My family search centers around the ancestors and descendants of George Thomas Dillard, 1880-1964, my grandfather, of Central Alabama.His father was Samuel Pinkney Dillard, 1842-1900, CSA Veteran, son of Jabez M. Dillard, born 1808 in South Carolina and died 1857 in Alabama.
My father was Joseph Samuel Dillard 1903-1987, the eldest of G.T.'s children m. Marie Meek.The other children were:
Ruby Agnes, 1906,m. Cabot Cothran
Maudy Mae, 1908,m. #1 Adolphus Fray, #2 C.T. Jackson
Lula Pearl,1912,m. Grady Bowden
Thomas Estas,1914,m. #1 Hattie Gray, #2 Nancy ?
William Norman,1921-1966,m. Marie ?
Sara Ellen,1917-1997,m. William Earl Henderson
A special thanks to Aunt Sara who took great pride in her Dillard heritage.It was she who preserved the Family Bible and the Photos.
The information is incomplete for my Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.I encourage them to contact me for corrections and additions.
- Samuel Pinkney Dillard Family (4418 KB)
This photograph was taken in about 1899 at the Samuel Pinkney and Martha Ellen Ferguson Dillard home near Stewartsville, Alabama.Pictured from left to right are George Thomas Dillard abt. 20, Ernest Irvin Dillard, abt. 10, Samuel Pinkney Dillard, abt. 58, Martha Ellen Ferguson Dillard, abt. 47, Lula Rumicia Dillard (later Kent), abt. 22.