Challenge: Under what conditions was Catie given and/or sold to J.M. Dickey in 1859-60 & which CODY owner was involved in this transaction?
Ancestor(s): 4th Great Grandmother Catherine WINGFIELD DORSEY (b. abt 1850 – d. 1933)
Others: Slaveowners – Robert Donnelson CODY & Rev. James Madison DICKEY
Tribe(s): Georgia – Wilkes & Warren County
Summary: Mystery of The Smyrna Church: Retracing Rev. DICKEY’S Historical Footprints
- Did Minister Dickey purchase Catie or was she loaned by her CODY owner?
- Where did Catie go, once Reverend DICKEY left Wilkes in 1862 — still 3 years before Emancipation?
- Who Pastored Smyrna Church AFTER Rev. DICKEY? Could Catie have been given to another family in 1862/63?
- How did Minister DICKEY cross paths with Catie’s owner anyway? What was their connection?
- Catie’s Story
- Sister’s Ailey & Catie
- Pierce CODY WPA Slave Narrative
- The Smyrna Church
- Open Letter to James E DICKEY (Genforum 6/8/2009)
- Rev. James Madison DICKEY- SMYRNA Church Reconstruction, WILKES County GA & Slave Information
- Descendants of Edmund CODY (USGWArchives)
- 1850 & 1860 U.S. Census/Slave Schedules of Robert D. CODY and Rev. James M. DICKEY uploaded to Basecamp
Luckie Daniels – What Reference Materials Do I Need?
- Estate Inventory for Robert Donelson CODY
- Will of Robert D. CODY
- Confirmation of HARDSHELL BAPTIST church attendance by Robert CODY
- Insurance Policy if Catie was “loaned” to DICKEY
- Smyrna Church Roster/Minutes
- DICKEY bible […]