John  DYER  18011801

John DYER 1801

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John DYER, born 26 Nov 1801 in County, Sligo, Ireland was married to Bridget DOYLE, born 11 Oct 1809 in County Sligo, Ireland. They arrived

in the United States prior to 1835 settling first in Wisconsin and later in Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas. John Doyer died on 6 Jan 1885 and

Bridget died on 11 Oct 1898 and both are buried in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas, USA.

They had the following children: Margaret, Elizabeth E., Mary, Ella, John, Michael, Martin, Thomas, and James Dyer. 

[Their daughter Elizabeth E. DYER, was born ca. 1835 in Wisconsin, USA.  Elizabeth later married George HAYSLETT and they lived at 916

Tennessee, Street,  Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA. They had at least one son, Robert Hayslett. Elizabeth (Dyer) Hayslett died on 25 Feb

1916 at 5 pm in Lawrence, Kansas. Her funeral took place on 27 Feb 1916. She was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas].



T.D. Funk Mortuary Book, Lawrence, Kansas [Death of Elizabeth (Dyer) Hayslett funeral Feb 27, 1916].

Obituary of Elizabeth (Dyer) Hayslett, Lawrence Daily Gazette, Lawrence, Kansas 26 Feb,1916, p. 1.

Find A Grave, Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Baldwin City, Kansas [John Dyer and Bridget (Doyle) Dyer. [See their tombstone]

1870 US Census, Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas


Note: This is not my ancestor, --JS

Additional Information
Date of Birth 26th Nov 1801
Date of Death 6th Jan 1885
Townland born County, Sligo, Ireland
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Bridget DOYLE
Place of Death Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas, USA
Names of Children Margaret, Elizabeth E., Mary, Ella, John, Michael, Martin, Thomas, and James Dyer
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  •      John have  and Bridget Doyle Dyer are my gg-grandparents.  I have been researching the ancestors' genealogy for some time, but have yet to find a connection to ther parents.  I do have good information on John and Bridget's decendants.

         John Dyer (b 26 Nov 1801), a native of County Sligo, Ireland, was raised on a farm and married Bridget Doyle (b Abt 1809), a native of the same County.  John and Bridget were married in 1828 in the Parish of Emlaghfad and Kilmorgan now the Parish of Ballymote, County Sligo, Connacht Province of Ireland.  After having devoted some years to farming in Ireland John and Bridget Dyer decided that the new world offered them greater advantages than their own land and therefore decided to seek a home across the ocean in America.  --  Douglas / Franklin County, Kansas Bibliography of Early Settlers


          In Reply to a message board: Re: Patrick DYER and Family County  I've traced back to a JAMES DYER, born c1795, who lived in Boyle Parish, County Roscommon.  This is just over the Curlew Mountains from Sligo.  South Sligo and North Roscommon are the old Dyer stomping grounds.  The name is shortened from MacDwyer, which in the original Gaelic is MacDuibhir (according to MacLysaght).  In my own family, it appears as both Dyer and Dwyer.  I would say that any Dwyer from this area comes from the MacDwyer’s rather than the O'Dwyer’s, whose lands were in Tipperary.  MacLysaght also says the clan was caught stealing horses in Leyney Barony, Sligo, in 1593 and brought before the O'Hara, Baron of Leyney.  They begged for mercy, and he spared their lives.  I have a friend who descends from the O'Hara, and of course every time I see him, I thank him for this.  Posted by Gregory C

    Robert Dyer

    Saturday 2nd April 2022 04:03AM

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