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Sarah  Howard 

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William Howard
1780 - 1850


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Sarah Howard
1824 - 1860
Sarah Howard was born about 1824 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1860 somewhere in Alabama. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 36 years old.

Possible sister of Simeon Howard. Sarah marries William Green in 1847. In 1850 she is living next door to Simeon.
Census1/1/1840 AL (Russell County) 16 yrs old 
The families of John, William and Simeon Howard are recorded near each other. Family members in each household consist of:
  • page 37 #24 - William -- The ages of all males are: One under 5 years old; one between 5-9; one 15-19; one 20-29; and one between 60-69. One female lives in the house between the age of 20-29.
  • page 37 #23 - Simeon -- Living in Simeon's house are one male between the age of 30-39 and one female between the age of 20-29.
  • page 55 #17 - John -- 1 one male between 20-29; one female between 5-9; one female between 30-39.
  • page 27 #10 -Ralph --two male under 5, two males 5-9,two males 10-14, one male between 30-39; two females under 5,two female between 5-9; one female between 20-29,one female between 30-39. 16 male slaves and 8 female slaves
Additional information about Russell County, AL around 1840: Russell County was created in 1832 by an act of the Alabama General Assembly and named for a Creek War hero (Col. John Russell). It is the home of several forts, including Fort Mitchell. It contains several major waterways including the Chattahoochee and Big Uchee Rivers. 
Marriage1/14/1847 AL (Russell County) 23 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Sarah Howard.  Green E. Howard married Sarah Ann Lewis on Jan. 14, 1847 , page 227- by William Green
( This William Green is possibly Sarah's husband or father in law) 
Marriage3/25/1847 AL (Russell County) 23 yrs old 
Sarah Howard married William Green in Russell Co. AL -Book A, pg. 238, by Jeremiah Segar  
Census6/26/1850 AL (Russell County) 26 yrs old 
#1259: William Green (age 26),Sarah(age 26), Westly (age 13), Martha(age 3) William and Sarah were born in GA and the chilren were born in AL. The children have not attended school during the past year.

next door is Simeon Howard. 
Census1/1/1860 Beat 10 AL (Russell County) 36 yrs old 
#805-John Brown (73 NC) Martha E. Brown (49 SC) Martha Green (15 AL) Joanah Green (13 AL) Caroline Jones (8 AL). John is a farmer. Their home is worth $300, personal estate is $2500.

possibly the children of Sarah, living with the Brown family 
Military1/1/1862 New York NY (Elmira Prison County) 2 yrs after death 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Sarah Howard.   W. Greene and John Howard listed as died at Elmira Prison NY- Ala First Artillery   Source:   Newspaper:  Russell Register, August 26, 1875

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11 1835 Alabama gold rush begins in the east-centrl hill country.
13 1837 The Second Creek war begins in 1836. In 1837 The Battle of Hobdy's Bridge becomes the last indian battle in AL.
16 1840 Alabama reports a total population of 590,756 on the 1940 Federal Census. This includes 335,185 whites, 255,571 blacks, 253,532 slaves, zero Native Americans, and others.
26 1850 State population=771,623. The 1850 Federal Census reveals the White population=426,514; African-American population=345,109; Slave population=342,844; Free black population=2,265; Urban population=35,179; Rural population=736,444; Cotton production in bales=564,429; Corn production in bushels=28,754,048; Number of manufacturing establishments=1,026.
1 1825 Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
2 1826 January 24 - Treaty of Washington abrogates Treaty of Indian Springs. The Creeks cede a smaller area and are allowed to remain on their lands until January 1, 1826.
3 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
6 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
7 1831 Sumter County is formed.
8 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
9 1833 Walker County is formed.
12 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.
13 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
14 1838 Chattooga County formed
23 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
26 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
27 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
28 1852 Taylor County formed.
29 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
30 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
32 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
33 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
34 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
6 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
15 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
20 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
29 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
32 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
35 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
4 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
10 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
6 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
11 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
13 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
16 1840 Oregon Trail is established
18 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
31 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
36 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
9 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

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