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Jesse H. Davis 

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Joseph Davis
1775 - 8/1869

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1780 - 1860
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Jesse H. Davis
1808 - 1840
Jesse H. Davis was born about 1808 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1840 somewhere in Georgia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 32 years old.

Census1/1/1830 GA (Decatur County) 22 yrs old 
page 11, line #13 -Jesse H. Davis - one male (20 - 29)  
Additional information about Decatur County, GA around 1830: Decatur County is officially created in 1823 from new lands and portions of Early County. Of interest, Hernando Desoto traveled through this area in 1540 following the Capachequi River (now called the Flint River). Later, this county is divided to form Grady, Seminole and Thomas counties. This map of Decatur County, GA was created around 1830. Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Land Deed12/11/1839 GA (Decatur County) 31 yrs old 
Jesse H. Davis sold land to Matthew Jones on Dec. 11, 1839. The 254 acres of land was located in the 19th District of Decatur Co. originally Early Co. witnessed by Davis Henderson, Jonathan Hawthorn, Stephen Hodge (JP) Signed J.H. Davis 

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Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during Jesse Davis's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of Jesse, his family, and friends. For example, Jesse is 3 years old when By 1811 the new "Federal Road" (which started as a horse path) is filled with a steady flow of white settlers into Creek Indian Territories. The Spanish begin to fan hostile sentiments among the Indians.
1 1809 Twiggs County formed.
3 1811 Madison County created.
3 1811 Tecumseh visits the Creek Indians living in what will become Georgia and Alabama to try to persuade them to join his fight against the flood of white settlers. Some towns join forces with Tecumseh and become known as "Red Sticks".
4 1812 The Creek tribes in southern Alabama and Georgia find themselves under increasing pressure from white settlers. Led by Chief Weatherford, they accepted an alliance with Tecumseh and are nicknamed "Red Sticks".
4 1812 Emanual County formed.
5 1813 During 1813-14, Muskogee-speaking Creeks leave GA and move into areas in Northern FL in response to the Creek Civil War (also known as the Red-sticks War).
9 1817 First Seminole war begins as Georgia backwoodsmen attack Indians just north of the Florida border. !817-1818. General Andrew Jackson invades the area.
11 1819 Rabun County formed.
12 1820 December 20 - Campbell and Randolph Counties formed.
13 1821 May 15 - Dooly, Fayette, Henry, Houston, Monroe and Newton Counties formed.
14 1822 December 9 - Bibb, Dekalb and Pike Counties formed.
15 1823 December 8 - Decatur County formed.
16 1824 December 15 - Upson and Ware Counties formed.
17 1825 Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
18 1826 January 24 - Treaty of Washington abrogates Treaty of Indian Springs. The Creeks cede a smaller area and are allowed to remain on their lands until January 1, 1826.
19 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
22 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
23 1831 Sumter County is formed.
24 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
25 1833 Walker County is formed.
28 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.
29 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
30 1838 Chattooga County formed
6 1814 The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
22 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
31 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
3 1811 NEWS HEADLINES: Tecumseh's emerging Indian Confederacy is defeated at the Battle of Tippecanoe in Ohio. Afterwards, Tecumseh and his brother travel from their Shawnee homes in the north to recruit and unify the southern Indians.
4 1812 NEWS HEADLINES: War of 1812 begins and will continue for until 1814. Some call it the Second War of Independence because the US fights Great Britain to a stalemate, Americas independence was assured.
20 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
26 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
3 1811 By 1811 the new "Federal Road" (which started as a horse path) is filled with a steady flow of white settlers into Creek Indian Territories. The Spanish begin to fan hostile sentiments among the Indians.
12 1820 The Act of April 24, 1820 abolished the land purchase credit system, fixed the price of public lands at $1.25 per acre, and set the minimum purchase at 80 acres. After a person purchased land, a final certificate was issued by the land office and sent to Washington DC to be verified and signed by the President -- a time consuming process. Public lands were most typically available through US treaties with Indians who agreed to be removed from their homelands.
22 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
27 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
29 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
32 1840 Oregon Trail is established
25 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

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