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Re: DYESS family of SC & GA
Posted by: Carolyn Booth Date: March 04, 1998 at 20:24:57
In Reply to: Re: DYESS family of SC & Ga. by Kaite Bales of 498

Pioneers of Wiregrass GA, Vol II--in the public library in Ware County, GA. Has a full page on Henry Dyess, Sr. "He was a Revolutionary soldier in SC and his widow, Winifred, drew land as the widow of a Revolutionary soldier in the Georgia land lottery in 1827, being a resident at the time of Ware County." Land transactions referred to in Deed Book "A", page117 and 119, Barnwill County. Children listed as (1) Elizabeth, b. 1783, m. Jacob Harnage (?) (Vol I), (1) Nancy, b. 1785, m. William G. Henderson, (3) Sabra, b. 1787, m. J.J.S. Murray (Vol I), (4) Winnifred, b. 1790, m.David A. Henderson, and (5) Henry, b. 1792, m. Martha Smith, daughter of Wm. (Vol I). The Wiregrass book also states Henry and family moved to GA about 1790, lived in Burke and Effingham counties, settled about 1800 in Liberty. There's more.


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