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Nathan M. Brickhouse 



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Nathan M. Brickhouse
1800 - 1849
Nathan M. Brickhouse was born about 1800 in an unknown place and died about 1849 somewhere in Florida. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 49 years old.

He married Abigail _________. His name may have been also spelled Brickoust.
Marriage4/1/1826 NC (Chowan County) 26 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Nathan Brickhouse.  Name: Nathan Brickhouse, Spouse: Amelia Christian, Marriage Date: 1 Apr 1826, Marriage County: Chowan, Marriage State: North Carolina, Source Vendor: County Court Records - FHL # 0259317-0259319  
Land Deed3/17/1832 NC (Currituck County) 32 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Nathan Brickhouse.  [Deed Book 20; pg. 176] Nathan BRICKHOUSE of Currituck County sold to Thomas MANN of Currituck County, for $198.00, a tract of land on the east side of Roanoak Island beginning at Jonathan LINDSEY's on the Sound side and containing 61 acres. This indenture was made March 17, 1832. Wit: Thos. A. DOUGH, W.A. DOUGH. /s/ Nathan BRICKHOUSE. Registered: Nov. 13, 1833  
Other1/1/1845 FL (Jackson County) 45 yrs old 
Jackson County Voters in First Florida Election - 1845 - Listed under McNEALY'S: Nathan M. BRICKHOUSE.  

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2 1802 Georgia formally cedes western claims for its southern boundary at the 31st parallel -- which will become the north western border of FL.
10 1810 Western Florida, from the Pearl River to the Mississippi, is annexed by the US from Spain.
13 1813 During 1813-14, over 2,000 Muskogee-speaking Creeks move to Florida in response to the Creek Civil War (also known as the Red-sticks War). Most come from AL and GA.
18 1818 First Seminole Indian War takes place when Andrew Jackson brings his troops into northern Florida.
21 1821 Spain formally cedes Florida to the United States in 1821, according to terms of the Adams-Onís Treaty. Spanish colonists as well as settlers from the newly formed United States begin to pour into the new territory. Prior to this change, Florida was a wilderness sparsely dotted with settlements of native Indians, escaped/freed slaves and Spaniards.
22 1822 Florida Territory is purchased
23 1823 The Treaty of Moultrie Creek pushes the Seminole Indian towns into the interior of the Florida peninsula.
24 1824 Tallahassee is established at the capital of Florida because it is half-way between the two government centers in St. Augustine and Pensacola. The Legislative Council meets in November in a log house erected in the vicinity of today's capitol.
35 1835 The Second Seminole Indian War keeps the United States and Seminoles Indians fighting in North & Central Florida.
37 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.
42 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and some of the Seminole Indians living in FL are moved to the Indian Territory
42 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.
45 1845 Florida becomes the 27th state to join the United States. William Moseley becomes the first governor and David Yulee the first senator.
7 1807 The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
14 1814 The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
30 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
39 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
44 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
11 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.
12 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.
28 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
34 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
3 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
4 1804 The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
5 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.
6 1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
11 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.
20 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.
30 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
35 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
37 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
40 1840 Oregon Trail is established
42 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
33 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

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Elizabeth Brickhouse
Born somewhere in South Carolina about 1832 and died in Jackson County, Florida about 1862. She was about 30 years old.

Married 2/2/1854 in Jackson Co. FL.
Her parents were Nathan M. and Abigail Brickhouse....
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