Notes for Nehemiah Dye
Nehemiah is the only child not listed in the will of William Dye. Was he the son of William Dye & Margaret Salter???
Early New Jersey Marriages - Extracts
#210; John WETHERELL (Jr), Brother to Rachael WETHERELL of Brunswick in the County of Middlesex, and Nehemiah DYE of South Amboy in the same county... [bound to]... William FRANKLIN, Governor... 500 pounds... 18 Sept 1765. ... Nehemiah DYE... obtained license of marriage for himself and for Rachael WETHERELL... [w] John TERRILL [consent notice] Mr TIRRELL - I am very well acquainted with John WETHERELL Jr and you may safely enough grant the license - he will make oath that his [fa]ther consents... [signed] John SMYTH [affidavit] Perth Amboy, 18 Sept 1765 John WETHERELL maketh oath... that Rachael WETHERELL marries with consent of his and her father. [signed] John WETHERELL Jr
Nehemiah Dey (1742 - 1799) was the son of William and Margaret Anderson (Salter) Dey. He did not migrate to Kentucky with his brothers William, John and Kenneth. He married Rachel Wetherell and they had 5 children. Nehemiah was not mentioned in his father's will.
One of his sons was Nehemiah (1779 - 1817) who married Mary Conover. Their daughter was Catherine V. Dey.
Another son was Rune Dey (1781 - 1850).
This is certainly a different name and any thoughts as to its origin would be
appreciated. Rune married Ellen Unknown and they had 7 children.
Reuney N(ehemiah?) Dey (1805 - 1883) married Mary Ann Morris and his Will is available. Reuney N.'s brother was Ralph S. Dey. Ralph married Rebecca Potts and they had 8 children. One son was named Reuney N. Dey (1865 - 1910). Note that Reuney N. Dey (1805 - 1883) left a rather large sum to his namesake nephew.
Reuney N. Dey (1865 - 1910) married Lucy C. Rule and their marriage application appears below.
Rune Dey (1781 - 1850?) had a daughter Margaret Applegate Dey (1828 - ?) who married George Barclay Perrine. The named their only son Reuney Dey Perrine (1857 - 1943). Reuney (1857) married Catherine Conover Perrine.
Thus, there are several
Reuney's and apparently all of them are in the family of Nehemiah Dey.
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