The following data is extracted from Gazetteer of Lamoille County, Vermont, for 1883-84.
Edward Dyer, a native of Rhode Island, immigrated to Clarendon, Vt., in 1789, at the age of fifteen years, but for a period of more than half a century, he was a citizen of Rutland, where he was rated as a man possessed of sound judgment, energy of character, and that knowledge of human nature which would have made him a power in any walk of life. Clara D., his fifth child, became the wife of Gardner Gates, in 1831. Their family consisted of three sons, one of whom, Clarence, is engaged in mercantile pursuits at Cambridge village.
Source: Gazetteer of Lamoille County, Vermont, for 1883-84