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Asa Griggs Candler

Asa Griggs Candler

Male 1880 - 1953  (72 years)

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  • Name Asa Griggs Candler 
    Asa Griggs Candler, Jr. (1880-1953)
    Asa Griggs Candler, Jr. (1880-1953)
    Nickname Buddy 
    Born 27 Aug 1880  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1910  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1920  Briarcliff, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1930  Briarcliff, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1940  Emory, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 11 Jan 1953  Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20953  Dickinson
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2018 

    Father Asa Griggs Candler,   b. 30 Dec 1851, Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1929, Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 15 Jan 1878  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F6532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Helen Magill,   b. 17 Sep 1880, Hartwell, Hart, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1927, Briarcliff, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1901  Hart County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Magill Candler,   b. 21 Mar 1902, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1987, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     2. John Howard Candler,   b. 16 Dec 1905, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1947, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [Birth]
     3. Laura Candler,   b. 24 Dec 1907, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1993, Panama City, Bay, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
     4. Helen Candler,   b. 14 Aug 1911, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1964, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [Birth]
     5. Martha Candler,   b. 14 Aug 1911, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961, Isle of Pines, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [Birth]
     6. Samuel Candler,   b. 1 Nov 1914, DeKalb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1970, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F6537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Florence Adeline Stephenson,   b. 25 Sep 1895, DeKalb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1977, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F6538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Aug 1880 - Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1901 - Hart County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Briarcliff, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Briarcliff, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - Emory, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jan 1953 - Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S094861] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007).
      Name: Asa G Candler Jr
      Age: 34
      Birth Date: 27 Aug 1888
      Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia
      Passport Issue Date: 21 May 1923
      Father: Asa G Candler
      Has Photo: Yes

      National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; NARA Series: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Roll #: 2268; Volume #: Roll 2268 - Certificates: 291350-291849, 18 May 1923-21 May 1923

    2. [S095948] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006), Year: 1929; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 4479; Line: 13; Page Number: 158.
      Name: Asa G Candler
      Arrival Date: 26 Apr 1929
      Birth Date: 27 Aug 1880
      Birth Location: Georgia
      Birth Location Other: Atlanta
      Age: 49
      Gender: Male
      Port of Departure: Southampton, England
      Port of Arrival: New York, New York
      Ship Name: Mauretania

    3. [S006918] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line], ( Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), Registration State: Georgia; Registration County: DeKalb; Roll: 1557025; Draft Board: 7.
      Name: Asa Greggs Candler Jr. Jr
      [Asa Griggs, Jr. Candler]
      [Asa Griggs Candler Jr]
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 27 Aug 1880
      Street address: Briar Cliff Road
      Residence Place: DeKalb, Georgia, USA
      Physical Build: Stout
      Height: Medium
      Hair Color: Dark
      Eye Color: Brown
      Relative: Helen Candler

      Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm.

    4. [S013185] 1910 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910), Census Place: Atlanta Ward 9, Fulton, Georgia; Roll: T624_190; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0112; FHL microfilm: 1374203.
      Name: A G Candler Jr.
      [A G M Candler Jr.]
      Age in 1910: 29
      Birth Year: abt 1881
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1910: Atlanta Ward 9, Fulton, Georgia
      Street: Euclid Avenue
      House Number: 220
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Helen Candler
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Native Tongue: English
      Occupation: Mong Office Aldg
      Industry: Candles Aldg
      Employer, Employee or Other: Wage Earner
      Home Owned or Rented: Own
      Home Free or Mortgaged: Mortgaged
      Farm or House: House
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Years Married: 9
      Out of Work: N
      Number of weeks out of work: No

      A G Candler Jr. 29
      Helen Candler 29
      Lucy Candler 8
      John Candler 4
      Laura Candler 2
      W W Mcgill 22
      Landrum Anderson 40

      Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.

    5. [S013317] 1920 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920), Census Place: Decatur, De Kalb, Georgia; Roll: T625_249; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 11.
      Name: Asa G Candler Jr.
      [G Candlerase Jr.]
      Age: 36
      Birth Year: abt 1884
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1920: Decatur, De Kalb, Georgia
      Street: Briar Cliff Road
      House Number: Farm
      Residence Date: 1920
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Hellen Candler
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Agent
      Industry: Office Redy
      Employment Field: Employer
      Home Owned or Rented: Own
      Home Free or Mortgaged: Free
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes

      Asa G Candler 36
      Hellen Candler 34
      Lucy Candler 16
      John Candler 12
      Laura Candler 10
      Hellen Candler 8
      Martha Candler 8
      Samuel Candler 5
      Laudrin Anderson 40
      Jessy Anderson 35
      Fanie Upshaw 40
      Eli Johnson 25

      Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).

    6. [S273759] 1930 Census of Merchant Seamen, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Census Place: Militia District 531, Dekalb, Georgia; Roll: 351; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 0023; FHL microfilm: 2340086.
      Name: Asa G Candler
      [Asa Griggs Jr. Candler]
      Birth Year: abt 1880
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1930: Militia District 531, Dekalb, Georgia, USA
      Map of Home: View Map
      Street address: Briar Cliff Road
      House Number: 1260
      Dwelling Number: 283
      Family Number: 297
      Home Owned or Rented: Owned
      Home Value: 70000
      Radio Set: Yes
      Lives on Farm: No
      Age at First Marriage: 20
      Attended School: No
      Able to Read and Write: Yes
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Developer
      Industry: Real Estate
      Class of Worker: Employer
      Employment: Yes

      Asa G Candler 50
      Florence Candler 35
      Martha Candler 19
      Helen Candler 19
      Samuel Candler 15
      Jose Cruz 25
      Philemon Cruz 20
      Vicencio Devera 23

      Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.

    7. [S336420] 1940 U.S. Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940), Census Place: Emory, DeKalb, Georgia; Roll: m-t0627-00664; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 44-16.
      Name: Asa G Candler Junior
      Age: 59
      Estimated birth year: abt 1881
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1940: Emory, DeKalb, Georgia
      Map of Home in 1940: View Map
      Street: Briarcliff Road
      House Number: 1260
      Farm: No
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Emory, DeKalb, Georgia
      Residence in 1935: Same House
      Resident on farm in 1935: No
      Sheet Number: 8A
      Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 154
      Occupation: Real Estate
      House Owned or Rented: Owned
      Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 50,000
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: College, 4th year
      Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
      Class of Worker: Employer
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
      Income: 0
      Income Other Sources: Yes

      Asa G Candler 59
      Florence Candler 48
      Susan Stephenson 76
      Sue Morris 24

      Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.

    8. [S016407] Georgia, Death Index, 1919-1998 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001).
      Name: Asa G Candler Jr
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 72
      Birth Date: abt 1881
      Residence Place: Fulton, Georgia, USA
      Death Date: 11 Jan 1953
      Death Place: DeKalb, Georgia, USA
      Certificate Number: 736

      Original data: State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-1998. Georgia, USA: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-1998, Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, State of Georgia, Georgia, USA, 1998.

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