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Marion Harrison Dyer
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1840
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1924
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA

Marion Harrison Dyer was the second son of three born to Anderson T. and Rachel (Hubbs) Dyer. Marion's father died from a head injury sustained in a fall from a horse in 1844 when Marion was very young. Marion's mother, Rachel, re-married quickly and provided a father for her 3 young sons in Mr. Lawson Damewood. Marion attended school and worked on the family farm, he married Rachel Atkins in 1858. The young couple lived and farmed in Union County, TN near Maynardville. The couple raised 6 children: John, Eliza, Rachel, Andrew, James and Phoebe.

Marion's wife, Rachel, passed away in 1894 and a few years later he married Sarah Faust. Beginning in 1907, Marion was in and out of the Veteran's home in Johnson City, TN. He suffered from heart disease and was somewhat disabled by it, he lost his battle in June 1924 at age 84.

Marion served as a private in the 1st Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (USA), Company B, during the Civil War. His brother James also served. 
 
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 Parents:
  Anderson T. Dyer (1814 - 1844)
  Rachel Plumlee Hubbs Dyer Damewood (1821 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Dyer (1839 - 1894)
 
 Children:
  Rachel Emily Dyer Bailey (1870 - 1909)*
  Andrew Josiah Dyer (1872 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marion Harrison Dyer (1840 - 1924)
  James Andrew Dyer (1845 - 1915)*
  Phebe Emiline Damewood Popejoy (1849 - 1882)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

Private, 1st TN Vol. Infantry
 
Burial:
Mountain Home National Cemetery
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: E, 14, 4
 
Maintained by: BarbLaFara
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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Marion Harrison Dyer
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Marion Harrison Dyer
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Marion Harrison Dyer
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a Civil War soldier
- Gay Hobt Morton
 Added: Jun. 10, 2014

- Joan Edmonson
 Added: Oct. 11, 2013
In memory~
- Rita Jean Arnold
 Added: Jun. 21, 2013
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