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Notes for Juanita Dye Boggs

The Families of John Samuel Dye

1880 census Carrol Twp., Vermilion Co., IL - Hetta Dye (43), Howard S. (13), Bertha L. (11), Eura A. (9), Flora B. (7) and Jennie E. (5). Hetta listed as married, occupation keeping house. Howard listed as Works in Brickyard. Hetta listed as born in Ohio, both parents born Ohio. Children listed born Illinois, father born KY, mother born OH.

Submitted to pension office May 25, 1900 - Affadavit from Mahettable Dye that she is the widow of John S. Dye and claimant for his pension. States that he deserted her about August 1877 but that they were never divorced. States she is 63 years old and a resident of Vermilion Co., IL. States she lives with her children, has no means of income from any source, and no one who is legally bound to support her. There is a copy of certificate of marriage of John S. Dye and Mahettable Garrard Oct. 21, 1858 in Vermilion Co., IL. Additional affadavits: One by her brother George Garrard, age 46, of Danville, Vermilion Co., IL stating that John "deserted (Mahettable) and his children about 1877 and has never returned to her." States she has no property and no income. Second affadavit is by Jonathan Boggs of Danville, a Police Officer. States that Mahettable lives with a married daughter, has no income or property, has never remarried, and is dependant on her children for support. (Note: Jonathan Boggs is Mahettable's son in law, married to her daughter Jennie). A third affadavit by William and A. Sandusky states that they knew John S. Dye and Mahettable Garrard from their "early youth up" and that neither had been previously married.

1900 census Danville Twp., Vermilion Co., IL ed 73, page 275B Sheet 1B
Household #19 431 N. Albert St.
John Boggs, head, April 1867, age 33, md 5 yrs, KY/KY/KY, policeman
Juanita, wife, Feb 1878, age 23, md 5 yrs, 0 children, IL/KY/OH
Hettie, mother-in-law, Feb 1837, age 63, widowed, md. 41 yrs, 8 births, 8 surviving children, OH,KY,KY
AJ Davis, boarder, June 1855, age 45, single, IN/IN/OH, painter