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William Dye was the son of William Dye & Margaret Anderson. His father was a Revoltionary War veteran.
Phebe Mounteer was the daughter of Unknown parents. Possible fathers for her are Luke Montier and William Mountere.

THE FAMILY OF WILLIAM DYE & PHEBE MOUNTEER

William Dye & Phebe MounteerWilliam Dye & Phebe Mounteer were married on January 24, 1762 in New Jersey. They had 8 children. The family emigrated from Middlesex Co., New Jersey to Mason Co., Kentucky sometime between 1788 to 1793 with the Shotwell, Morris, Stout, Drake, Arms & Cahill families. William's brothers John & Kenneth also emigrated to Kentucky. William Dye purchased 300 acres of land in Mason Co., KY on May 3, 1793. (Deed book A, page 277, the spelling is William Die). In a book of memoirs written by Daniel Drake, he recounts visits to "Old Billy Dye's" house, which he says was "one of the fashionable places of resort for the young people of the neighborhood." The account by Dr. Drake is uncomplimentary, stating that "Old Billy" beat his slaves, and that his sons drank and his daughters were a disgrace to him. (William's youngest daughter Abigail had a child out of wedlock before marrying her first cousin Peter in 1805, so possibly she is the daughter referred to.) William Dye died on August 13, 1806 in Mason Co., KY. Phebe Mounteer Dye married her widowed brother-in-law, Kenneth Dye, on Sept. 16, 1815 in Mason Co., KY. Phebe Mounteer Dye died in 1818 in Mason Co., KY. In her will she left bequests to her children, and several to her granddaughter Eliza Dye, who was the illegitimate daughter of Abigail Dye.
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The Children of William Dye & Phebe Mounteer:

John Kenneth DyeJohn Kenneth Dye was born on November 15, 1762 in Middlesex Co., NJ. His name and birth date are listed in William & Phebe (Mounteer) Dye's family Bible that now belongs to David Dye of of Millersburg, Kentucky. John married Margaret DeWitt about 1782 in Middlesex Co., NJ and they had 10 children. His parents emigrated from New Jersey to Kentucky sometime between 1788 to 1793, and John & Margaret emigrated there also sometime between 1788 to 1810. There is a John Dye listed on land records in Mason Co., KY in 1794 & 1796 who is either this John Dye or his uncle. John is listed as an heir in his father's will that was dated August 13, 1806. He is listed on the 1810, 1820 & 1830 census records of Mason Co, KY. A biography of one of his sons (John) lists him as Kenneth Dye, but he is listed as John in all other records I have for him . John Kenneth Dye died in 1833 in Mason Co., KY. Margaret died on May 13, 1842.
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Joseph Dye

Joseph Dye was born on February 06, 1766 in Middlesex Co., NJ. His name and birth date are listed in William & Phebe (Mounteer) Dye's family Bible that now belongs to David Dye of of Millersburg, Kentucky. His parents emigrated from New Jersey to Kentucky sometime between 1788 to 1793 (when he was age 22 to 27), but I do not know if Joseph went with them. He is not listed as an heir in his father's will that was dated August 13, 1806, and I do not have any further information for him. Joseph Dye died sometime after 1766, and probably before 1806, but I do not know where.
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William Dye, Jr.William Dye, Jr. was born on December 06, 1768 in Middlesex Co., NJ. His name and birth date are listed in William & Phebe (Mounteer) Dye's family Bible that now belongs to David Dye of of Millersburg, Kentucky. His parents emigrated from New Jersey to Kentucky sometime between 1788 to 1793 (when he was age 20 to 25). William Dye Jr. is listed in a Mason Co., KY land record dated March 8, 1793. William married Hannah Lamb on September 02, 1794 in Mason Co., KY and they had at least 10 children. He is listed as a head of household on the 1800 census of Mason Co., KY. When William's father wrote his will on August 13, 1806, he stated: "I give, grant and bequeath unto my son William's children, the 100 acres of land that my son William lives on, and it my will and desire that my son William should be the guardian for his children and not the executor." William is listed as a head of household on the 1810 census of Mason Co., KY. He is not listed as an heir in his mother's will that was dated Aug. 27, 1817, but his son John is listed as an heir. There is a court record dated May 25, 1819 that states that "since the filing of the original bill herein against William Dye, he has discovered that the legal title to the land on which he resides is vested in his children", and names William's children at the time as being Phoebe Williams (wife of Nathanial), Ruth Bland (wife of Calvin), Samuel, Charles, Lawson, Pierce, Margaret, Ann, John & Mary, and states that all are "infants" except for Pheobe & Ruth.William Dye died sometiem after 1819, probably in Mason Co., Kentucky.
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Mounteer DyeMounteer Dye was born on December 12, 1770 in Middlesex Co., NJ. His name and birth date are listed in William & Phebe (Mounteer) Dye's family Bible that now belongs to David Dye of of Millersburg, Kentucky. His parents emigrated from New Jersey to Kentucky sometime between 1788 to 1793 (when he was age 18 to 23). Mounteer married Elsey Glenn on December 13, 1797 in Mason Co., KY and they had at least 5 sons. Elsey's brother Robert had married Mounteer's sister Ruth earlier that same year. Mounteer is not listed as an heir in his father's will that was dated August 13, 1806, but there is a Mounteer Dye who was one of the witnesses to the will. Perhaps he was not listed as an heir because his father wished him to be one of the executors. Mounteer is listed as head of household on the 1810, 1820 & 1830 censuses of Mason Co., KY. Mounteer Dye died on November 17, 1838. Elsey died on May 17, 1842 in Mason Co., KY.
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Ruth DyeRuth Dye was born on February 19, 1775 in Middlesex Co., NJ. Her name and birth date are listed in William & Phebe (Mounteer) Dye's family Bible that now belongs to David Dye of of Millersburg, Kentucky. Her parents emigrated from New Jersey to Kentucky sometime between 1788 to 1793 (when she was age 13 to 18). Ruth married Robert Glenn on April 12, 1797 and they had 10 children. Robert's sister Elsey married Ruth's brother Mounteer later that same year. Ruth is listed as an heir in her father's will that was dated August 13, 1806. She is listed as an heir in her mother's will that was dated Aug. 27, 1817. She is not listed as an heir in her mother's will that was dated Aug. 27, 1817, but her son William is listed as an heir. Ruth Dye Glenn died on June 04, 1845 in Sardis, Mason Co., KY. Robert & Ruth are buried in the Shannon Cemetery, Sardis, Mason Co., KY.
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Mary "Polly" DyeMary "Polly" Dye was born on March 12, 1777 in Middlesex Co., NJ. Her name and birth date are listed in William & Phebe (Mounteer) Dye's family Bible that now belongs to David Dye of of Millersburg, Kentucky. Her parents emigrated from New Jersey to Kentucky sometime between 1788 to 1793 (when she was age 11 to 16). Polly married Joseph Forman about 1796 and they had 9 children born between 1797 to 1818. Joseph is listed as a head of household on the 1800 census of Mason Co., KY. Polly is listed as an heir in her father's will that was dated August 13, 1806. Joseph is listed as head of household on the 1810 census of Mason Co., KY. Polly is listed as an heir in her mother's will that was dated Aug. 27, 1817. Joseph is listed as a head of household on the 1820 & 1830 censuses of Mason Co., KY. Mary "Polly" Dye Forman died on August 24, 1835. Joseph is listed as head of household on the 1840 census of Mason Co., KY. Joseph died on March 07, 1844.
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Margaret DyeMargaret Dye was born on December 12, 1780 in Middlesex Co., NJ. Her name and birth date are listed in William & Phebe (Mounteer) Dye's family Bible that now belongs to David Dye of of Millersburg, Kentucky. Her parents emigrated from New Jersey to Kentucky sometime between 1788 to 1793 (when she was age 8 to 13) but I do not know if Margaret went with them. She is not listed as an heir in her father's will that was dated August 13, 1806. Margaret Dye died sometime after 1780, and probably before 1806 but I do not know where.
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Abigail DyeAbigail Dye was born on February 17, 1785 in Middlesex Co., NJ. Her name and birth date are listed in William & Phebe (Mounteer) Dye's family Bible that now belongs to David Dye of of Millersburg, Kentucky. Her parents emigrated from New Jersey to Kentucky sometime between 1788 to 1793 (when she was age 3 to 8). Abigail married her first cousin Peter Dye on April 20, 1805 in Mason Co., KY. At the time of their marriage, Abigail had an illigitemate daughter from a previous relationship named Eliza. Peter & Abigail had at least 4 sons, and early census records indicate they may have had one more son and also another daughter whose names I have not discovered at this time. Abigail is listed as an heir in her father's will that was dated August 13, 1806. The family is listed on the 1810 & 1820 censuses of Fleming Co., KY, which is next to Mason Co., KY. Peter died in 1822 & Abigail Dye died in 1825, both in Fleming or Mason Co., KY. At the time of Abigail's death, the children ranged in age from 3 to 18.
The Family of Peter Dye & Abigail Dye
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