Kenneth Dye

4 June 1853–12 July 1933 (Age 80)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Kenneth

When Kenneth Dye was born on 4 June 1853, in Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, George Dye, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Gastineau, was 26. He married Ellen Verenus Richeson on 14 August 1873, in Effingham, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Linton, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1927 and Stockton Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 12 July 1933, in Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Prairie Chapel Cemetery, Lyons, Washington Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Dye
1853–1933
Ellen Verenus Richeson
1857–1895
Marriage: 14 August 1873
Oscar Dye
1874–1951
Putnam Dye
1876–1955
Cordelia Eugenia Dye
1878–1945
Maggie M Dye
1879–1901
Dye
1880–
George William Dye
1883–1968
Joyce Bell Dye
1884–1966
Dye
1885–1885
Dye
1886–
Ada E Dye
1888–1890
Edith Dye
1890–1913

Spouse and Children

    Male1853–1933Male

    Ellen Verenus Richeson

    Female1857–1895Female

MARRIAGE
14 August 1873
Effingham, Illinois, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Dye

    Male1826–1909Male

    Elizabeth Gastineau

    Female1827–1880Female

siblings

(9)

    Martha Ann Dye

    Female1848–1915Female

    Male1853–1933Male

    James Eli Dye

    Male1853–Male

    Nancy J Dye

    Female1855–Female

    Andrew Top Dye

    Male1856–1890Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 3

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Dennis . In Britain the surname is most common in Norfolk, but frequent also in Yorkshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kenneth Dye, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Kenneth Dye, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Kenneth Dye, "United States Census, 1910"

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