Captain Joseph Dyar

Male 1747 - 1783  (35 years)


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  • Name Joseph Dyar 
    Title Captain 
    Born 13 Aug 1747  Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1 Jan 1777 
    American Revolution (US)
    Private, Capt. MUNSON's co., Col. Moses HAZEN's regt.; Continental Army p ay accounts for service from 1 JAN 1777 to 31 DEC 1779; also, same co. a nd regt.; enlisted 20 NOV 1776; service to 10 NOV 1779, 35 mos. 20 days; enlistment, during war; roll certified at Camp at Peekskill; also, Col. HAZEN's Regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from 1 JAN 1780 to 31 D EC 1780; also, Col. HAZEN's regt.; pay abstract for wages for OCT-DEC 1780, dated at Boston, 21 Jan 1783; said Dyer's wages reported to have been paid to Capt. M. WHITE. 
    Died 1783  Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Joseph DYAR was a sea captain, and he was the leader of the "Indians" at the Boston Tea Party -- his wife being one of those who prepared and appli ed the stain used. They lived at Malden, Middlesex, Ma, and during the American Revolution he was engaged in carrying supplies to the colonial army. During that service he was taken prisoner nine times by the British.
      Joseph died before the birth of his last child.

      SOURCES:
      POD: Alice Dyer Finley, 3 MAR 1995.
      The Dyar Family Tree (1944)Genealogical & Personal Memoirs of Middlesex County (1908) IV, 1751Malden Births, Marriages & Deaths (1903), pp. 23, 226, 271 and 352.
      NEH&GR XIV (1860), p. 27.Dyar, Harrison Gray Jr., Preliminary Genealogy of the Dyar Family (1903 ), p. 12.Mass. Soldiers & Sailors in the War of the Revolution, pp. 125-6.
    Person ID I8473  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2019 

    Father Joseph Dyar,   b. 7 Feb 1719, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Abiel Marston 
    Family ID F15810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Nichols,   b. 11 Jan 1751, Malden, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1818, West Freeman, Franklin Co., Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 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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