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David Cruger Stone 

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Henry Dassex Stone
1765 - 12/24/1840

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1765 - 1803
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David Cruger Stone
1795 - 1845
David Cruger Stone was born about 1795 in McIntosh Co., Georgia and died about 1845 in Calhoun Co,, Florida. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 50 years old.

He married on (3/19/1818) in Montgomery Co. AL to Lucinda Evans (1803 GA - 1865?).
They had ten children:
1. unknown Stone (1819)
2.unknown Stone (1821)
3. James Bennett Stone
4. William V. 'Buck' (1824; killed Willis Whaley in gunfight and fled to Texas)
5. Jane (1826 moved to TX)
6. Eliza (1830 - 1858)
7. Moody Barfield (12-24-1833 - 3-27-1910)
8. Ellen (1836 moved to TX)
9. Joseph Seaborn (1839 -1910)
10. Daniel C. (1845)
Census1/1/1830 FL (Jackson County) 35 yrs old 
Recorded on page 92, line #12 the family of David C. Stone consists of: one male under 5 years old, one male between 5-10 years old, one male 10-15 years old, one male between 30-40 years old, one female under 5, two females 5-10 years old, and one female between 20-30 years old. 
Additional information about Jackson County, FL around 1830: Jackson County was formed in 1822 from Escambia County. Webbville, it's largest community, was started in the early 1820s and is declared the county seat. Marianna was founded in 1827 along the Chipola River and quickly begins to grow. An excerpt from an Aug. 5, 1828 letter says in the Chipola River area “lands have risen at least 300 percent in price, and are daily advancing – the tide of emigration is flowing in most rapidly, and the country still proves uninterruptedly healthy." Click here to see a map from this timeperiod.  
Census6/1/1840 FL (Calhoun County) 45 yrs old 
Recorded on page 9, line 24: D.C. Stone - one male (under 5), one male (5-10), two males (15-20), one male(20-30),one male (40-50),one female (under 5), one female (5-10), one female (10-15), one female (20-30), one female (30-40).

David's brother George (G.F.) and his family lives next door. 
Additional information about Calhoun County, FL around 1840: Calhoun County was created in 1838. It was named for John C. Calhoun, a member of the U.S. Senate from South Carolina and the 7th vice president. Land has previously belonged to Washington and Jackson Counties. 

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Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during David Stone's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of David, his family, and friends. For example, David is 3 years old when Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
7 1802 Georgia formally cedes western claims for its southern boundary at the 31st parallel -- which will become the north western border of FL.
15 1810 Western Florida, from the Pearl River to the Mississippi, is annexed by the US from Spain.
18 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.
23 1818 First Seminole Indian War takes place when Andrew Jackson brings his troops into northern Florida.
26 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.
27 1822 Florida Territory is purchased
28 1823 The Treaty of Moultrie Creek pushes the Seminole Indian towns into the interior of the Florida peninsula.
29 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.
40 1835 The Second Seminole Indian War keeps the United States and Seminoles Indians fighting in North & Central Florida.
42 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.
47 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and some of the Seminole Indians living in FL are moved to the Indian Territory
47 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.
50 1845 Florida becomes the 27th state to join the United States. William Moseley becomes the first governor and David Yulee the first senator.
6 1801 Clarke and Tatnall Counties formed.
7 1802 Georgia formally cedes western claims for its southern boundary at the 31st parallel -- which will become a border between,GA, FL and AL. GA's western border reaches to the Mississippi River.
8 1803 Between 1803 and 1811 a horse trail is established connecting Milledgeville, Georgia to Fort Stoddert, American outpost north of Mobile. This is expanded into a road and called The Federal Road by 1811.
12 1807 December 10 - Jasper, Jones, Laurens, Morgan, Putnam, and Telfair Counties formed.
13 1808 Pulaski County created.
14 1809 Twiggs County formed.
16 1811 Tecumseh visits the Creek Indians living in what will become Georgia and Alabama to try to persuade them to join his fight against the flood of white settlers. Some towns join forces with Tecumseh and become known as "Red Sticks".
16 1811 Madison County created.
17 1812 Emanual County formed.
17 1812 The Creek tribes in southern Alabama and Georgia find themselves under increasing pressure from white settlers. Led by Chief Weatherford, they accepted an alliance with Tecumseh and are nicknamed "Red Sticks".
18 1813 During 1813-14, Muskogee-speaking Creeks leave GA and move into areas in Northern FL in response to the Creek Civil War (also known as the Red-sticks War).
22 1817 First Seminole war begins as Georgia backwoodsmen attack Indians just north of the Florida border. !817-1818. General Andrew Jackson invades the area.
24 1819 Rabun County formed.
25 1820 December 20 - Campbell and Randolph Counties formed.
26 1821 May 15 - Dooly, Fayette, Henry, Houston, Monroe and Newton Counties formed.
27 1822 December 9 - Bibb, Dekalb and Pike Counties formed.
28 1823 December 8 - Decatur County formed.
29 1824 December 15 - Upson and Ware Counties formed.
30 1825 Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
31 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.
32 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
35 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
36 1831 Sumter County is formed.
37 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
38 1833 Walker County is formed.
41 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.
42 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
43 1838 Chattooga County formed
4 1799 The Rosetta Stone was discovered
5 1800 The first battery was invented by Volta
12 1807 The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
19 1814 The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
35 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
44 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
49 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
5 1800 NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
16 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.
17 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.
33 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
39 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
3 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
8 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
9 1804 The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
10 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.
11 1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
16 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.
25 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.
35 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
40 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
42 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
45 1840 Oregon Trail is established
47 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
1 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
2 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa
38 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

Lucinda Evans
Born about 1803 and died about 1865
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The Children of David Cruger Stone

47 years old
James Bennett Stone
Born in Montgomery Co., Alabama on November 29, 1823 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida on February 25, 1889. He was 65 years old.

He was a Farmer, sawmill owner - he lost a leg in a sawmill accident., Sheriff of Calhoun Co. 1855-59; a Clerk of Court Calhoun Co., FL from 1860-62,a member of Florida house of representatives from 1...
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Joseph Seaborn Stone
Born somewhere in Alabama on November 29, 1839 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida on January 1, 1910. He was 70 years old.

He was a Sheriff in Calhoun Co., FL from 1881-89,a FL House of Rep. in 1895 and Inspector of Timber & Lumber from 1906-1910; He served as a corporal in Company H, 5th Texas reg. in the Civil War. He w...
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