Elizabeth Nichols

Female 1751 - 1818  (67 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Nichols 
    Born 11 Jan 1751  Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Jun 1818  West Freeman, Franklin Co., Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • She was buried at West Freeman, Franklin, Me, where she apparently removed after the death of her husband, Capt. Joseph Dyar in 1783. The D.A. R. erected a plaque there "to commemorate the patriotism of Elizabeth Nichols Dyar" and her husband, Joseph Dyar.
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      ELIZABETH DYAR MEMORIAL
      Freeman, Maine
      Take the West Freeman road out of Strong. Take the third right and follow track through yard and woods to the Memorial. Track to Memorial is n ot passable. Memorial is in excellent condition
      Copied Early 1970's by George & Janet Thompson
      My Mother Mrs. Elizabeth Dyar Died June 4, 1818 AE. 67
      "All flesh is grass."
      Erected by Eld. Joseph Dyar

      TO COMMEMORATE THE PATRIOTISM OF
      Elizabeth Nichols Dyar one of three young women who mixed and applied the paint to disgiuse as indians the men of the Boston Tea Party Dec. 16, 1773 with her children she was smuggled through the lines of Malden. Passed latter part of life here with youngest son, John Nichols Dyar on "Prospect" Farm and was buried on this spot. Also her husband Joseph Dyar w ho was nine times captured by the British while Captain of boat carrying s upplies to American Army died from effect of ill treatment in 1783 and bur ied in Malden, Middlesex, Mass.This grave restored by their decendents, Town of Freeman and Colonel Asa Whitcomb Chapter of Kingfield, September 1923 Tablet placed by the Maine State Council Daug hters of the American Revolution July 1924
      (BRONZE PLAQUE SET IN A BOULDER)
    Person ID I8472  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 

    Father John Nichols,   b. 1723, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1789  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Burditt,   b. 2 Jun 1726, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1803, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1748  Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Dyar,   b. 13 Aug 1747, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1783, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 2 May 1771  Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Dyar,   b. 13 Mar 1772, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1772, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Joseph Dyar,   b. 25 Feb 1774, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1859, Phillips, Franklin Co., Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. James Dyar,   b. 11 Oct 1775, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1794  (Age 19 years)
     4. Elizabeth Ann Dyar,   b. 8 Sep 1777, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1845, West Freeman, Franklin Co., Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +5. John Nichols Dyar,   b. 3 Oct 1778, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1853, West Freeman, Franklin Co., Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +6. Ebenezer Dyar,   b. 20 Sep 1782, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1857, Natick, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +7. Sally Dyar,   b. 13 Aug 1783, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1847, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F2118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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