Dyess Family Genealogy Forum
The only known Dyess ancestor of mine was Charles Queller Dyess born in Georgetown, Quitman Co, Georgia on April 26, 1870/5. He died in Camilla, Mitchell Co, Georgia on October 20, 1944. On July 3, 1895, he was married to Nancy Emma Watson (daughter of Samuel Statues Watson & Cecelia Selisa Lansdon). Nancy was born in Brantley, Crenshaw Co, Alabama. Died in Camilla, GA on June 1, 1953. Their eight children were:
1. Madie Dyess, born in Victoria, Coffee Co,
Alabama on May 22, 1896 & married to
2. Grady Dyess, b: Victoria, Ala. August 22,
3. Dewey Dyess b:Victoria on April 11, 1899 &
married to Lula Fillingam on August 25,
1918. Lula b: Ala, Dec 8, 1899 & died in
June, 1983 at Enterprise, Coffee Co, Ala.
4. Eli G. Dyess b: Victoria, Ala on Dec 1,
1901 & married to Ida Cochram on Dec 29,
5. Lonnie Lee Dyess b: Victoria, Ala, July 6,
1905 & married to Willie Wood on April 20,
1930. Lonnie died in September 1985 at
Jack, Coffee Co, Ala.
6. Carrie Ree Dyess b: Victoria, Ala on May
3, 1908 & married to Jesse S. Hutto on
Feb. 8, 1925. Died in Bainbridge, Georgia
7. Charlie Colton Dyess b: Victoria, Ala on
October 3, 1912 & died on November 10,
8. Alfred (Pete) Lee Dyess b: Victoria, Ala
on January 1, 1917 & married to Annie Mae
Green on November 3, 1933. Pete died in
Bainbridge, Decatur Co, Georgia in April,
1980. He was married 4 times.
Alfred Pete Dyess and Annie Mae Green are
my parents. This whole information is as far as I could trace. For a long time, I have been searching for the parents and siblings of Charles Queller Dyess so I would appreciate if you have any information on them. Your help will be greatly appreciated.
George Franklin Dyess
Born in Tennille, Pike Co, Alabama on Oct 18,
Grew up in Bainbridge, Decatur Co, Georiga
Married and settled in Silver Spring, MD area since 1959.