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Venezula 'Zula'  Howard 


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1/26/1853 - 4/30/1944
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Venezula 'Zula' Howard
1891 - 1960
(Shown at age 39)
Venezula 'Zula' Howard was born about 1891 in Calhoun County, Georgia and died about 1960 in Dougherty County, Georgia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 69 years old.

Her first name may have been Susan. She married William Bunk Moody (5/25/1885 - 2/12 /1921).
Census6/4/1900 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 9 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Venezula 'Zula' Howard.  #47 - Ellen Howard (47 , June 1853) and daughter Bessie (9, Jan. 1891) both born in GA. Ellen's father was born in GA, mother in AL. Ellen is a dress maker,she is single, she has had two children, one is living. Bessie attends school.
next door the family of Mary A. and Willie Aycock  
Marriage3/25/1906 GA (Calhoun County) 15 yrs old 
Mr. Bunk Moody and Miss Zula Howard are married.  
Census4/29/1910 Militia District 1123 GA ( Calhoun County) 19 yrs old 
Bunch Moody (age23), Zula Moody (19) & stepmother - Renna Howard (50). William and Zula have been married three years with no children. All born in GA. 
Other1/1/1918 Columbus GA (Muscogee County) 27 yrs old 
Name: Bunk Moody, Gender: Male, Residence Year: 1918, Street address: 502 14th Street, Residence Place: Columbus, Georgia, Occupation: Mill Operator, Spouse: Zula Moody, Publication Title: Columbus, Georgia, City Directory, 1918 
Census3/9/1920 Militia District 945 GA ( Dougherty County) 29 yrs old 
78, 95 - William Moody (age23), Zula Moody (19) & stepmother - Rena Howard (50). William and Zula have been married three years with no children. All born in GA. William and Zula were born in GA, Rena in AL. They rent their home. Their are laborers at the cotton mill.  
Death Certificate2/12/1921 Albany GA (Dougherty County) 30 yrs old 
Name: William Bunk Moody
Birth Date: abt 1887
Birth Place: Calhoun County, Georgia
Death Date: Feb 12, 1921
Death Place: Albany, Dougherty
Death Age: 34
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Father Name: W. H. Moody
Mother Name: Sarah Wheeler
Spouse Name: Vene Zuela Moody
FHL Film Number: 2296801

burial at Morgan Methodist Cem. -W. B. Moody, b. 5/25/1885, d. 2/12/1921   Source:  Georgia Death Index
Census1/1/1930 Militia District 945 GA ( Dougherty County) 39 yrs old 
143, 163 -Susan Moody (age 35) & mother - Rena Howard (75). Susan is a widow, was married at age 20, born in GA,as was her parents. Rena is a widow,was married at age 19, born in GA, parents born in AL. They rent their home, value $8. Susan is a shearer at a cotton mill. 
Census1/1/1940 Albany GA (Dougherty County) 49 yrs old 
528, 175 -Venezula Moody (age 48) & mother - Rene Howard (83). They rent their home, value $9. They are both widows. Venezula was born in GA, Rene in AL. Venezula completed the 6th grade in school, Rene the 2nd. Venezula is a housekeeper with the W.P.A. They lived at the same place in 1935. 
Other1/1/1949 Albany GA (Dougherty County) 58 yrs old 
Name: Zula H. Moody, Gender: Female, Residence Year: 1949, Street address: 523 9th Ave., Residence Place: Albany, Georgia, Publication Title: Albany, Georgia, City Directory, 1949 

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14 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
21 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
23 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
26 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
29 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
33 1924 Peach County is formed.
4 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
6 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
9 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
9 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.
10 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
11 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
12 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
13 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
15 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
15 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
15 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
21 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
22 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
23 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
32 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
32 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
33 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
35 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
36 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
37 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
45 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
47 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
55 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
56 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
60 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
61 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
66 1957 Sputnik is launched by the Soviets and becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. It marks the beginning of the great "space race" between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
69 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
17 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
21 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
22 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
26 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.
28 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
47 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
48 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
50 1941 NEWS HEADLINES: December 7, 1941 -- Japan launches a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and the US officially declares war on Japan the following day. World War II begins for American soldiers.
59 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
64 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
69 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
18 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
19 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.
36 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
38 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
39 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
41 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
42 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president under his "New Deal" campaign. Frances Perkins becomes the first woman to hold a cabinet post when FDR appoints her secretary of labor. On December 5, the 21st Amendment is added to the Constitution, repealing Prohibition. Drinks for everyone!
43 1934 Farm families must leave the dust bowl-stricken Great Plains areas. The dust bowl includes areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arkansas. Radio picks up the "Okie" songs. In all, 400,000 people leave the Great Plains.
43 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
44 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
48 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
52 1943 Japanese Americans are relocated to internment camps; Almost 400,000 coal miners go on strike; Race riots break out in Los Angeles and Detroit.
53 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
54 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
63 1954 The nationally televised McCarthy hearings lead to Senator Joseph McCarthy's downfall; Segregation by race in schools is declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court; Congress adds the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance and requires "In God We Trust" to appear on all American currency.
18 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
23 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.
26 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
28 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
29 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.
47 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
48 1939 Hitler takes over all of Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 1st, Germany invades Poland. On Sept. 3rd, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany. World War II has begun.
54 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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Bunk and Zulla
Bunk and Zulla

William Moody
Born on May 25, 1887 and died on February 12, 1921.
They were married 3/2/1906.

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