Richard Dye

2 January 1832–28 September 1924 (Age 92)
Bengeo Rural, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Dye was born on 2 January 1832, in Bengeo Rural, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Dye Jr, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Gower, was 27. He married Mary Malden Peek on 23 November 1859, in South Weber, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 28 September 1924, in Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Dye
Mary Malden Peek
Marriage: 23 November 1859
Mary Adelaide Dye
Richard Thomas Dye
William Malden Dye
Joseph Henry Dye
Elizabeth Dye
James Dye
Walter Ernest Dye
Samuel Gower Dye
Martha E Dye
Sarah Gower Dye

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1859South Weber, Davis, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 11
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): from the Middle English female personal name Dye, a pet form of Denis(e) (from Latin Dionisia); see Dennis .

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

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    Life sketch of Richard Dye

    Life sketch of Richard Dye By his daughter Sarah Gower (Dye) Jarrell Richard Dye, son of Thomas Dye and Sarah Gower was born 2nd of January 1832 at Bengeo, (near Hartford) Hertfordshire, England. …

    Sources (64)

    • Richard Dye, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Richard Dye in entry for Mary Malden Peek Dye, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Richard Dye, "United States Census, 1920"

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