Benjamin Dyer

1793–1821 (Age 28)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin

Benjamin Dyer was born in 1793, in Augusta, Virginia, United States as the son of James Dyer Sr and Jane Ralston. He married Elinor Johnson Patton about 1812, in Virginia, United States. He died in 1821, at the age of 28.

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Benjamin Dyer
1793–1821
Elinor Johnson Patton
1794–
Marriage: about 1812

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 1
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 7
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803
Age 10
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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.

Possible Related Names

Diver
Dier
Lister
Dyar
Dexter

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Benjamin Dyer - Published information: birth-name: Benjamin Dyer

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