Daniel Webster Dyer


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1. Hannah Eliza Booher

Daniel Webster Dyer 1

  • Born: 16 Nov 1819, , , VA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Eliza Booher
  • Died: 22 Dec 1877 at age 58
  • Buried: Hodgenville: Red Hill Cemetery, LaRue, KY

   Another name for Daniel was D. W. Dyer.2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Hodgenville, Larue, KY. 2 Jacob Booher, miller, 70, was living with wife Jane, 63, in the home of merchant D. W. Dyer, 40, who was married to H. E. Dyer, 35. The Boohers were born in Pennsylvania, D.W. in Virginia, and H.E. in Kentucky. Jacob has real estate value of $500 and personal estate of $100. The post office is Hodgenville.

The Dyers had these children with them who were all born in Kentucky: daughter M.J. 17; Mollie E., 15; son B.F. 10; Nancy, 6; son D.A. 4; daughter E.M. 11 months old when the census was recorded on 6 Jun 1860. Also living with them was W.H. Dyer, 24, cabinet maker, born in Kentucky; John Litz, 50, master cabinet maker, born in Germany; and Jas. B. Davenport, 21, stove merchant from Kentucky.

2. Census in 1870 in Hodgenville, Larue, KY. 1 Jane Booher, 74, born in Pennsylvania, was living in the home of her daughter, Hannah E., 46, and her husband Daniel W. Dyer, 50, dry goods merchant, who was born in Virginia. Hannah was born in Kentucky along with the following children who were living with her: Benjamin G., 20, clerk in store; Nancy D., 18; Daniel A., 14; Elizabeth, 11; James, 7; Susan, 3. Also in the home but not part of the family was James L. Dyer, 21, carpenter; Elizabeth Mattingly, 42; John Metz, 60, cabinet maker.

Daniel married Hannah Eliza Booher, daughter of Jacob Booher and Jane. (Hannah Eliza Booher was born about 1825 in , Hardin, KY,2 died in Bonham, Fannin, TX and was buried in Bonham, Fannin, TX.)


1 1870 United States Census, Kentucky, LaRue County, Hodgenville, Series: M593 Roll: 480 Page: 53.

2 1860 United States Census, Kentucky, LaRue County, Hodgenville, Series: M653 Roll: 380 Page: 186.

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