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Austin  Davis 

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Crispin Davis Jr
1809 - 1880

Martha A. Bray
1815 - 1890
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Austin Davis
5/25/1856 - 10/19/1910
(Shown at age 41)
Austin Davis was born on May 25, 1856 somewhere in Georgia and died on October 19, 1910 in Pike County, Georgia. He lived to be 54 years old.

Buried at Mount Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery in Pike County, Georgia.
Children: Essie (7/23/1888 - 4/11/1949), Sulie E. (1890), Herman (3/1893) died in France in WWI, Etta Luette Lou (7/1895).
Census6/13/1870 Precinct 9 AL (St . Clair County) 14 yrs old 
dweling#134, family#136 - Crispin Davis (age 59- SC), Martha A. Davis (54- GA), Wyatt Davis (20 - GA), Benny Davis (19 - GA), Sarah J. Davis (16 - GA), Austin Davis (14 - GA), Zemoriah Daffron (9 - AL), Nancy Box (32 -GA), Joseph M. Box (8 - AL) & Martha H. Box (6 - AL). Crispen states he is a farmer, his estate is valued at $700, and personal value at $400. Wyatt, Benny, Austin & Zemoriah works on the farm. Martha & Nancy keep house.

next door #135 -lives Henry(49 -TN) and Telitha Box (49-SC)& family.  
Marriage1/3/1879 AL (St. Clair County) 22 yrs old 
Marriage of Austin Davis to Amanda J. Hendson at the home of A. W. Hendson, Cross Rd.  Source:  St. Clair Marriages - pg.51
Census6/22/1880 GA (Pike County) 24 yrs old 
Recorded as family #149: Austin Davis (age 24) and his wife Amanda (age 17). Austin was born in AL as were his parents. Amanda was born in GA as were her parents. Austin is a laborer.  
Census6/1/1900 GA (Pike County) 44 yrs old 
Recorded as family #135: Austin Davis (age 44, born May 1856 in GA), Amanda (wife, age 38, born Mar 1862 In AL), Essie (daughter, age 11, born July 1888), Susie (daughter, age 10, born Mar 1890), Herman (son, age 7, born Mar 1893), Lisette (daughter, age 4, born July 1895). All of the children were born in GA. Amanda's parents were born in Unknown and Alabama. Austin's parents were born in SC and the USA. Amanda has given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living and they have been married for 21 years. None can read or write, but all can speak English.  

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1 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
2 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
14 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
19 1875 Oconee County formed.
49 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
3 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
9 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
13 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
21 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
23 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
33 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
39 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
41 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
44 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
44 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
45 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
46 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
47 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
48 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
50 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
50 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
50 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
5 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
6 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
26 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
29 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
52 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
4 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
6 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
7 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
9 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
12 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
19 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
20 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
53 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
54 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
53 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
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Amanda Hudson
Born on March 1, 1863 and died on July 27, 1918.
They were married 1/3/1879.

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The Children of Austin Davis

20 years old
Sulie Eugena Davis
Born in Pike Co., Georgia on March 8, 1890 and died in Leon Co., Florida on October 5, 1972. She was 82 years old.

Married 5/2/1909 in Pike Co. GA near Zebulon. She married John H. Buchanan and gave birth to eleven children. Two of the eleven were twins and died at birth. One child, Cecil, was run over by a tracto...
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