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Richard Stringfellow
1655 - 1755
Richard Stringfellow was born about 1655 in an unknown place and died in an unknown year in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated.

Census8/1/1786 Henderson dist. NC  31 yrs after death 
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11 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
17 1672 The laws of gravity are defined by Isaac Newton; France invades Rhine as Dutch open dikes to flood Amsterdam to keep it from falling under French rule.
97 1752 Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
94 1749 Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
5 1660 During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
8 1663 The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
15 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
26 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
45 1700 By the early 1700's, Virginia and Maryland have established a strong economic and social structure. The planters of the tidewater region, with abundant slave labor, have large houses, an aristocratic way of life, and a desire to follow the art and culture of Europe. Less wealthy German and Scots-Irish immigrants settle inland, populating the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia as well as the Appalachian Mountains. Those on the frontier build small cabins and cultivate corn and wheat.
65 1720 The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
75 1730 Map of US Colonies
77 1732 James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
92 1747 The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
95 1750 Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
5 1660 Louis XIV of France marries Maria Teresa Infanta of Spain
11 1666 Great Fire of London
15 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
18 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
34 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
35 1690 Ireland's Battle of Boyne
38 1693 National debt begins in England
43 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
46 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins
52 1707 Scotland and England unite to form "Great Britain"
60 1715 War of Spanish Succession ends
83 1738 System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry
88 1743 King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
93 1748 King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends

Margaret Madison
Born about 1640 and died about 1740
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Mary Taylor Stringfellow
Born in Wake County, North Carolina about 1675 and died somewhere in North Carolina about 1719. She was about 44 years old.

Her father is believed to be Richard Stringfellow [provided by Peacock Family Association of the South]....
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