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Lewis J. Nix 



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Lewis J. Nix
1878 - 9/1/1920
Lewis J. Nix was born about 1878 somewhere in Georgia and died on September 1, 1920 in Morgan, Georgia. Actual date of birth is unknown. He lived to be about 42 years old.

He married Sina Myrtle Howard.
They had four children
  • John Arthur Howard (Nix)1900-1926
  • Bessie Howard (Nix)1902, married Charle Bardwell. 10/15/1902 - 8/21/1962
  • George Joseph Howard (Nix) 1907-1962
  • Coy Hutton Howard (Nix)1908-1913,

    He later married Pinkie Timmons.
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    Other12/1/1907 GA (Calhoun County) 29 yrs old 
    The State of Georgia VS Lewis Nix - Selling Liquor illegally  
    Land Deed3/19/1920 GA (Calhoun County) 42 yrs old 
    On the March 19, 1920 Sina and son John Arthur Howard purchase land from L. J. Nix for $1000. 60 acres of the north side of lot #110 in the 3rd district of Calhoun County,GA  
    Graveyard/Tombstone9/1/1920 Morgan GA (Calhoun County) 42 yrs old 
    L.J. Nix - Sept. 1, 1920

    He is buried beside three infants graves and his wife Pinkie Timmons Nix. 

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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.
    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
    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.
    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.
    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.
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    Sina "Sinnie" Howard
    Born on April 20, 1878 and died on February 20, 1954
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    The Children of Lewis J. Nix

    John Arthur Howard
    Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on May 24, 1900 and died in Terrell Co., Georgia on August 11, 1926. He was 26 years old.

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    38 years old
    Bessie Howard
    Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on October 15, 1902 and died in Frostproof, Florida on August 21, 1962. She was 59 years old.

    She was call "Aunt Punch". She married Rhody Hollingsworth and they had no children. Second marriage to Charlie Bardwell....
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    38 years old
    James D. Howard Sr.
    Born in Randolph County, Georgia on November 22, 1907 and died in Terrell County, Georgia on June 29, 1963. He was 55 years old.

    He was called "Jim" and "Jimbo" aka George Joseph Howard
    He married Bessie Flournory
    James Durhan "Bob" (1930-1998)
    Helen Lucille (1931 -2013) ...
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    Coy Hutton Howard
    Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on August 22, 1908 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia on June 13, 1913. He was 4 years old.

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