Camilla Dyer

1796–1 February 1823 (Age 27)
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Camilla

When Camilla Dyer was born in 1796, her father, Solon Dyer, was 27 and her mother, Mary Anna Olmstead, was 45. She died on 1 February 1823, in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Oldenburg, Germany.

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Solon Dyer
Mary Anna Olmstead
Anna Dyer
Solon Dyer Jr
Daniel Dyer
Camilla Dyer
Cynthia Dyer

Parents and Siblings



    Anna Dyer




    Cynthia Dyer



World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 8

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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 (2)

  • Camilla Dyer, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Camila Dyer, "Find A Grave Index"

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