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Womer Cemetery ~ Jimmie J. Dyer ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Dyer, Jimmie J.
BORN: 25 Nov 1891 DIED: 10 Apr 1967 BURIED: 13 Apr 1967 ~ Womer Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon

1900 OR CENSUS – James Dyer [listed as Jennie, a daughter] (b Nov 1891, Oregon) enumerated with parents John (b Sept 1847, Canada, married 22y,) and Eliza (b Nov 1856, Maine) and 5 siblings, Johnnie (b Jan 1880, Maine), Joe (b Mar 1882, Maine), Lena (b Nov 1885, Oregon), Arthur (b Sept 1888, Oregon), and Levy (b Nov 1894, Oregon)

1910 OR CENSUIS – James Dyer (19y, b Oregon) enumerated with his sister Lena M. Turner (23y, b Oregon, married 8y, mother of 3 children), her husband Benjamin (37y, b Oregon) and their 3 children Darrell F. (7y, b Oregon), Vera V. (5y, b Oregon) and Olive L. (3y, b Oregon)

MARRIAGE – Double wedding in Dallas last Saturday [19 Sept 1914]; Arthur Dyer to Inez M. Shively and Jimmie Dyer to Gareatha H. Shively; the men are brothers and the women are sisters; all live in the Pedee community

WWI Draft Registration Card – Jimmie Dyer, 25y, of Maupin, Wasco Co, Oregon; born 25 Sept 1891, Pedee, Oregon; occupation farmer; dependents wife and child under 12y

1920 OR CENSUS – James Dyer (28y, b Oregon, occupation laborer) enumerated with wife Garethe (23y, b Ohio) and 2 children, Helen (3y10m, b Oregon) and Ralph (1y1m, b Oregon)

1930 OR CENSUS - Jimmie J. Dyer, age 38, occupation logger, b. Oregon, is enumerated with his wife Garatha, age 34, b. Ohio, along with Helen, age 14, b. Oregon, Ralph, age 11, b. Oregon and Donald, age 9, b. Oregon.

1940 OR CENSUS – Jimmie D. Dyer (48y, b Oregon, occupation log camp) enumerated with wife Gareatha (44y, b Ohio) and 2 children, Ralph (21y, b Oregon) and Donald (19y, b Oregon); family was living in same house in 1935


OSBH DC (1967 Marion co) #5421 Jimmie Dyer, male, farmer, logger, married, spouse Gareatha H. Dyer; b 25 Nov 1891, Salem, Ore; father John Dyer; mother Olive Ronco; d 10 Apr 1967, Salem hosp, of Rt 2, Box 116, Monmouth, ae 75y; bur Womer; informant Gareatha H. Dyer, spouse


Jimmie Dyer, Monmouth, died at a Salem hospital Monday. He was born in Salem November 25, 1891, the son of John and Olive Dyer. In September 1914, he married Gareatha Shively in Dallas. They lived in Pedee and Maupin prior to moving to the Hood River area in 1917 where they lived until 1927 when they returned to the Pedee area. 
Mr. Dyer had been in farming and logging prior to his death. Funeral services will be today, April 13 at 2 pm at the Bollman Funeral Home with Rev Harold Fowler officiarting. Burial will be in the Womer cemetery at Pedee. Survivors include his wife, Gareatha Dyer; a daughter, Helen Bennett; sons, Ralph and Donald, all of Pedee; four grandchildren; and two great grandsons.
Itemizer Observer, Thursday, April 13, 1967


Nov. 25, 1891
Apr. 10, 1967
(shares marker with Gareatha)


Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Marion County 1967) #5421

1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 176, FA#97)

1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 244, sheet 5B)

Polk County Itemizer, 24 Sept 1914, 5:2

WWI Draft Registration card (

1920 OR CENSUS (Hood River Co, Hood River, ED 78, sheet 12B)

1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Pedee, ED 22, sheet 4A)

1940 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Pedee, ED 27-37, sheet 1B)

IO 13 Apr 1967


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