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Re: Wm. Wash. Dyal, Susan Howell, Mittie Copeland connection
Posted by: nancy newsom lande (ID *****2266) Date: July 11, 2009 at 18:40:14
In Reply to: Re: Wm. Wash. Dyal, Susan Howell, Mittie Copeland connection by Faye of 484

I sent you wrong information, just connected with a relative from Charleston, SC who says he has a lot of information on the Dyal family. I am glad you laid your hands on that book, the head of the Jacksonville Southeastern Genealogy Society is trying to write a book on the people buried in the Old Gravelly Hills Cemetery, in Jacksonville. Two of them are Dyals, never heard of them. I was able to procur a copy of the Joseph Habersham's 3 volumes of Revolutionary War soldiers, however, it has not proven to be a treasure trove. John Dial is listed as a private under General Moses Pierson's company in SC under Francis Marion. I am going to donate these books to the Southeastern Genealogy Society in Jacksonville. My mother, grandmothers, and great great aunt joined the D.A.R. under a John Dyal(Dial), m. to a Nancy Wiley. That information is incorrect. In fact, it was his father, John Dyal, Sr. who was the R.W.soldier, maried to a Mary Todd. My direct lineage comes through a John Dyal, Jr., and his second wife, Phairbey(or Fairby Ryals, and his twin brother, George Washington Dyal, the first being my gggg grandfather, and the second being my ggg grandfather. It is very complicated, but on my mother's side of the family, my mother is my mother, but she is also my maternal great aunt. Because my mother was a member of the C.A.R., joined the D.A.R. in 1946, is 85 years old, and has severe dementia, they are going to let her remain a member. However,

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