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Bishop Warren Akin Candler

Bishop Warren Akin Candler[1, 2, 3]

Male 1857 - 1941  (84 years)

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  • Name Warren Akin Candler 
    Bishop Warren Akin Candler (1857-1941)
    Bishop Warren Akin Candler (1857-1941)
    Title Bishop 
    Nickname "King Shorty" 
    Born 23 Aug 1857  Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Pastor 1898 
    Elected Bishop, Methodist Episcopal Church South. 
    Education 1914  Druid Hills, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Chancellor, Emory University. 
    Church Affiliation Methodist Episcopal Church, South 
    Divines
    Divines
    How beautiful upon the mountains
    are the feet of him who brings good news,
    who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness,
    who publishes salvation,
    who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”
    Died 25 Sep 1941  Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Oxford Historical Cemetery, Oxford, Newton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20899  Dickinson
    Last Modified 13 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  [5
    Family ID F6520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Antoinette Curtwright,   b. 23 Oct 1859, LaGrange, Troup, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1943, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1877  LaGrange, Troup, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. Annie Florence Candler,   b. 17 Jan 1879, Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1957, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
    +2. John Curtwright Candler,   b. 8 Jun 1883, Columbia County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1951, Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
     3. Warren Akin Candler,   b. 4 Nov 1887, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1888, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     4. Emory Candler,   b. 13 Mar 1893, Oxford, Newton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1894, Oxford, Newton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Samuel Charles Candler,   b. 9 Dec 1895,   d. 10 Feb 1973  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F6586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Aug 1857 - Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1877 - LaGrange, Troup, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Chancellor, Emory University. - 1914 - Druid Hills, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Sep 1941 - Atlanta, Dekalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oxford Historical Cemetery, Oxford, Newton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Warren Akin Candler" at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Akin_Candler.

    2. [S70] New Georgia Encyclopedia, (Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press), http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/., "Warren Akin Candler (1857-1941)" at http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/arts-culture/warren-akin-candler-1857-1941.

    3. [S476] Emory Libraries and Information [online], (Atlanta, Georgia: Emory University), "Warren A. Candler papers, 1846-1977" at https://findingaids.library.emory.edu/documents/candlerwarren2/.

    4. [S016407] Georgia, Death Index, 1919-1998 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001).
      Name: Warren A Candler
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 84
      Birth Date: abt 1857
      Death Date: 25 Sep 1941
      Death Place: DeKalb, Georgia, USA
      Certificate Number: 21915

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

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