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Notes for Mounteer Dye

William Dye married Phebe Monteer. Came to Mason Co., KY from Plainsfield NJ with the Shotwell, Morris, Stout, Drake, Arms & Cahill families in 1788. William Dye purchased 300 acres of land in Mason Co., KY May 3, 1793. (Deed book A, page 277, the spelling is William Die).

Family Bible of William Dye and his wife Phebe Monteer. The Bible record reads:
"William Dye born August 1st [?] 1740
Phebe Monteer born March the 3d 1744
Married January 24th 1762
Children born to the above named
John Dye born November 15th 1762
Joseph Dye born February 6th 1766
William Dye born December 6th 1768
Monteer born Deceember [sic] 12th 1770
Ruth born February 19th 1775
Mary Dye born March 12th 1777
Margaret Dye born December 12 1780
Abigail Dye born February 17th 1785
Eliza Dye born June 2nd 1803"

This Bible is in the possession of David Dye of Millersburg, Kentucky. Eliza is apparently a grandchild, the daughter of Abigail. **Note that Luke Dye is not a son of William and Phebe. He is their grandson, and the son of John Dye who was married to Margaret. My information indicates her name was DeWitt. Luke is the ancestor of David Dye who has the Bible.

As to whether Phebe was a Mount or a Monteer, I cannot say, but their Bible indicates "Monteer".

Marriage Bond Dec. 11, 1797, Mounteer Dye and Elsey Glenn, bondsman Robert Glenn.

Not listed as an heir in his father's will dated August 13, 1806

1810 census Mason Co., KY
Mounteer Dye
1 male 26-44 (Mounteer, age 40)
1 male 10-15 (Evans, age 10)
4 males under 10 (James, age 7, Francis & Isaac, both about age 5, Andrew, age 3)
1 female 26-44 (Elsey, age 26-44)
3 slaves

1820 census Mason Co., KY #063

1830 census Western District, Mason Co., KY
Mounteer Dye
1 male 60-70 (Mounteer, age 60)
4 males 20-30
1 female 50-60 (Elsey, age 50-60)
By John Dye, Robert Glenn

Died November 17, 1838

1840 census Mason Co., KY #055????

Mason Co., KY land records
Shows one Mounteer DYE, deceased, had wife Alcy DYE. July 12, 1841 (Deed Book 33, p. 327)

Mason Co. KY land deeds:
A- 316 29 May 1793 Hugh Shannon and Rebecca his wife of Scott co Ky AND Alexander Dougherty of Mason co Tr: Sale of 100 acres Mason co land for 46 pounds Wt: William Dye, William Johnson, Mountur Dye, William Johnson, Jr. Clerk: Thomas Marshall, Jr.

526 - 25 June 1796 Hugh Shannon and Rebecca his wife of Scott co Ky AND William Dye of Mason co Tr: Sale of 80 acres Mason co land for 45 pounds Desc: By lands of Robert Flora, Charles Evans, and a part of Shannons Pre and Settlement. Wt: John Dye, William Dye, Mounteer Dye, George Folks Clerk: Thomas Marshall, Jr.