Sarah Ann Dyer

20 January 1814–21 January 1912 (Age 98)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Dyer was born on 20 January 1814, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Archibald Dyer, was 30 and her mother, Ruth Johnston, was 26. She died on 21 January 1912, in Mount Joy, Delta, Texas, United States, at the age of 98.

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Archibald Dyer
Ruth Johnston
Sarah Ann Dyer
Martha Ann Dyer
Celia Ann Dyer
Robert Dyer
Joseph A Dyer
Malinda Caroline Dyer
LeRoy Dyer
Eliza "Lizzie" Dyer
Rhoda Susannah Dyer
William T Dyer
Emily Melvina Dyer
Dixon Reuben Dyer

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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 4

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 32

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a dyer of cloth, Middle English dyer (from Old English dēag ‘dye’; the verb is a back-formation from the agent noun). This surname also occurs in Scotland, but Lister is a more common equivalent there.2 Irish (Counties Sligo and Roscommon): usually a short form of MacDyer, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Duibhir ‘son of Duibhir’, a short form of a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ + odhar ‘sallow’, ‘tawny’.

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

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