Samuel Ashmead Dyer


 Born Oct 1, 1889, Chester PA; Died 24 Sep 1917 (aged 27) at Saranac Lake, Essex County, New York

Samuel  Ashmead Dyer, my namesake, was the husband of my grandmother Ruth Reynolds ("Jeep").  He went to Yale University, and played Varsity football there. They were married 29 June 1914, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania.  My mother was born two years later, one year before Sam died of tuberculosis. 

Sam Dyer on the upper left, with his wife Ruth below him

Cup with inscription "Samuel A Dyer Jr, Oct 1 1889".  

Wine flask, with initials S.A.D.

Chester Rural Cemetery, Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA