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Wylie J. Strickland 

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Wiley Strickland
1792 - 1875

Elydia 'Liddie' Nichols
1792 - 1875
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Wylie J. Strickland
1820 - 2/21/1863
Wylie J. Strickland was born about 1820 somewhere in Alabama and died on February 21, 1863 in Tyner's Station, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Actual date of birth is unknown. He lived to be about 43 years old.

His daughter, Josephine stated in the 1880 census that her father was born in Alabama and her mother was born in Georgia. Past down in the family is the Knight name, that appears as her name on her son, Henry's death certificate, But in 1942 her son, stated her name is Josephine Strickland on his SSN application.
We are happy to finally find her parents!

Wylie and Permelia had two children: Josephine and Henry. Wylie enlisted with the 39th Alabama Infantry Regiment, CO. D. and died in 1863.
Census1/1/1850 District 5 GA (Randolph County) 30 yrs old 
household 11, line 22-Wiley Strickland (59),Lydia Strickland(59),Jno Strickland(28),Mary Strickland(19),Sarah Strickland(16). Whiley was born in SC, all others born in GA. Wiley is a farmer.

household 12, line 27- Wiley Strickland (25),Littleberry Strickland (21). both born in GA. Wiley is a farmer. 
Census9/4/1860 Newton AL (Dale County) 40 yrs old 
Household 1267 - Wylie J. Strickland (36), Elizabeth (21), Josephine (1). Wylie and Elizabeth were born inGA, Josephine in AL. Wylie is a farmer.  
Military5/15/1862 Opelika AL (Henry County) 42 yrs old 
Name: Wiley J. Strickland, Birth Date: abt 1824, Enlistment Date: May 15, 1862, Enlistment Place: Alabama, Enlistment Age: 38 Military Branch: Infantry, Regiment or Unit: 39th Alabama, Company Unit: D, Enlistment Info: Age 38, Alabama, Henry County, Private, Author: Muster Roll Opelika, Alabama  
Military5/20/1862 AL (Henry County) 42 yrs old 
Wiley Strickland, Unit Name: 39th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, SIDE: Confederacy, COMPANY: D, SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Private, SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Private, FILM NUMBER: M374 ROLL 43.

The 39th Regiment was immediately sent north, it was assigned to General Gardner's Brigade but saw little action during the Kentucky Campaign. The regiment was later under the command of Generals Deas, G.D. Johnston, and Brantley. It was in campaigns of the Army of Tennessee from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, moved with Hood into Tennessee, and fought its last battle at Bentonville. This unit reported 95 casualties at Murfreesboro and lost thirty-one percent of the 310 engaged at Chickamauga 
Military2/21/1863 Tyner's Station TN  43 yrs old 
Confederate soldier file #44665839, File:26, page 112 - W. J. Strickland, Co. D 39th Redg. AL, register of claims of deceased soldiers from Alabama, filed: Feb.21, 1863, Where died: Tyner's Station, presented to: P. E. Strickland, Widow.  

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15 1835 Alabama gold rush begins in the east-centrl hill country.
17 1837 The Second Creek war begins in 1836. In 1837 The Battle of Hobdy's Bridge becomes the last indian battle in AL.
20 1840 Alabama reports a total population of 590,756 on the 1940 Federal Census. This includes 335,185 whites, 255,571 blacks, 253,532 slaves, zero Native Americans, and others.
30 1850 State population=771,623. The 1850 Federal Census reveals the White population=426,514; African-American population=345,109; Slave population=342,844; Free black population=2,265; Urban population=35,179; Rural population=736,444; Cotton production in bales=564,429; Corn production in bushels=28,754,048; Number of manufacturing establishments=1,026.
10 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
19 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
24 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
33 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
36 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
39 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
8 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
14 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
41 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
42 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
10 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
15 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
17 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
20 1840 Oregon Trail is established
22 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
35 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
40 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
42 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
43 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
13 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

Permelia Segars
Born on March 12, 1838 and died about 1905
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The Children of Wylie J. Strickland

Josephine 'Josie' Strickland
Born in Newton, Dale County, Alabama about 1860 and died in Dale County, Alabama about 1882. She was about 22 years old.

She was called "Josie".
Josephine married William Jasper Howard around 1877, they had one son, Henry Thomas Howard. (Josephine named Henry after her brother)

In the 1880 census she states...
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Henry Kinion Strickland
Born in Brannan's Stand, Dale County, Alabama about 1862 and died in Dothan, Houston County, Alabama on April 14, 1938. He was 76 years old.

He married Marlie S. Savage (1855 Jackson County, Florida -2/21/1931 Houston County, AL). Her parents were Sarah Gambler and John Savage.

Esther (April 1881) -married Abe G. Ivey...
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