Myrtle Dyer

1898–1969 (Age 70)
Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Myrtle

When Myrtle Dyer was born on 29 March 1898, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States, her father, Simpson Dyer, was 41 and her mother, Caroline Julia Cox, was 39. She married Norman James Artrup on 29 May 1922, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Melvindale, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park, Wayne, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died in 1969, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Myrtle Dyer
1898–1969
Norman James Artrup
1897–1971
Marriage: 29 May 1922
Jack E Artrup
1922–1991
Frances Sue Artrup
1924–1989

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 May 1922
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

  • Simpson Dyer

    Male1856–1924Male

  • Caroline Julia Cox

    Female1858–1939Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 5

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1917

Age 19

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Myrtie Dyre in household of Simpson Dyre, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mertie Dyer in household of Simpson Dyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtle Artrup in household of Norman J Artrup, "United States Census, 1940"

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