Bernard Garr Dyson Jr.

17 April 1936–26 October 1996 (Age 60)
Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Bernard Garr

When Bernard Garr Dyson Jr. was born on 17 April 1936, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, his father, Bernard Garr Dyson, Sr., was 24 and his mother, Virginiamae Mathews, was 15. He lived in Brooklyn, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States in 1996. He died on 26 October 1996, in Evansville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States.

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Many Wisconsinites Serve in WWII

Age 5

Nearly 332,000 Wisconsin residents served in the U.S. military during World War II. Nine thousand of these were women.
1954 · The First McDonald's Opens Its Doors

Age 18

Ray Kroc opened up the first McDonalds in Des Plaines after the McDonald Brothers gave him the rights to set up restaurants thoughout the country.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Yorkshire): metronymic from Dye .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Danish, German, and Norwegian Theisen or German Theissen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernard G Dyson in household of Bernard G Dyson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernard Dyson in entry for Virginiamae Dyson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Bernard G Dyson Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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