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Sinclair Streetman
8/10/1817 - 7/27/1888
Sinclair Streetman was born on August 10, 1817 somewhere in Georgia and died on July 27, 1888 in Butler, Taylor County, Georgia. He lived to be 71 years old.

He married Emeline J. Boothe (12/30/1816 - 12/18/1902 AL)
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Marriage4/2/1840 GA (Crawford County) 22 yrs old 
Bride: Emeline Boothe, Marriage Date: April 2, 1840, Marriage Place: Crawford County, Georgia, Groom: Sinclair Streetman 
Census7/24/1860 Georgia Militia District 757 GA (Taylor County) 42 yrs old 
Page: 154, #505 - Sinclair Streetman (43), Emeline J. Streetman (44), William T. Streetman (19), Nancy E. Streetman (17), Lemuel M. Streetman (15), Elbert F. Streetman (13), Smithey E. Streetman (7), Mary E. Streetman (4), orphan -Abmer C. Smith (12), domestic -Elizabeth W. Millirons (65). All were born in GA, except Emeline in SC. 
Newspaper10/16/1888 Butler GA  71 yrs old 
Sinclare Streetman, died at the home of his son, Mr. Lemuel Streetman, on Friday, the 27th of July, 1888. Mr. Streetman was for a long time, a citizen of Taylor County and was well beloved by all who knew him. He embraced the religion of Christ many years ago and joined the M.E. Church South, after which he connected himself to the Freewill Baptist church at Silver Run, and lived a consistent member until the day of his death. He was chosen as deacon of the Freewill Baptist church soon after his connection with that denomination and served the church in this capacity for a number of years, and was always faithful in the discharge of his duty. Brother Streetman, for several years before his death, became afflicted with a lung disease, and laboring under this terrible affliction, he was ever faithful as a watchman upon the wall of Zion; ever ready to do all the good, both in the church and in the community where he lived; and in the death of this, our father in Israel, the church has sustained a heavy loss, the community a good and useful neighbor, the county a useful citizen. He was a faithful, though aged companion; a good affectionate husband; a good, loving and exemplary father, but their loss is his eternal gain. It is so sad to say farewell husband! Farewell father!
The Butler Herald
Butler, Ga., Tuesday, October 16, 1888
Vol. XII , No. 50 

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AgeDateEvent
2 1819 Rabun County formed.
3 1820 December 20 - Campbell and Randolph Counties formed.
4 1821 May 15 - Dooly, Fayette, Henry, Houston, Monroe and Newton Counties formed.
5 1822 December 9 - Bibb, Dekalb and Pike Counties formed.
6 1823 December 8 - Decatur County formed.
7 1824 December 15 - Upson and Ware Counties formed.
8 1825 Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
9 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.
10 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
13 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
14 1831 Sumter County is formed.
15 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
16 1833 Walker County is formed.
19 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.
20 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
21 1838 Chattooga County formed
30 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
33 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
34 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
35 1852 Taylor County formed.
36 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
37 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
39 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
40 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
41 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
53 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
58 1875 Oconee County formed.
AgeDateEvent
13 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
22 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
27 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
36 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
39 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
42 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
48 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
52 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
60 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
62 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
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11 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
17 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
44 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
45 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
65 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
68 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
AgeDateEvent
3 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.
13 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
18 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
20 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
23 1840 Oregon Trail is established
25 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
38 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
43 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
45 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
46 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
48 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
51 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
58 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
59 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
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16 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico


The Children of Sinclair Streetman

William Tapley Streetman
Born in Taylor County, Georgia on March 9, 1841 and died in Taylor County, Georgia on June 16, 1874. He was 33 years old.

He served in the CSA Serg CO F 27 Regiment GA Volunteers ...
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Lemuel Martin Streetman
Born in Taylor County, Georgia on December 9, 1844 and died in Taylor County, Georgia on November 4, 1925. He was 80 years old.

He married in 1865 to Mary Ann "Polly" Jinks Averett (1839-1905)...
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Mary Emma Streetman
Born in Taylor County, Georgia on September 29, 1857 and died somewhere in Florida on December 5, 1916. She was 59 years old.

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