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Wells Walker Mote
11/8/1872 - 10/19/1961
Wells Walker Mote was born on November 8, 1872 somewhere in Georgia and died on October 19, 1961 in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia. He lived to be 89 years old.

He married Minnie Howard.
Children:
  1. William Mote
  2. Elvia Mote
  3. Georgia Mote
  4. John Allen Mote
  5. Judson Mote
  6. Sarah Lee "Eddie" Mote
  7. Effie Mae (5/14/1910 - Jan.1918)
  8. Venie Mae (2/13/1908 - May 1917)
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Census1/1/1930 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 57 yrs old 
281, 287- Wells W. Mote (age 56), Minnie Mote (44), Eddie L. Mote (25), Georgia Mote (23), John A. Mote (20), Judson Mote (17), Elvie Mote (15), Joseph Mote (13) & Julia L. Turner 7). Minnie was 14 years old at marriage and Wells was 25. All were born in GA, as were their parents. 
Census1/1/1940 Morgan GA (Calhoun County) 67 yrs old 
#144 -W. W. Mote (age 67), Minnie Mote (57), Eddie Mote (56), Judson Mote (26), Joseph Mote (24), Elvie Mote Cobb (22), granddaughter-June Mote Cobb(2), border-J. C. Hussey (18), border-Julia Lee Turner (18). All were born in GA 

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3 1875 Oconee County formed.
33 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
40 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
42 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
45 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
48 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
52 1924 Peach County is formed.
AgeDateEvent
5 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
7 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
17 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
23 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
25 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
28 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.
28 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
29 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
30 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
31 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
32 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
34 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
34 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
34 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
40 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
41 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
42 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
51 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
51 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
52 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
54 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
55 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
56 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
64 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
66 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
74 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
75 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
79 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
80 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
85 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.
88 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
AgeDateEvent
10 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
13 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
36 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
40 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
41 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
45 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.
47 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
66 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
67 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
69 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.
78 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
83 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
88 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
AgeDateEvent
3 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
4 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
37 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
38 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.
55 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
57 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
58 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
60 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
61 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!
62 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
62 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.
63 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
67 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
71 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.
72 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
73 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
82 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.
AgeDateEvent
37 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
42 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.
45 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
47 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
48 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.
66 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
67 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.
73 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.


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Minnie Howard
Born about 1884 and died on July 28, 1971
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The Children of Wells Walker Mote

William 'Bill' M. Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on July 6, 1900 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia on September 28, 1958. He was 58 years old.

He went by "Bill". He married Lindie J. ( 11/5/1903 - 9/4/1985)
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Sarah 'Eddie' Lee Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia about 1902 and died in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia about 1986. She was about 84 years old.

She never married and was called Aunt Eddie....
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41 years old
Georgia Myrtle Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on June 24, 1904 and died in Muscogee Co., Georgia on April 4, 1990. She was 85 years old.

She married Robert Lee Gilley....
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John Allen Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on August 6, 1906 and died in Calhoun Co., Georgia on May 4, 1978. He was about 71 years old.

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Judson Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia about 1913 and died in an unknown location about 2000. He was about 87 years old.

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Elvie Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on December 31, 1914 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia on November 4, 2004. She was 89 years old.

She married George Cobb(1909 -1978)
Children:
Ruby June Cobb
Myrtle Ann Cobb Robbins (8/ 21/ 1943- 12/16/2005)...
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Joseph Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia about 1917 and died in an unknown location about 2000. He was about 83 years old.

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