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William Nathan Barwick 



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William Nathan Barwick
1824 - 1900
William Nathan Barwick was born about 1824 in Colquitt County, Georgia and died about 1900 somewhere in Georgia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 76 years old.

He married on Sept. 28, 1845 in Washington Co. GA to Sarah "Sallie" Ann E. M. Smith (1827 Thomas Co. GA).
Sarah Ann Willie Barwick (7/6/1846 -10/16/1928) - married J.A.Lee
Almeida S. Barwick
William Barwick
Elbert A. Barwick
Theodore Barwick
Emma Elizabeth Barwick
James M. Barwick
John Barwick
Melissa Barwick
Abel Barwick
Census7/18/1860 FL (Colquitt County) 36 yrs old 
#199- William Barnick (age 34), Sarah A E Barnick (32), Sarah A W Barnick (14), Almeda S Barnick (10), Elbert A Barnick (8), Theodore A Barnick (6), Emma E Barnick (4), James M Barnick (2). All born in GA. William is a farmer.  
Census6/18/1870 GA (Colquitt County) 46 yrs old 
Page: 01, Line Number: 12, Name: William Barwick, Enumeration Date: June 18, 1870, Place: Colquitt, Georgia, Schedule Type: Agriculture, Acres of unimproved 60, 140, Cash value: $800, $100, Live Stock: 2 mules, 8 milking cows, 21 cattle, 25 swine, value $400, produce: 250 corn, 30 crop  
Census6/20/1870 FL (Colquitt County) 46 yrs old 
#19 -William Barwick 46 Sarah Barwick (age 43), Almeidia Barwick (21), Elbert Barwick (18), Theodore Barwick (16), Eliza Barwick (14), James Barwick (12), John Barwick (8), Melisa Barwick (4), Abel Barwick (1). All were born in GA. William is a farmer. Value of real estate $1000, personal $325 
Census6/16/1880 Moultrie GA (Colquitt County) 56 yrs old 
#274 -William Barwick (age 54), Sarah Barwick (49), Almeda Barwick (28), John W. Barwick (17), Malissa Barwick (13), Abraham Barwick (11). William was born in GA, his parents in SC. Sarah was born in GA, her parents in SC. All children born in GA. William is a farmer.  

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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.
46 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
51 1875 Oconee County 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.
41 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
45 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
53 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
55 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
65 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
71 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
73 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
76 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
76 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
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
37 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
38 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
58 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
61 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
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.
38 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
39 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
41 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
44 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
51 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
52 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
9 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

The Children of William Nathan Barwick

59 years old
Emma Elizabeth Barwick
Born in Colquitt County, Georgia on April 6, 1856 and died in Sopchoppy, Wakulla County, Florida on August 20, 1931. She was 75 years old.

She was called "Liza". Her parents were William Nathan (1824) and Sarah Ann E. M. Smith Barwick (1827). ...
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