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Elizabeth  Brickhouse 

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Nathan M. Brickhouse
1800 - 1849


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Elizabeth Brickhouse
1832 - 1862
Elizabeth Brickhouse was born about 1832 somewhere in South Carolina and died about 1862 in Jackson County, Florida. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 30 years old.

Married 2/2/1854 in Jackson Co. FL.
Her parents were Nathan M. and Abigail Brickhouse.
Census1/1/1850 Division 5 FL (Calhoun County) 18 yrs old 
#88 -Abigil Brickhost/Brickhouse (age 48 RI) Elizabeth Brickhost (18 NC), Lewiza Brickhost (15 NC), Mary E. Wescott (32 NC), Mary Ann Regester (12 NC), James T. Regester (9 NC), Sarah J. Regester (8 NC), Manday Regester (6 NC), William Regester (2 FL)  
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1850: Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Marriage2/2/1854 FL (Jackson County) 22 yrs old 
Name Ellis F. Davis
Spouse's Name Elizabeth Brickhouse
Event Date Feb.2, 1854
Event Place Jackson, Florida 
Census6/9/1860 Marianna FL (Jackson County) 28 yrs old 
Ellis F. Davis (age 46, born in MS) is listed on line 13 with: Elizabeth (age 32, born in S. Carolina), William (age 18), Walter (age 16) Laura (age 14), John (13), Martin (10), Franklin (7), and Ellen (3). All of the children were born in Florida. He estimates the value of his real estate at $1, 000 and personal estate at $1, 000. His occupation is recorded as farmer. 
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3 1835 The Second Seminole Indian War keeps the United States and Seminoles Indians fighting in North & Central Florida.
5 1837 NEWS HEADLINES: In October, Chief Osceola of the Seminole Indians is captured when he arrives for supposed truce negotiations at Fort Payton. He is imprisoned at St. Augustine, FL where he refuses to eat and attempts to escape several times. In December he is moved to a prison in SC where he dies on January 20, 1838. At the time of his death, Osceola was the most famous American Indian.
10 1842 Congress passes the Armed Occupation Act of 1842. It entitles persons willing and able to bear arms against the Indians and establish themselves in villages along the borders of Indian territory ownership of their land after 5 years.
10 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and some of the Seminole Indians living in FL are moved to the Indian Territory
13 1845 Florida becomes the 27th state to join the United States. William Moseley becomes the first governor and David Yulee the first senator.
18 1850 Florida's total population has grown to 87,445. This includes about 39,000 slaves and 1,000 free blacks. Indians were not counted.
23 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins and war breaks out with most of the battles occurring in Central Florida. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
29 1861 No Floridian's voted for Lincoln during the 1860 election. On Jan. 10, 1861, Florida seceded from the U.S. and joined the Confederate States of America a few weeks later.
7 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
12 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
21 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
24 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
27 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
2 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
29 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
30 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
28 1860 About 63,000 men from South Carolina served in the Confederate armed forces.
3 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
5 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
8 1840 Oregon Trail is established
10 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
23 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
28 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
30 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
1 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

Ellis Davis
Born about 1813 and died on October 10, 1885.
They were married 2/2/1854.

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The Children of Elizabeth Brickhouse

Frances Elexena Davis
Born in Jackson County, Florida on October 20, 1857 and died in an unknown location about 1940. She was about 82 years old.

She was called Ellen. She married Warren Frederick Laramore on (May 25, 1876), and they had six children....
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