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James Hiram Carver
7/26/1878 - 1920
(Shown at age 37)
James Hiram Carver was born on July 26, 1878 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1920 in an unknown place. Actual date of death is unknown. He lived to be about 41 years old.

His grandparents parents may have been John Carver (1820)& Martha ______ Carver (1823). His mother was named Mary.
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Census6/2/1880 District 1026 GA (Coffee County) 1 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our James Carver.  Recorded as dwelling #281, family #286: John Carver (age 59), Martha Carver (age 57), Mary Ann (24), Sary Ann (27), Martha (24), Eady (28), Elizer (22), Elily (17), (grand daughter) Fanny Carver (3), (grand son) James Carver (1), Charley Carver (1 mo.-born in Apr.), and (nephew) Raiford Batten (age 14). All were born in GA, as were there parents. James is a farmer, Martha keeps house.

next door lives - Jesse (28)& Harret(26) Carver. 
Military9/13/1918 GA (Coffee County) 40 yrs old 
WWI Registration Card # A319 James Hiram Carver , age: 40, Birth date: July 26,1878, Address: R1 Willacochee, Coffee, AL, Race: white, US Citizen: yes, Occupation: merchant, Employers name: W.B. Morris, nearest relative: Sarah Tucker, address Kinard, Calhoun Co. FL . Height: medium, Build: medium, Eyes: Blue, Hair: light. 
Census1/25/1920 Douglas GA ( Coffee County) 41 yrs old 
Recorded as dwelling #302: James H. Carver (age 42), Fannie Carver (25) & Jonnie Carver (5). All born in GA. James is a merchant

(next door)301: Peter L. Harper & wife Mary. 

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27 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
34 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
36 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
39 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
42 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
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1 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
11 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
17 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
19 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
22 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.
22 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
23 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
24 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
25 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
26 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
28 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
28 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
28 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
34 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
35 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
36 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
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4 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
7 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
30 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
34 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
35 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
39 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.
41 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
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31 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
32 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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31 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
36 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.
39 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
41 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
42 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.


Marriages
Fannie Harper
Born on January 24, 1894 and died on March 11, 1928.
They were married 12/25/1910.

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The Children of James Hiram Carver

John Paul Carver
Born in Coffee Co., Georgia on July 11, 1914 and died in Tifton, Georgia on July 30, 1972. He was 58 years old.

John & Clyde had three children: Fannie Annette Carver (9/3/1938 -12/10/1999), living Carver, & Emily Jane Carver (3/22/1948 - 11/12/1996). ...
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