Harriett Emaline Dyer

July 1847–12 May 1940 (Age 92)
Union, Georgia, United States

The Life of Harriett Emaline

When Harriett Emaline Dyer was born in July 1847, in Union, Georgia, United States, her father, James Marion Dyer, was 23 and her mother, Eliza Louisa Ingram, was 20. She married Ivan Carr Collins on 28 September 1867, in Union, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Georgia, United States in 1870 and Choestoe, Union, Georgia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 12 May 1940, in Union, Georgia, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Old Liberty Cemetery, Union, Georgia, United States.

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Ivan Carr Collins
Harriett Emaline Dyer
Marriage: 28 September 1867
James Archie Cracker Collins
Elizabeth Caroline Collins
Joseph Benjamin Collins
John Calloway Collins
Holly Etter COLLINS
Ida Collins
Tempia Louise Collins
Francis Alvin Collins
Oliver Collins

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28 September 1867
Union, Georgia, United States


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Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Harriet Dyer in household of James Dyer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emiline Collins in household of Carr Collins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emaline Collins in household of John C Collins, "United States Census, 1920"

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