Asbury Cookman Dishman1

ID #583, (24 August 1849 - 1 May 1875)
Asbury Cookman Dishman 2


Father: Addison Thornton Dishman1 b. 23 Sep 1823, d. 6 Apr 1895
Mother: Mary Jane James1 b. 16 Jun 1827, d. 3 Mar 1904

Key Events

Birth24 Aug 1849He was born on 24 Aug 1849 in King George County, Virginia.1
Marriage28 Sep 1871He married Julia Calvert Alexander Potts, daughter of Hezekiah Potts and Ann Moore Price, on 28 Sep 1871 in Pharsalia, King George County, Virginia.3,4
Death1 May 1875He died intestate on 1 May 1875 in King George County, Virginia, at age 25.1,5,6,7
BurialHe was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, King George County, Virginia.3

Children with Julia Calvert Alexander Potts:

Lucy Burns Dishman3 (23 Jul 1872 - 7 Nov 1905)
Julia Asbury Dishman+3,11 (7 Mar 1875 - 23 Oct 1972)

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

Other Events

Census18501 Jun 1850He may be the 1 year old male named Addison that appeared in the census of 1 Jun 1850 in the household of Addison Thornton Dishman at King George County, Virginia.8
Census18601 Jun 1860He was listed as a household member living with Addison Thornton Dishman on the 1860 census in Edge Hill, King George County, Virginia.9
Census18701 Jun 1870He was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 census in King George County, Virginia.10
Occupation1870He was a dry goods merchant in 1870 in King George County, Virginia.10


Other information

4th great-grandson of Samuel Duchemin
4th cousin of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 21 Jul 2015


  1. [S1] Dishmans of Pine Hill Family Bible.
  2. [S239] Photograph courtesy of Julia Arnold Clews.
  3. [S4] Charles M. Marsteller, "The Dishman Family of Pine Hill."
  4. [S386] Historic Court Records, Court Record Data, Record ID 178-12, Mason vs Mason, Collection CR-CI-H, recorded 1878, mentions Julia C. Dishman born fall of 1844; A. C. Dishman married Julia C. Potts, daughter of H. Potts.
  5. [S4] Charles M. Marsteller, "The Dishman Family of Pine Hill", Note states that daughter belives date of death was 1 May 1875.
  6. [S708] The Virginia Herald, 10 May 1875, p.3, died at his residence.
  7. [S181] Charles M. Marsteller and James Dallas Dishman, Dishman Index, Asbury Cookman Dishman family group sheet.
  8. [S42] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, dwelling 29, family 29, Addison T. Dishman household (Online:, Inc.), image 2 of 62.
  9. [S43] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 38, line 19, dwelling 293, family 293, Addison T. Dishman household (Online:, Inc.), image 38 of 73.
  10. [S44] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 1, line 7, dwelling 2, family 2, Asbury C. Dishman household (Online:, Inc.), image 1 of 150.
  11. [S823] Abbie D. Arnold, Virginia Death Certificate, born 7 Mar 1875, Virginia, father Asbury C. Dishman, mother Julia C. Potts, spouse Isaac D. Arnold.


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