Notes for James Dyer Jr
1850 census Town 5S Range 7W, Randolph Co.,
IL - p110
Household #1665\1674 Census taken November 8, 1850
James Dyers (32), b. Ireland, farmer, value of real estate owned $100.
Mary A. (32) b. Ireland
William P. (14), b. Ireland
James (13), b. Ireland
Mary J. (11), b. Ireland
Samuel (9), b. Ireland
Joseph (7), b. Ireland
Archibald (4). b. Ireland
David (3) b. Ireland
Martha E. (8/12) b. Illinois
1860 census Twp. 5, South 6 W - James Dyer (24), born Canada. Living in household of Jno. B. Bratney (33), Mary S. (25), Theodore S. (4). Also in household is Joseph Myers (30). James & Joseph listed as farm labor. Living between 2 Mann familes (Robert C. and R.C.)
Company "H" 22nd Illinois Infantry
****DYER, James Sergeant Randolph Co Jun 25, 1861 Killed at Farmington, Miss, May 9, 1862
DYER, Samuel Private Randolph Co Jun 25, 1861 Discharged Dec 18, 1862
MANN, Robert C Corporal Preston Jun 25, 1861 Died Oct 2, 1863; wounds
PRESSLEY, Robert Recruit Preston Mar 28, 1864 Tr. to Co. I, 42d Ill. Inf.
PRESSLEY, Reuben L Private Preston Jun 25, 1861 Killed, accidentally, Chattanooga, Oct 11, 1863 1870 - age 34?
I have a note that there is a James Dyer born who was born on Oct. 31, 1837 and died on Oct 21, 1900, with wife Eliza, born January 07, 1837 and died April 23, 1913 that are buried in the Preston Cemetery, Randolph Co., IL. Source?? The census records do not confirm this or answer who this James Dyer could be.
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