John Elias Cole Dyer

1880–11 October 1954 (Age 74)
Stoke Damerel, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Elias Cole

When John Elias Cole Dyer was born in 1880, in Stoke Damerel, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Dyer, was 44 and his mother, Ann Maria Cole, was 35. He married Beatrice Judd in 1903, in Devon, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Devonport, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 11 October 1954, in Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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John Elias Cole Dyer
Beatrice Judd
Marriage: 1903

Spouse and Children

Devon, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    John Dyer


    Ann Maria Cole




    Lily Dyer



    Mabel Dyer


    Ethel Dyer



World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 0

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 24

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • John Elias Cob Dyer in household of John Dyer, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Elias C Dyer in household of John Dyer, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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