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Martha Parish
1816 - 1870
Martha Parish was born about 1816 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1870 somewhere in Georgia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 54 years old.

Possibly the sister of Wyatt, Wiley and Thomas.
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Marriage1/1/1837 GA (Decatur County) 21 yrs old 
Martha Parish married David Redding on January 01, 1837 in Decatur Co, Ga.  
Census1/1/1850 GA (Pulaski County) 34 yrs old 
#220 -David Reddin (age 30), Martha Reddin (25) Sarah Reddin (8) Joshua Reddin (3) Jas Reddin (0). All born in GA. 
Census1/1/1860 GA (Pulaski County) 44 yrs old 
#418 -David Redding (age 47) Martha Redding (37) Sarah J. Redding (17) Joshua W. Redding (12) James D. Redding (10) William M. Redding (8) Zazheria Redding (7) George F. Redding (5) Willy A. Redding (3) Thomas M. Redding (1 mos.). All were born in GA. David is a farmer. 

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1 1817 First Seminole war begins as Georgia backwoodsmen attack Indians just north of the Florida border. !817-1818. General Andrew Jackson invades the area.
3 1819 Rabun County formed.
4 1820 December 20 - Campbell and Randolph Counties formed.
5 1821 May 15 - Dooly, Fayette, Henry, Houston, Monroe and Newton Counties formed.
6 1822 December 9 - Bibb, Dekalb and Pike Counties formed.
7 1823 December 8 - Decatur County formed.
8 1824 December 15 - Upson and Ware Counties formed.
9 1825 Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
10 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.
11 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
14 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
15 1831 Sumter County is formed.
16 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
17 1833 Walker County is formed.
20 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.
21 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
22 1838 Chattooga County formed
31 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
34 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
35 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
36 1852 Taylor County formed.
37 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
38 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
40 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
41 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
42 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
54 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
AgeDateEvent
14 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
23 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
28 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
37 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
40 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
43 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
49 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
53 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
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12 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
18 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
45 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
46 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
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4 1820 The Act of April 24, 1820 abolished the land purchase credit system, fixed the price of public lands at $1.25 per acre, and set the minimum purchase at 80 acres. After a person purchased land, a final certificate was issued by the land office and sent to Washington DC to be verified and signed by the President -- a time consuming process. Public lands were most typically available through US treaties with Indians who agreed to be removed from their homelands.
14 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
19 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
21 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
24 1840 Oregon Trail is established
26 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
39 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
44 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
46 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
47 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
49 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
52 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
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17 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico


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