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Mary Emma Streetman 

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Sinclair Streetman
8/10/1817 - 7/27/1888


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Mary Emma Streetman
9/29/1857 - 12/5/1916
Mary Emma Streetman was born on September 29, 1857 in Taylor County, Georgia and died on December 5, 1916 somewhere in Florida. She lived to be 59 years old.

Census7/24/1860 Georgia Militia District 757 GA (Taylor County) 2 yrs old 
Page: 154, #505 - Sinclair Streetman (43), Emeline J. Streetman (44), William T. Streetman (19), Nancy E. Streetman (17), Lemuel M. Streetman (15), Elbert F. Streetman (13), Smithey E. Streetman (7), Mary E. Streetman (4), orphan -Abmer C. Smith (12), domestic -Elizabeth W. Millirons (65). All were born in GA, except Emeline in SC. 
Marriage10/24/1878 GA (Macon County) 21 yrs old 
Bride: Mary E. Streetman, Marriage Date: Oct. 24, 1878, Marriage Place: Macon County, Georgia, Groom: William J. W. Coxwell 
Census1/1/1880 Howard GA (Taylor County) 22 yrs old 
5 -William Coxwell (22), Mary E. Coxwell (24), Edith C. Coxwell (9m -born in Aug.), Dolley Strutman (25) All born in GA. William is a farmer.

next door #4 - M.C. Strutman (21)and Mary E. (20). M.C. is a farmer 
Graveyard/Tombstone1/14/1889 Mt. Olive Cem. FL (Calhoun County) 31 yrs old 
Plot 18, William J. Coxwell - 10-3-1858 to 1-14-1889 - H/O Mary E.

Mary E. Coxwell 9-29-1855 to 12-5-1916 - W/O William J. 
Census6/27/1900 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 42 yrs old 
page 4, #256 - Mary E. Coxwell (age 44, Sept.1855), Edgar Coxwell (17, July 1882), Beatras Coxwell (14, Dec. 1885), Ely Coxwell (12, June 1887), William Coxwell (10, Sept. 1889). All were born in GA. Mary is a Widow, she works as a seamstress, She has had six children, all of them are living.  
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.
Census4/27/1910 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 52 yrs old 
Page: 11A, #80 - M. E. Coxwell (age 54), Elly Coxwell (22), Willie Coxwell (20), B E Coxwell (31), Mary Coxwell (16), Joe Coxwell (36). All were born in GA. Mary is a widow, she works as a farmer, she has had six children, all are living.  

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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.
25 1882 The Florida Central and Western Railroad Company was created. It combines the Florida Central, Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile railroads.
26 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.
27 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.
49 1906 An attempt to drain the Everglades and convert it to farmland begins.
1 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
13 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
18 1875 Oconee County formed.
48 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
55 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
57 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
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.
32 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
38 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
40 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
43 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
43 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.
44 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
45 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
46 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
47 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
49 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
49 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
49 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
55 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
56 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
57 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
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.
25 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
28 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
51 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
55 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
56 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
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
52 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
53 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.
52 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
57 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.

William Coxwell
Born on October 3, 1858 and died on January 14, 1889
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The Children of Mary Emma Streetman

Eula Lee Coxwell
Born in Howard, Georgia on July 31, 1881 and died somewhere in Florida on December 6, 1957. She was 76 years old.

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Beatrice Verling Coxwell
Born in Taylor County, Georgia on December 4, 1885 and died in Christmas, Orange County, Florida about 1969. She was 83 years old.

She was called "Verlie". She married John Aubrey Streetman (11/25/1885 Taylor Co., Ga.)....
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25 years old
Ely Sylvester Coxwell
Born in Howard, Georgia on June 9, 1887 and died in Blountstown, Florida on December 15, 1971. He was 84 years old.

His parents were Mary Emma Streetman (9/29/1857 to 12/5/1916) and William James Washington Coxwell (10/3/1858 to 1898).
Father of William was George Thomas Coxwell (3/26/1830 in ,Warren, Georgi...
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