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Rhoda Eleanor Parish 

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Thomas Marshall Parish
8/8/1812 - 6/16/1895

Mary Elizabeth Parker
7/12/1826 - 3/2/1891
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Rhoda Eleanor Parish
11/12/1857 - 2/7/1879
Rhoda Eleanor Parish was born on November 12, 1857 in Blountstown, Florida and died on February 7, 1879 in Blountstown, Florida. She lived to be 21 years old.

Married about 1874 in Blountstown, FL. Died the day her daughter, Annie Laura, was born (in child birth ? )
Records
Census7/25/1860 West Wynnton Bend FL (Calhoun County) 2 yrs old 
Listed as dwelling #127, family #128: Thomas Parish (age 48), Mary (age 35), Julia (18), John (13), Thomas (11), Matilda (9), James (8), Charlott (7), Elizabeth (6), Eleanor (5), Flora (3), Mary (1) and Henry Monsford (laborer, age 30). Thomas was born in Georgia, estimates the value of his property to be $600 and his occupation is farming. Mary, his wife, was born in North Carolina. The children between 8 and 18 have been attending school and all were born in Florida. 
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1860: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Graveyard/Tombstone2/7/1879 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 21 yrs old 
Nettle Ridge Cemetery Plot 109: RHODA E PEACOCK, born 11-12-1857 and died 2-7-1879.  Source:  http://www.rootsweb.com/~flcalhou/Cemeteries/NettleRidge.htm

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4 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.
7 1864 Battle of Olustee is a Confederate victory. Union troops pull back
8 1865 Battle at Natural Bridge (Wakulla County) is a Confederate victory.
8 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.
13 1870 During the 1870s, the remaining Seminole Indians begin establishing trading posts and other economy with local settlers.
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2 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
8 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
12 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
20 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
22 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
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4 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
5 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 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
5 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
6 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
8 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
11 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
18 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
19 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
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John Peacock
Born on December 13, 1843 and died on December 31, 1925.
They were married 1/1/1874.

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The Children of Rhoda Eleanor Parish

77 years old
Mary Elizabeth Peacock
Born in Blountstown, Florida on May 17, 1875 and died in Blountstown, Florida on December 23, 1957. She was 82 years old.

About 1903 they lived in a home at the present day corner of Angle and Main St. In about 1908 they moved west of town in the area of present day Hummingbird Way. The homestead was originally own by Jo...
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71 years old
Rhoda 'Rosa' Eleanor Peacock
Born in Blountstown, Florida on June 8, 1877 and died in Blountstown, Florida on August 27, 1957. She was 80 years old.

She was called Rosa. Married Samuel "Sam" Haley Montford (7/6/1873 to 2/14/1931). They had twelve children, some died young.
Children:
Dora
May
Flossie
Pearl
Jewel
Violet
S...
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69 years old
Annie Laura Peacock
Born in Blountstown, Florida on February 7, 1879 and died in Blountstown, Florida on July 16, 1960. She was 81 years old.

Married 7/22/1894 Thomas E. "Tom" Montford (2/8/1876 to 2/24/1929). They had twelve children, some died young.
Children:
William Wesley (1897-1953)
Jessie Edgar(1897-1942)
Charles H. ...
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