Early School House

As a young girl, Lueannie Boyett Calhoun, daughter of John Boyette (1865-1938) and Mary Jane Sirmans Boyett (1867-1946),  attended the common schools of the area.

She probably attended the Grand Bay School, about which Nell Patten Roquemore wrote:

Grand Bay School was in the Crum-Boyett-Giddens-Baskin community, west of Milltown. (The building is still in use as a pack house on the W.B. Boyett farm.) Bob Patten had taught there before the turn of the century. Among the pupils there were Mary Crum and Larue Giddens.

Lueannie Boyett Calhoun photographed circa 1980 in front of the school she attended as a young girl.

Lueannie Boyett Calhoun photographed circa 1980 in front of the school she attended as a young girl. The School was situated on Baskins Road, near Ray City, GA in present day Lanier County. Image courtesy of Mitchell Calhoun.

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