Asa B. DYER

Asa is my first cousin six times removed; we are related through his grandparents, Andrew and Elizabeth (COBB) SIMONTON, my sixth great grandparents.  He is a Mayflower descendant through John HOWLAND, Elizabeth TILLEY, John TILLEY and Joan HURST.  Asa and his wife Sarah are first cousins.  Asa was enumerated with his wife and a few children in the 1850 census taken in Steuben, Washington, ME.[1]  He was enumerated in the 1860 census living with his son James in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[2]  Asa was a farmer throughout his life.

Asa B. DYER was born 12 April 1784 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[3]  He was the son of Captain Henry and Elizabeth “Betsey” (SIMONTON) DYER.  Asa died 7 March 1864 in Steuben, Washington, ME.  He married Sarah “Sally” YEATON about 1806 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[4]  Sarah was born 26 December 1786 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[5]  She was the daughter of John and Sarah (DYER) Yeaton.  She died of consumption on 14 May 1860 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[6]

Asa and Sarah had the following children:

  1. Miriam P. was born 9 September 1807 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[7] She died 14 February 1808 in Steuben, Washington, ME.  Miriam is interred at Asa Dyer Family Cemetery in Steuben, Washington, ME.[8]
  2. Nathan Sawyer was born 28 November 1808 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[9] He died 11 April 1835 in Steuben, Washington, ME.  There are many records of a Nathan Sawyer, ship carpenter having worked on ships arriving in various ports on the east coast, but none are for sure this Nathan Dyer.
  3. Captain Ezekiel D. was born 19 December 1810 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[10] He died 1 March 1887 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[11]  He is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[12]  Ezekiel married Mary Collins RAY 12 December 1832 also recorded as 15 December 1832 in Harrington, Washington, ME.[13]  Mary was born 3 May 1812 in Harrington, Washington, ME.[14]  She is the daughter of Joseph and Bethia W. (COLLINS) RAY.  She died 8 May 1900 or 13 May 1900 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[15]  She is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[16]
  4. Amos Whitten was born 13 July 1813 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[17] He died 7 September 1866 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.  He is interred at Pine Grove Cemetery in Cherryfield, Washington, ME.[18]  Amos married Deborah Ann WALLACE 13 August 1838 in Harrington, Washington, ME.[19]  Deborah was born 10 April 1819 in Washington County, ME.  She is the daughter of John Thorndike and Lucy A. (UPTON) WALLACE.  She died 24 January 1903 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[20]  Deborah is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[21]
  5. Asa B. was born 2 February 1815 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[22] He died 2 September 1816 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[23]  He is interred at Asa Dyer Family Cemetery in Steuben, Washington, ME.[24]
  6. Delia Stevens was born 13 Jun 1817 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[25] She died 20 Jun 1840 in Steuben, Washington, ME.  Delia is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[26]
  7. Mary Jane was born 17 March 1820 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[27] She died 9 July 1845 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.  She is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.  Mary married William P. BROWN 20 August 1838 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[28]  William was born 20 April 1814 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.  He was the son of David and Abigail (ALDEN) BROWN.  He died 30 July 1875 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.  He is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[29]
  8. James Yeaton was born 22 April 1823 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[30] He died 21 February 1890 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[31]  He is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[32]  James married twice; first to Elmira Guptill SARGENT on 22 November 1849 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[33]  Elmira was born 8 February 1824 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, ME.  She died 8 October 1852.  She is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[34]  James married second to Flora May FOSTER on 2 December 1854 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[35]  Flora was born 8 April 1832 in Sullivan, Hancock, ME.  She was the daughter of Jabez and Emma (INGALLS) FOSTER.  She died 10 May 1907 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[36]  She is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[37]
  9. Martha Maria was born 17 April 1828 in Steuben, Washington, ME.[38] She died of aortic stenosis on 18 August 1902 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[39]  She is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[40]  Martha married Ebenezer “Eben” SAWYER 22 November 1852 with intentions filed 22 September 1852 in Steuben, Washington, ME, performed by E. M. FOWLER, Justice of the Peace.[41]  Ebenezer was born in 1830 possibly in MA.  He was the son of Josiah and Rebecca (GRINDLE) SAWYER.  He died 30 August 1865 in Milbridge, Washington, ME.[42]  He is interred at Evergreen Cemetery, Washington, ME.[43]

[1] 1850 U.S. census, Washington County, Maine, population schedule, Steuben, 5 (stamped), dwelling 58, family 62, Asa Dyer; FHL microfilm 443509; NARA microfilm publication M432, 272.

[2] 1860 U.S. census, Washington County, Maine, population schedule, Millbridge, page 32-33, dwelling 229, family 239, James Dyer; FHL microfilm 803455; NARA microfilm publication M653, 455.

[3] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Asa Dyer; Steuben birth records prior to 1800.  Online, George F. Hobson, national 76498, Maine 1101, ancestor of Capt. Henry Dyer of Steuben, Maine; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky.

[4] Online, George F. Hobson, national 76498, Maine 1101, Sons of the American Revolution.

[5] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Sarah Yeaton; Steuben birth records prior to 1800.  Online, George F. Hobson, national 76498, Maine 1101, Sons of the American Revolution.

[6] 1860 U.S. census, Washington County, Maine, mortality schedule, Milbridge, page 1, line 22, Sally Dyer; NARA microfilm publication T665, 4 rolls.  Online, George F. Hobson, national 76498, Maine 1101, Sons of the American Revolution.

[7] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Miriam Dyer; Steuben birth records by family.

[8] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Miriam P. Dyer; memorial 116391636.

[9] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Nathan S. Dyer; Steuben birth records by family.

[10] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Ezekiel D. Dyer; Steuben birth records by family.  Online, George F. Hobson, national 76498, Maine 1101, ancestor of Capt. Henry Dyer of Steuben, Maine; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky.

[11] Online, George F. Hobson, national 76498, Maine 1101, Sons of the American Revolution.

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Ezekiel Dyer; memorial 101344130.

[13] Online, George F. Hobson, national 76498, Maine 1101, Sons of the American Revolution.  Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Ezekiel Dyer and Mary Collins Ray; Steuben intention and marriage records prior to 1892.

[14] Online, George F. Hobson, national 76498, Maine 1101, Sons of the American Revolution.

[15] Online, George F. Hobson, national 76498, Maine 1101, Sons of the American Revolution.  Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Mary C. Dyer; Milbridge death records.

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Mary C. Dyer; memorial 101344134.

[17] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Amos W. Dyer; Steuben birth records by family.

[18] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Amos Dyer; memorial 56886694.

[19] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Amos Dyer and Deborah A. Wallace; Harrington ME marriage records, male order page 2.

[20] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Deborah A. Dyer; Milbridge death records.

[21] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Deborah A. Dyer; memorial 101344025.

[22] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Asa B. Dyer; Steuben birth records by family.

[23] Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy, Asa B. Dyer; Steuben birth records by family.

[24] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Asa Dyer; memorial 116391552.

[25] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Delia Dyer; Steuben birth records by family.

[26] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Delia S. Dyer; memorial 101343717.

[27] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Mary Jane Dyer; Steuben birth records by family.

[28] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Mary Ann Dyer and William P. Brown; Steuben ME intention and marriage records prior to 1892.

[29] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), William P. Brown; memorial 61618898.

[30] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), James Yeaton Dyer; birth records by family.

[31] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 16 May 2015), James Dyer; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns roll 33.

[32] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), James Dyer; memorial 101343408.

[33] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Almira G. Sargent and James Dyer; Steuben ME intentions and marriage records prior to 1892 page 2.

[34] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Elmira G. Dyer; memorial 101343472.

[35] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), James Dyer and Flora Foster; Milbridge Marriage Records.

[36] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Flora M. Dyer; Milbridge death records.

[37] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Flora M. Dyer; memorial 101343423.

[38] Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Martha Maria Dyer; Steuben birth records by family.

[39] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, 10032, Martha H. Sawyer, 18 August 1902; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 12 May 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Newell C. Hall, Doweast ME Genealogy (home.comcast.net/~downeastgenealogy/Cenlintro.html : online 15 May 2015), Martha H. Dyer; Milbridge death records.

[40] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Martha H. Dyer Sawyer; memorial 101373896.

[41] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 16 May 2015), Eben Sawyer and Caroline Ray; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns, roll 87.

[42] Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 16 May 2015), Eben Sawyer; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns roll 87.

[43] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 14 May 2015), Eben Sawyer; memorial 101373835.

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