Ebenezer Herrick Dyer

Male17 April 1822–15 July 1910

Brief Life History of Ebenezer Herrick

When Ebenezer Herrick Dyer was born on 17 April 1822, in Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United States, his father, Joshua Dyer, was 40 and his mother, Betsey Sawyer, was 33. He married Marion Wallace Ingalls on 15 June 1850, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Alvarado, Alameda, California, United States in 1880 and Washington Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 July 1910, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park, Union City, Alameda, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Herrick Dyer
Olive Sophronia Ingalls
Marriage: before 1868
Ellen Frances Dyer
Abitha M Munson
Edward Franklin Dyer
Guy Sawyer Dyer
Hugh Thomas Dyer
Nina Dyer

Sources (35)

  • Ebanezer Dyer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eben H. Dyers, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Ebenezer Dyer, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1868Alvarado, Alameda, California, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


    Age 19

    BIRTH unknown DEATH 1841 BURIAL Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park Hayward, Alameda County, California, USA PLOT Masonic Cemetery section near southwest corner of Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park MEMORIAL ID 15468618 · View Source


    Age 24

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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