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Asa Griggs Candler

Asa Griggs Candler

Male 1851 - 1929  (77 years)

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  • Name Asa Griggs Candler 
    Asa Griggs Candler (1851-1929)
    Asa Griggs Candler (1851-1929)
    Asa Griggs Candler (1851-1929)
    Asa Griggs Candler (1851-1929)
    Asa Griggs Candler (1851-1929)
    Asa Griggs Candler (1851-1929)
    Born 30 Dec 1851  Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Mar 1929  Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Asa Griggs Candler (1851-1929)
    Asa Griggs Candler (1851-1929)
    Georgia Death Certificate
    Buried Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Asa Griggs Candler
    Findagrave memorial for Asa Griggs Candler
    Plot : Section 35, Lot 447, Grave 3
    Memorial ID 6009571
    Photographed
    Notes 
    • Atlanta businessman and philanthropist. In 1887, Candler bought the formula for Coca-Cola, originally compounded as a patent medicine by Col. John Pemberton to fight a morphine addiction. Candler founded the Coca-Cola Company in 1890 and Central Bank and Trust in 1906. He was a major benefactor of the Methodist church and Emory University.
    Person ID I20890  Dickinson
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2018 

    Father Samuel Charles Candler,   b. 6 Dec 1809, Columbia County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1873, Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Martha Bernetta Beall,   b. 6 Dec 1819, Franklin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1897, Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 8 Dec 1833  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F6520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lucy Elizabeth Howard,   b. 28 Sep 1859, Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1919, Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1878  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Charles Howard Candler,   b. 2 Dec 1878, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1957, Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Asa Griggs Candler,   b. 27 Aug 1880, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1953, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Lucy Beall Candler,   b. 11 Apr 1883, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1953, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Walter Turner Candler,   b. 5 Oct 1885, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1967, Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
    +5. William Beall Candler,   b. 24 Jan 1890, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1936, Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F6532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 May Little,   b. 20 Apr 1885, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1959, DeKalb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1923  Druid Hills, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Candler and Little-Ragin were married at the Emory University chapel.
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F6534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Dec 1851 - Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jan 1878 - Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jun 1923 - Druid Hills, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1929 - Atlanta, Dekalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Candler and Little-Ragin Marriage
    Candler and Little-Ragin Marriage
    Atlanta Constitution
    Thu, 21 Jun 1923, p. 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S095948] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006).
      Name: Asa G Candler
      Arrival Date: 10 Aug 1913
      Birth Date: 30 Dec 1851
      Birth Location: Georgia
      Birth Location Other: Villa Rica
      Age: 62
      Gender: Male
      Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
      Port of Arrival: New York, New York
      Ship Name: Caronia

    2. [S336410] Georgia's Last Frontier: The Development of Caroll County, James C. Bonner, (Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1971), 106.

    3. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).