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Sarah Jane Howard 

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Simeon Daniel Howard
1815 - 4/1870

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1820 - 3/1870
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Sarah Jane Howard
10/17/1846 - 1/10/1914
Sarah Jane Howard was born on October 17, 1846 in Russell County, Alabama and died on January 10, 1914 in Calhoun Co., Georgia. She lived to be 67 years old.

She was called "Sal" or "Sally". She may have married Bill Gladden.
  1. Simon J. Howard (4/4/1871 - 10/19/1877),
  2. Sinnie Myrtle Howard (4/20/1878 -2/20/1954 )
  3. Minnie Howard (1884 - 1971).
Census6/26/1850 AL (Russell County) 3 yrs old 
Recorded as family #1260: Simeon Howard (age 35), Exy (age 30), Mary (age 10), Simeon (age 6) and Sarah (age 4). Simeon Sr., Exy and Mary were born in GA and Simeon Jr. and Sarah were born in AL. The children have not attended school during the past year. 
Census6/9/1860 Beat One AL (Russell County) 13 yrs old 
family#122 - Simeon Howard (age 46, a day laborer born in GA) and his wife Exey (age 40, born in GA) Mary (age 19), Simeon (age 18, day laborer), S. J. (female, age 16), J. F. (female, age 12), William (age 8), and Thomas Laudin or Lawless (age 64, relationship unknown)He was born in VA and cannot read or write. Personal estate is estimated at $100. Children are born in AL. There is a mark in the box for race beside Simeon and Simeon Jr. name. 
Census6/16/1870 Georgia Militia District 626 GA (Calhoun County) 23 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) 33 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.

#54 - Henry H. Crawford (21) and wife, Martha J. (16). both born in GA. Henry is 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 Sim is Ann L. Ellis (1827 AL) she is the widow of William B. Ellis (1830 GA) -he maybe related to Sim's mother 
Census6/19/1900 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 53 yrs old 
Recorded as family #333: Sinie Howard (white female, age 22, born Oct 1877) Alice (daughter, age 6, born Jul 1893), Carrie (daughter, 4, born Feb 1896), Linton E (son, 4 months old, born Jan 1900), Sallie Howard (mother, age 49, born Nov 1851), and Minnie Howard (sister, age 16, born Aug 1883). Sinie has given birth to three children and all are still living. Sallie was born in GA, her parents in AL. Everyone else was born in GA. Sinie and Sallie are working as dressmakers. Minnie and Alice have been attending school. They are renting the home where they live. 
Census4/26/1910 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 63 yrs old 
Recorded as family #80: Wills Mote (white male, age 32), Minnie (wife, age 24), William (son, age 10), Eddie (daughter, age 8), Georgia (daughter, 5), John A. (son, 3), Simmie M. (daughter, 2), and Sarah J. Howard (mother-in-law, age 63). Sarah was born in GA and she does not know where her parents were born. Everyone else was born in GA as were their parents. Wills and Minnie have been married 9 years and all five of their children are still living. English is their native language and they live on a general farm.

Living next door is the family of Siney Howard (white female, age 30), Evale Aycock(daughter, age 15), Mary Daniel (daughter, age 13), Arthur Saules (son, age 9), Bessie Nix (daughter, age 7), George Nix (son, age 5), Coy Nix (son, age 2). Siney has given birth to six children and all are still living. Siney and Evale are laborers on a general farm.  
Graveyard/Tombstone1/10/1914 Morgan Cem. GA (Calhoun County) 67 yrs old 
Sarah Howard b. 10/17/1846 d. 1/10/1914   Source:

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4 1850 State population=771,623. The 1850 Federal Census reveals the White population=426,514; African-American population=345,109; Slave population=342,844; Free black population=2,265; Urban population=35,179; Rural population=736,444; Cotton production in bales=564,429; Corn production in bushels=28,754,048; Number of manufacturing establishments=1,026.
1 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
4 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
5 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
6 1852 Taylor County formed.
7 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
8 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
10 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
11 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
12 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
24 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
29 1875 Oconee County formed.
59 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
66 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
68 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
7 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
10 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
13 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
19 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
23 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
31 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
33 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
43 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
49 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
51 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
54 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
54 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.
55 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
56 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
57 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
58 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
60 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
60 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
60 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
66 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
67 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
68 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
15 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
16 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
36 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
39 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
62 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
66 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
67 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
9 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
14 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
16 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
17 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
19 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
22 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
29 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
30 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
63 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
64 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.
63 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
68 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.
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William Gladden
Born about 1830 and died about 1890
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The Children of Sarah Jane Howard

Simon J. Howard
Born in an unknown place on April 4, 1871 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia on October 19, 1877. He was 6 years old.

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27 years old
Sina "Sinnie" Myrtle Howard
Born somewhere in Georgia on April 20, 1878 and died in Terrell, Georgia on February 20, 1954. She was 75 years old.

She was called "Sinnie". She had eight children:
    Child with Jugde Aycock
  1. Evalee Howard (Aycock) 1894-1990

    Children with ______ Daniel:
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Minnie Lee Howard
Born in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia on December 15, 1885 and died in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia on July 28, 1971. She was 85 years old.

She married Wells Mote.
  1. William Mote
  2. Elvia Mote
  3. Georgia Mote
  4. John Allen Mote (1906 -1978)
  5. Judson Mote
  6. Sara...
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