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Willie  Howard 

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Mary Ann Howard
10/1840 - 1915
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Willie Howard
1869 - 1947
Willie Howard was born about 1869 in Calhoun County, Georgia and died about 1947 in Calhoun County, Georgia. She lived to be 78 years old.

(Her name may have been William S. - notice the 1870 census).
Records
Census6/16/1870 Georgia Militia District 626 GA (Calhoun County) 1 yrs old 
The children of Simeon and Exey Howard are recorded as two families. Neither parent is recorded:

Recorded as family #127: Sim D. Howard (age 22, born in AL), Polley (age 29, born in GA) and brother -William J. (age 15, born in AL). The men are farm laborers and Polley is keeping house. Sim estimates the value of his personal estate to be $125. Sim and William cannot read or write.

Recorded as family #128: Mary A. Howard (age 32), Sarah J. (age 21), Eliza ? (age 16), and William S. (age 1). The women were born in AL while the boy was born in GA. They indicate they can read by not write. 
Census6/8/1880 1123 District GA (Calhoun County) 11 yrs old 
#53 -- Sim D. Howard (age 36, a farmer born in AL, both parents born in GA) and his wife Polly (age 40, born in GA, both parents born in GA). Willie Crawford (16, born in GA), a nephew, is living with them and working as a farm laborer.

#56: Mary A. Howard (age 39, born in GA) is listed as head of household consisting of her sisters: Sarah J (age 34), Renea (age 27), Elizabeth (age 11), Sena B. (age 2, relationship stated as Mary's niece). All say they were born in AL, their father was born in GA and their mother was born in North Carolina. Sarah is a farm laborer and the rest are keeping house.

note next door to Simeon is Ann L. Ellis (1827 AL) she is the widow of William B. Ellis (1830 GA) -he maybe related to Simeon's mother 
Marriage3/19/1894 GA (Calhoun County) 25 yrs old 
Bride's name: Willie Howard, Groom's Name: Simon Aycock, Marriage Date: 19 Mar 1894 Marriage Place: , Calhoun, Georgia , Source Film Number: 271312  
Census6/4/1900 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 31 yrs old 
Recorded as family #46: Willie Aycock (white female, widdowed, age 31, born Oct 1899), Lula B Aycock (daughter, age 7, born Apr 1869), Alma Aycock (daughter, age 4, born Aug 1895), Charley Aycock (son, age 1, born Nov 1898), and Mary Howard (mother, age 59, born Oct 1840). Willie has given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living. Mary has given birth to two children and only Willie, her daughter, is still living. All say they were born in GA as were their parents. Willie is a farm laborer and Mary is keeping house. Lula has been attending school. Mary cannot read or write, but Willie can. They own the house where they live.  
Census4/20/1910 1123-Malitia Dist GA (Calhoun County) 41 yrs old 
Recorded as family #19: Willie Aycock (age 41, female), Amy (daughter, age 13), Effie (daughter, age 11), Lenwood (son, age 5), Varna Moody (daughter, age 16), Minnie H. Moody (daughter, age 13 ?) and Mary A. Howard (mother, age 69, widowed). Everyone was born in GA except Willie's mother, who was born in AL. Willie indicated she and her daughters have been un-employed during the last 15 months. She is widowed, the mother of 7 children and 4 are still living. Varma is a widow and has one child. Mary states she is a widow, with one child. The children have been attending school. 
Census2/9/1920 District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 51 yrs old 
Recorded as Family #11: Willie Aycock (widdowed female, age 50), Bama (married daughter, age 26), Jeffie (unmarried daughter, age 21), Leonard (son, age 14) and Simon Moody (grand son, age 11). Willie rents the home where they live. Everyone except the two youngest, Leonard and Simon, can read and write. The children have not been attending school. All were born in GA as were their parents. The family works on the family farm.  
Census1/1/1930 Militia District 1123 GA ( Calhoun County) 61 yrs old 
2 - Bama Moody (age 36),Simon Moody (20), Melvin (6), mother - Willie Aycok (61)

3 -Leonard Aycock (25) & wife Pearl Aycock (21).
Bama and Willie are widows. All born in GA. Bama Simon and Leonard are farm laborers. 
Census1/1/1940 Morgan GA (Calhoun County) 71 yrs old 
38- Bama Moody (age 46) Si Moody (31), Melvin Moody (16), mother - Willie Aycock (73), brother - Leonard Aycock (35)& sister in law -Pearl Aycock (31). All born in GA, except Pearl in AL. Bama and Willie are widows. 
Graveyard/Tombstone1/1/1960 Methodist Cemetery GA (Calhoun County) 13 yrs after death 
Willie Aycock - no dates -She is buried in the Methodist Cemetery next to her husband Simon. 

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AgeDateEvent
1 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
6 1875 Oconee County formed.
36 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
43 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
45 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
48 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
51 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
55 1924 Peach County is formed.
AgeDateEvent
8 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
10 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
20 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
26 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
28 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
31 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
31 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.
32 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
33 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
34 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
35 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
37 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
37 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
37 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
43 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
44 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
45 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
54 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
54 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
55 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
57 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
58 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
59 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
67 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
69 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
77 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
78 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
AgeDateEvent
13 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
16 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
39 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
43 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
44 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
48 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.
50 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
69 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
70 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
72 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.
AgeDateEvent
6 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
7 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
40 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
41 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.
58 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
60 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
61 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
63 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
64 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!
65 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.
65 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
66 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
70 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
74 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.
75 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
76 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
AgeDateEvent
40 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
45 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.
48 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
50 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
51 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.
69 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
70 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.
76 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.


Marriages
Simon Aycock
Born on February 3, 1863 and died on October 2, 1899.
They were married 3/19/1894.

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The Children of Willie Howard

Lula Bama Aycock
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on July 4, 1893 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia on December 10, 1979. She was 86 years old.

She married Simon Henry Moody (10/16/1908 - 3/17/1976) They had two children
Simon Moody (1910) & Melvin Moody....
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Amy Aycock
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia about 1897 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia about 1997. Actual dates are unknown and those shown are estimated.

Her full name may be Alma Amy Aycock.
She married Robert L. "Bob" Mullins (1880)
Children
Robert Allen Mullins (12/17/1915 -9/16/1940)...
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Zeffie C.B. Aycock
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on November 9, 1898 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia on February 24, 1974. She was about 75 years old.

She married William Tolbert Sills (12/30/1894 -11/25/1971).
Children:
Mable Lucile (1923)
William T. "Pete" (1/8/1925-12/26/1992)
Albert Lester (8/25/1929-3/29/1939) ...
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Leonard Aycock
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on March 9, 1905 and died in Dougherty, Georgia on August 18, 1961. He was 56 years old.

He married Thelma Pearl Mullins (7/12/1908 - 2/10/1974)...
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