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 Warren Co. Ga.  John and Faitha married about 1780 in Ft. Augusta, Richmond Co. Ga. Faitha was daughter of Drury McCullers and Elizabeth Hodo.

Children of John and Faitha:

1. Mary”PollySallis b. abt 1784 in Wilkes(later Warren)Co. Ga. She married David Cody, son of James Cody and Sarah Womack about 1800 in Warren Co. Ga. David was born about 1770 in North Carolina. He died in Jan. 1850 in Talbot Co. Ga.

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 6 Jan 1804 in Warren Co. Ga.

Children of David and Letty:

                    i. John”Jack”Sallis

                   ii. Lazarus”Lewis”Sallis

                  iii. Etheldred Sallis, Sr. b. 25 Oct 1810 d. 17 Jan 1864 married Jane Adams b. 16 Dec 1816 d. 3 Jun 1857.

                 Children of Etheldred, Sr. and Jane:

A.   Nancy Silas b. 1839 d. ?

B.   John Silas b. 30 Dec 1835 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga. d. aft. 1910. He married Madelon “Della “Braddy on 20 May 1868 in Ga. Madelon was born in May 1854.

C.   Jeremiah Silas b. 10 Aug 1837 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga. d. aft. 1910 in McDuffie Co. Ga. He was buried at Sweetwater Baptist Church. He married Mary Elnuna Adams on 27 May 1875. Mary was born on 14 May 1855 in Ga. She died on 8 Mar 1915 in Warren Co. Ga. She is buried at Sweetwater Baptist Church in Warren Co. Ga.

                                Children of Jeremiah and Mary:

a.     Edward L. Sallis

b.     Jesse Sallis b. 1877/1878 in Warren Co. Ga.

c.     Charles W. Silas

d.     Henry L. Silas

e.     May B. Sallis b. July 1886 in Ga.

f.      Bertha Sallis

g.     Hattie Sallis b. Jan. 1891 in Ga.

h.     John Gordon Sallis

D.  Mary Silas b. 1840

E.   Elizabeth Silas b. 1842

F.    Etheldred Silas, Jr. b. 10 Nov 1844 in Glascock Co. Ga. d. 16 Jul 1929 in Hancock Co. Ga. He married Ann E. Rush on 22 Sep 1863 in Warren Co. Ga. He married Lucy Reese on 28 Feb 1865 in Ga. Lucy was born on 13 Feb 1846 and died on 9 Mar 1918. Both buried in Jewell, Ga. cemetery.

Children of Etheldred, Jr. and Lucy:

a.     Ida Silas b. April 1868 in Glascock Co. Ga. d. 1900/1910 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga. She married Thomas H. Moates in 1889 in Warren Co. Ga.

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 Jewell, Ga. cemetery. He was living with his aunt Maggie and her family in 1920 in Hancock Co. Ga.

2.    Eva Mae Moates b. Sep 1893 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga.

3.    Hattie L. Moates b. Nov 1897 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga.

4.    Lucy C. Moates b. Sep 1899 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga. She was living with her aunt Maggie and her family in 1920. Lucy never married.

 

b.     Gracie Silas b. 16 May 1870 in Glascock Co. Ga.  d. 10 Feb 1939 in Jewell, Hancock Co. Ga. Buried in Jewell cemetery. Gracie married William D.”Willie”Chapman, son of Miles R. Chapman and ? about 1890 in Ga. William was born on 11 Jun 1870 and died on 11 Sep 1953 in Jewell, Hancock Co. Ga. He is buried in Jewell Cemetery.

Children of Gracie and William:

1.    Aaron O. Chapman b. 7 Feb 1894 d. 2 Oct 1895 in Jewell, Hancock Co. Ga. Buried in Jewell Cemetery.

2.    Mattie O. Chapman b. Sep 1895 in Jewell, Hancock Co. Ga.

3.    Chapman b. ?  in Jewell, Hancock Co. Ga.

c.     Mahalie Silas b. 3 Oct 1873 d. 16 Dec 1958 in Greensboro, Greene Co. Ga. She married W. Walter Crawford on 1 Jun  1900 in Hancock Co. Ga. Walter was born 27 Mar 1879 in Jewell, Hancock Co. Ga. He died on 12 Jan 1927 in Hancock Co. Ga. He was working as a weaver in a cotton mill in 1910. Both are buried in Jewell Cemetery.

Children of Mahalie and Walter:

1.    Ida Crawford b. 4 May 1907 in Hancock Co. Ga. d. 5 Dec 1983 in Crawford W. Long Hospital in Atlanta, Fulton Co. Ga. Buried in Greensboro Cemetery, Greene Co. Ga. She married Ralph H. Windsor in Greensboro, Greene Co. Ga. on 28 Oct 1949. Ralph was born in 1911. He still lives in Greensboro, Ga. They did not have children.

2.    W. Walter Crawford, Jr. b. 5 Sep 1910 in Hancock Co. Ga. d. 24 Jan 1998 in Mableton, Cobb Co. Ga. He married Mozelle Vandiver b. 15 Sep 1923(still living) on 18 Jun 1944.

d.     Marion Eldred Silas b. 5 Jan 1875 d. aft. 1930. He married Mattie Howell abt. 1896. Mattie was born in July 1879 in Ga. She died abt. 1930.

Children of Marion and Mattie:

1.    Lillie M. Silas b. Dec. 1897 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga.

2.    Robert H. Silas b. 15 Aug 1899 d. 4 Sep 1993.

3.    Norwood Silas b. abt 1900 in Jewell, Warren Co. Ga.

4.    Willie C. Silas b. 3 Jul 1903 d. 7 Jul 1970.

5.    John Sallis b. abt 1904.

6.    Nim E. Sallis b. 1905 in Warren Co. Ga. He was working in a cotton mill in 1930. Nim married Thora Williford abt. 1933. Thora was born 8 Jun 1912 and died on  19 Apr 2002.

7.    Lena M. Sallis b. abt 1908.

8.    Ella W. Sallis b. abt 1912 in Ga.

9.    Marion D. Sallis, Jr. b. 9 Sep 1913 in Ga. d. 27 Jan 1993 in Langley, Aiken Co. South Carolina. Marion married Jessie Mae Johnson abt 1940. Jessie was born 28 Jul 1917 and died on 29 Jan 2003 in Langley, Aiken Co. South Carolina.

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. Ga. She married Clark H. Hawks abt 1927 in Ga. Clark was born in 1908 in Ga. They were working in a cotton mill in Greensboro, Ga. in 1930.

Children of Ocie and Clark:

                                                                                                                                                                                         i.      Jimetta Hawks b. 1928 in Greensboro, Greene Co. Ga.

                                                        Ocie married George Bradley in Greensboro, Greene, Co. Ga.

2.    Garnor Dye b. 1913 in Glascock Co. Ga.

3.    Fannie Dye b. 1915 in Glascock Co. Ga.

f.      Nimrod R. Silas b. 15 Jun 1880 in Glascock Co. Ga. d. 4 Jul 1960 in Atlanta, Fulton Co. Ga. In 1920 he was working as a machinist in a factory. In 1930 he was a collector for an insurance company. He married Allie Gaddis abt. 1902 in Ga. Allie was born abt. 1885 in Ga. and died abt. 1914 in Atlanta, Fulton Co. Ga.

Children of Nim and Allie:

1.    Violet L. Silas b. abt 1904 in Ga.

2.    Lillie I. Silas b. abt 1909 in Ga.

3.    Esther Silas b. abt 1911 in Ga.

                                         Nimrod married Rebecca Snider on 30 Apr 1916 in Glascock Co. Ga. Rebecca was born  in                                        1881 in Ga. and died 25 Jun 1944 in Atlanta, Fulton Co. Ga.

 

g.     Mammie Silas b. July 1882 in Ga. d. 8 Mar 1939 in Greensboro, Greene Co. Ga.

Buried in Greensboro City Cemetery. She married William A. Cook in 1909. William was born in 1879 in Ga. He died in 1910/1920 in Hancock Co. Ga. In 1930 Mammie was living with her sister, Mahalie and two children.

h. Nettie Silas b. August 1885 in Ga. d. 1976 in Hancock Co. Ga. Buried in Jewell Cemetery. She married Henry D. Howell abt 1908 in Hancock Co. Ga. Henry was born 21 Jun 1889 and died 20 Nov 1959. Buried in Jewell Cemetery. He was working as an engineer in a cotton mill in 1910.

                                                       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. Ga.

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:

                                                                                                                                                           i.      Catherine Bradley b. 14 Nov 1910 d. Mar 2000 in Havana, Gadsden Co. Florida. She married Carlton Maynard. Carlton was born 9 May 1915 in Jackson Co. Ga. and died on 1 Oct 1999 in Havana, Gadsden Co. Florida. Catherine and Carlton were long-time residents of Athens, Ga. They lived their final days due to failing health with their only child, Charles Maynard in Havana, Florida.

                                                                                                                                                        ii.      George Bradley b. 1923 in Ga.

 

                                          

                    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 6 Jun 1808 in Warren Co. Ga.

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 12 Dec 1809 in Warren Co. Ga. She was born abt. 1786 in Virginia and died aft. 1870 in Talbot Co. Ga.

Children of James and Rebecca:

                   i. Concord Sallis b. abt 1811 in Warren Co. Ga. d. aft 1870. She married Jesse Wilson on 23 Aug 1831 in Warren Co. Ga. Jesse was b. abt 1806 d. aft 1880 in Talbot Co. Ga.

                  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. 29 Sep 1789 in Wilkes(later Warren) Co. Ga. d. 21 Jul 1865 in Sallis, Attala Co. Mississippi. He married Mary Shows d/o Daniel Snows and Mary Cody in 1812. Mary was born abt. 1870 and died before 1817. They had one child, Mary Sallis. John married Mary “Polly”Edmondson d/o Ambrose Edmondson and Elizabeth May Green on 18 Feb 1817 in Warren Co. Ga. Mary was b. 11 Nov 1793 in North Carolina d. 18 Aug 1859 in Sallis, Attala Co. Mississippi.

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”BettySallis

                x. Suzanna AngelineAngie”Sallis

6. EtheldredDredSallis, Sr. b. 28 Mar 1791 in Wilkes Co. Ga. d. 14 Feb 1841 in Russell Co. Alabama. He married Mary”Polly”Ivy on 12 Sep 1812 in Warren Co. Ga. She was born abt 1790 in Va. And died 30 Jun 1876 in Russell Co. Alabama.

Children of Etheldred and Mary:

               i. Elizabeth Elvira Sallis

              ii. Thomas Sallis

             iii. Celia “CealySallas

             iv. Nancy Sallas

              v. Isaiah Sallas b. 17 Oct 1819 in Warren Co. Ga. d. 18 Jun 1832 in Upson Co. Ga.

             vi. David Sallis

            vii. Jeremiah Sallas b. 28 Jun 1823 in Warren Co. Ga. d. 11 Dec 1836 in Upson Co. Ga.

          viii. Ephriam S. Sallis

            ix. John Sallis

             x. Etheldred Sallas, Jr.

            xi. Mary Sallas b. 10 Jan 1830 in Warren Co. Ga. d. 18 Oct 1832 in Upson Co. Ga.

           xii. Amanda Ellen Sallis b. 21 Jul 1834.

7. Jane Sallis b. abt 1792 in Wilkes(later Warren) Co. Ga. She married Galba Matthews about 1812 in Warren Co. Ga. Galba was born abt 1789 and died on 14 Sept 1839 in Stewart Co. Ga.

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 3 Nov 1821 in Warren Co. Ga. Charlotte was born abt 1805.

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 29 Jan 1824 in Warren Co. Ga. Rebecca was born abt 1800 in Ga. and died after 1860 in Barbour Co. Alabama.

10. Susannah”SusanSallis b. abt 1805 in Wilkes/Warren Co. Ga. d. bef 1840. She married Ruben Adams on 12 Sep 1822 in Warren Co. Ga. Ruben was born in 1800.

11. Solomon S. Sallis b. abt 1800/1810 d. bef 1880 in Bethlehem, Itawamba Co. Mississippi. He married Sarah H. Kennedy d/o Maxfield Kennedy and Sarah Davis on 12 May 1831 in Tuscaloosa Co. Alabama. Sarah was born abt 1806 in Franklin Co. Ga. and died after 1880 in Itawamba Co. Mississippi.

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