Dora Dye

Brief Life History of Dora

When Dora Dye was born on 24 July 1873, in Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States, her father, Lilburn Dye, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Sword, was 30. She married Benjamin Franklin Brewer on 6 January 1890, in Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 28 February 1945, in Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Peggy Sword Cemetery, Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Brewer
1866–1929
Dora Dye
1873–1945
Marriage: 6 January 1890
Edward Brewer
1890–1971
Walter Brewer
1891–1962
Lee Brewer
1892–1971
Oscar Brewer
1894–1966
Lawrence Brewer
1895–1943
Elizabeth Brewer
1896–1929
Rebecca Brewer
1898–1979
James "Jenks" Brewer
1900–1974
Susan Brewer
1901–1983
Rush Brewer
1903–1969
Ernest Brewer
1905–1972
Minnie Brewer
1908–1952

Sources (35)

  • Dora Ray in household of Doc Ray, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dora Dye, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Dora Brewer, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1892 · The Radio is invented

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

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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