Emily Dees

Female8 February 1815–1902

Brief Life History 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

Sources (2)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1830Henry, Alabama, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)

    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. 


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1819: Henry, Alabama, United States


    Age 31

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

    Name Meaning

    English (Northumberland): variant of Deas .

    Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Desiderius (see Desiderio ).

    German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäs, a variant of Matthäus (see Matthew ).

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

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