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Susannah 'Susie'  Halley 

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Bennett Halley
1/17/1797 - 10/12/1863

Mary Ballard
2/12/1802 - 8/6/1890
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Susannah 'Susie' Halley
9/1/1837 - 9/7/1911
Susannah 'Susie' Halley was born on September 1, 1837 somewhere in Alabama and died on September 7, 1911 in Franklin Co., Florida. She lived to be 74 years old.

She was called Susie. She married in 1856 to Francisco "Frank" Mackery (1822-1923) born in Italy.
They had six children:
Joseph (1859)
Magdaline C. (1861)
Mary Nashville (1864)
Holley (1864)
Francis "Frank" (4/1870)-married Ida ______ (4/1872)
Amy (1873)-married John Westburg.
Records
Census1/1/1840 AL (Barbour County) 2 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Susannah 'Susie' Halley.   pg. 77 - line 16 - B. Holly - one Male (5 thru 9), one Male ( 10 thru 14), one Male ( 40 thru 49), two females ( Under 5), one female(10 thru 14), two females (15 thru 19), one female(30 thru 39)

on page 67 - James Holly - one Males - Under 5, one Males - 5 thru 9, one Males - 30 thru 39, one females - Under 5, two Females - 5 thru 9, one Female - 20 thru 29.  
Census11/28/1850 7th District FL (Gadsden County) 13 yrs old 
#453 -Benjamin Holly (age 55)he is a farmer, born in Alabama and estimates the value of his real estate to be $300. His family consists of: Mary (age 40), Tabitha (age 18), Susanna (age 16), Caleb (age 12), Nancy (age 8) and Martha (age 22). All were born in Alabama.

#539 the family of James Holly (age 38 - born in GA) Nancy Holly (29 -GA), Mary Holly (10 - GA), James Holly (8 - FL), Ruben Holly (3 - FL), and Nancy Holly (1 - FL). (this is a possible brother of Bennett)

(Wiley Parrish and family listed as #454) 
Census1/1/1870 Ochlockonee District FL (Wakulla County) 32 yrs old 
dewling#14, family #11 - Francis Mackery (age 48), Susannh (age 36), Joseph (age 10), Magdaline (age 9), Mary (age 6), Holly (age 3), Francis W. (age 2mo -April);, Tabitha Burns (age 37), Mary (age 16), Nancy Ann (age 12), Caleb (age 6), Francis (age 4). Mary Holly (age 68-born in SC), Francis is a farmer, he was born in Itily (Itlay). The Value of Reale state $200. value of Personal $350.,Susannh was born in AL., she Keeps House. Tabitha was born in AL, she Keeps House. Tabitha, Mary &Nancy Ann can't read or write; 
Census6/5/1880 FL (Wakulla County) 42 yrs old 
Family #62- Mrs. Mary Holley (age 77) Mother in law, Frank Mackery (age 58),son in law / head, Susannah (age 43)wife, Joseph (age21) son, Mag C. (age 19)dau., Holley (age 15 ) son. Mary was born in SC as were her parents. Mary Keeping House. Frank was born in Italy, no job is listed for him. Susannah was born in AL, she also keeps house. All other born in FL. Joesph job is Fishing for Sponges. 
Additional information about Wakulla County, FL around 1880: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census6/30/1885 FL (Franklin County) 47 yrs old 
395 - F. Mackery (age 62 -born Italy), Susannah Mackery (47 AL), Mary Holly (83 TN)mother-n-law, J. Mackery (27 FL), Holly Mackery (18), Mark Mackery (15 FL), Amy Mackery (12 FL), Ida Robert (1 FL)daughter, Geo. Warren (21 FL)son. 
Census6/5/1900 Tallahassee FL (Leon County) 62 yrs old 
Listed as family #55 -John Westburg (age 40 Jan. 1860), Amy Westburg (26 Aug.1873),Alvin T. Westburg (2mos. March 1900 -FL), Susanna Mackery (62 sept.1837) Amy was born in FL, father in Italy and mother in AL. John born in Sneven (Sweden) Parents also born in Oweven (Sweden). He immigrated in 1889 and works for R&R as a mechanic. Amy age 26, born 1873 in FL, Alvin T. age 2 mo., born in 1900 in FL. Susanna was born in AL, her father in Maryland, mother SC, she Keeps House, she had 6 children, 5 are living, she is John's Mother in law and is a widow. 
Census5/7/1910 Carrabelle FL (Franklin County) 72 yrs old 
#142 -Frank N. Mackery (38), Ida Mackery (37), Ruby Mackery (15), Frank Mackery (13), Kate Mackery (12), May Mackery (10), Hal Mackery (8), Mack Mackery (5), Opal Mackery (3), Susie Mackery (73)mother-n-law, widow. Frank and Ida have been married 18 years, had 8 children 7 are living. Frank was born in FL, his father in Italy, mother AL. Ida was born in FL, father FL, mother NC. Susie was born in AL, as were her parents. Frank is a fisherman, Susie is a midwife.  

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3 1840 Alabama reports a total population of 590,756 on the 1940 Federal Census. This includes 335,185 whites, 255,571 blacks, 253,532 slaves, zero Native Americans, and others.
13 1850 State population=771,623. The 1850 Federal Census reveals the White population=426,514; African-American population=345,109; Slave population=342,844; Free black population=2,265; Urban population=35,179; Rural population=736,444; Cotton production in bales=564,429; Corn production in bushels=28,754,048; Number of manufacturing establishments=1,026.
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5 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.
5 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and some of the Seminole Indians living in FL are moved to the Indian Territory
8 1845 Florida becomes the 27th state to join the United States. William Moseley becomes the first governor and David Yulee the first senator.
13 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.
18 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.
24 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.
27 1864 Battle of Olustee is a Confederate victory. Union troops pull back
28 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.
28 1865 Battle at Natural Bridge (Wakulla County) is a Confederate victory.
33 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
45 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
46 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.
47 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.
69 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
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2 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
7 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
16 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
19 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
22 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
28 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
32 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
40 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
42 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
52 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
58 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
60 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
63 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.
63 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
64 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
65 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
66 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
67 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
69 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
69 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
69 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
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24 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
25 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
45 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
48 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
71 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
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3 1840 Oregon Trail is established
5 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
18 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
23 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
25 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
26 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
28 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
31 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
38 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
39 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
72 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
73 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
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72 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe


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