Christopher Columbus Dishman1,2

ID #1089, (8 April 1844 - 7 February 1925)

Parents:

Father: James Alexander Dishman1 b. 13 Sep 1820, d. 20 Feb 1872
Mother: Isabella G. Lackey1 b. 22 Mar 1818, d. 12 Mar 1876

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birth8 Apr 1844He was born on 8 Apr 1844 in Kentucky.1,3
Marriage8 Feb 1869He married Mary Elizabeth Wesson, daughter of Benjamin Isaac Wesson and Frances (?), on 8 Feb 1869 in Marshall County, Kentucky.4
Death7 Feb 1925He died on 7 Feb 1925 at age 80.5,6

Children with Mary Elizabeth Wesson:

Charles E. Dishman+13 (Jan 1870 - )
James Dishman+14 (Feb 1875 - )
William Louis Dishman+15,16 (3 Nov 1875 - 9 Nov 1924)
Ethel Dishman11 (Mar 1884 - )
Samuel Tildon Dishman+11 (19 Jul 1886 - )
Rodolphus Dishman11 (Jul 1888 - )
M. Dishman11 (Dec 1891 - )
Donald Stockton Dishman11 (19 Dec 1893 - )
Earnest Dishman11 (Mar 1896 - )

Note - Living persons are excluded from this website so not all marriages or children may be listed above.

Other Events

EventDateDescription
Census18501 Jun 1850He was listed as a household member living with James Alexander Dishman on the 1850 census in Barren County, Kentucky.7
Census18601 Jun 1860He was listed as a household member living with James Alexander Dishman on the 1860 census in Calloway County, Missouri.8
Militaryfrom 22 Jul 1862 to 7 Jun 1865He served on the Confederate side as a private in Company F of the 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry from 22 Jul 1862 to 7 Jun 1865. He enlisted 22 Jul 1862 in Fulton Co., Arkansas for 3 years. He was wounded in the leg on 9 Apr 1864 at the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana and was paroled in Shreveport, Lousiana on 8 Jun 1865 after his unit surrendered to General Canby at New Orleans on 26 May 1865.9,10
Census19001 Jun 1900He was listed as the head of household on the 1900 census in Greer County, Oklahoma.11
Census191015 Apr 1910He was listed as the head of household on the 1910 census in Jackson County, Oklahoma.12

 

Other information

Relationships:
3rd great-grandson of Samuel Duchemin
4th cousin 1 time removed of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 4 Jul 2017

Citations

  1. [S91] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Roll M432_191, p. 320, image 29/177 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  2. [S201] Wm. Sherman Bradley, "Dishman Family in Texas," e-mail to Keith Dishman, 25 Jul 2003, Christopher Columbus Dishman.
  3. [S201] Wm. Sherman Bradley, "Dishman Family in Texas," e-mail to Keith Dishman, 25 Jul 2003, Christopher Columbus Dishman, born Apr 8, 1844.
  4. [S279] Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954, online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1804888, Volume II, 1864-1877, p. 48, C.C. Dishman and Mary E. Wesson entry.
  5. [S201] Wm. Sherman Bradley, "Dishman Family in Texas," e-mail to Keith Dishman, 25 Jul 2003, Christopher Columbus Dishman, died 1925.
  6. [S199] Terry Dishman, "Your Dishmanweb.com site," e-mail to Keith Dishman, 20 Jan 2005, provides marriage information for C.C. Dishman to Mary E. Wesson and Eugene Dishman to L.E. Wesson, also states that C.C. Dishman's tombstone gives date of death as 7 Feb 1925.
  7. [S91] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Barren County, Kentucky, p. 320, line 31, dwelling 202, family 211, James A. Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 29 of 177.
  8. [S92] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Missouri, Calloway County, p. 128, dwelling 899, family 926, James Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 128 of 195.
  9. [S391] Compiled Service Records, Confederate, Virginia, Columbus C. Dishman entry.
  10. [S116] Civil War Service Records, Columbus C. Dishman and Chris C. Dishman entries.
  11. [S96] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Oklahoma, Greer County, ED 79, p. 30B, dwelling 577, family 577, Chris Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  12. [S97] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Oklahoma, Jackson County, ED 145, p. 14A, dwelling 159, family 163, Columbus Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 23 of 42.
  13. [S96] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Oklahoma, Greer County, Altus Township, ED 79, sheet 30B, line 76, Charles Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 60 of 88. Living next door to father Chris Dishman.
  14. [S96] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Oklahoma, Greer County, Altus Township, ED 79, sheet 30B, line 65, dwelling 576, family 576, James Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 60 of 88.
  15. [S96] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Oklahoma, Greer County, Altus Township, ED 79, sheet 30B, line 81, dwelling 579, family 579, William Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 60 of 88.
  16. [S416] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, index and images, entry for Wm. Louis Dishman, father C C Dishman, mother Betty Wesson.
 

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