
||An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||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.
||The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
||Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
||First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
||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.
||Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
||First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
||The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
||Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
||The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
||The triode vacuum tube is invented
||Electrons are discovered by Thomson
||Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
||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.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||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
Eliza & William
Born on October 18, 1820 and died on January 21, 1864.
They were married 1/1/1855.
Born on November 17, 1839 and died on May 13, 1917.
They were married 3/8/1866.
|The Children of Elizabeth 'Eliza' Prudence Stone|
|Higdon Almarin Yon|
Born in Calhoun Co., Florida on August 25, 1856 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida on June 5, 1930. He was 73 years old.
He married Laura D. Lockey (10/1860 FL to 3/14/1934).
Their children were:
John William Yon (6/8/1880)
Leila Yon (3/1882)
Thomas Alva Yon (3/14/1882 - 2/16/1971)
67 years old
|John Wood Yon|
Born in Calhoun Co., Florida on May 31, 1858 and died somewhere in Florida on December 6, 1936. He was 78 years old.
He married Lucinda Stone and they had the following children:
- Silas Yon (10/30/1883)
- Eula D.Yon (abt. 1885)
- Hattie Yon (abt. 1886)
- John Wo...
30 years old
|Silas Higdon Yon|
Born in Calhoun Co., Florida on October 25, 1860 and died somewhere in Florida on May 1, 1905. He was 44 years old.
Martha T. Dickens(4/1873 - ).
Their children were:
Charles L. (4/22/1892 - 05/08/1963),
James William (2/13/1896-1/11/1979),
Pearl (8/4/1898 - 6/7/19...
40 years old
Born somewhere in Florida about 1870 and died somewhere in Florida about 1950. He was about 80 years old.