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Lewis J. Nix 



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Lewis J. Nix
12/1862 - 9/1/1920
Lewis J. Nix was born on an unknown day in December 1862 somewhere in Georgia and died on September 1, 1920 in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia. He lived to be 57 years old.

His parents were Robert and Frences Nix. He married Elmira A. "Pinkie" Timmons (10/1862 -).

He had four children with Sina Myrtle Howard.
  • John Arthur Howard (Nix)1900-1926
  • Bessie Howard (Nix)1902, married Charle Bardwell. 10/15/1902 - 8/21/1962
  • George Joseph Howard (Nix) 1907-1962
  • Coy Hutton Howard (Nix)1908-1913, .
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    Marriage6/4/1885 Morgan GA (Calhoun County) 22 yrs old 
    Lewis Nix married Pinkey Timmons.  
    Other12/1/1907 GA (Calhoun County) 45 yrs old 
    The State of Georgia VS Lewis Nix - Selling Liquor illegally  
    Land Deed3/19/1920 GA (Calhoun County) 57 yrs old 
    On March 19, 1920 Sina and son John Arthur Howard purchase land from L. J. Nix for $1000. 60 acres of the north side of lot #110 in the 3rd district of Calhoun County,GA  
    Newspaper9/1/1920 Morgan GA (Calhoun County) 57 yrs old 
    L. J. NIX, aged 58 years, of Morgan, Ga., died this morning at 7 o'clock at Kish sanitorium, on 1505 First avenue, where he was brought ten days ago from his home at Morgan, Ga Mr. NIX has been in declining health for about two years. He was a prominent farmer in his home county and was highly respected by his fellow citizen. He was a member of the Baptist church at Morgan. Surviving him are two daughters, Mrs. Charles ADAMS and Mrs. W. H. BRIDGES three sons, Mose and Grady NIX, all of near Morgan. The remains will be shipped to Morgan, Ga., where the funeral services and interment will be held." Columbus Ledger newspaper, Wednesday SEP 1, 1920, p. 8. Predeceased by son Oscar L. NIX. 
    Graveyard/Tombstone9/1/1920 Morgan GA (Calhoun County) 57 yrs old 
    L.J. Nix - Sept. 1, 1920

    He is buried beside three infants graves and his wife Pinkie Timmons Nix. 

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    8 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
    13 1875 Oconee County formed.
    43 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
    50 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
    52 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
    55 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
    58 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
    3 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
    7 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
    15 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
    17 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
    27 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
    33 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
    35 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
    38 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.
    38 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
    39 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
    40 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
    41 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
    42 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
    44 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
    44 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
    44 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
    50 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
    51 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
    52 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
    20 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
    23 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
    46 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
    50 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
    51 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
    55 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.
    57 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
    1 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
    3 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
    6 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
    13 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
    14 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
    47 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
    48 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.
    47 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
    52 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.
    55 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
    57 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
    58 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.
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    Sina "Sinnie" Howard
    Born on April 20, 1878 and died on February 20, 1954
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    The Children of Lewis J. Nix

    John Arthur Howard
    Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on May 24, 1900 and died in Terrell Co., Georgia on August 11, 1926. He was 26 years old.

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    38 years old
    Bessie Howard
    Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on October 15, 1902 and died in Frostproof, Florida on August 21, 1962. She was 59 years old.

    She was call "Aunt Punch". She married Rhody Hollingsworth and they had no children. Second marriage to Charlie Bardwell....
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    38 years old
    James D. Howard Sr.
    Born in Randolph County, Georgia on November 22, 1907 and died in Terrell County, Georgia on June 29, 1963. He was 55 years old.

    He was called "Jim" and "Jimbo" aka George Joseph Howard
    He married Bessie Flournory
    James Durhan "Bob" (1930-1998)
    Helen Lucille (1931 -2013) ...
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    Coy Hutton Howard
    Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on August 22, 1908 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia on June 13, 1913. He was 4 years old.

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