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Martha A. Talbert
1780 - 1832
Martha A. Talbert was born about 1780 in Wilkes County, Georgia and died about 1832 in Early County, Georgia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 52 years old.

Marriage7/19/1809 GA (Baldwin County) 29 yrs old 
Name: Esum D. Franklin
Spouse: Martha Talbert
Marriage Date: July 19, 1809
Marriage County: Baldwin
Marriage State: Georgia 
Census8/7/1820 GA (Baldwin County) 40 yrs old 
page # 1, line # 6 - Esom D. Franklin -Males - Under 10: 4, Males - 45 and over: 2, Females - Under 10: 2, Females - 10 thru 15: 1, Females - 26 thru 44: 1 
Census1/1/1830 GA (Houston County) 50 yrs old 
page 29, line#25 - Esom D. Franklin - Males - 5 thru 9: 2, Males - 10 thru 14: 2, Males - 15 thru 19: 2, Males - 60 thru 69: 1, Females - Under 5: 1, Females - 10 thru 14: 2, Females - 40 thru 49: 1 

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2 1782 The British evacuate Savannah on in July.
4 1784 Franklin and Washington Counties are formed.
5 1785 Burbon County formed.
6 1786 Greene County was created the same year Oglethorpe dies.
8 1788 Bourbon County Act rescinded.
9 1789 December 21 - Governor Telfair signs first Yazoo Act selling 20,000,000 acres of and for $207,000 or about one cent per acre to. The Yazoo Companies attempted to pay in worthless paper money and Georgia refuses to transfer the land. The Virginia Yazoo, headed by Patrick Henry, even had the unmitigated gall to attempt to pay in worthless Georgia paper money. The South Carolina Yazoo Company sues Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court to compel delivery but the suit fails when Georgia is able to obtain ratification of the eleventh amendment to the U.S. Constitution on February 7, 1795.
10 1790 Columbia and Elbert Counties are created.
10 1790 Alexander McGillivray, a mixed-blood of the Upper Creek Nation cedes the Altamaha lands to the Oconee. This treaty -- Treaty of New York -- is signed by President George Washington.
13 1793 Hancock, Bryan, McIntosh, Montgomery, Oglethorpe and Warren Counties formed. This same year, the Fugitive Slave Act is passed.
14 1794 General Clarke surrenders ending the Oconee War.
15 1795 Governor Mathews signs the Second Yazoo Act selling somewhere between 35,000,000 and 50,000,000 acres of land for $500,000.
21 1801 Clarke and Tatnall Counties formed.
22 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.
23 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.
27 1807 December 10 - Jasper, Jones, Laurens, Morgan, Putnam, and Telfair Counties formed.
28 1808 Pulaski County created.
29 1809 Twiggs County formed.
31 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".
31 1811 Madison County created.
32 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".
32 1812 Emanual County formed.
33 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).
37 1817 First Seminole war begins as Georgia backwoodsmen attack Indians just north of the Florida border. !817-1818. General Andrew Jackson invades the area.
39 1819 Rabun County formed.
40 1820 December 20 - Campbell and Randolph Counties formed.
41 1821 May 15 - Dooly, Fayette, Henry, Houston, Monroe and Newton Counties formed.
42 1822 December 9 - Bibb, Dekalb and Pike Counties formed.
43 1823 December 8 - Decatur County formed.
44 1824 December 15 - Upson and Ware Counties formed.
45 1825 Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
46 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.
47 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
50 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
51 1831 Sumter County is formed.
52 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
3 1783 The hot air balloon is invented by Michel and Montgolfier and the first people in modern history fly at an altitude of 1800 m.
5 1785 The power loom was invented by Cartwright to produce cloth.
13 1793 The cotton gin was invented by Whitney.
19 1799 The Rosetta Stone was discovered
20 1800 The first battery was invented by Volta
27 1807 The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
34 1814 The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
50 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
20 1800 NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
31 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.
32 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.
48 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
7 1787 Constitution of the United States is signed
13 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.
14 1794 The United States establishes the Navy
18 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
23 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
24 1804 The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
25 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.
26 1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
31 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.
40 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.
50 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
3 1783 Peace established at Versailles between France, England, Spain and United States; Britain cedes all lands west to the Mississippi River
7 1787 Catherine the Great leads Russia into war with Turkey
8 1788 Russia begins war with Sweden
9 1789 French feudal system is abolished with the Declaration of Rights of Man. Outbreak of hostilities in France with the fall of the Bastille on July 14; Revolution in Austrian Netherlands declares independence as Belgium
12 1792 French Revolutionary Wars begin and the French royal family is imprisoned the following year
13 1793 Marie Antoinette is executed; Fugitive Slave Act passed; Roman Catholic faith is banned in France; France declares war on Britain and Holland.
15 1795 White Terror and bread riots in Paris
16 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
17 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa

Esom Franklin
Born about 1770 and died about 1841.
They were married 7/10/1809.

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The Children of Martha A. Talbert

63 years old
Francis Marion Franklin
Born in Baldwin Co., Georgia on June 10, 1817 and died in Veron Parish, Louisiana on September 6, 1889. He was 72 years old.

At age 44 he enlisted as a Private in Capt. Thigpin's Company (Milton Dragoons) of Florida Volunteers.

Francis married Gatsey and had eight Children:
Eliza (1837 FL) married John T. Hal...
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