Harriett Emaline Dyer

FemaleJuly 1847–12 May 1940

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (15)

  • Harriet Dyer in household of James Dyer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emaline Collins, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1943"
  • Emaline Collina in entry for Frank A Collina and Connie L Wood, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1867Union, Georgia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Union, Georgia, United States


    Age 16

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

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 25

    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

    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.

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