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Andrew Calhoun Grant 

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Calhoun McDuffie Grant
2/9/1834 - 9/24/1908

Sarah Elizabeth Johnsey
10/6/1834 - 5/18/1886
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Andrew Calhoun Grant
1/13/1857 - 1925
(Shown at age 23)
Andrew Calhoun Grant was born on January 13, 1857 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1925 in an unknown place. Actual date of death is unknown. He lived to be about 68 years old.

Census7/30/1870 Hamiltton GA (Harris County) 13 yrs old 
Recorded as family #1877: Calhoun Grant (age 36), Sarah E. (age 35), Benjamin (age 16), Andrew C. (age 13), Jasper (12), George E. (9), Joseph M. (8), and Mosella (female, age 3). Calhoun is a farmer and estimates the value of his real estate to be $700 and his personal estate to be $400. Calhoun and Sarah were born in SC and the children in GA. The three oldest children have been attending school. 

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1 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
13 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
18 1875 Oconee County formed.
48 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
55 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
57 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
60 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
63 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
67 1924 Peach County is formed.
2 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
8 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
12 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
20 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
22 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
32 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
38 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
40 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
43 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.
43 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
44 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
45 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
46 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
47 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
49 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
49 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
49 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
55 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
56 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
57 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
66 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
66 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
67 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
4 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
5 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
25 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
28 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
51 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
55 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
56 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
60 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
62 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
3 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
5 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
6 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
8 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
11 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
18 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
19 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
52 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
53 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
52 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
57 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
60 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
62 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
63 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.

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