Simeon Strickland1,2

Male, #44510, (24 Dec 1844 - 10 Jan 1910)
Father*Richard Strickland2 (c 1811 - c 1886)
Mother*Hettie Williams2 (c 1815 - bt 1844 - 1849)
Name Variation He was also known as Sim.2 
Birth*24 Dec 1844 Simeon was born at Waycross, Ware Co., Georgia, on 24 Dec 1844.3,2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Elizabeth, Julia, Martha, James, Robert, Joseph, Simeon and Joel listed as a household member living with Richard Strickland on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Walton Co., Florida.4 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Elizabeth, Simeon and Joel listed as a household member living with Richard Strickland in the 1860 Census at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.5 
Civil War*between 1863 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1863 and 1865

     Simeon was in the Confederate Navy on the Ram Tennessee in the battle of Mobile Bay and was slightly injured in one foot. The injury left him with one big toe that stuck up above the others. He was a POW and later drew a pension to provide for Beatrice and the kids after his death.6 
Birth of Son23 Mar 1863 His son J. L. Strickland was born on 23 Mar 1863.7 
Death of Son18 Dec 1865 His son J. L. Strickland died on 18 Dec 1865 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.7 
Census*1867 A census listed Simeon as head of household at Santa Rosa Co., Florida, in 1867.8 
Marriage*12 Jun 1869 He married Elizabeth M. Jernigan at Santa Rosa Co., Florida, on 12 Jun 1869 at age 24.9 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Elizabeth, Julia, Martha, James, Robert, Simeon and Joseph listed as a household member living with Richard Strickland on the 1870 Census at Santa Rosa Co., Florida.10 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Simeon was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida. (Simon Strickland, 26, M, Laborer, FL; Eliza Strickland, 19, F, Keeps home, FL).11 
Marriage*1874 He married Louisa F. Wise at Santa Rosa Co., Florida, in 1874.2 
Death of Fathercirca 1886 His father Richard Strickland died circa 1886.12,13 
Marriage1890 He married Fannie (?) at Florida in 1890.2 
Marriage*28 Feb 1891 He married Neita Beatrice Wise on 28 Feb 1891 at age 46.2 
Death of Spouse15 Feb 1898 His wife Elizabeth M. Jernigan died on 15 Feb 1898 at Alabama.14,15 
Death*10 Jan 1910 He died at Point Washington, Walton Co., Florida, on 10 Jan 1910 at age 65.2 
Burial*circa 11 Jun 1910 His body was interred circa 11 Jun 1910 at Point Washington Cemetery, Point Washington, Walton Co., Florida.2 

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Elizabeth M. Jernigan (12 May 1850 - 15 Feb 1898)
Marriage*12 Jun 1869 He married Elizabeth M. Jernigan at Santa Rosa Co., Florida, on 12 Jun 1869 at age 24.9 

Family 3

Louisa F. Wise (say 1849 - )
Marriage*1874 He married Louisa F. Wise at Santa Rosa Co., Florida, in 1874.2 

Family 4

Neita Beatrice Wise (12 Jan 1871 - 21 Mar 1949)
Marriage*28 Feb 1891 He married Neita Beatrice Wise on 28 Feb 1891 at age 46.2 
Last Edited22 Jul 2012

Citations

  1. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
  2. Correspondence from Linda Andrews, 40 N. State St #2K, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-2024, e-mail address to Warren Culpepper, October 2008.
    Including Family Group Sheet for Richard (#44508) and Elizabeth Strickland, originally prepared by Caolyn Clark on 20 Jul 2007.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    3rd Division, Walton Co., FL, Img 34 @ Ancestry.com
    Richard Strickland, 38, M, Farmer, GA
    Elizabeth Strickland, 30, F, NC
    Julia Strickland, 16, F, GA
    Martha Strickland, 14, F, GA
    James Strickland, 12, M, GA
    Robert Strickland, 10, M, GA
    Joseph Strickland, 8, M, GA
    Simeon Strickland, 6, M, GA
    Joel Strickland, 3, M, FL.
  4. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    3rd Division, Walton Co., FL, Img 34 @ Ancestry.com
    Richard Strickland, 38, M, Farmer, GA
    Elizabeth Strickland, 30, F, NC
    Julia Strickland, 16, F, GA
    Martha Strickland, 14, F, GA
    James Strickland, 12, M, GA
    Robert Strickland, 10, M, GA
    Joseph Strickland, 8, M, GA
    Simeon Strickland, 6, M, GA
    Joel Strickland, 3, M, FL.
  5. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Milton, Santa Rosa Co., FL, Img 15 @ Ancestry.com
    Richard Stricklin, 49, M, W, Occ?, GA
    Elizabeth Stricklin, 35, F, W, GA
    Simone Stricklin, 14, M, W, FL
    Joel S. Stricklin, 12, M, W, FL.
  6. E-mail written 14 Jul 2012 to Warren L. Culpepper from D (gd/o #44510), e-mail address.
  7. Richard Earl Jernigan, Santa Rosa Co., FL Cemeteries, West FL Genealogical Society, Pensacola, 1987.
    Milton Cemetery, page 416.
  8. 1867 Florida State Census, Santa Rosa County, Page 16 (White Inhabitants)
    S. Strickland, 1 M21-45.

  9. Santa Rosa Co., FL Marriage Records, Rootsweb: USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.db229.com/marriages/yearlymaster.htm
  10. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Santa Rosa Co., FL, Img 41 @ Ancestry.com
    Richard Strickland, 60, M, Laborer, GA
    Elizabeth Strickland, 45, F, GA
    Julian Strickland, 36, F, GA
    Martha Strickland, 34, F, GA
    James Strickland, 32, M, GA
    Robert Strickland, 30, M, GA
    Simion Strickland, 26, M, GA
    Joseph Strickland, 24, M, GA
    (WLC Note: It seems highly unlikely that all these grown children were actually living with their parents at this time).
  11. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Santa Rosa Co., FL, Ancestry.com image 18, transcribed by Warren Culpepper.
  12. E-mail written Dec 2005 to Warren L. Culpepper from Benjerman Allen Fennan, e-mail address.
    He was enumerated in the 1880 census, but in 1900 his wife Elizabeth is shown as a widow.
  13. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Rhard Strickland, Inscription: Aged 75 years
    Burial: Bagdad Cemetery, Bagdad, Santa Rosa County,Florida, Plot: Section 5
    Find A Grave Memorial# 29654494.
  14. Richard Earl Jernigan, Santa Rosa Co., FL Cemeteries, West FL Genealogical Society, Pensacola, 1987.
    Milton Cemetery.
  15. Correspondence from Linda Andrews, 40 N. State St #2K, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-2024, e-mail address to Warren Culpepper, October 2008.