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Christopher Dyer

Birthplace: of, London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Sheepcot, Lincoln , Maine
Cause of death: Killed by Indians
Immediate Family:

Son of William Dyer and wife of William Dyer
Husband of 1st wife of Christopher Dyer and Ruth Hathaway
Father of William Dyer; Mary Talbot and Ruth Paull
Brother of John Dyer and Mary Bowles

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About Christopher Dyer

2. Christopher Dyer 4 6 8 9 (William1) was born between 1640 and 1645 in England and died in Dec 1689 in Sheepscot, Lincoln, Me.

Killed by Indians about Dec. 1689 at Massoemek, or Dyer's Neck, Sheeps co t, Maine.After the first Indian War in Maine in 1676 Christopher Dyer a nd the oth er members of the family came to Braintree. In 1682 he and his brother John were among the petitioners for resettlement of Sheepscot, returned there where he was constable in 1684 and was killed there in 1689, after which the surviving members of the family came to Braintree again. [Sprague # 1467]

Appears on a list of those who took the oath of allegiance in 1665 in Sh ee pscott, Maine. Massacred by Indians during the King Philip's War.(Encyc lopedia of Biography, By Ebenezer Alden Dyer, M.D., Page 360) Christopher Dyer took the oath of allegiance at Braintree about 1678 (Vo l. 29, Boston Record Com. Reports). May 19,1680 the town petitioned the C ou rt to be reimbursed for a doctor's bill for the wife of "one Christoph er D ire an estward man" who was lame of a fistula. She was cured and t he Cou rt voted to pay 3 pounds money for diet to Lieut. Bales of Hingh am and 8 p ounds to doctor Cutler for cure money Apr.28,1681 - (Mass. Arc h. 112-313,3 23). (York County (Maine) Deeds 20:225) [Sprague #1467]

father: William Dyer

b. London, England d. Sheepscote, Maine

not immediately connected to William Dyer and Mary (Barret) Dyer,. Mary was a Quaker martyr. Christopher could not have been their son, as William & Mary were in Rhode Island by 1640.


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Christopher Dyer's Timeline

London, Middlesex, England
Age 23
Sheepscot, Lincoln, Maine
Age 40
Sheepscot, Massachusetts, United States
Age 43
Taunton, MA, USA
December 1689
Age 49
Sheepcot, Lincoln , Maine