Jackson Alexander Dyer

April 1851–1880 (Age 28)
Carter, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jackson Alexander

When Jackson Alexander Dyer was born in April 1851, in Carter, Tennessee, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Dyer Sr, was 40 and his mother, Mathilda Smith, was 38. He married Netta Dugger Dyer on 1 January 1869, in Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Gasconade Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died in 1880, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Jackson Alexander Dyer
1851–1880
Netta Dugger Dyer
1849–1925
Marriage: 1 January 1869
Florence Belle Dyer
1869–1886
Benjamin Franklin Dyer
1871–1923
Lawson Dyer
1873–1899
Ida Mae Dyer
1875–1937
John Dyer
1877–1880
Jason D Dyer
1879–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1869
Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

    Florence Belle Dyer

    Female1869–1886Female

    Benjamin Franklin Dyer

    Male1871–1923Male

    Lawson Dyer

    Male1873–1899Male

    Ida Mae Dyer

    Female1875–1937Female

    John Dyer

    Male1877–1880Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1839–1914Female

    Male1841–1893Male

    David Lawson W Dyer

    Male1843–1862Male

    Benjamin Franklin Dyer Jr

    Male1845–1890Male

    Mary Jane Dyer

    Female1848–1870Female

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1860

Age 9

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 11

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 17

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jackson Dyer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alex J Dyer in household of Benjamin Dyer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jackson Dyer, "United States Census, 1880"

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