James Columbus Dyer

11 April 1867–24 November 1969 (Age 102)
Choestoe, Union, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of James Columbus

When James Columbus Dyer was born on 11 April 1867, in Choestoe, Union, Georgia, United States, his father, James Marion Dyer, was 43 and his mother, Eliza Louisa Ingram, was 40. He married Sarah Malissa Swain on 7 October 1888, in Choestoe, Union, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Georgia, United States in 1870 and Union, New Jersey, British Colonial America in 1969. He died on 24 November 1969, in Choestoe, Union, Georgia, United States, at the age of 102, and was buried in Choestoe Cemetery, Choestoe, Union, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Columbus Dyer
1867–1969
Sarah Malissa Swain
1870–1946
Marriage: 7 October 1888
Dyer
1889–1889
Coral J. Dyer
1890–1967
Lydia Naomi Dyer
1893–1980
William Edgar Dyer
1894–1995
Virgil Marion Dyer
1896–1897
Joseph Warney Dyer
1899–1982
Bessie Lee Dyer
1901–1907
Minnie Lou Dyer
1904–1993
Eula Mae Dyer
1906–1986
Mary Desma Dyer
1909–2005
Nellie Ada Dyer
1912–2000
James Vaughn Dyer
1914–1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1888Choestoe, Union, Georgia, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia
    Age 26
    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 29
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 17694;2007: 36416; 2010: 47170)English: occupational name for a dyer of cloth, from Middle English deier, degher ‘dyer’ (Old English dēag ‘dye’; the verb is a back-formation from the agent noun). Compare Dexter . The name is typical of southern England. In the Midlands Dexter is the more common equivalent and in northern England Lister .Irish (Sligo and Antrim): variant of Dwyer .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dier
    Dayer
    Dyar
    Dexter

    Sources (10)

    • James C Dyer in household of James M Dyer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • James C. Dyer, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
    • James C. Dyer in entry for James Vaughn Dyer, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

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