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Robert  Peacock 

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Robert Peacock
9/1/1792 - 1861
(Shown at age 38)
Robert Peacock was born on September 1, 1792 in Wayne County, North Carolina and died about 1861 in Brooks County, Georgia. Actual date of death is unknown. He lived to be about 68 years old.

Married Wealthe Howell (1794-1832) and later America Howell (1814-1883). They had 20 children:
  1. Benajah (1814-1901), who married Penelope Herring, Elizabeth Murray, Eleanor Thompson. They had 12 children.

  2. Spicy Ann (1816) - died young

  3. Howell (1817-1854), who married Mary Rames Mitchell. They had four children.

  4. Gincy Jane Mariah (1819-1905), who married Benjamin Herring. They had nine children.

  5. Robert Malcolm D. (1822-1890), who married Penelope Graham. They at least three children (none of them married).

  6. Delamar Clayton (1824-1882), who married Mary Ann MacKinnon. They had nine children.

  7. James Byron (1828-1881), who married Anseline Denison. They had one child, Clifford Glover.

  8. Edna Zimmerman (1826-?), who married Samuel B. Fairchild.

  9. Simon Morris (1830-1867), who married Mary Jane Rosser.

  10. Robin Melvira (1832), who died young.

  11. Sarah Ann (1834-?), who married William David Holloway, William LaGrand Huds. They had one child (William Holloway Jr.)

  12. Patience Pertee (1835), who married William Hamilton Hendry

  13. Marretta McQueen (1837-1881), who married William LeGrand Hudson. They had seven children.

  14. Polly Virginia (1839-1897), who married Green Smyly Jackson. They had eight children.

  15. John Tyler (1841-?), who married Laura F. West. They had five children.

  16. Letitia Tyler Rames (1843-?). One child (Joseph Euen).

  17. Laura Rebecca (1846-?), who married William C. Morrow. They had eight children.

  18. Margaret Mitchell (1848-?), who married Jesse E. Hunter. They had six children.

  19. Jasper Robert (1851-1904), who married Catherine Virginia Neely and later Sultre Love Wooten. They had nine children.

  20. Ulalah (1854-1932), who married George Washington Jackson. They had eight children.

Census1/1/1830 GA (Houston County) 37 yrs old 
page 19, #10 -Robert Peacock : 3 Males - (Under 5), 1 Males - (5 thru 9), 2 Males - (10 thru 14), 1 Males - (30 thru 39), 1 Females - (Under 5), 1 Females - (10 thru 14), 1 Females - (30 thru 39) 
Census1/1/1840 GA (Macon County) 47 yrs old 
page 41 - #9 - Robert Peacock -3 Males - (10 - 14), 1 Males - (15 thru 19) 1 Males - (40 thru 49), 4 Females - (Under 5), 1 Females - (10 thru 14), 1 Females - (20 thru 29) 
Census4/15/1846 Okapilco GA ( Lowndes County) 53 yrs old 
Robert Peacock - date of document: April 15, 1846, Volume #: 17, in book U.S. Appointments of U. S. Postmasters 1844-1857 
Census8/12/1850 Division 53 GA (Lowndes County) 57 yrs old 
#55 -Robert Peacock (57), America Peacock (37), Byron Peacock (22), Sarah Peacock (15), Patience Peacock (14), Mary E. Peacock (13), Polly V. Peacock (11), John T. Peacock (10), Letitia Peacock (7), Laura Peacock (3 Margaret Peacock (1). Robert and America were born in NC, all children in GA. Robert is a farmer. The value of their home is $10,000.  
Census1/1/1860 GA (Brooks County) 67 yrs old 
#233 -Robt Peacock (60), America Peacock (46), John Peacock (18), Letistia Peacock (16), Laura Peacock (14), Margaret Peacock (12), Jasper Peacock (10), Lala Peacock (6), Jas E. Morrow (27). Robert and America were born in NC, all children in GA. Robert is a farmer, his house is valued at $11,000, personal at $28,350. Jas E. Morrow is a overseer, his personal estate is valued at $1,100. 

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Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during Robert Peacock's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of Robert, his family, and friends. For example, Robert is 1 years old when Alexander McGillivray, the head of the Creek Indian Nation, dies. A restlessness begins to grow among the Indians in what is now Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida as town chiefs via for the vacant leadership role.
1 1793 Hancock, Bryan, McIntosh, Montgomery, Oglethorpe and Warren Counties formed. This same year, the Fugitive Slave Act is passed.
2 1794 General Clarke surrenders ending the Oconee War.
3 1795 Governor Mathews signs the Second Yazoo Act selling somewhere between 35,000,000 and 50,000,000 acres of land for $500,000.
9 1801 Clarke and Tatnall Counties formed.
10 1802 Georgia formally cedes western claims for its southern boundary at the 31st parallel -- which will become a border between,GA, FL and AL. GA's western border reaches to the Mississippi River.
11 1803 Between 1803 and 1811 a horse trail is established connecting Milledgeville, Georgia to Fort Stoddert, American outpost north of Mobile. This is expanded into a road and called The Federal Road by 1811.
15 1807 December 10 - Jasper, Jones, Laurens, Morgan, Putnam, and Telfair Counties formed.
16 1808 Pulaski County created.
17 1809 Twiggs County formed.
19 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".
19 1811 Madison County created.
20 1812 Emanual County formed.
20 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".
21 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).
25 1817 First Seminole war begins as Georgia backwoodsmen attack Indians just north of the Florida border. !817-1818. General Andrew Jackson invades the area.
27 1819 Rabun County formed.
28 1820 December 20 - Campbell and Randolph Counties formed.
29 1821 May 15 - Dooly, Fayette, Henry, Houston, Monroe and Newton Counties formed.
30 1822 December 9 - Bibb, Dekalb and Pike Counties formed.
31 1823 December 8 - Decatur County formed.
32 1824 December 15 - Upson and Ware Counties formed.
33 1825 Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
34 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.
35 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
38 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
39 1831 Sumter County is formed.
40 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
41 1833 Walker County is formed.
44 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.
45 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
46 1838 Chattooga County formed
55 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
58 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
59 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
60 1852 Taylor County formed.
61 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
62 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
64 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
65 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
66 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
1 1793 The cotton gin was invented by Whitney.
7 1799 The Rosetta Stone was discovered
8 1800 The first battery was invented by Volta
15 1807 The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
22 1814 The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
38 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
47 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
52 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
61 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
64 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
67 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
8 1800 NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
19 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.
20 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.
36 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
42 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
69 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
38 1830 The U.S. Government begins forcing Cherokee Indians from their homes in what becomes known as the Trail of Tears. Many Cherokee hide in the mountains of North Carolina and surrounding states.
1 1793 Alexander McGillivray, the head of the Creek Indian Nation, dies. A restlessness begins to grow among the Indians in what is now Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida as town chiefs via for the vacant leadership role.
2 1794 The United States establishes the Navy
6 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
11 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
12 1804 The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
13 1805 Federal Road project begins after the Creek Indians give the U.S. permission to develop a “horse path” through their nation that will provide better mail delivery between Washington City (DC) and New Orleans. Soon settlers are traveling and settling along this path to settle the southern frontier.
14 1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
19 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.
28 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.
38 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
43 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
45 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
48 1840 Oregon Trail is established
50 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
63 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
68 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
1 1793 Marie Antoinette is executed; Fugitive Slave Act passed; Roman Catholic faith is banned in France; France declares war on Britain and Holland.
3 1795 White Terror and bread riots in Paris
4 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
5 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa
41 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
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America Howell
Born about 1814 and died about 1883
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63 years old
Laura Rebecca Peacock
Born somewhere in Georgia about 1846 and died in an unknown location about 1930. She was about 84 years old.

She married William C. Morrow. They had eight children. ...
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