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Seaborn Charles Thomas O'Bryan 

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Seaborn Hagan O'Bryan
1824 - 1900


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Seaborn Charles Thomas O'Bryan
7/1863 - 1931
Seaborn Charles Thomas O'Bryan was born on an unknown day in July 1863 somewhere in Florida and died about 1931 in Calhoun Co., Florida. He lived to be 67 years old.

His parents were Seaborn Hagan O'Brian & Sarah Ann Hagan.

Seaborn married Sarah Stanley on 10/4/1883. Sarah was born about 1867 in FL. Sarah was the daughter of Daniel (born abt.1843 SC)and Julia Stanley (born abt.1848 GA)

On 12/11/1884 Seaborn married Loula Freeman (12/1865).
Seaborn and Loula's Children: Mary J. O'Bryan (Nov.1886), Charles O'Bryan (Feb.1889), John William O'Bryan (1/30/1890 -3/27/1934), Osa H. O' Bryan (3/20/1892 -8/16/1935), Sallie O'Bryan (May 1894)Jesse L. O'Bryan (Oct.1898)Susan L. O'Bryan (1901), & Gracy E. O'Bryan (1905).

About 1909 he married Cordelia "Delia" E. Cain(1/13/1869 - 1869).
Marriage10/4/1883 FL (Jackson County) 20 yrs old 
Searborn C. T. O'BRYAN married Sarah STANLEY on Oct. 4, 1883, book F page 59 in Jackson Co. FL  
Marriage12/11/1884 FL (Calhoun County) 21 yrs old 
S.C.T. O'Brian married Loula Freeman on Dec 11,1884, book 117  
Census6/1/1900 Board Head FL (Calhoun County) 36 yrs old 
Recorded as family #701, 79: Seborn C. O'Bryant (age 37, born July 1863), Loula O'Bryant (age 34, born Dec. 1865), Mary J. O'Bryant (age 13, born Nov. 1886), Charles O'Bryant (11, Feb. 1889), John William O'Bryant (9, March 1891), Osa H. O Bryant (8, 1892), Sallie O'Bryant (6, May 1894), and Jessee L. O'Bryant (age 1, born Oct. 1898). All were born in FL, as were their parents. Seborn is a farmer working the family farm. Seborn and Loula have been married fifteen years and had seven children, six are living. All speak English. While Seborn cannot read or write, his wife can. The oldest five children can read and write and they are attending school. 
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1900: The first automobile, nick-named Chicken Killer, arrives in Blountstown in 1905. The photo on the right shows The Chicken Killer. Click the photo for a larger view. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.
Census1/1/1910 Traylors Mill FL (Calhoun County) 46 yrs old 
Recorded as family #45,46: Seborn C. T. Obryan (age 49), Delia E. Obryan (age 41), Mary J. Taylor (24), Charley S. Taylor (22), John W. Taylor (20), Osea H. Taylor (18), Sallie L. Taylor (16), Jesse L. Taylor (11), Susian L. Taylor (9), Gracy E. Taylor (5), and James J. Cutts (stepson, age 12). All were born in FL. Seborn's parents were born in GA, Delia's were born in TX. Seborn is a farmer working a general family farm. Charles, John, Osea, Sallie and Jesse are laborers working on the home farm. Seborn and Delia have been married one year. Delia says she has given birth to three children and two are still living. All speak English. Seborn can read, but he cannot write. Delia, Mary and Charles can read and write. James W. (age 20) through Susian (age 9) have been attending school. 
Census1/1/1920 Traylors Mill FL (Calhoun County) 56 yrs old 
family #44,46 -C. T. O'Brian (age 58), Cardell O'Brian (51), Susan O'Brian (18), Grace O'Brian (15), (grandson)-Samuel L. Bailey (4)& (neice)- Martha Whiterok (9). Cardell has a "M" for race, all others "W". C.T. is a farmer and he was born in FL, his parents in GA. She was born in TX,parents USA. All children born in FL.  

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1 1864 Battle of Olustee is a Confederate victory. Union troops pull back
2 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.
2 1865 Battle at Natural Bridge (Wakulla County) is a Confederate victory.
7 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
19 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
20 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.
21 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.
43 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
54 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
65 1928 The Tamiami Trail opens. It opens the southernmost 275 miles of U.S. Highway 41 from State Road 60 in Tampa to U.S. Route 1 (SR 5) in Miami, Florida to tourist. It also destroys many of the Seminole Indian waterways and hinders their economy.
2 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
6 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
14 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
16 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
26 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
32 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
34 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
37 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.
37 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
38 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
39 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
40 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
41 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
43 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
43 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
43 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
49 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
50 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
51 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
60 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
60 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
61 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
63 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
64 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
65 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
19 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
22 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
45 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
49 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
50 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
54 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
56 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
2 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
5 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
12 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
13 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
46 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
47 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.
64 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
66 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
67 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
46 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
51 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
54 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
56 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
57 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.

Loula Freeman
Born on an unknown day in December 1865 and died about 1905.
They were married 12/11/1884.

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Cordelia Cain
Born on January 31, 1869 and died about 1950.
They were married 6/16/1909.

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The Children of Seaborn Charles Thomas O'Bryan

Sallie L. O'Bryan
Born in Chipola, Florida on an unknown day in May 1894 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida about 1915. She was about 20 years old.

The daughter of Seaborn Charles Thomas O'Bryan (O'Bryant) (7/1863 -1931)and Loula O'bryan (12/1865). She married George Bailey on 11/23/1913 in Calhoun Co. FL. They had one son Samuel Lee (1915)She m...
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