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John Robertson Bozeman 



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John Robertson Bozeman
5/17/1832 - 6/15/1881
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.

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
John D.(1857)
William Henry (2/20/1859-4/18/1941)
Jacob N.(1860)
James Ransom (8/1869)
Charles Augustus (1871)
Catherine Elizabeth Bozeman (1877)

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Census7/11/1870 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. 
Census6/30/1880 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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1 1833 Walker County is formed.
4 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.
5 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
6 1838 Chattooga County formed
15 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
18 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
19 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
20 1852 Taylor County formed.
21 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
22 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
24 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
25 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
26 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
38 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
43 1875 Oconee County formed.
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.
33 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
37 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
45 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
47 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
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.
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.
31 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
33 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
36 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
43 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
44 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
1 1833 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:
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