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Mauk Georgia Depot

Mauk Georgia Depot
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Dock Pike's Store Mauk Georgia

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This issue featured also the wheelbarrow bet on the Georgia governors election.

Dock Pike's Store Mauk Georgia

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This issue featured the old country stores of Taylor Co., Ga. In the early to middle 1900's the local country store was where everyone met to discuss everything from politics to religion and who had the best coon and rabbit dogs.

The man on the far left in military shirt and pants with boots on is Mr. Russell who lived in the G.W. Huggins house in Mauk after WWII. The two dogs on the floor near him belong to him.
The man with the birddog in his lap is Carl L. Turner who married Nettie B. Hill, daughter of W. Greg and Vashti Cox Hill, and the dog is named Sergeant.
The man standing with overalls on is the manager of the general merchandise store, Brannon Montgomery, son of Albert and Daisy Montgomery. Brannon married Mary Louise Purvis, daughter of Walter and Mittie Eldora "Dora" Weeks Purvis.
The man seated on the far right is L.R. "Dock" Pike, owner of the store. His birddog's name is Nellie. Dock Pike married Ruth Rustin, daughter of Jesse Lewis and Olivia Ham Rustin. Ruth was postmaster of Mauk, Georgia from 1929 until she retired in 1973.
Identification by Gloria Harbuck

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Virginia Crilley.

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