John Robertson Bozeman
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|About John Robertson Bozeman|
John Robertson Bozeman was born on May 17, 1832 somewhere in Georgia and died on June 15, 1881 in an unknown place. He lived to be 49 years old.
John Robertson Bozeman
5/17/1832 - 6/15/1881
His parents were Jacob Nathan Bozeman (1807-1860) and Catherine Elizabeth Cain (1809 -1883), his grandparents were Luke Bozeman Jr. (1765 NC -1/16/1814 GA) and Elizabeth "Betsy" Ward (1793 NC)
John married Mary A. "Polly" Shiver. (7/5/1839 - 10/14/1916)
They had six children
William Henry (2/20/1859-4/18/1941)
James Ransom (8/1869)
Charles Augustus (1871)
Catherine Elizabeth Bozeman (1877)
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|Census||7/11/1870 ||District 7 GA ( Worth County) ||38 yrs old |
|Recorded as dwelling #207 - John Bozeman (age 39),
Mary Bozeman (30),
John Bozeman (13),
Henry Bozeman (11),
Jacob Bozeman (10) &
Ransome Bozeman (1) All were born in GA. Their estate is value at $700 and their personal at $350. John is a farmer, Mary keeps house, Henry, Jacob & James work on the farm. |
|Census||6/30/1880 ||Bridge Creek GA (Colquitt County) ||48 yrs old |
|Recorded as dwelling #441, family #459 - John R. Bozeman (age49)
Mary A. Bozeman (42),
Henry Bozeman (21),
Jacob N. Bozeman (19),
James R. Bozeman (11),
Charley A. Bozeman (9),
Catharine Bozeman (3) &
Catharine E. Bozeman (71) All were born in GA, as were they parents. John is a farmer, Mary keeps house, Henry, Jacob & James work on the farm. |
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John, his family, and friends. For example, John is 3 years old when Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||Walker County is formed.
||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.
||Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
||Chattooga County formed
||Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
||Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
||Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
||Taylor County formed.
||Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
||Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
||Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
||Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
||Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
||Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
||Oconee County formed.
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
||An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
|The Children of John Robertson Bozeman|
|Jacob Nimrod Bozeman|
Born in Colquitt Co., Georgia on November 5, 1860 and died somewhere in Georgia on October 18, 1902. He was 41 years old.
He married Arency Elishan Hall (7/24/1861-1883). After the death of Arency, he married in 1884 to her sister Amanda Jane Hall (4/12/1864-11/9/1930). They had ten children: