Emily Dees

8 February 1815–1902 (Age 86)
Election Precinct 5 Henry, Pickens, Alabama, United States

The Life of Emily

When Emily Dees was born on 8 February 1815, in Election Precinct 5 Henry, Pickens, Alabama, United States, her father, Shadrack Dees Jr., was 33 and her mother, Celia Cealy, was 25. She married Shadrack Quattelbaum about 1830, in Henry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1902, in Henry, Alabama, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Henry, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Shadrack Quattelbaum
Emily Dees
Marriage: about 1830
Parasby Quattlebaum
Sylvester Quattlebaum
Pharasby Quattlebaum
Chestley C Quattlebaum

Spouse and Children

about 1830
Henry, Alabama, United States


    Parasby Quattlebaum


    Sylvester Quattlebaum


    Pharasby Quattlebaum


    Chestley C Quattlebaum


Parents and Siblings

    Shadrack Dees Jr.


    Celia Cealy




    Easter Deese



    Squire Dees


    Joel Dees


World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 4

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.

Age 31

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Deas .2 Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Desiderius.3 German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäs, a variant of Matthäus ( see Matthew ), or in some instances an Americanized spelling of Diess ( see Dies ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Emily Quattlebum in household of Shadrach Deese, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emily Quattlebaum in household of Shadrack Quattlebaum, "United States Census, 1850"

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