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Mary Lizzie Turner 



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Mary Lizzie Turner
12/1892 - 1945
(Shown at age 48)
Mary Lizzie Turner was born on an unknown day in December 1892 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1945 somewhere in Georgia. Actual date of death is unknown. She lived to be about 52 years old.

She was the daughter of Charlie Arden Turner (7/1853 -1922) and Louisa Quick (5/1853 -4/2/1935), her siblings were James M. (1877-1962), Don Alec(1882-1959), Murphy F. (1885-1965),Nancy (1886-1976),Simon Lee (1889-1975),Maud (1891) and Katy F. (1896)

She was the fourth wife of William J. Howard and married in 1924.
Census6/5/1900 Militia District 998 GA (Randolph County) 7 yrs old 
#71 -Charlie Turner (age 44 -July 1855), Lou Turner (47 -May 1853), James M. Turner (22 -June 1877), Don Turner (18 -Apr.1882), Murphy Turner (16 -May 1884), Nanny Turner (13 -Aug. 1886), Simon Turner (11 -Feb. 1889), Maud Turner (9 -Apr. 1891), Mary Turner (7 - Dec. 1892), Katy Turner (3 - Dec. 1896). All were born in GA, as were their parents. Charlie is a farmer. 
Census4/20/1910 Militia District 998 GA (Randolph County) 17 yrs old 
#42 -Charlie Turner (age 51), Louise Turner (50), Don Turner (25), Nannie Turner (19), Mary L. Turner (16), Katy Turner (14). Charlie and Louise have been married 35 years and had 9 children, 7 are living. All were born GA, as were their parents. Charlie is a farmer, Don, Nannie and Mary are farm laborers. 
Marriage3/10/1924 GA (Calhoun County) 31 yrs old 
W.J. Howard and Mary Lizzie Turner are married. 
Census1/1/1930 Farmers Academy GA (Randolph County) 37 yrs old 
#48 -William J. Howard ( age 73), Mary L. Howard (32), Thomas F. Hawk (86). William was born in AL, as were his parents, Mary and Thomas were born in GA, as were their parents. Street address: Shellman and Morgan Road, They rent their home, no radio. They live on a farmer, William is a farmer. William was 22 years of age at his first marriage, Mary was 27. Thomas' relation is listed as father, he is a widow, he was married at age 18.  
Census4/24/1940 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 47 yrs old 
13A, #241 ,line#6 - W.J Howard (age 83) and wife Mary (45). They were both born in GA. W.J. doesn't work, Mary does house work. They rent their home , which is a farm. They state they lived at the same address in 1935 on Morgan and Corday Rd. W.J. highest education is the 2nd grade, Mary the 7th.  

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13 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
20 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
22 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
25 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
28 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
32 1924 Peach County is formed.
3 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
5 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
8 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
8 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.
9 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
10 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
11 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
12 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
14 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
14 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
14 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
20 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
21 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
22 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
31 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
31 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
32 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
34 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
35 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
36 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
44 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
46 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
16 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
20 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
21 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
25 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.
27 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
46 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
47 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
49 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.
17 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
18 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.
35 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
37 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
38 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
40 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
41 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!
42 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.
42 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
43 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
47 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
51 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.
52 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
53 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
17 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
22 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.
25 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
27 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
28 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.
46 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
47 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.
53 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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William 'Buck' Howard
Born on April 12, 1856 and died on January 15, 1950.
They were married 3/10/1924.

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