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George Cooper Dyess
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1854
Death: Jan. 9, 1911

Note: The death date inscribed on the tombstone differs from the one listed in 'Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia'.

BIOGRAPHY
'Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia' Vol VI

DYESS, EZEKIEL 1821-1907
WARE COUNTY GA

Ezekiel Dyess was born in Appling County, April 7. 1821, son of Henry Dyess, Jr., (Vol.111). He was married in 1839 to Lydia Cooper, daughter of Willoughby Cooper of Wayne County. She was born Dec 6, 1817. They had the following children, the first three born in Ware County, and the remainder in Florida:

1. Serilda b. 1841
m. William Pringle
2. Margaret b. 1842 died young
3. Mary b. 18"
m. Allen Sauls
4. William b. 1845
m. - - - Fouracre
5. Moses b. 1846 died young
6. Samantha b. 1849
m. Robert Clay Gillen
7. Caroline b. 1850
m. James Gabriel Hanson
8. Henry b. 1852
m. Rebecca Crum
9. George Cooper b. 1854
m. Martha Roberts dau of Stephen
(buried Dyess Cem Baker County FL)
10. Missouri b. 1860
m. 1st. Oscar Powell
John S Blitch Jan 14, 1878

The first wife, Lydia, died Dec. 18, 1881, at their home in Baker Co, Fla., and on June 13, 1882, Ezekiel Dyess married Mary Smith but had no further issue. In 1845, Ezekiel Dyess moved from Ware County to Nassau County, FL and in the creation of Baker County about fifteen years later was cut into that county. His home was in the village of Olustee, where he was a merchant for many years before his death. He died Feb, 22, 1907, at Sanderson, Fla., and was buried by his first wife in Olustee Cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Ezekiel Dyess (1821 - 1907)
  Lydia Cooper Dyess (1817 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Roberts Dyess (1854 - 1930)
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Sarilda Dyess Pringle (1840 - 1907)*
  George Cooper Dyess (1854 - 1911)
  Mizauri Dyess Blitch (1860 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dyess Cemetery
Olustee
Baker County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Ann Parkinson
Record added: Feb 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24957065
George Cooper Dyess
Added by: Juanita Goolsby Langston
 
George Cooper Dyess
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- David C. Dyess
 Added: Apr. 19, 2013

- Tracie Taylor
 Added: Jun. 15, 2012

- Kaite Carolyn Dyess Bales
 Added: May. 27, 2010
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