The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883. page 738, Van Buren Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"HORATIO DYE was born in Miami County, Ohio, December 3, 1842, and is a son of WILLIAM and NANCY(MEEK) DYE, who came to this county many years ago. In August, 1862, HORATIO DYE enlisted in Company B, Eighty-seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was discharged at Madison, Indiana, in May, 1865. Returning home on a furlough, he was married, March 24, 1864, To NANCY J. THOMPSON, who was born in Logan County, Ohio, June 2, 1843. To this union there have been born ten children - WILLIAM S., ELI S. (deceased), EMMA R., MARY E. (deceased), NETTIE M., JAMES L. (deceased), JESSE N. (deceased), INA V., NELLIE M. and an infant daughter not named. In 1880, MR. DYE purchsed and moved upon the farm where he now resides, and which comprises 206 acres."