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Mary Frances Hines 



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Mary Frances Hines
1745 - 1798
Mary Frances Hines was born about 1745 in Pitt Co., North Carolina and died about 1798 in Burke Co., Georgia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 53 years old.

Her parents were Christine and David Hines. She had nine children with Owen: James (1765) David (1767) William (1768) Benjiman (1769) Joshua (1771) Susannah (1775) Sarah (1780) Jonas (1784) Henry Sr. (1790).
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4 1749 Mary Musgrove declares herself Empress of the Creeks and marches on Savannah with a Creek Army to either collect moneys due her for services rendered during the War of Jenkin's Ear or to drive whites from Creek lands.
13 1758 Georgia organized into 8 parishes: Christ Church, Saint Andrew, Saint George, Saint James, Saint John, Saint Matthew, Saint Paul and Saint Philip.
18 1763 The Treaty of Augusta created the first defined line between the Creeks and the colony of Georgia by using well known trails and rivers.
28 1773 Debts the Creeks and Cherokee owe to Georgians are assumed by the state in payment for the land. This includes a small portion of North Georgia.
37 1782 The British evacuate Savannah on in July.
39 1784 Franklin and Washington Counties are formed.
40 1785 Burbon County formed.
41 1786 Greene County was created the same year Oglethorpe dies.
43 1788 Bourbon County Act rescinded.
44 1789 December 21 - Governor Telfair signs first Yazoo Act selling 20,000,000 acres of and for $207,000 or about one cent per acre to. The Yazoo Companies attempted to pay in worthless paper money and Georgia refuses to transfer the land. The Virginia Yazoo, headed by Patrick Henry, even had the unmitigated gall to attempt to pay in worthless Georgia paper money. The South Carolina Yazoo Company sues Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court to compel delivery but the suit fails when Georgia is able to obtain ratification of the eleventh amendment to the U.S. Constitution on February 7, 1795.
45 1790 Columbia and Elbert Counties are created.
45 1790 Alexander McGillivray, a mixed-blood of the Upper Creek Nation cedes the Altamaha lands to the Oconee. This treaty -- Treaty of New York -- is signed by President George Washington.
48 1793 Hancock, Bryan, McIntosh, Montgomery, Oglethorpe and Warren Counties formed. This same year, the Fugitive Slave Act is passed.
49 1794 General Clarke surrenders ending the Oconee War.
50 1795 Governor Mathews signs the Second Yazoo Act selling somewhere between 35,000,000 and 50,000,000 acres of land for $500,000.
7 1752 Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
24 1769 The first steam engine is invented by Watt
32 1777 The concept of chemical compounds is conceived by Lavoisier
38 1783 The hot air balloon is invented by Michel and Montgolfier and the first people in modern history fly at an altitude of 1800 m.
40 1785 The power loom was invented by Cartwright to produce cloth.
48 1793 The cotton gin was invented by Whitney.
4 1749 Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
30 1775 NEWS HEADLINES: On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
31 1776 NEWS HEADLINES: July 4th, American Revolution War ends and the United States of America is officially created.
22 1767 Tryon Palace is build in New Bern, NC, and becomes the capitol building for the North Carolina colonist.
44 1789 The capitol of North Carolina moves from New Bern to Raleigh and North Carolina becomes the 12th state of the United States of America.
2 1747 The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
5 1750 Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
15 1760 The Cherokee War (1760-61) ends in a treaty that opens the Up County for settlement. The Bounty At of 1761 offers public land tax free for ten years, and settlers from other colonies begin pouring into the Carolina "Up Country".
18 1763 Georgia Gazette begins publication. It is the first newspaper in Georgia and the eighth newspaper in the English colonies.
21 1766 Britain passes the Stamp Act taxing all colonial newspapers, advertisements, leases, licenses, pamphlets, and legal documents. Later the same year, Britain repeals the Stamp Act in Britain -- but it continues to be enforced on colonists in North America
28 1773 Angered by the tea tax of 1767 and the British East India Company's monopoly on tea trade, the independent New England colonial merchants dump the precious cargo overboard into the Boston harbor. This incident is called the Boston Tea Party.
29 1774 The First Continental Congress of fifty-five representatives (except from the colony of Georgia) meets in Philadelphia to discuss relations with Britain, the possibility of independence, and the hope of a peaceful solution. King George III scorns the thought of reconciliation and declares the colonies to be in a state of open rebellion.
30 1775 On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
31 1776 July 4th, American Revolution War ends and the United States of America is officially created.
33 1778 Alliance between United States and France
42 1787 Constitution of the United States is signed
48 1793 Alexander McGillivray, the head of the Creek Indian Nation, dies. A restlessness begins to grow among the Indians in what is now Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida as town chiefs via for the vacant leadership role.
49 1794 The United States establishes the Navy
53 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
3 1748 King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends
11 1756 Seven Year's War begins
14 1759 Jesuits are forced out of France
18 1763 Seven Year's War ends; Peace is established in Paris between France, Spain, England and Portugal
19 1764 Britain passes the Sugar Act forbids American importation of foreign rum and taxing imported molasses, wine, silk, coffee, and a number of other luxury items.
22 1767 Jesuits are forced out of Spanish America
34 1779 Spain declares war on England
35 1780 Josef II abolishes serfdom in Hungary; England declares war on Holland
38 1783 Peace established at Versailles between France, England, Spain and United States; Britain cedes all lands west to the Mississippi River
42 1787 Catherine the Great leads Russia into war with Turkey
43 1788 Russia begins war with Sweden
44 1789 French feudal system is abolished with the Declaration of Rights of Man. Outbreak of hostilities in France with the fall of the Bastille on July 14; Revolution in Austrian Netherlands declares independence as Belgium
47 1792 French Revolutionary Wars begin and the French royal family is imprisoned the following year
48 1793 Marie Antoinette is executed; Fugitive Slave Act passed; Roman Catholic faith is banned in France; France declares war on Britain and Holland.
50 1795 White Terror and bread riots in Paris
51 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
52 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa

Owen Cravey
Born about 1740 and died about 1760
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The Children of Mary Frances Hines

Sarah Cravey
Born in Edgecombe Co., North Carolina about 1780 and died in Decatur County, Georgia about 1860. She was about 80 years old.

Married 1869 in GA. She had ten children with husband Joseph
Hugh Cravey (1802-1870)
Ann K. (1804-1880)
Elizabeth C. (1805-1850)
Thomas (1805-1870)
Jesse H. (1808-1840)
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