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Joshua Dyer (abt. 1783 - 1865)

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Joshua Dyer
Born about in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United Statesmap
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He died 1 Jan 1865 in Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United States and was buried in Dyer Cemetery, East Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United States.[1]


Note: Joshua Dyer d Jan 1 1865 82 son of Ephraim & Hanna Dyer, Sally Ames his wife also their infant d 1808 Betsey his second wife d Feb 23 1861 41, children of Joshua & Betsey: Edith B wife of James Small d in Cherryfield Feb 10 1831 31 Henry S Dyer d New Orleans LA Nov 28, 1852 Sarah A Dyer d May 8 1833 22 Asa Dyer d Virginia City NV Jan 11 1869 49 On smaller stones Catherine S b Dec 13 1815 d Jan 16 1892 Louisa J Pineo b Feb 19 1850 d May 1896 Others buried in the cenetery John Emery s/o Jason & Mary Ann Lord d June 28 1841 3-7-11 Jason Edmond s/o Jason & Mary Ann Lord d May 2 1841 11yr 25 d Charles Byron Pineo (name of 1st wife unk; md 2nd Mary Morrow) ch by 1st wife: John Pineo b ca 1838; Louisa Jane Pineo b 1840 d May 18 1896
1850 Census, Sullivan, Hancock County, Me., Roll 255, Page 244 (all b. Me.)
"Joshuway" Dyer, 67, M, Farmer, Real Estate $2050
Asa, 30, M, Ship Carpenter
Catherine, 24, F
ME,1860,434,Hanc,Sullivan,160-155 pg,H-019,Y,4,,
died age 82 years [Ellsworth Herald]
Sons Ephraim, Ebenezer & Asa went to California.
Asa later went to Nevada where he died unmarried.
REF: Dyer Genealogy by Ephraim Dyer;
Joe Feeney-17 Charles St. Houlton ME, says Joshua & Sally (Ames) had Jotham S. Dyer.
Ephraim Dyer Genealogy says Sally Ames died with her child !
REF:(9.2D988d Bangor ME Public Library); MOCA.; Hancock Probate. [AWM]


  1. "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 October 2014), Joshua Dyer, 1865; citing East Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United States, Dyer Cemetery, Maine State Library, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,315,195.

See also:

  • "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 May 2015), Joshuwoay Dyer, Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United States; citing family 118, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Ellsworth Herald, Index of Deaths & Marriages: Author: Mrs. Arthur Ward & Mrs. Shirley Rhodes: Note: NS130383: Source Media Type: Newspaper: Master Listing Source: Y
  • Maine Historical & Genealogical Recorder, Vol. III, 1886: Publication: Maine & New Hampshire Settlers, 1600's-1900's (CD523): Note: NS195373: Source Media Type: Book: Master Listing Source: Y
  • Vital Records of South Portland, Maine: Note: Source Media Type: Book: Master Listing Source: Y

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