Nancy Bryan Dyer

Brief Life History of Nancy Bryan

When Nancy Bryan Dyer was born in September 1842, in Nicholas, Virginia, United States, her father, James Dyer III, was 43 and her mother, Margaret Sawyers, was 39. She married Moses Hickman about 1869, in Webster, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kaw Township, Kay, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Alhambra, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 July 1931, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 88.

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Moses Hickman
Nancy Bryan Dyer
Marriage: about 1869
Emory Ulysses Hickman
Lanta H. Hickman
Lilly A. Hickman
Celicia Florence Hickman
Sammo Lemon Dyer Hickman
Albert Leslie Hickman
Howard Black Hickman

Sources (21)

  • Nancy B Hickman in household of Moses Hickman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nannie B Hickman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Nannie Dyer in entry for Emery N Hickman and Clemintine Denoya, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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Historical Boundaries: 1850: Los Angeles, California, United States

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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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