Lawson Larry Dyer

20 June 1914–15 January 1982 (Age 67)
Elk City, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Lawson Larry

When Lawson Larry Dyer was born on 20 June 1914, in Elk City, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Jason D Dyer, was 35 and his mother, Dollie Roberta Bamburg, was 22. He married Leona M Newman in 1941, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in White Bread Township, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 15 January 1982, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Lawson Larry Dyer
Leona M Newman
Marriage: 1941
Larry Wayne Dyer
Luana Melody Dyer

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  • Marriage
    1941California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion
    Age 3
    A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.
    Age 18
    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    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 (13)

    • Lawson Dyer in household of Jason Dyer, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lossie L Dyer in household of Jason D Dyer, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Lasie Dyer, "United States Census, 1940"

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