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Looking for Dyson's 1820 and prior, (and current!)

Posted: 29 Sep 2005 6:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Dyson
This is my line..

Anyone connect to me or can help me find out more on John Sanders Dyson? All I have is his father's name is possibly James and his mothers possibly Margaret

Descendants of James Dyson


Generation No. 1

1. JAMES1 DYSON died Abt. Apr 1784. He married MARGARET UNKNOWN.

Children of JAMES DYSON and MARGARET UNKNOWN are:
2. i. SR. JOHN SANDERS2 DYSON, b. Abt. 1820, S.C.; d. Abt. 1858, Pontotoc Co., MS.
3. ii. ABRAHAM DYSON, b. 12 Nov 1776; d. 10 Jan 1836.
iii. DANIEL DYSON.
iv. ISAAC DYSON.


Generation No. 2

2. SR. JOHN SANDERS2 DYSON (JAMES1) was born Abt. 1820 in S.C., and died Abt. 1858 in Pontotoc Co., MS1. He married JANE GRAHAM. She was born 1814 in S.C.2, and died 24 Feb 1895 in Bethel Cemetery, Union Co., MS.

Notes for SR. JOHN SANDERS DYSON:
could have died about 1858.

More About SR. JOHN SANDERS DYSON:
Census: 1900, Union CO. MS Beat one, Salem Pre. hs 139, fmly 139

Notes for JANE GRAHAM:
could have been born 1822, grave could be wrong.

More About JANE GRAHAM:
Census: 1900, Union CO. MS Beat one, Salem Pre. hs 139, fmly 139

Children of JOHN DYSON and JANE GRAHAM are:
4. i. MARSHALL EDWIN3 DYSON, b. 29 Nov 1839, Abbeville Co. S.C.; d. 07 Oct 1902, Coryell CO., TX.
5. ii. MARY CATHERINE DYSON, b. 01 Nov 1841, Abbeville Co. S.C.; d. 01 Jan 1897, Hardeman CO., TN.
iii. JAMES OLIVER DYSON, b. 07 Jul 1843, Abbeville Co. S.C.; d. 22 Jun 1862, Union Co., MS.
6. iv. JR. JOHN SANDERS DYSON, b. 09 Oct 1845, Abbeville Co. S.C.; d. 04 Mar 1922, DeLeon, Comanche Co., TX.
v. ELIZA E. DYSON, b. 18 Sep 1848, Abbeville Co. S.C.; d. 22 Dec 1935, Pontotoc Co., MS; m. JAMES PINKNEY DILLARD, 1868.
7. vi. WILLIAM THOMAS DYSON, b. Sep 1851, Pontotoc Co., MS; d. Abt. 1905, Johnson CO, TX.
8. vii. ELIJAH FRANKLIN DYSON, b. 10 Mar 1855, Union Co., MS; d. 18 Jan 1938, Alcorn Co., MS.


3. ABRAHAM2 DYSON (JAMES1) was born 12 Nov 1776, and died 10 Jan 1836. He married FRANCIS GILLIAM.

Children of ABRAHAM DYSON and FRANCIS GILLIAM are:
i. MARGARET3 DYSON, b. 22 Jan 1799; d. 31 Dec 1875; m. WILLIAM WILLIAMS.
9. ii. THOMAS JEFFERSON DYSON, b. 10 Dec 1810; d. 12 May 1872.


Generation No. 3

4. MARSHALL EDWIN3 DYSON (JOHN SANDERS2, JAMES1) was born 29 Nov 1839 in Abbeville Co. S.C., and died 07 Oct 1902 in Coryell CO., TX. He married ANNIE CAROLINE HANEY 03 Sep 1867 in Lafayette Co., MS, daughter of THOMAS HANEY and KATY SMITH.

More About MARSHALL EDWIN DYSON:
Military service: Private, Co. H, 22nd Mississippi Infantry, CSA from 9/5/1861 to 6/1865

Children of MARSHALL DYSON and ANNIE HANEY are:
i. JOHN THOMAS4 DYSON, b. 21 Jul 1868, Pontotoc Co. MS; d. 25 Jan 1965, Gatesville, TX.
ii. JAMES OLIVER DYSON, b. 26 Feb 1870.
iii. MITCHELL COLLINS DYSON, b. 22 Apr 1872, Pontotoc Co. MS; d. 22 Apr 1928.
iv. CHARLES FRANKLIN DYSON, b. 13 Feb 1875, Lafayette Co., MS; d. 18 Jun 1953, Gatesville, TX.
v. LUTHER CALVIN DYSON, b. 18 Apr 1878.
vi. WILLIAM BURTON DYSON, b. 20 Sep 1882, Lafayette Co., MS; d. May 1962, Dallas Co., TX.
vii. MARY LETITIA DYSON, b. 17 May 1883.
viii. CHESTER A. DYSON, b. Nov 1887; d. Abt. 1960, Possibly CA.

Notes for CHESTER A. DYSON:
Chester was well educated but didn't talk much. He served in WWI and was shell shocked or gased and drew a pension. He drove a street car in Waco for a 11 years.


5. MARY CATHERINE3 DYSON (JOHN SANDERS2, JAMES1) was born 01 Nov 1841 in Abbeville Co. S.C., and died 01 Jan 1897 in Hardeman CO., TN. She married (1) CALVIN ROBINSON OWENS. She married (2) JAMES W. ROBBINS 19 Dec 1860 in Pontotoc, MS.

More About MARY CATHERINE DYSON:
Burial: Union Cemetery, Bolivar, TN

Children of MARY DYSON and CALVIN OWENS are:
i. MARY OCTAVIA4 OWENS, b. Bet. 1866 - 1867, Hardeman Co., TN; d. Hardeman Co., TN.
ii. OLIEF EDNA OWENS, b. 03 Jul 1867.
iii. MINERVA EMELINE OWENS, b. 04 Dec 1869; d. 03 Aug 1931, Hardeman Co., TN.
iv. WILLIAM CALVIN OWENS, b. 02 Jul 1882; d. 04 Aug 1942, Western Mental Hospital, Hardeman Co., TN.

Notes for WILLIAM CALVIN OWENS:
He had been confined due to a retardation and epilepsy caused fron a fall as a child.

v. JOHN ROBINSON OWENS, b. 25 Jul 1883; d. 05 Sep 1969, Memphis, TN; m. MITTIE PEARL JACOBS, 17 Nov 1907.
vi. MARGARET JANE OWENS.
vii. CHARLES TEMPLETON OWENS.


6. JR. JOHN SANDERS3 DYSON (JOHN SANDERS2, JAMES1) was born 09 Oct 1845 in Abbeville Co. S.C., and died 04 Mar 1922 in DeLeon, Comanche Co., TX. He married NANCY TODD in MS. She was born May 1853 in Mississippi.

Notes for JR. JOHN SANDERS DYSON:
moved to Texas in 1902 or 1903 and lived in Victor, Comanche Co., TX.
I found James Jr living in Union Co., TN 1900 Census with Nancy and these children

Eva M., James F., John T (William?), Ada C, Edna (F or T), Earnie B.
James Jr., is listed as farmer as his trade

More About JR. JOHN SANDERS DYSON:
Census: 1900, Union CO., TN Beat one, Salem District, pg 215A(?), house 139, family 139

Children of JOHN DYSON and NANCY TODD are:
i. MARY ETTA4 DYSON.
ii. CHARLES FRANKLIN DYSON, b. MS.
iii. WILLIAM DYSON, b. MS.
iv. LAVADA DYSON, b. MS; d. Bef. 1900.

Notes for LAVADA DYSON:
She died at age 2

v. EVA M. DYSON, b. May 1882, MS.
vi. JAMES FRANK DYSON, b. Feb 1884, MS.
vii. WILLIAM TILLMAN DYSON, b. Feb 1887, MS.
viii. EDNA DYSON, b. 30 Aug 1889, MS; d. Oct 1907, Comanche Co., TX.
ix. ADA C. DYSON, b. Jan 1893, MS; d. 1979, Littlefield, TX.
x. EARNIE B. DYSON, b. Jul 1896, MS.


7. WILLIAM THOMAS3 DYSON (JOHN SANDERS2, JAMES1) was born Sep 1851 in Pontotoc Co., MS, and died Abt. 1905 in Johnson CO, TX. He married SARAH JANE WRAY 1880, daughter of JOHN WRAY and CAROLINE DYSON. She was born 10 Nov 1853 in Pontotoc Co., MS, and died 30 Oct 1947 in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., TX.

Notes for WILLIAM THOMAS DYSON:
Information from family members has that he died 1851 or 1852 if that is so there is no way these are his kids. research further..

More About WILLIAM THOMAS DYSON:
Burial: Johnson Co., TX

Notes for SARAH JANE WRAY:
Sarah lived with Edwin Floyd later in life. She used to go door to door and beg for food. She was known as granny and she wore an apron wih pockets that she kept cookies in to eat

More About SARAH JANE WRAY:
Burial: Wichita Co. TX Rendon Cemetery

Children of WILLIAM DYSON and SARAH WRAY are:
i. ANNIE4 DYSON, b. Bet. 1873 - 1874.

Notes for ANNIE DYSON:
The 1880 Census of Pontotoc Co., MS listed Annie Dyson, age 6 in the household of WT and Sarah Jane Dyson.

More About ANNIE DYSON:
Census: 1880, Pontotoc Co., MS listed as age 6 in house of W.T. and Sarah Jane Dyson

ii. LONNIE FRANKLIN DYSON, b. 28 Dec 1874, Pontotoc Co., MS; d. 11 Feb 1968, Tarrant Co. Texas.
iii. MARY ELLEN DYSON, b. Mar 1880, Pontotoc Co., MS.

More About MARY ELLEN DYSON:
Census: 1880 Pontotoc MS lists Mary Ellen age 2 mths in home of WT and Sarah Dyson

10. iv. EDWIN FLOYD DYSON, b. 19 May 1882, Pontotoc Cty, Mississippi; d. 21 Oct 1976, Tarrant Co. Texas.
11. v. J. OSCAR DYSON, b. Dec 1884, Pontotoc Co., MS.
vi. CHESTER C. DYSON, b. May 1887, Pontotoc Co., MS; d. 30 May 1989; m. ALICE ELIZABETH LONG; b. 1895; d. 1972.

Notes for CHESTER C. DYSON:
his daughter, Buel Moore, states that the grave marker is incorrect as listing his birth date as 1892 and dying in 1973. The census of Johnson CO. TX in 1900 has him as age 13 born May 1887.
Chester was Mayor of Everman TX at one time

More About CHESTER C. DYSON:
Burial: Rendon Cemetery, TX

vii. MATTIE DEVALIN DYSON, b. 24 Dec 1889, Pontotoc Co., MS; d. 30 Nov 1980, Tulare, CA.
viii. OLLIE EMMALINE DYSON, b. 02 Feb 1892, Pontotoc Co., MS; d. 13 Jan 1988, Apple Valley San Bernadino CO., CA.
ix. ISSAC BROWN DYSON, b. 05 Jun 1895, MS; d. 02 Sep 1955, Norman, Oklahoma.


8. ELIJAH FRANKLIN3 DYSON (JOHN SANDERS2, JAMES1) was born 10 Mar 1855 in Union Co., MS, and died 18 Jan 1938 in Alcorn Co., MS. He married (1) MARY LEE BARRETT 28 Nov 1878 in Bolivar, TN. She was born 13 Jun 1862 in Moore Co. NC, and died 04 Oct 1881 in Bolivar, TN. He married (2) LETITIA ANN MITCHELL 20 Aug 1884 in Hardeman Co. TN, daughter of JOHN MITCHELL and OLIVIA HORNSBY.

More About ELIJAH FRANKLIN DYSON:
Burial: Holly Cemetery, 5 miles north of Corinth, MS

More About MARY LEE BARRETT:
Burial: Union Cemetery, Bolivar, TN, lot 34

More About LETITIA ANN MITCHELL:
Burial: Holly Cemetery, 5 miles north of Corinth, MS

Child of ELIJAH DYSON and MARY BARRETT is:
i. WILLIAM OLIVER4 DYSON, b. 03 Jan 1881, Bolivar, TN; d. 22 Aug 1970, Winslow, AZ; m. UNKNOWN, 14 Feb 1904.


Children of ELIJAH DYSON and LETITIA MITCHELL are:
ii. IDA B.4 DYSON, b. 14 Feb 1887, Hardeman Co., TN; d. 19 Dec 1977, Memphis, TN.
iii. CALLIE L. DYSON, b. Jul 1891, Hardeman Co., TN; d. 15 Apr 1933, Shafter, Ca.
iv. GEORGE F. DYSON, b. Oct 1896, Hardeman Co., TN; d. 1973, Holly Springs, MS; m. ERIE DILLARD, 1913.

More About GEORGE F. DYSON:
Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Union Co., MS

v. ROBERT VERCHEL ISAAC DYSON, b. 08 Dec 1898, Hardeman Co., TN; d. 05 Sep 1968, Alexandria, LA.
vi. HERSHEL DYSON, b. 14 Feb 1902, Hardeman Co., TN.
vii. ELLA DYSON, b. 26 Feb 1905, Gravel Hill, TN.
viii. CLARA LETITIA DYSON, b. 1908, MS; d. 14 Aug 1940, Alcorn Co., MS.


9. THOMAS JEFFERSON3 DYSON (ABRAHAM2, JAMES1) was born 10 Dec 1810, and died 12 May 1872. He married NARCISSA ATWOOD.

Child of THOMAS DYSON and NARCISSA ATWOOD is:
12. i. JAMES MORGAN4 DYSON, b. 05 Oct 1842; d. 04 Jul 1881.


Generation No. 4

10. EDWIN FLOYD4 DYSON (WILLIAM THOMAS3, JOHN SANDERS2, JAMES1)3 was born 19 May 1882 in Pontotoc Cty, Mississippi3, and died 21 Oct 1976 in Tarrant Co. Texas3. He married MYRTLE WILLIAMS4,5 04 Dec 1904 in Johnson Co. TX.6, daughter of BENJAMIN WILLIAMS and DARTHULA ABERNATHY. She was born 04 May 1883 in Pulaski, GIles Co., TN7, and died 05 Jan 1967 in Tarrant Co. Fort Worth, Texas8.

Notes for EDWIN FLOYD DYSON:
He used to bug his wife Myrtle by whistling. Not a tune, just whistling.
He used to make his own ladders, and he was a painter.
Elder G.J. Robbins officiated their wedding. They had six children,four girls and 2 boys. One of the daughters died as an infant of Diptheria and one burned to death.
Floyd was a great songer and sang with a quartet at many different churches. Floyd was married twice. Floyds first wife was last living in Fort Worth.
Floyd and family lived in Lillian, Tx for a while before moving to Everman TX.
Census 1930, TX Tarrant Co. Prec 7 ED 122 pg 7B Dwelling 140/family 140
E Floyd and Mrytle with 4 children
Census 1920, TX Johnson Co., Precent 7 ED54 pg 1B
Edwin F and Myrtle with 4 children


More About EDWIN FLOYD DYSON:
Burial: Everman Cemetery, Everman, TX8
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Bronchogenic Carcinoma of the Lung
Census: 1930, Tarrant CO. TX Prec 7, ED 122, pg 7B dwelling 140, family 140 (rents)
Occupation: Farmer8
Social Security Number: 463-22-77389

Notes for MYRTLE WILLIAMS:
Her father or grandfather had a plantation before the civil war. She used to go visit remembered a lot of trunks in the attic full of conferderate stuff. Some of the family still lived there as late as 1992
She came to Texas in a Sailboat in the 1890's. this could mean they sailed the Mississippi River.
Internment handled by Gause Ware Funeral Home Billy M. Young Funeral Director.

More About MYRTLE WILLIAMS:
Burial: Everman Cemetery, Everman, TX
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Cebro Vascular Accident

Children of EDWIN DYSON and MYRTLE WILLIAMS are:
13. i. HERMAN UNSELD5 DYSON, b. 16 Aug 1912, Lillian, TX; d. 24 Jul 1993, Bridgeport TX.
14. ii. WILLARD BURTON DYSON, b. Abt. 1906; d. 19 Apr 1981, Brazoria Co., TX.
iii. PAULINE F. DYSON, m. ROBERT BOB BIRKETT.
iv. VIOLA LORRAINE DYSON, m. FRED THEILE.
v. BEATRICE DYSON, b. Abt. 1908.
vi. STELLA DYSON, b. Abt. 1909.

Notes for STELLA DYSON:
Stella Dyson took her daddy a drink of water and caught fire from a brush fire and died when she was young.


11. J. OSCAR4 DYSON (WILLIAM THOMAS3, JOHN SANDERS2, JAMES1) was born Dec 1884 in Pontotoc Co., MS. He married MARGARET.

Children of J. DYSON and MARGARET are:
i. W.T. SONNY5 DYSON, m. MARGARET.
ii. BURT DYSON.
iii. RAT DYSON.
iv. UNKNOWN DYSON.


12. JAMES MORGAN4 DYSON (THOMAS JEFFERSON3, ABRAHAM2, JAMES1) was born 05 Oct 1842, and died 04 Jul 1881. He married SARA FLORIDE MARS.

Children of JAMES DYSON and SARA MARS are:
i. JOHN BELTON5 DYSON, b. 03 Mar 1867; d. 02 Feb 1887.
ii. THOMAS JEFFERSON DYSON, b. 25 Sep 1868; d. 10 Sep 1929.
iii. ROBERT ATWOOD DYSON, b. 07 Jul 1870; d. 15 Nov 1890.
iv. SARAH FRANCIS DYSON, b. 16 Jun 1872; d. 18 Apr 1896; m. R. L. WILLIAMSON.
v. MARTHA WILLIS DYSON, b. 23 Sep 1874; d. 21 Dec 1948; m. HENRY RICHARD WILLIAMSON.


Generation No. 5

13. HERMAN UNSELD5 DYSON (EDWIN FLOYD4, WILLIAM THOMAS3, JOHN SANDERS2, JAMES1) was born 16 Aug 1912 in Lillian, TX, and died 24 Jul 1993 in Bridgeport TX. He married LEONA MAE YARBROUGH 11 Nov 1937 in Love Co., Marietta,OK,10, daughter of DAVID YARBROUGH and NANNIE BAZZELL. She was born 19 May 1916 in Fort Worth, TX All Saints Hospital11, and died 15 Aug 1992 in FT. Worth, TX12.

Notes for HERMAN UNSELD DYSON:
Herman was career Army. When he was in Panama he was motorcycle MP and was patroling one day and was shot in the foot by a Japanese Soldier.
He traveled or disappeared a lot. Nannie wouldn't know where he was. One of these trips he went to the Fort Worth Stockyards and they hired him on to ship some mules to Iran.

More About HERMAN UNSELD DYSON:
Burial: Everman Cemetery, Everman, TX, Plot 1 Lot 363 Space 6 or 7
Social Security Number: 463-22-7738

Notes for LEONA MAE YARBROUGH:
Note that on Leonas Birth Cert her mother is listed as Weshleson and other family records has her as Westilison.

Leona was active in the Methodist Church and a member of the Weslyan Service Guild in the 1960's

More About LEONA MAE YARBROUGH:
Burial: Everman Cemetery, Everman, TX, Plot 1 Lot 363 Space 6 or 7
Census: 1920, Tarrant Co. Fort Worth, Texas listed under her father

Marriage Notes for HERMAN DYSON and LEONA YARBROUGH:
Mr and Mrs Robert Barclay were witnesses and close friends of the couple.

Child of HERMAN DYSON and LEONA YARBROUGH is:
i. DAVID EDWIN6 DYSON, b. 15 Sep 1938, St. Joseph Hosp. Ft. Worth, TX. 10:30 PM13; d. 19 Aug 1999, Wise Co., Decatur, TX. Oaklawn Cemetery14; m. (1) LINDA GAIL RODEN, Bet. 1959 - 1960, TX; b. 29 Jun 1941, California15; d. 28 Oct 1996, Vivian, LA16; m. (2) TOMMIE LEE WATSON, 15 Apr 1967, Tarrant Co., Haslet TX17; b. 11 Oct 1947, All Saints Hosp, Ft. Wth TX 2:09 PM18.

Notes for DAVID EDWIN DYSON:
A humorous stories told by his mother Leona:
One time he did not want to take a bath and took off out of the house naked with Leona hot on his heals.
Leona would take him to school (1st grade) and then leave. After she left he would take off, One day some kids came by and asked him why he wasn't in school and he said "Because there wasn't enough desks!"
He started the Checkers Car Club in Fort Worth 1957 and was a charter member. Cars were a big part of his life. Leona also told of him washing his car in freezing weather and the chamios would freeze to the car.

More About DAVID EDWIN DYSON:
Burial: 21 Aug 1999, Oaklawn Cemetery, Wise Co., Decatur TX
Occupation: 1960, printer

Notes for LINDA GAIL RODEN:
Linda was a member of MENSA


More About LINDA GAIL RODEN:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Disseminated Carcinomatosis - Carcinoma of the Lung
Cremation: 1996
Occupation: 1996, Editor of the Caddo Citizen, Vivian, LA.
Social Security Number: 456-66-940619


14. WILLARD BURTON5 DYSON (EDWIN FLOYD4, WILLIAM THOMAS3, JOHN SANDERS2, JAMES1) was born Abt. 1906, and died 19 Apr 1981 in Brazoria Co., TX.

Child of WILLARD BURTON DYSON is:
i. WILLARD6 DYSON.
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