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The Early Years: The New Family Farm Continued

Our family farm was well suited for growing a number of different crops that farmers normally grew in this particular area.  We grew corn, tomatoes, tobacco, cotton, and soybeans.  Both my father and mother worked in the fields preparing the … Continue reading

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The Early Years: The New Family Farm

  In approximately 1936 my parents completed the purchase of their first farm, located across a creek from where we lived on the rented Tyre farm.  By traveling the roads, it was about three quarters of a mile from my … Continue reading

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Bob’s Early Years, Continued

The next memories that I have of my childhood are associated with the time after we moved back to Screven, GA and lived on the rental farm (the Preacher Tyre farm) near my grandfather Miller’s farm. While we were living … Continue reading

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The Early Years, Christmas

The poor economic status of our family didn’t allow us to have much beyond the absolute necessities in life.  There were no luxury items, only the barest of life’s necessities.  For example, the only things that we children would have … Continue reading

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My Earliest Memories

Earliest Memories My earliest childhood memories are from the time in which we lived with my grandmother Canady in Emanuel County Georgia. One of the first memories I have of her was when she took me with her into the … Continue reading

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Robert Mayo Canady: In His Own Words

The Early Years It was in it was in the morning of March 9, 1930 that my birth occurred for my parents, Silas Bayne Canady and Zubie Lee Miller who lived at that time in the home of Isham Theodore … Continue reading

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