James W Dyer Civil War Pension File Card Born: November 22, 1841, son of William Wilson Dyer and Phoebe Woods Taylor

Died: May 9, 1889 47 years

Married: First wife was Mary E. Perrigo; married second wife Hattie Gowett or Gowette May 9, 1886.

Children: With Mary Perrigo: Ella Mary Dyer Cochran, George Dyer, Frank Dyer, Herbert Royal Dyer, Mason Sidney Dyer, Annie Phoebe Dyer Whitman, Orville Leslie Dyer; and with Hattie Gowette: James W. Dyer Jr.

Chiefly known for: DAR marker on grave in Union Cemetery, Franklin, New York, served in the Civil War with the 118th NY Co. A.

Malone Palladium, Thursday, March 28, 1889

Vermontville and Vicinity

James W. Dyer, an old veteran and comrade in the G. A. R., is very sick with Bright's disease. No hopes are entertained of his recovery.