My Grandmother’s Silas Family
John Sallis b. 1751 in
Granville Co. N.C. d. 3 Jul 1815 married Faitha McCullers b. 1755 d. abt. 1830 in
Children of John and Faitha:
1. Mary”Polly” Sallis b. abt 1784 in Wilkes(later
Children of Mary and David:
i. Lawson Cody
ii. Hillman Cody b. abt 1808 in Warren Co. Ga.
2. David Sallis b. 1785 in
Wilkes Co. Ga. d. aft 1830 married Letty Nichols b.
1785 d. aft. 1850 on
Children of David and Letty:
iii. Etheldred Sallis, Sr. b.
Children of Etheldred, Sr. and Jane:
A. Nancy Silas b. 1839 d. ?
B. John Silas b.
C. Jeremiah Silas b.
Children of Jeremiah and Mary:
a. Edward L. Sallis
b. Jesse Sallis b. 1877/1878 in
c. Charles W. Silas
d. Henry L. Silas
e. May B. Sallis b. July 1886
f. Bertha Sallis
g. Hattie Sallis b. Jan. 1891
h. John Gordon Sallis
D. Mary Silas b. 1840
E. Elizabeth Silas b. 1842
F. Etheldred Silas, Jr. b.
Children of Etheldred, Jr. and Lucy:
a. Ida Silas b. April 1868 in Glascock Co.
Children of Ida and Thomas:
1.W. Pierce Moates
b. Sep 1891 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga. d. 1958 in Greensboro, Greene Co. Ga. He
married Fannie Poole in Hancock Co. Ga. Fannie was born in 1898 and died in
1915 in Hancock Co. Ga. Both are buried in
2. Eva Mae Moates b. Sep 1893
in Jewell, Warren Co.
3. Hattie L. Moates b. Nov 1897
in Jewell, Warren Co.
4. Lucy C. Moates b. Sep 1899
in Jewell, Warren Co.
b. Gracie Silas b.
Children of Gracie and William:
1. Aaron O. Chapman b.
2. Mattie O. Chapman b. Sep 1895 in Jewell, Hancock Co.
3. Chapman b. ? in Jewell, Hancock
c. Mahalie Silas b.
Children of Mahalie and Walter:
1. Ida Crawford b.
2. W. Walter Crawford, Jr. b.
d. Marion Eldred Silas b.
Children of Marion and Mattie:
1. Lillie M. Silas b. Dec. 1897 in Jewell, Warren Co.
2. Robert H. Silas b.
3. Norwood Silas b. abt 1900 in
Jewell, Warren Co.
4. Willie C. Silas b.
5. John Sallis b. abt 1904.
8. Ella W. Sallis b. abt 1912 in
9. Marion D. Sallis, Jr. b.
e. Sarah”Sallie”Silas b. 5 Sep 1876 in Glascock Co. Ga. d. 1 Dec 1947 in Greene Co. Ga. Buried in Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Glascock Co. Ga. In 1920 she was living with her sister, Maggie. In 1930 she and Garnor were working in a cotton mill in Greensboro in Greene Co. Ga. Sarah married John F. Newton”Newt”Dye, son of W. Newton Quincy Dye and Frances Jane Sallis abt 1908 in Ga. John was born 25 Jan 1877 in English, Warren Co. Ga. Buried in Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Glascock Co. Ga.
Children of Sallie and John:
1. Ocie H. Dye b. 1909 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga.d. Dec 1981in Greensboro, Greene Co.
Children of Ocie and Clark:
Jimetta Hawks b. 1928 in
Ocie married George Bradley in
2. Garnor Dye b. 1913 in Glascock Co.
3. Fannie Dye b. 1915 in Glascock Co.
f. Nimrod R. Silas b.
Children of Nim and Allie:
1. Violet L. Silas b. abt 1904
2. Lillie I. Silas b. abt 1909
3. Esther Silas b. abt 1911 in
Rebecca Snider on
g. Mammie Silas b. July 1882 in
h. Nettie Silas b. August
Children of Nettie and Henry:
1. Clyde Howell b. 1909 in Hancock Co. Ga. d. 1967 in Hancock Co. Ga. Buried in Jewell Cemetery.
2. Henry D. Howell, Jr. b. 1919 in Hancock Co. Ga.
3. Allen Howell b. 1925 in Hancock Co. Ga.
4. Evelyn Howell b. 1929 in Hancock Co.
i. Maggie Silas b. July 1887 d. 1957 in Greensboro, Greene Co. Ga. Buried in Greensboro City Cemetery. She married John Charles Bradley abt. 1910. John was born 15 Apr 1891 in Jewell, Hancock Co. Ga. and died on 23 May 1956 in Richmond Co. Ga. He is buried in Greensboro City Cemetery. He was working as a loom repairer in a cotton mill in 1910. In 1920 he was working in a cotton mill . Maggie’s sisters, Mammie and Sallie were living with them. In 1930 John was working as a loom fixer in the cotton mill in Greensboro where they lived.
Children of Maggie and John:
George Bradley b.
iv. Elias Sallis
v. Rebecca Jane Sallis
vi. Frances Sallis
vii. Sarah Ann Sallis b. 1817 d. ?
viii. David Sallis, Jr.
ix. George H. Sallis
x. James M. Sallis
xi. Faith E. Sallis b. abt 1828 in Warren Co. Ga. d. ?
3. Josiah Sallis b. 1786 in
Wilkes Co. Ga. married Patience Jones on
4. James Sallis
b. abt 1787 in Wilkes Co. Ga. d. aft 1850 in Muscogee
Co. Ga. He married Rebecca Ivy d/o
Ephraim Ivey on
Children of James and Rebecca:
ii. son Sallis b. abt 1815 in Warren Co. Ga.
iii. Mary “Polly” Sallis b. abt 1819 in Warren Co. Ga.
iv. Martha M. Sallis
v. James M. Sallis b. abt 1821 in Warren Co. Ga.
5. John Seals Sallis III b.
Children of John and Mary:
i. Mary Sallis
Children of John and Mary”Polly”:
i. John Seals Sallis IV
ii. Joseph Melton Sallis
iii. Sarah Ann Sallis
iv. David E. Sallis
v. James Green Sallis
vi. Thomas Dred Sallis
vii. Robert J. Sallis
viii. William Jackson Sallis, Sr.
ix. Faith Elizabeth”Betty” Sallis
x. Suzanna Angeline “Angie”Sallis
6. Etheldred “Dred” Sallis, Sr. b.
Children of Etheldred and Mary:
i. Elizabeth Elvira Sallis
ii. Thomas Sallis
iii. Celia “Cealy” Sallas
iv. Nancy Sallas
Isaiah Sallas b.
vi. David Sallis
vii. Jeremiah Sallas b.
viii. Ephriam S. Sallis
ix. John Sallis
x. Etheldred Sallas, Jr.
xi. Mary Sallas b.
xii. Amanda Ellen Sallis b.
7. Jane Sallis b. abt 1792 in Wilkes(later
8. Robert Sallis b. abt 1799 in Warren Co. Ga. d. abt
1840 in Bibb Co. Alabama or Stewart Co. Ga. Robert married Charlotte Matthews on
9. William Sallis
b. abt 1802 in Warren Co. Ga. d. bef
1860. He married Rebecca Holder
d/o Jesse Holder and Mary Langston on
Sallis b. abt 1805 in
Wilkes/Warren Co. Ga. d. bef 1840. She married Ruben Adams on
11. Solomon S. Sallis
b. abt 1800/1810 d. bef
Children of Solomon and Sarah:
ii. John M. Sallis
iii. Elias DeJernatte Sallis
iv. Sarah Elizabeth Sallis
v. William Richard ‘Dick’Sallis
vi. Onley Priscilla’Ona’Sallis
vii. Frances Ophelia Sallis
viii. Samuel Solomon Sallis
ix. Faitha Ann Sallis
x. Lucy M. Sallis