Thomas M. Pope
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|About Thomas M. Pope|
Thomas M. Pope was born on May 18, 1823 in Pulaski County, Georgia and died on July 3, 1864 in Point Lookout, Maryland. He lived to be 41 years old.
Thomas M. Pope
5/18/1823 - 7/3/1864
Delia Ann "Dilly" (1850)FL
He served in the Civil War in Company H of the Florida 5th Infantry Regiment. He died at Point Lookout, MD. His wife died about1871. Daughter Eliza married William Ayers in 1868. Daughter Delia Ann marred William Marshall Alday in 1979.
|Marriage||11/3/1842 ||FL (Pulaski County) ||19 yrs old |
|Thomas Pope marries Luraney Stevens on 11/3/1842 in Pulaski Co. GA |
|Census||1/1/1860 ||FL (Liberty County) ||36 yrs old |
Thomas Pope (age 36) GA,
Lurany (36) GA,
Eliza (14) GA ,
Samuel (11) FL ,
Dilly (9 ) FL ,
Alexander (7) FL
|Additional information about Liberty County, FL around 1860: Liberty County was formed 1855 from Jefferson County.|| |
|Military||3/10/1862 ||FL (Calhoun County) ||38 yrs old |
|Residence: Apalachicola, Florida,
Enlistment Date: March 10 , 1862,
Rank at enlistment: Private,
Enlistment Place: Apalachicola, Florida,
State Served: Florida,
Survived the War: No,|
Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, Florida 5th Infantry Regiment on March 10, 1862. Mustered out on July 03, 1864 at Point Lookout, MD.
Sources: Soldiers of Florida in the ...Civil War...Biographical Rosters of Florida's Soldiers 1861-1865,
Soldier's Rank In:
Soldier's Rank Out:
M225 roll 7
|Other||4/22/1870 ||FL (Liberty County) ||6 yrs after death |
|Inventory of the property of Thomas M. Pope - record June 1, 1866|
Audited and allowed on April 22, 1870 - sign J. W. Hasford
|Other||10/20/1871 ||FL (Liberty County) ||7 yrs after death |
|Estate of Thomas Pope -Administrator John T.S. Micheaux. |
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Thomas, his family, and friends. For example, Thomas is 7 years old when Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
||December 15 - Upson and Ware Counties formed.
||Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
||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.
||December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
||Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
||Sumter County is formed.
||December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
||Walker County is formed.
||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.
||Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
||Chattooga County formed
||Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
||Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
||Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
||Taylor County formed.
||Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
||Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
||Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
||Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
||Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
||The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
||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.
||Gold is discovered in Georgia.
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||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.
||Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||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.
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
Born on October 22, 1814 and died about 1871.
They were married 11/3/1842.
|The Children of Thomas M. Pope|
54 years old
|Eliza Jane Pope|
Born somewhere in Florida on December 12, 1846 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida on December 3, 1922. She was about 76 years old.
She married William N. Ayers.
Children: Louraine (7/4/1870)
John David (9/13/187)
William Jesse (10/29/1876)
Samuel Ayers (6/26/1882)...
|Delia Ann Pope|
Born somewhere in Florida on October 18, 1850 and died in Calhoun County, Florida on October 9, 1934. She was 84 years old.