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Lieut George Dyer
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Birth: 1753
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
Death: 1827
Henry County
Virginia, USA

Biography by Rebecca Reuben Dyer

George Dyer was born in 1753 to James Dyer and Eleanor Brown. According to family tradition, the location of his birth was Prince George's County, Maryland. By 1775, George Dyer had met and married Rachel Dalton. Their union brought nine children and a long life together in the Leatherwood Section of Henry County, Virginia. A nearby neighbor was Patrick Henry. I have yet to prove a connection between the Dyer and Henry families, however, the name Henry has long shown up in the Dyer naming patterns.

In the month of May of 1777, George Dyer joined many of his neighbors and signed the Oath of Allegiance (List of Captain Daniel Hankins), and went on to serve as Lieutenant in the Maryland Continental Line in the American Revolution, making his descendants are eligible for Sons/Daughters of the American Revolution

George Dyer wrote his Last Will & Testament on 15 Mar 1823 at the age of 70. The Will was presented to the Henry County, Virginia, Court on 12 Feb 1827 and was recorded on 10 May 1830. Henry County, Virginia, Will Book, p263-264. Assuming he died in the year his Will was presented to the court, he would have had approximately 74 years on this earth.

DAR Ancestor #: A035154
Service Source: ARCHIVES OF MD, VOL 18, P 328
Service Description: 1) CAPT CHARLES WILLIAMSON

Family links: 
  Rachel Dalton Dyer (1759 - 1862)*
  James Dyer (1777 - 1846)*
  Benjamin Dyer (1778 - 1823)*
  Frances Sarah Dyer DeLozier (1780 - 1869)*
  Phebe Dyer Thomasson (1782 - 1871)*
  David Dalton Dyer (1791 - 1844)*
  Rachel Martha Dyer Gravely (1800 - 1876)*
  Joab Dyer (1801 - 1875)*
  Jefferson Dyer (1803 - 1848)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Stones placed by: Rebecca Reuben Dyer, Andrew Gravely, George D. Dyer, William Randolph Dyer
Dyer Family Cemetery
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Rebecca Reuben Dyer
Record added: Mar 10, 2010
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Lieut George Dyer
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thank you for your service. with love,
- rhonda de alvarado
 Added: Jun. 2, 2017
Revolutionary War veteran - Lieutenant in the Maryland Troops under the command of Captian Charles Williamson.
 Added: Oct. 30, 2016

- Kristen&Snick
 Added: Jan. 2, 2015
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