Clementine Perette Dyer

12 January 1839–6 December 1892 (Age 53)
Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Clementine Perette

When Clementine Perette Dyer was born on 12 January 1839, in Washington, Arkansas, United States, her father, Joel Sater Dyer, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Ann Talkington, was 19. She married Peter Russell Bates on 31 July 1860, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons. She lived in Richland Township, Crawford, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Vineyard Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died on 6 December 1892, at the age of 53, and was buried in Lincoln, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Russell Bates
Clementine Perette Dyer
Marriage: 31 July 1860
James Miller Bates
Reverend Charles Dyer Bates
George Samuel Bates
William Bates
John Stephen Bates
Washington Henderson Bates
William Henderson Bates
Joseph Russell Bates

Spouse and Children

31 July 1860
Washington, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 7

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

Age 22

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a dyer of cloth, Middle English dyer (from Old English dēag ‘dye’; the verb is a back-formation from the agent noun). This surname also occurs in Scotland, but Lister is a more common equivalent there.2 Irish (Counties Sligo and Roscommon): usually a short form of MacDyer, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Duibhir ‘son of Duibhir’, a short form of a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ + odhar ‘sallow’, ‘tawny’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clementon Dyer in household of Joel Dyer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Clementine P Dyer in household of Joel Dyer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • C P Bates in household of P R Bates, "United States Census, 1880"

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