Samuel's father, Daniel died in 1816 when Samuel was only 6 years old. Samuel was raised by an aunt and uncle, Mary Candler Few and Ignatius Few.
Here is a United States Census, 1840 that has a Samuel Candler living in District 642, Carroll County, Georgia. His name is listed as the head of household and there are two males less than five years old, one male twenty to thirty years old, one male thirty to forty years old (him) and a female twenty to thirty years old. The image of the original shows this perfectly matches his family of the time. It is likely them.
S C Candler was enumerated for the United States Census, 1850 at The 11th Division, Carroll County, Georgia on April 9th. It is shown in an image of the original along with Martha B, Milton, E S and Noble D. On the following page in this same census, but dated April 10th, as seen in an image of the original, are Julia F Candler, Sarah J, Wm B and Ezekiel F (this must be Elizabeth incorrectly enumerated).
S C Candler was enumerated for the United States Census, 1860 along with Martha B Candler, Ezekiel S Candler, Noble D Candler, Florence Candler, Jessie D Candler, Wm B Candler, Eliza F Candler, Asa G Candler, Charles C Candler, and Warren A Candler at the 2nd District, Carroll County, Georgia.
Samuel owned property and had served as a Georgia state senator. He also owned slaves. Samuel was a very successful merchant but with the destruction of the Civil War, especially in Georgia, the family led a very poor life.
Samuel C Candler was enumerated on June 9th for the United States Census, 1870 at the Villa Rica Post Office in Villa Rica District, Carroll County, Georgia as seen in the image of the original. He is on page 4 of the census, with; Martha, Noble D and Mary J. On page 5 are listed Charles C Candler. Warren A, John A and another listed as "works on farm", Edmund H Holland.
Samuel C. Candler is listed as the father of record in the death of his daughter Elizabeth Frances Dobbs. She passed away following complications with breast cancer as noted about her December 29, 1922 Georgia Death. and seen in this image of the Standard Certificate of Death. Her husband is listed as H H Dobbs, and mother Martha Beall. The informant is A G Candler and the attending physician is L L Campbell.
Samuel Charles Candler is listed in a February 16, 1926 Georgia Death of daughter Florence Candler Harris. As seen in an image of the original, the cause of death is noted as general debility after surgery as well as influenza and amended to reflect the fall happened in December. Her noted husband; James W. Harris, parents; Samuel Charles Candler and Martha Beall, both of Georgia. The informant is Asa G. Candler of 1040 Ponce de Leon, the same address as the deceased. The physician of record is J. T. Campbel of 23 Doctors Bldg.
Samuel C Candler is recorded as the father in Villa Rica, Carroll County for the April 6, 1928 Georgia Death of his son William Beall Candler. As seen in the image of the Certificate of Death his son died as a result of general septic infections. The wife of his son is listed as Nell H Candler and the mother Martha Beall.
Samuel Candler is listed as the father for his son Asa on the certificate of his 1929 Georgia Death. The image of the Certificate of Death shows that Asa died from cerebral arteriosclerosis with associated inter-cranial hemorrhage. The informant was Howard Candler. Listed as his mother is Martha Beal. The attending physician was T. L. Nolan.
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