Jane Dyer

4 August 1804–8 June 1883 (Age 78)
Belfast, Ireland

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Dyer was born on 4 August 1804, in Belfast, Ireland, her father, Samuel Dyer, was 21 and her mother, Ann Mc Clure, was 29. She married William T Reid in 1826. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1847 and lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 8 June 1883, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William T Reid
1805–1863
Jane Dyer
1804–1883
Marriage: 1826
Jane Reid
1824–
Samuel Reid
1828–
Joseph Reid
1843–
Ellen Reid
1830–
Rebecca Reid
1832–1886
Robert Reid
1835–1884
Thomas Reid
1837–1843
Ann Jane Reid
1840–1894
Edward Reid
1843–
Mary Fanny Reid
1847–1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1826
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1807 · Louisiana is Divided into 19 Parishes
    Age 3
    Louisiana was divided into 19 parishes (rather than counties or boroughs) on March 31, 1807. Currently, there are 64 parishes in Louisiana.
    1808
    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a dyer of cloth, from Middle English deier, degher ‘dyer’ (Old English dēag ‘dye’; the verb is a back-formation from the agent noun). Compare Dexter . The name is typical of southern England. In the Midlands Dexter is the more common equivalent and in northern England Lister .Irish (Sligo and Antrim): variant of Dwyer .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dier
    Dayer
    Dyar
    Dexter

    Sources (18)

    • Jane Reed in household of William Reed, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jane Reid in entry for Robert Reid and Mary McNichol, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
    • Jane Dyer in entry for Fannie M Sargent, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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