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Hon. Milton Anthony Candler

Hon. Milton Anthony Candler[1]

Male 1837 - 1909  (72 years)

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  • Name Milton Anthony Candler 
    Hon. Milton Anthony Candler (1837-1909)
    Hon. Milton Anthony Candler (1837-1909)
    Title Hon. 
    Born 11 Jan 1837  Campbellton, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Carroll County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1860  Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Political 25 Oct 1865  Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Delegate, Constitutional Convention of Georgia. 
    Residence 1870  Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Political 9 - 10 Jul 1872  Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Delegate, Democratic National Convention. 
    Political 27 - 29 Jun 1876  St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Delegate, Democratic National Convention. 
    Political 1875 - 1879  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Representative, 5th District of Georgia, U.S. House of Representatives. 
    Residence 1880  Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1900  Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 8 Aug 1909  Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Milton Anthony Candler
    Findagrave memorial for Milton Anthony Candler
    ID 9788
    Photographed
    Notes 
    • CANDLER, Milton Anthony, (uncle of Ezekiel Samuel Candler Jr., and cousin of Allen Daniel Candler), a Representative from Georgia; born near Campbellton, Campbell County, Ga., January 11, 1837; attended private schools; was graduated from the University of Georgia at Athens in 1854; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1856 and commenced practice in Cassville, Bartow County, Ga.; moved to Decatur in 1857; member of the State house of representatives 1861-1863; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1865; served in the State senate 1868-1872; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1872 and 1876; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1879); was a candidate for renomination in 1878 to the Forty-sixth Congress, but withdrew because of the adoption of a free-silver plank by the district convention; resumed the practice of law; died in Decatur, De Kalb County, Ga., August 8, 1909; interment in Decatur Cemetery. [9]
    Person ID I20891  Dickinson
    Last Modified 17 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  [10
    Family ID F6520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza Caroline Murphey,   b. 22 Oct 1839, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1917, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1857 
    Children 
    +1. Charles Murphey Candler,   b. 17 Mar 1858, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1935  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Samuel Charles Candler,   b. 9 Oct 1859, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1924, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Milton Anthony Candler,   b. 4 Nov 1861, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1893, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Birth]
     4. Laura Eliza Candler,   b. 4 Feb 1864, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1880, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Florence Candler,   b. 23 Oct 1867, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1940, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
     6. Maury Lee Candler,   b. 13 Feb 1873, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1889, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Claude Candler,   b. 25 Sep 1877, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1972, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  [Birth]
    +8. Ruth Candler,   b. 24 Jan 1880, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1960, DeKalb County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F6529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jan 1837 - Campbellton, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Carroll County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Delegate, Constitutional Convention of Georgia. - 25 Oct 1865 - Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Delegate, Democratic National Convention. - 9 - 10 Jul 1872 - Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Delegate, Democratic National Convention. - 27 - 29 Jun 1876 - St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Representative, 5th District of Georgia, U.S. House of Representatives. - 1875 - 1879 - Washington, District of Columbia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Aug 1909 - Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Milton A. Candler" at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton_A._Candler.

    2. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: Division 11, Carroll, Georgia; Roll: M432_63; Page: 9A; Image: 22.
      Name: Milton Candler
      Age: 13
      Birth Year: abt 1837
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1850: Division 11, Carroll, Georgia, USA
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 109

      F C Candler 46
      Martha B Candler 30
      Milton Candler 13
      E S Candler 11
      Noble D Candler 9
      Julia F Candler 7
      Sarah D Candler 5
      Wm B Candler 3
      Ezekiel F Candler 1

    3. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Decatur District, DeKalb, Georgia; Roll: M653_119; Page: 297; Family History Library Film: 803119.
      Name: M A Candler
      Age: 23
      Birth Year: abt 1837
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: Georgia
      Home in 1860: Decatur District, DeKalb, Georgia
      Post Office: Decatur
      Dwelling Number: 288
      Family Number: 288
      Occupation: Attorney At Law
      Real Estate Value: 5000
      Personal Estate Value: 6000

      M A Candler 23
      Eliza C Candler 20
      Charles M Candler 2
      Samuel C Candler 7 Months

    4. [S481] Official history of Fulton County, Walter G. Cooper, (Atlanta: W. W. Brown Pub. Co., 1934), 201.

    5. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia; Roll: M593_147; Page: 225B; Family History Library Film: 545646.
      Name: Milton A Candler
      Age in 1870: 33
      Birth Year: abt 1837
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Dwelling Number: 229
      Home in 1870: Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Occupation: Lawyer
      Male Citizen Over 21: Y
      Personal Estate Value: 2585
      Real Estate Value: 25000
      Inferred Spouse: Eliza Candler
      Inferred Children: Milton E Candler
      Laura E Candler
      Florence Candler
      C Murphy C Candler
      Samuel Candler

    6. [S478] The Political Graveyard, Lawrence Kestenbaum, (Ann Arbor, Michigan: politicalgraveyard.com), http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/campbell-cannington.html#724.36.90.

    7. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia; Roll: 143; Page: 355D; Enumeration District: 048.
      Name: M. A. Candler
      Age: 43
      Birth Date: Abt 1837
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1880: Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia, USA
      Dwelling Number: 100
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Eliza C. Candler
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: Lawyer

      M. A. Candler 43
      Eliza C. Candler 40
      Murphy Candler 22
      Samuel E. Candler 20
      Milton A. Candler 18
      Laura Candler 16
      Florence Candler 12
      Maury Lee Candler 7
      Claude Candler 2
      Ruth Candler 4/12


    8. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Decatur, De Kalb, Georgia; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0014.
      Name: Milton A Candler
      Age: 64
      Birth Date: Jan 1836
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1900: Decatur, De Kalb, Georgia
      Street: Barry
      Sheet Number: 1
      Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 17
      Family Number: 19
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Eliza Candler
      Marriage Year: 1857
      Years Married: 43
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: Lawyer
      Can Read: Yes
      Can Write: Yes
      Can Speak English: Yes
      House Owned or Rented: O
      Farm or House: H

      Milton A Candler 64
      Eliza Candler 60
      Claude Candler 22
      Ruth Candler 21


    9. [S207263] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005, (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office 20xx), online., http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000112.

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