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Notes for Joseph Denny Dyer Backsmeyer

The Family of Bolton B. Dyer & Elizabeth Senn

Not listed with his mother & siblings on the 1900 or 1910 census

1900 census Friestatt Twp., Lawrence Co., MO
Henry Boxmeyer, head, Sept 1862, age 37, md 13 yrs, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1881, in US 19 yrs, farmer
Mary L., wife, May 1862, age 38, md 13 yrs, 0 births, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1873, in US 27 yrs
Joseph B. Dyer, ward, Nov 1890, age 9, MO/Unknown/Switzerland

1910 census Freistatt Twp, Lawrence, Missouri page 86A
Henry Backmeyer, head, age 47, md 23 yrs, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1881, naturalized, farmer
Mary L, wife, age 47, md 23 yrs, 0 births, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1873
Joe Dyer, adopted child, age 18, MO/Unknown/Switzerland, farm labor, home farm
Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Joe Backsmeyer
Marriage Date: 16 Oct 1913
Marriage Location: Hoberg, Lawrence, Missouri
Marriage County: Lawrence
Spouse Name: Laura Rahmoeller

1918 - Listed on probate for his sister Ida as Joe Bachmeier

1920 census Friestatt Twp., Lawrence Co., MO
Joe Beckemeyer, head, age 29, MO/IL/MO, farmer
Laura, wife, age 24, MO/Germany/Germany
Roy, son, age 4 months, MO/MO/MO

April 30, 1925 Lawrence Chieftain
David Gideon Dyer was born in Mt Vernon, MO Oct. 11, 1885, died Apr 24, 1925. He lived in Mt Vernon all his life. In early childhood he united with the Presbyterian Church. He leaves four brothers, Ed, Sam, Joe, and Bolton, all of Mt Vernon, except Bolton who is in Marble Falls, Tx and two sisters, Mrs. T W Hogue and Miss Dora both of Mt Vernon. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at his home by Reverend Lyle H Gillham. He was laid to rest in the city cemetery.

1930 census Friestatt Twp., Lawrence Co., MO
Joe Backsmeyer, head, age 39, age at first marriage - 23, MO/unknown/unknown, farmer, truck farm
Laura, wife, age 34, age at first marriage - 18, MO/Russia/Russia
Roy H., son, age 15, MO/MO/MO

Death Certificate Lawrence Co., Missouri
Joseph Denny Backsmeyer
male, White, married
Date of birth: Nov 13, 1890 in Mt. Vernon, Missouri
Father: Henry Backsmeyer
Mother: Louise Meyer
Occupation: Farming
Informant: wife Laura Backsmeyer of Mt. Vernon, MO
Date of death: May 12, 1953 in rural Mt. Vernon, MO
Cause of death: myocarditis chr
Other: Feluts Syndrome with rheumatoid arthritis. Post Cerebral hemorrhage & hypertension.
Buried: May 14, 1953 in Zion Evangelical Cemetery 11 miles SW of Mt. Vernon, MO