Skip to Content

James Turner Dye

James Turner Dye

James Turner Dye lived in Sandy Lake. The woman photographed with him could possibly be his sister.

This was written about James Turner Dye, from the Twentieth Century History of Mercer County, 1909, Volume II - -

James Turner Dye, so well known as one of the heavy coal operators of western Pennsylvania, and who now operates a Sandy Lake, Mercer Co., is a native of England, born September 9, 1841, in the county of Yorkshire. He came to America in 1864, locating in Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, where he engaged in coal mining.

He was married March 5, 1865, to Charlotte Mason, a daughter of John W. Mason and Sarah (Aston) Mason. John W. Mason for ten years of his lifetime was a merchant at Jackson, Center, Mercer Co., PA. He was born in Staffordshire, England and came to America in 1860, settling in Neshannock, where he conducted a general store before he went to Jackson Center.

Submitted by Ruth McClelland, great-great-granddaughter of James Turner Dye.

Click on the City or Town name right under the name of the photograph, to view more photographs from that city or town.  If there's a county listed, you can view more photographs from that county.  If you see a surname listed under the title of the photograph, you can click on that surname or surnames to view more photos that are associated with that surname.  Same thing works with any of the other "tags" listed right under the title of the photograph. You may be able to make the photo larger, if the original photograph was larger than the photo shown here. Click on the word "original" above and a window will open with a the photo in a larger size.  Want to add some information or comment on this photo?  Click on "Add new comment" above.

Smokers | image