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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William T Reid
Jane Dyer
Marriage: 1826
Jane Reid
Samuel Reid
Joseph Reid
Ellen Reid
Rebecca Reid
Robert Reid
Thomas Reid
Ann Jane Reid
Edward Reid
Mary Fanny Reid

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    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.
    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.

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    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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