Sam Curtiss Dye

2 July 1890–19 July 1953 (Age 63)
Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Sam Curtiss

When Sam Curtiss Dye was born on 2 July 1890, in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States, his father, John Dye, was 50 and his mother, Betsy Eveline Philips, was 39. He had at least 2 sons with Emma Goodley. He lived in Divide Township, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Henderson, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 19 July 1953, in Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Fairmont Cemetery, Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States.

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Sam Curtiss Dye
Emma Goodley
Osborne Curtiss Dye
Harold Elymas Dye

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    Osborne Curtiss Dye


    Harold Elymas Dye


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World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 2

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Dennis . In Britain the surname is most common in Norfolk, but frequent also in Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Dye, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel Dye, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sam Dye, "United States Census, 1940"

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