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Alexander Washington Smith  Jr.

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Alexander Washington Smith Sr.
1843 - 1905

 


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Alexander Washington Smith Jr.
1887 - 11/1/1926
(Shown at age 23)
Alexander Washington Smith, Jr., was born about 1887 somewhere in Georgia and died on November 1, 1926 in Baker, Georgia. Actual date of birth is unknown. He lived to be about 39 years old.

Children:
  1. Curtis Smith
  2. Phill Washington Smith (1912-1985)
  3. Lula Virgina Smith (1913-1925)
  4. Lila Gertrude Smith (1916)
  5. Ruby Lee Smith
  6. Anne Lee Smith (1920)
  7. Catherine Odell Smith (1923)
  8. Annie Maude Smith (1925)
  9. Jessie Ruth Smith (1927)
Records
Census6/6/1900 Leary GA (Calhoun County) 13 yrs old 
Recorded as family #143: Aleck W Smith (born Feb 1883, age 57, widdowed), Aleck W Smith (son, born Sep 1889, age 10), and Clarsey Scott (cook, born May 1860, age 40). Aleck Jr. has been attending school during the past year. Clarsey is a black woman and the housekeeper. All were born in GA as were their parents.  
Other3/6/1906 GA (Calhoun County) 19 yrs old 
Harper Daniell the administrator of Alexander W. Smith Sr.ís will, grants half the parcel of land to Alex W. Smith Jr. the and half to George Smith. The 198 acres of land is located in the 3rd district and has the lot numbers of 174 and 175.  
Land Deed11/30/1906 GA (Calhoun County) 19 yrs old 
On Nov. 30,1906 George W. Smith sells his parcel of land to Alex W. Smith Jr. for $1.00. The 198 acres of land is located in the 3rd district and has the lot numbers of 174 and 175.  
Other6/24/1911 GA (Calhoun County) 24 yrs old 
Alex W. Smith appoints Harper Daniell as his lawful attorney.  
Land Deed7/10/1911 GA (Calhoun County) 24 yrs old 
Alex W. Smith sells land to John R. Mercer for $3000. This 198 acre parcel of land is located on lot number 174 and 175 in the 3rd district.  
Military6/5/1917 GA (Baker County) 30 yrs old 
Alex W. Smith - W W I Draft Registration - born: 12/25/1887-born in Leary Co. GA -lives in Milford, Baker Co. GA -Race: White - married with three children - build: short & slender- Eye color: Gray - hair color: dark - cert. # 1556958  
Census1/29/1920 Millford, Militia District 957 GA (Baker County) 33 yrs old 
dwelling#261, household#262 - Elick (Alex) W. Smith (age33), Mattie Smith (28), Phil W. Smith (7), Lula Smith (6 3mo.) Girtrud Smith (3 3mo.) Ruby L. Smith (10 mo.). They rent their house. All born in GA. Elick is a farmer. Elick & Mattie can read & write.  

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18 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
25 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
27 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
30 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
33 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
37 1924 Peach County is formed.
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2 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
8 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
10 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
13 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
13 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.
14 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
15 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
16 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
17 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
19 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
19 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
19 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
25 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
26 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
27 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
36 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
36 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
37 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
39 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
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21 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
25 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
26 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
30 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.
32 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
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22 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
23 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.
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22 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
27 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.
30 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
32 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
33 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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Mattie Howard
Born on June 11, 1894 and died on September 15, 1971
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The Children of Alexander Washington Smith Jr.

Ruby Lee Smith
Born in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia on February 4, 1919 and died in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia on January 21, 2017. She was 98 years old.

Children:
Shirley Drinkwater (1936)
Patricia Ann Drinkwater (1942)
Montez Drinkwater (1945)
Willie Dean Drinkwater (1951-1991) ...
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