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Minnie Lee Howard 


Sarah Jane Howard
10/17/1846 - 1/10/1914
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Minnie Lee Howard
12/15/1885 - 7/28/1971
Minnie Lee Howard was born on December 15, 1885 in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia and died on July 28, 1971 in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia. She lived to be 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. Sarah Lee "Eddie" Mote
  7. Effie Mae (5/14/1910 - Jan.1918)
  8. Venie Mae (2/13/1908 - May 1917)
Census6/19/1900 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 14 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. 
Marriage12/8/1900 GA (Calhoun County) 14 yrs old 
W.W. Mote and Minnie Howard are married. 
Marriage12/10/1900 GA (Calhoun County) 14 yrs old 
Groom's Name: W. W. Mote, Gender: Male, Marriage Date: 10 Dec 1900, Marriage Place: Calhoun, Georgia, Bride's name: Minnie Howard, Spouse Gender: Female 
Census4/26/1910 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 24 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.  
Census2/9/1920 District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 34 yrs old 
#31- Wells W. Mote (age 47), Minnie Lee Mote (34), Eddie Lee Mote (17), Georgia M. Mote (15), John Mote (14), Judson Mote (7), Elvie Lee Mote (4), Joseph Mote (3), border -Earnest Ansley (19) Wells' parents were born in GA. Minnie Lee states her father was born in NC and mother in AL. They rent their home.Wells is a farmer, Earnest works as a farm laborer.  
Census1/1/1930 Militia District 1123 GA (Calhoun County) 44 yrs old 
281, 287- Wells W. Mote (age 56), Minnie Mote (44), Eddie L. Mote (25), Georgia Mote (23), John A. Mote (20), Judson Mote (17), Elvie Mote (15), Joseph Mote (13) & Julia L. Turner 7). Minnie was 14 years old at marriage and Wells was 25. All were born in GA, as were their parents. 
Census1/1/1940 Morgan GA (Calhoun County) 54 yrs old 
#144 -W. W. Mote (age 67), Minnie Mote (57), Eddie Mote (56), Judson Mote (26), Joseph Mote (24), Elvie Mote Cobb (22), granddaughter-June Mote Cobb(2), border-J. C. Hussey (18), border-Julia Lee Turner (18). All were born in GA 
Other12/15/1965 Albany GA (Dougherty County) 80 yrs old 
Request for E/R Action:
#255-82, Name: Minnie L. Mote, sex: F, date of birth: 12/15/1885, type of claim: E, HIB claim
father's name: Bill Gladden, mather's name: Sarah Jane Howard, place of birth: Morgan, Calhoun Co. GA 
Graveyard/Tombstone1/1/1971 Morgan GA (Calhoun County) 85 yrs old 
Minnie H. Mote - 1884 to 1971 Morgan Methodist Church Cemetery  

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20 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
27 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
29 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
32 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
35 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
39 1924 Peach County is formed.
4 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
10 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
12 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
15 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.
15 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
16 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
17 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
18 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
19 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
21 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
21 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
21 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
27 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
28 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
29 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
38 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
38 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
39 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
41 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
42 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
43 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
51 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
53 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
61 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
62 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
66 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
67 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
72 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.
75 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
77 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
80 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
86 1971 The first unmanned spacecraft hit Mars and was launched by the Soviet Union
23 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
27 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
28 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
32 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.
34 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
53 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
54 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
56 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.
65 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
70 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
75 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
78 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
84 1969 NEWS HEADLINES: In July, the U.S. becomes the first nation to land astronauts on the moon. Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to step on the lunar surface.
85 1970 NEWS HEADLINES: U.S. forces invade Cambodia and the Vietnam War continues to escalate. Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix die of drug overdoses. Four Kent State University students are killed during a Vietnam War protest.
24 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
25 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.
42 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
44 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
45 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
47 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
48 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!
49 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
49 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.
50 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
54 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
58 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.
59 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
60 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
69 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.
77 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
81 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
82 1967 Martin Luther King leads an anti Vietnam protest in New York; The American Indian Movement is founded; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King are assassinated; Three Apollo astronauts are killed in a fire on the launch pad.
86 1971 Charles Manson is found guilt of murder.
24 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
29 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.
32 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
34 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
35 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.
53 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
54 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.
60 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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Wells Mote
Born on November 8, 1872 and died on October 19, 1961
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The Children of Minnie Lee Howard

40 years old
William 'Bill' M. Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on July 6, 1900 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia on September 28, 1958. He was 58 years old.

He went by "Bill". He married Linda "Lindie" Jane Phipps ( 11/5/1903 - 9/4/1985)
child: Billy Waymon “Jack” Mote....
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48 years old
Sarah 'Eddie' Lee Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia about 1902 and died in Morgan, Calhoun County, Georgia about 1986. She was about 84 years old.

She never married and was called Aunt Eddie....
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41 years old
Georgia Myrtle Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on June 24, 1904 and died in Muscogee Co., Georgia on April 4, 1990. She was 85 years old.

She married Robert Lee Gilley....
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John Allen Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on August 6, 1906 and died in Calhoun Co., Georgia on May 4, 1978. He was about 71 years old.

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Judson Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia about 1913 and died in an unknown location about 2000. He was about 87 years old.

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Elvie Lee Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia on December 31, 1914 and died in Calhoun County, Georgia on November 4, 2004. She was 89 years old.

She married George Cobb(1909 -1978)
Ruby June Cobb
Myrtle Ann Cobb Robbins (8/ 21/ 1943- 12/16/2005)...
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Joseph Mote
Born in Calhoun County, Georgia about 1917 and died in an unknown location about 2000. He was about 83 years old.

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