DYER (VETERAN CSA), JOHN ELI - Fort Bend County, Texas | JOHN ELI DYER (VETERAN CSA) - Texas Gravestone Photos


Dyer Cemetery
Fort Bend County,

Pauls Texas Legion
Civil War CSA
July 11, 1832 - October 31, 1832

Son of Judge C. C. Dyer and was born at "Stafford's Point," Fort Bend County, July 11th, 1832, John was reared and educated in the town of Richmond, to which place his parents moved when he was but seven years of age. When he arrived at the age of manhood he engaged in stock-raising and merchandising, and in the banking business in Richmond, and in all branches of trade was a successful business man. He served as county treasurer of Fort Bend County from 1852 to 1859, a period of seven years, and at various times filled positions of honor and trust. During the war between the States, he served the Confederacy in Brown's battalion, "Wall's Legion," and was stationed for a time at Matagorda Texas.

John was married to Miss Isabella Heard at Woodville, Texas, January 4th, 1859. Eight children were born to them namely: J. T. and H. L., Roy, Milton, Reginald, Maud, Julia and J. E. Dyer, Jr. Maud married H. M. White and Julia A. B. Heard, of Richmond.

Source Fort Bend Historical Society

Contributed on 8/14/17 by forsythwj
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Submitted: 8/14/17 • Approved: 8/20/17 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R131241-G0-S3

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