Printed from the Halley-Howard Family Photo Album

Genealogy for
Jane Sofronia Brown 

Click for more Information about James Brown.
James Brown
1802 - 1870


View Descendant Chart
About Jane Sofronia Brown
View Pedigree Chart

Jane Sofronia Brown
1834 - 1879
Jane Sofronia Brown was born about 1834 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1879 somewhere in Georgia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 45 years old.

She married Henry W. Crawford (1830-1863)
Theodore T.
Mary E.
James H.
Census6/11/1860 District 4 GA (Calhoun County) 26 yrs old 
#129- Henry W. Crawford (age 28), Jane E. Crawford (29), Theodore T. Crawford (4), Mary E. Crawford (3), James H. Crawford (1). All were born in GA. Henry is an overseer. 

Live and Times
  • About
  • Georgia News
  • Discoveries
  • News Headlines
  • U.S. Events
Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during Jane Brown's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of Jane, her family, and friends. For example, Jane is 1 years old when Second Seminole Indian War begins.
2 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.
3 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
4 1838 Chattooga County formed
13 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
16 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
17 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
18 1852 Taylor County formed.
19 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
20 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
22 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
23 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
24 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
36 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
41 1875 Oconee County formed.
5 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
10 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
19 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
22 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
25 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
31 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
35 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
43 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
45 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
27 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
28 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
1 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
3 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
6 1840 Oregon Trail is established
8 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
21 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
26 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
28 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
29 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
31 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
34 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
41 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
42 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded

Henry Crawford
Born about 1832 and died on May 1, 1863
Click for more information about Henry Crawford.

The Children of Jane Sofronia Brown

William "Willie" Crawford
Born in Early County, Georgia about 1863 and died somewhere in Georgia about 1905. He was about 42 years old.

After the death of his parents he when to live with his Aunt and Uncle. ...
Click for more information about William
More information on this personView more photos for this person