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Sina "Sinnie" Myrtle Howard 


Sarah Jane Howard
10/17/1846 - 1/10/1914
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Sina "Sinnie" Myrtle Howard
4/20/1878 - 2/20/1954
(Shown at age 27)
Sina "Sinnie" Myrtle Howard was born on April 20, 1878 somewhere in Georgia and died on February 20, 1954 in Terrell, Georgia. She lived to be 75 years old.

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

    Children with ______ Daniel:
  2. Mary Jane Howard(Daniel) 1897-1974

    Children with Lewis J. Nix (11/1878 - ):
  3. John Arthur Howard (Nix)1900-1926
  4. Bessie Howard (Nix)1902, married Charle Bardwell. 10/15/1902 - 8/21/1962
  5. George Joseph Howard (Nix) 1907-1962
  6. Coy Hutton Howard (Nix)1908-1913,

    Children with _______
  7. Dennis Howard 1911-1977
  8. Connie Howard 1913-1999

      note: on the 1926 death certificate of her son, John Aurthur howard, she is listed as Sinnie Roberts. In the 1930 census she is listed as a widow.
Census6/19/1900 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 22 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. 
Land Deed11/16/1902 GA (Calhoun County) 24 yrs old 
Simey Howard sells land to Alice Davis for $30. The one and a half acres of land is located in the south west corner of lot number 119 in the 3rd district.  
Census4/26/1910 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 32 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.  
Census1/9/1920 District 1304 GA (Calhoun County) 41 yrs old 
5-4, 5-5 - Siney Howard (age42), Arthur Howard (18), Bessie Howard (17), James Howard (13), Dennis Howard (10), Cooney Howard (6)& Josie Howard (1 7mo.).They were all born in GA, a were their parents. They are farm laborers ecept Dennis, Conney and Josie. 
Land Deed3/19/1920 GA (Calhoun County) 41 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  
Death Certificate8/11/1926 GA (Terrell County) 48 yrs old 
Name: John A. Howard; Birth Date: 24 May 1900; Birth Place: Calhoun County, Georgia; Death Date: 11 Aug 1926; Death Place: Terrell; Death Age: 25; Race: White; Ethnicity: American; Gender: Male; Father Name: L. J. Nix; Mother Name: Sennie Roberts; FHL Film Number: 2364180 
Census1/1/1930 Militia District 909 GA (Terrell County) 51 yrs old 
120 -Sini Howard (age52), Bessie Howard (27), George J. Howard (24), Dennis Howard (19), Coonie Howard (16), Jasey Howard (12), daughter in law -Bessie Howard (20) & grandson -James D. Howard (4 mo.)Sini is a widow, All were born in GA, as were their parents. They rent their home. George was married at age 23, (daughter in law)Bessie at age 19. George is an auto mechanic at an auto shop.  
Census4/4/1940  Cordray GA (Calhoun County) 61 yrs old 
page 4, #34, Sinnie Howard (age 61) and grandson Hilman Howard (age 18). Sinnie is a widow, she rents her home located on Highway 55-Dawson Road, Farm: Yes, Residence in 1935: Rural, Terrell, Georgia,
Hilman is single, he works as a Farm Laborer . He worked 35 weeks in 1939. His income was $80 , His Highest Grade Completed in school was the 7th grade. Monthly Rental $2 
Death Certificate2/20/1954 GA (Terrell County) 75 yrs old 
Name: Sinnie Howard, Death Date: Feb. 20 , 1954, County of Death: Terrell, Gender: F (Female), Race: White, Age: 75 Years, County of Residence: Terrell, Certificate: 4210 

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27 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
34 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
36 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
39 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
42 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
46 1924 Peach County is formed.
1 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
11 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
17 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
19 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
22 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.
22 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
23 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
24 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
25 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
26 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
28 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
28 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
28 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
34 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
35 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
36 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
45 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
45 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
46 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
48 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
49 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
50 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
58 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
60 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
68 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
69 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
73 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
74 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
4 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
7 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
30 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
34 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
35 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
39 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.
41 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
60 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
61 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
63 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.
72 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
31 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
32 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.
49 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
51 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
52 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
54 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
55 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!
56 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.
56 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
57 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
61 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
65 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.
66 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
67 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
76 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.
31 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
36 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.
39 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
41 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
42 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.
60 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
61 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.
67 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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Lewis Nix
Born on an unknown day in December 1862 and died on September 1, 1920
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The Children of Sina "Sinnie" Myrtle Howard

45 years old
Evalee (Aycock) Howard
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on October 15, 1894 and died in Dekalb Co., Georgia on December 26, 1990. She was 96 years old.

She married Jim E. Rigsby. Their children were:
  1. Lena Bell Rigsby (1910)
  2. Iva Lee Rigsby (1913)
  3. Clyde N. Rigsby (1918)
  4. Mentha Rigsby (19...
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Mary Jane (Daniel) Howard
Born in Calhoun Co., Georgia on June 10, 1898 and died in Dougherty County, Georgia on January 28, 1974. She was 75 years old.

Her father was _________ Daniel.

She married Charles Howard in 1919.
Their children were:
Sarah Jane
Hillsman "Bud"

Mary Jane married Charlie Gatlin.
Thier children ...
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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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Dennis Howard
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on January 7, 1911 and died in Terrell, Georgia on May 20, 1977. He was 66 years old.

He served in US Army during WWII with the rank of TEC5. ...
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Coonie Howard
Born in Calhoun Co., Georgia on November 20, 1913 and died in Randolph Co., Georgia on August 17, 1999. She was 85 years old.

She was called "Aunt Duck". She married James T. Cosby (12/29/1911 - 4/12/2000).
They had one child, Luther Elliott Cosby. ...
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Josie Howard
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on June 8, 1918 and died in Houston, Georgia on January 14, 2003. She was 84 years old.

She married Randolph E. McDonald (10/22/ 1910 - 6/17/1995)
  1. Doris McDonald -married Joe Mims
  2. Lynette McDonald - married Pete Barfield
  3. Roy...
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