Basil Dyson

about 1749–1822 (Age 73)
Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Basil

When Basil Dyson was born about 1749, in Charles, Maryland, United States, his father, George Dyson, was 33 and his mother, Tabitha, was 29. He married Jamima in 1772, in Frederick, Maryland, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1822, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73.

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Basil Dyson
about 1749–1822
about 1749–
Marriage: 1772
George Dyson
Margaret Dyson
Jane Dyson
James Dyson
Joseph Dyson
Tabatha Dyson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1772Frederick, Maryland, British Colonial America
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 27
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 27
    North Carolina is the 12th state.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 39
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: metronymic meaning ‘son of Dye’, from the Middle English female personal name Dye . The name is also sometimes interchanged with Tyson .In some cases also an Americanized form of Norwegian Disen: habitational name from a farm name found in several places in eastern Norway, a compound of Old Norse dís ‘woman, goddess’ + -en from vin ‘meadow’. Compare Deason 2.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (1)

    • Will of George Dyson, Sr, Maryland Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999;

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