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Leonard  Aycock 

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Simon Aycock
2/3/1863 - 10/2/1899

Willie Howard
1869 - 1947
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Leonard Aycock
3/9/1905 - 8/18/1961
Leonard Aycock was born on March 9, 1905 in Calhoun County, Georgia and died on August 18, 1961 in Dougherty, Georgia. He lived to be 56 years old.

He married Thelma Pearl Mullins (7/12/1908 - 2/10/1974)
Census4/20/1910 1123-Malitia Dist GA (Calhoun County) 5 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) 14 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) 24 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) 34 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/Tombstone8/18/1961 Morgan Methodist Church Cem. GA (Calhoun County) 56 yrs old 
Leonard Aycock (3/9/1905 -8/18/1961)
Thelma Mullins Aycock (7/12/1908 - 2/10/1974) 

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7 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
9 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
12 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
15 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
19 1924 Peach County is formed.
1 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
1 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
1 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
7 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
8 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
9 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
18 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
18 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
19 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
21 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
22 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
23 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
31 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
33 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
41 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
42 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
46 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
47 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
52 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.
55 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
3 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
7 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
8 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
12 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.
14 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
33 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
34 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
36 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.
45 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
50 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
55 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
4 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
5 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 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
24 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
25 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
27 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
28 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!
29 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.
29 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
30 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
34 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
38 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.
39 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
40 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
49 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.
4 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
9 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.
12 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
14 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
15 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.
33 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
34 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.
40 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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