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Notes for Mary Ann Vantrease Dye

The Family of Lawrence Dye & Mary Ann VanTrease

1810 census Flemingsberg, Fleming Co., KY
Page 67
(Johann) Fredrick Vantrees
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1 male over 45 (Johann Frederick, age 63)
1 female over 45 (Kesiah, age over 45)
1 female 16-25 (Rachel, age 23)
Where is Dorothy, age 30??
page 70
(James) Fredrick Vantreese
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1 male 26-45 (James Frederick, age 34)
1 female 26-45 (Elizabeth, age 35)
4 females under age 10 (Kesiah, age 8, Nancy, age 6-9, Margaret, age 3 & Mary Ann, age 1)

1820 census Fleming Co., KY
page 35
Keziah Vantrase
1 female over 45
Near household of Peter Dye
page 42
Fredr Vantreese 100010-22201-01
1 male 26-44 (James Frederick, age 44)
1 male under 10 (Squire, age 5-9)
1 female over 45 (Elizabeth, age 45)
2 females 16-25 (Kesiah, age 18 Nancy, age 16-19)
2 females 10-15 (Margaret, age 13 & Mary Ann, age 11)
2 females under 10 (Lucinda, age 8 & Susannah, age 2)
1 person engaged in agriculture
On ancestry.com index as Fred R Vantreese

January 20, 1825 - marriage bond for Lawrence Dye & Mary Ann Vantreese in Fleming Co., KY

April 04, 1825 - son Hiram born in KY
December 02, 1826 - daughter Martha Jane born in KY
abt 1828 - daughter Philadelphia Phebe born in KY
March 12, 1830 - daughter Elizabeth born in KY

1830 census Fleming Co., KY
Lawrence Dye
1 male 20-29 (Lawrence, age 23)
1 male 10-14
1 male 5-9 (Hiram, age 5)
1 female 20-30 (Mary Ann, age 20)
3 females under 5 (Martha, age 4, Phebe, age 2 & Elizabeth, age baby)

June 1836 - daughter Catherine Angeline born in KY

Land Indenture 23 Dec 1836
Fleming County, Kentucky: Deed Book U, p. 17 (Grantors)
Elijah Lamar and Kesiah Vantreese Lamar, with Eli Hinton and Lucinda Vantreese Hinton, enter into a land indenture contract with Lawrence Dye. Lamars receive $ 400 and Hintons $ 350 to assign Lawrence Dye and his heirs "undivided interest" in the tract of land owned and possessed by Frederick Vantrees "supposed to contain 157 acres" including portion of the said estate of Frederick Vantrees which may be allotted to the widow of said Vantreese (and would revert to Keziah and Lucinda as part of widows dower at her death. Also included in the disposition is "their share or portion of the slaves of the estate of said Frederick Vantreese, dec'd" as well as any personal interest following the widow's death.

1838 - son John Samuel born in KY
May 1839 - daughter Mary Lucy born in KY

1840 census 1st Division of Fleming Co., KY
Mary Ann Dye
1 male 10-14 (Hiram, age 14)
1 male under 5 (John Samuel, age 2)
1 female 30-39 (Mary Ann, age 30)
2 females 10-14 (Martha, age 11 & Elizabeth, age 10)
2 females 5-9 (Phoebe, age 8 & Angeline, age 4)
1 female under 5 (Mary Lucy, age 1)
Lawrence had gone out of state to try to raise money. The court awarded most of his estate to his debtors while he was gone, and when he returned the family emigrated to Illinois about 1841.

1841-1849 - son Albert born in Vermilion Co., KY. He died December 1849.

1850 census Census District No. 21 Vermilion Co., IL page 326
#242
Lawrence Dye, age 43, b. KY
Mary A. , age 40, b. KY
Hiram Dye, age 25 , b. KY
Martha, age 21, b. KY
Elizabeth, age 19, b. KY
Angeline. age 14, b. KY
John, age 12, b. KY
Mary, age 10, b. KY
David Sconce, age 20, b. KY (David Sconce later married Elizabeth Dye)
#243
Elizabeth Vantrease, age 75, b. MD
Harriet, age 19, b. KY
Henry, age 11, b. IL

April 01, 1851 - daughter Blanche born in Vermilion Co., KY.

Sept. 1851 document in Vermilion Co. IL assigns guardianship to John Jordan and Lawrence Dye for: Alexander, William Jasper, Lucinda, and Mary Eliza Judd, minor heirs of Nancy Judd, dec'd; and for John Marion and Mary E. Judd, minor heirs of (Nancy's son) Squire Judd, dec'd.

1855 state census Vermilion Co., IL
Lawrence Dye
1 male 40-49 (Lawrence, age 48)
1 male 10-19 (John Samuel, age 17)
1 female 50-59 (?)(Mary Ann, age 45)
1 female 20-29 (Angeline, age 20)
1 females 10-19 (Mary, age 15 and Lucy, age 10)
1 female 0-9 (Blanche, age 4)

1860 census Elwood Twshp, Vermilion Co., IL
Lawrance Dye, age 53, b. KY
Mary A., age 50, b. KY
Lucy, age 20, b. KY
Blanche, age 9, b. IL

1863 - Lawrence is described in military papers as 56 years old, 5'7" tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair. Occupation was listed as farmer.

January 29, 1865 - Mary Ann died. She is buried in Mt. Pisgah cemetery, Georgetown, Vermilion Co., IL.

1870 census Elwood Twshp, Vermilion Co., IL - Lawrance Dye, age 63. Living by himself.

March 17, 1871 - married widow Delilah Creitzer. Vermilion Co., IL book B, p69
http://cyberdriveillinois.com/cgi-bin/archives/marriage.s
DYE, LAWRENCE CREITZER, DELILAH VERMILION 03/17/1871 3 /69

According to pension records, Lawrence was a Civil War veteran in Company "C" 73rd Regiment Illinois Volunteers. (Union Army) He was a Private. He enlisted at Vermilion, IL, and served from July 24, 1862 to January 28, 1863 when he was discharged at Nashville, TN. He contracted "camp diarrhea" in the service, and spent the later years of his life in poverty. Doctor treated him in last years of his life for free. He died September 7, 1879, and was buried September 8, 1879 at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Georgetown, Vermilion Co., IL. Son-in-law David Sconce was appointed guardian of his minor children from his second marriage after his death.