Jason Andrew Floyd

Male1806–1880

Brief Life History of Jason Andrew

When Jason Andrew Floyd was born in 1806, in Burke, Georgia, United States, his father, Granbury Floyd, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Smith, was 31. He married Jane Waters on 27 February 1834, in Statesboro, Bulloch, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bulloch, Georgia, United States in 1850 and District 17, Liberty, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died in 1880, in Liberty, Georgia, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Jason Andrew Floyd
1806–1880
Jane Waters
1820–1879
Marriage: 27 February 1834
Bill Floyd
1834–
Thomas Andrew Floyd
1835–1907
Mary Floyd
1836–
Washington Alexander Floyd
1837–1905
Sarah J Floyd
1842–1905
Allen E Floyd
1843–1904
Martha Ann "Mattie" Floyd
1845–
Caroline A Floyd
1846–1872
Robert Henry Floyd
1848–
William Floyd
1850–
Samuel M. Floyd
1852–1888

Sources (5)

  • Jacin Floyed, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Marriage Record 1834
  • Jason Floyd, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1834Statesboro, Bulloch, Georgia, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1808

    Age 2

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1811 · The Savannah Riots

    Age 5

    A barroom brawl in Savannah on Tuesday, November 12, 1811, had international impact. An American seaman boasted of having joined the crew of a French vessel, likely named La Vengeance. Others became upset at the idea of the American joining a foreign nation and a brawl erupted. The county coroner asked for peace but was beaten with clubs. A second clash occurred the following day when French sailors attacked five American seaman. A day after the second attack, twenty French sailors attacked six Americans. Four of them escaped but two were beaten and stabbed. Jacob Taylor died on the scene and a rigger named Collins died the following day. By Friday, a full scale riot erupted when the French crewmen arrested on murder charges were released. Many were arrested and French ships La Vengeance and La Franchise were burned. In the end, the incident caused disruptions in French-American relations and affected shipping and trade.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 24

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Anglicized form of Welsh Lloyd , which arose because of the difficulty that English speakers had in pronouncing the Welsh lateral fricative spelled Ll.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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