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Simon  Peacock  Jr.

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Simon Peacock
1753 - 1831

Zilpha Pitman
1/16/1762 - 1835
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Simon Peacock Jr.
1794 - 1837
Simon Peacock, Jr., was born about 1794 in Wayne County, North Carolina and died about 1837 in Wayne County, North Carolina. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 43 years old.

He married Elizabeth Dickinson (1795-1855) and they had seven children:
  1. Silas (1819-1860's), who married Irene Lancaster. They had six children.

  2. William P. (1820-1914), who married Gylia Ann Ivey. They had eight children.

  3. Robert (1823-1891), who married Hannah Macey. They had at least three children (Mary J., Elizabeth & Nelson).

  4. Pauline (1824), who married James Scott.

  5. Curtis (1826-1900's), who married Polly Wheeler. They had at least four children (Samuel, Silas, James, Edward)

  6. Elizabeth (1828-?), who married Jonathan Williams.

  7. Jame

Census1/1/1810 NC (Wayne County) 16 yrs old 
Simon Peacock is listed with a household containing one male under the age of 10, one male 10-25, one male 26-45 , two females 10 to 25, one female between 26 and 45, one female 45 or older and himself -- a male between 45 or older. 

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5 1799 The Rosetta Stone was discovered
6 1800 The first battery was invented by Volta
13 1807 The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
20 1814 The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
36 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
6 1800 NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
17 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.
18 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.
34 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
40 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
36 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.
4 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
9 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
10 1804 The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
11 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.
12 1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
17 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.
26 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.
36 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
41 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
43 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
1 1795 White Terror and bread riots in Paris
2 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
3 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa
39 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

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