Bluford Vasco Dyer

Male23 April 1882–24 September 1963

Brief Life History of Bluford Vasco

When Bluford Vasco Dyer was born on 23 April 1882, in Union, Georgia, United States, his father, Bluford Elisha Dyer, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Eveline Souther, was 24. He married Rosetta Iowa Jackson on 21 December 1905, in Union, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District 834, Union, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Whitfield, Georgia, United States in 1963. He died on 24 September 1963, in Dalton, Murray, Georgia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in West Hill Cemetery, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bluford Vasco Dyer
Rosetta Iowa Jackson
Marriage: 21 December 1905
Ernis Killian Dyer
Thomas Greely Dyer
Mary Louneda Dyer
Wesley Vance Dyer
Sarah Emmaree Dyer
Bluford Edward Dyer

Sources (11)

  • Vasco Dyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bluford V. Dyer, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Bluford Vasco Dyer, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1905Union, Georgia, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

    Age 11

    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.


    Age 22

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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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