Florence (Candler) Harris
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Florence Julia (Candler) Harris (1842 - 1926)

Florence Julia Harris formerly Candler
Born in Georgiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 18 Sep 1861 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 83 in 1040 Ponce de Leon, Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia, USAmap
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Julia F Candler was enumerated for the United States Census, 1850 at The 11th Division, Carroll County, Georgia on April 10th. Here is the first page dated April 9th, 1850 showing the family as seen in an image of the original with S C Candler, Martha B, Milton, E S and Noble D.[1] She is on the following page in this same census, but dated April 10th, as seen in an image of the original, which also lists Sarah J, Wm B and Ezekiel F (this must be Elizabeth incorrectly enumerated).

Florence Candler was enumerated for the United States Census, 1860 along with S C Candler, Martha B Candler, Ezekiel S Candler, Noble D 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.[2]

Florence Harris was enumerated as wife at Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia for the United States Census, 1880. She was noted as keeping house, born 1843 in Georgia and married. Also included in the household are self James W Harris and other Richard Turnipseed.[3]

Florence Candler Harris is listed in a February 16, 1926 Georgia Death. 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.[4]

Julia Florence Candler Harris is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia.[5]


  1. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZYN-X9C : accessed 17 September 2015), Julia F Candler, Carroll county, part of, Carroll, Georgia, United States; citing family 6, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. "United States Census, 1860," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZMH-TYQ : accessed 15 September 2015), Florence Candler in household of S C Candler, 2nd Dist, Carroll, Georgia, United States; citing p. 16, household ID 115, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 803,113.
  3. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8L4-P91 : accessed 25 November 2015), Florence Harris in household of James W Harris, Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district 1, sheet 373D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0133; FHL microfilm 1,254,133.
  4. "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDN2-GXM : accessed 16 September 2015), Florence Candler Harris, 16 Feb 1926, Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia, United States; citing reference 3399, Department of Archives and History, Atlanta; FHL microfilm 2363918.
  5. Find A Grave website

See also:

  • WikiTree profile Candler-219 created through the import of Robert C. Bain Family Tree (20.ged on Jul 4, 2011 by Robert Bain.

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