About James Dean Norman:
NORMAN, JAMES DEAN, lawyer, was born July 27, 1854, at Villula, Russell County; son of James Heyman
Talmage and Mary Elizabeth (Dean) Norman (q. v.).
He was educated in the common schools of Pike
and Bullock Counties;studied law in the office of Norman and Wilson, Union Springs; was admitted to
the bar in 1879, and located at Union Springs in the practice, where he still resides.
elected and served as mayor, 1887-90; 1892-94; 1896-98; 1908-11, finally resigning. He was a member
of the constitutional convention, 1901. He is a Democrat; a Presbyterian; and Mason.
May 18, 1880, at Union Springs, to Willie Katherine, daughter of William Henry and Mary Ann White (Ryan)
Candler, of Wrightsboro, Ga. She was descended from Col. Wm. Candler and his wife Elizabeth Anthony,
the former a colonel in the Revolutionary Army; and also from Thomas White and his wife, Mary Ann Hunt,
the former also a Revolutionary soldier. Children: 1. James Talmage, m. Anne Elizabeth Miller, Union
Springs; 2. Willie Candler, m. Daniel Lett, Waycross, Ga.; 3. Charles Dozier, Union Springs; 4. Mary
Dean, m. Jerome Crawley, Waycross. Residence: Union Springs.
About Willie Katherine Candler:
daughter of William Henry and Mary Ann White (Ryan) Candler, of Wrightsboro, Ga