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Unknown Unknown (Knight)
1830 - 1885
Unknown Unknown (Knight) was born about 1830 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1885 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 55 years old.

Census11/29/1850 AL (Choctaw County) 20 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Unknown Unknown (Knight).  #621 -D. Gilbert (age 49), C. B. Gilbert (23), Casse M. Gilbert (22), A. D. Gilbert (17), Joseph H. Gilbert (14) & Rejorce R. Gilbert (12)All were born in AL., D. is a planter. 
Census8/6/1860 Southern Division AL (Coosa County) 30 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Unknown Unknown (Knight).  #1099- Isaac Knight (age 45), E. S. Knight (30), L. M. Knight (11), N. E. Knight (9), I. J. Knight (7), J. H. Knight (5), E. J. Knight (3). Isaac was born in GA, all others in AL.  
Census7/5/1870 Vincent beat AL (Coosa County) 40 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Unknown Unknown (Knight).  Listed as family #4: Elizabeth Knight (age 44), JJ (age 17, male), J H (age 15, male), L J (age 12, female), M E (9, female). born in All were born in AL. Elizabeth keeps house, J J and J H work for wages  
Census6/9/1880 AL (Township 9 , Choctaw County) 50 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Unknown Unknown (Knight).  Listed as family #139: John B. Knight ( age 58) a farmer, Cassy M. (age 42), female, keeping house, Elizabeth (age 29), William Hy. (20) farm laborer, John S. (18), Cassy (17), George W.(15), Fleming (13), Mary Jane (12), and Susie (9) & Emma (8). John born in AL. Cassy born in Georgia. Children were born in AL. John states he is temporally disabled due to a gun shot.

on the next page #150- Robert B. Knight (71), Susan F. B. (44) and stepson William Vincent Carley (22). All born in GA. Robert is a blacksmith. Robert father born in GA, mother SC. 

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1 1831 Sumter County is formed.
2 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
3 1833 Walker County is formed.
6 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.
7 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
8 1838 Chattooga County formed
17 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
20 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
21 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
22 1852 Taylor County formed.
23 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
24 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
26 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
27 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
28 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
40 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
45 1875 Oconee County formed.
9 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
14 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
23 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
26 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
29 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
35 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
39 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
47 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
49 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
4 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
31 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
32 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
52 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
55 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
5 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
7 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
10 1840 Oregon Trail is established
12 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
25 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
30 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
32 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
33 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
35 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
38 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
45 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
46 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
3 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

Unknown Knight
Born about 1820 and died about 1885
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Josephine 'Jocie' Knight
Born somewhere in Alabama about 1861 and died in Dale County, Alabama about 1882. She was about 21 years old.

She was called "Jocie".
Josephine married William Jasper Howard around 1877, they had one son, Henry Thomas Howard.

In the 1880 census she states her father was born in Alabama and her mo...
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