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Elizabeth 'Eliza' Prudence Stone 

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Isaac Hugh Stone
1809 - 1850

 


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Elizabeth 'Eliza' Prudence Stone
10/26/1835 - 5/28/1906
(Shown at age 41)
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.

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:
Rhoda Carrie
Shephard
Jesse Henry
Charles Clark
Records
Other11/12/1835 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. 
Census10/17/1850 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.  
Census7/21/1860 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.  
Other2/2/1863 Abe Springs FL (Calhoun County) 27 yrs old 
$860 dollars owned to Terrel Yon. NOTE: Click link below to view 5.22 MB PDF copy of this document. 
Marriage3/8/1866 FL (Calhoun County) 30 yrs old 
Eliza Yon married Wm. B. Clark on March 8, 1866 in Calhoun Co., FL.   Source:  http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fljackso/mindexes/marriages/marr0604.htm
Census7/4/1870 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.  
Census6/14/1880 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/Tombstone5/28/1906 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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Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during Elizabeth 'Eliza' Stone's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of 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.
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2 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.
7 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.
7 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and some of the Seminole Indians living in FL are moved to the Indian Territory
10 1845 Florida becomes the 27th state to join the United States. William Moseley becomes the first governor and David Yulee the first senator.
15 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.
20 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.
26 1861 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.
29 1864 Battle of Olustee is a Confederate victory. Union troops pull back
30 1865 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.
30 1865 Battle at Natural Bridge (Wakulla County) is a Confederate victory.
35 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
47 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
48 1883 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.
49 1884 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.
71 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
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4 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
9 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
18 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
21 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
24 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
30 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
34 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
42 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
44 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
54 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
60 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
62 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
65 1900 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.
65 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
66 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
67 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
68 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
69 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
71 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
71 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
71 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
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26 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
27 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
47 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
50 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
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2 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
5 1840 Oregon Trail is established
7 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
20 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
25 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
27 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
28 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
30 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
33 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
40 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
41 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
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Eliza & William
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Marriages
Terrel Yon
Born on October 18, 1820 and died on January 21, 1864.
They were married 1/1/1855.

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William Clark
Born on November 17, 1839 and died on May 13, 1917.
They were married 3/8/1866.

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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)
Jesse ...
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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:
  1. Silas Yon (10/30/1883)
  2. Eula D.Yon (abt. 1885)
  3. Hattie Yon (abt. 1886)
  4. John Wo...
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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.

He married
Martha T. Dickens(4/1873 - ).

Their children were:
Charles L. (4/22/1892 - 05/08/1963),
Terrel,
James William (2/13/1896-1/11/1979),
Pearl (8/4/1898 - 6/7/19...
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40 years old
Shephard Clark
Born somewhere in Florida about 1870 and died somewhere in Florida about 1950. He was about 80 years old.

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