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Martha Jane Vickers
11/20/1887 - 4/28/1918
Martha Jane Vickers was born on November 20, 1887 somewhere in Georgia and died on April 28, 1918 in Coffee County, Georgia. She lived to be 30 years old.

She was called Mattie. She married Seward Harper Sr.
Marriage11/6/1902 GA (Coffee County) 14 yrs old 
Name: Mattie Vickers, Gender: Female, Marriage Date: Nov. 6, 1902, Marriage Place: Coffee, Georgia, Spouse: Seward J. Harper 
Census5/5/1910 Pearson GA (Coffee County) 22 yrs old 
Seward Harper (22), Matte Harper (22), Molly Harper (5), Malcolm Harper (4), John Harper (18). All were born in GA, as were their parents. Seward is a farmer. 
Graveyard/Tombstone4/28/1918 GA (Coffee County) 30 yrs old 
Name: Martha Jane Harper, Birth Date: Nov. 20, 1887, Death Date: April 28, 1918, Cemetery: Mora Cemetery, Burial Place: Coffee County, Georgia 

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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.
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 The triode vacuum tube is invented
19 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
19 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
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
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.
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.
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.

Seward Harper
Born on January 30, 1877 and died on July 8, 1960.
They were married 11/6/1902.

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The Children of Martha Jane Vickers

Malcolm James Harper
Born in Coffee County, Georgia on July 7, 1908 and died in Bartow, Florida on February 24, 1971. He was 62 years old.

He married Jeannie May Quick.

2nd wife_____
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