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Lucretia C. Unknown
1827 - 1867
Lucretia C. Unknown was born about 1827 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1867 in Calhoun County, Florida. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 40 years old.

Married about 1847
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Census11/13/1850 FL (Calhoun County) 23 yrs old 
Recorded as family #150: Samuel W. Davis (age 32, born in Mississippi), Sucritia (or maybe "Lucretia", age 23, born in GA), Buda (son, age 2, born in FL), Sittle (daughter, 3 months, born in Florida) and John C. Taylor, a 34 year old carpenter born in Rhode Island, is also living with them. Sucritia states that she cannot read or write and Samuel estimates the value of his real estate to be $3900. The 1850 US Census Slave Schedule shows one 11-year-old female slave as owned by Samuel. 
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1850: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census7/20/1860 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 33 yrs old 
Family number 82 lists Samuel W. Davis (age 42), Cresy (female, age 40), Lewis (male, age 15), Georgeann (female, age 10), Henrietta (female, age 8), Sugar (female, age 5) and Honey (female, age 3 months). Samuel and Cresy say they were both born in Georgia and all of the children were born in Florida. Samuel is a farmer and estimates the value of his personal estate to be $3, 500. Cresy cannot read or write. The 1860 US Census Slave Schedule shows one black female (age 35), one mulatto female (age 12) and one mulatto male (age 6) slaves as owned by Samuel. 
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8 1835 The Second Seminole Indian War keeps the United States and Seminoles Indians fighting in North & Central Florida.
10 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.
15 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and some of the Seminole Indians living in FL are moved to the Indian Territory
15 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.
18 1845 Florida becomes the 27th state to join the United States. William Moseley becomes the first governor and David Yulee the first senator.
23 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.
28 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.
34 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.
37 1864 Battle of Olustee is a Confederate victory. Union troops pull back
38 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.
38 1865 Battle at Natural Bridge (Wakulla County) is a Confederate victory.
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3 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
4 1831 Sumter County is formed.
5 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
6 1833 Walker County is formed.
9 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.
10 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
11 1838 Chattooga County formed
20 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
23 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
24 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
25 1852 Taylor County formed.
26 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
27 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
29 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
30 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
31 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
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3 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
12 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
17 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
26 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
29 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
32 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
38 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
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1 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
7 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
34 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
35 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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3 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
8 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
10 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
13 1840 Oregon Trail is established
15 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
28 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
33 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
35 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
36 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
38 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
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6 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico


Marriages
Samuel Davis
Born about 1818 and died about 1885.
They were married 1/1/1847.

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The Children of Lucretia C. Unknown

Lewis 'Bud' Cass Davis
Born somewhere in Florida on October 27, 1847 and died in Bay Co., Florida on August 22, 1932. He was 84 years old.

Children:
Frances (1876)
Charles (1877)
Joseph (1882)
Samuel P. Davis (9/17/1885 -12/5/1974)-married Eleanor R.(11/ 5/1885 -6/10 /1974)
Moody B. Davis (2/1890 -1958)-marred Mab...
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Georgia 'Sittle' Ann Davis
Born somewhere in Florida about 1850 and died in an unknown location about 1935. She was about 85 years old.

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63 years old
Henrietta Davis
Born somewhere in Florida about 1852 and died in an unknown location about 1930. She was about 78 years old.

She was married twice. When she was 20 years old, she married John Burke. They had at least one son who was named John Burke after his father. When she was 25, she married Isaac Samuel Ethridge (i...
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37 years old
Roxann ' Roxie' Davis
Born in Calhoun CO., Florida on April 26, 1863 and died in Marianna, Florida on January 29, 1926. He was 62 years old.

Her name is listed as Rosanna in the 1870 census. Roxie and James Matthew Peacock (10/14/1853 - 1/22/1940) where married 11/29/1878 in Calhoun, Fl.
Their child: Sarah Ella Peacock (8/30/1886 - ...
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