Laurison L. Dishman1,2,3

ID #758, (1835 - )

Parents:

Father: William Jackson Dishman4 b. 1807, d. 3 Sep 1852
Mother: Elizabeth Coghill Miller4,1 b. 1807, d. 1897

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birth1835He was born in 1835 in Virginia.5

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Other Events

EventDateDescription
Name VariationLaurison L. Dishman was also known as Toosh.4
Name VariationLaurison L. Dishman was also known as Lawrence.6
Census18401 Jun 1840He was probably the male, age under 5, in William Jackson Dishman's household on the 1840 census in Westmoreland County, Virginia.7
Census18501 Jun 1850He was listed as a household member living with William Jackson Dishman on the 1850 census in King George County, Virginia.8
Militaryfrom 23 Mar 1863 to 2 Jul 1863He served on the Confederate side as a private in Company B, 38th Battalion, of the Virginia Light Artillery from 23 Mar 1863 to 2 Jul 1863. He enlisted at King George, Virginia, on 23 Mar 1863 and was listed as a deserter on the company muster role by Jul 1863. An article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch listed him among conscripts who were reported missing during the Battle of Gettysburg on 2 Jul 1863.3,9
DescriptionHe was described as being eccentric and somewhat deaf.2

 

Other information

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

Citations

  1. [S104] Elizabeth Nuckols Lee, King George Co. Va Loose Chancery Papers, Vol. I, p. 61, 1853, Dishman vs Dishman, mentions Laurison Dishman, child of Elizabeth C. Dishman.
  2. [S346] Genealogical papers of William Anderson Hagey, ca. 1940-1998, Virginia Historical Society, box 2, file 117, "Dishman, James (1712-1800) and Mary (Weedon), 5 of 5", letter from Mrs Elizabeth F. Rollins of Colonial Beach, VA to S.R. Dishman dated 18 Feb 1916. States that Uncle Laurison was the one who disappeared during the Civil War. She speculates that Laurison's middle name was Slaughter. Also says people remembered Laurison as being eccentric and somewhat deaf.
  3. [S391] Compiled Service Records, Confederate, Virginia, L. L. Dishman, Company B, 38 Battalion, Virginia Light Artillery, enlisted 23 Mar 1863 at King George, appears on muster roles July through October 1863 but listed as deserter.
  4. [S346] Genealogical papers of William Anderson Hagey, ca. 1940-1998, Virginia Historical Society, box 2, file 117, "Dishman, James (1712-1800) and Mary (Weedon), 5 of 5", letter from R.G. Clarke of Fairfax, Va to S.R. Dishman dated 1 Feb 1916, states that she is the daughter of Fauntleroy Dishman, and that the Dishman family consisted of William J. Dishman and wife Elizabeth Miller Dishman, and their children Fauntleroy J. Dishman, James Dishman, Robert Dishman, William I. Dishman (all deceased), Miss Mary Dishman, and the "one who went west". He was somewhat deaf and went by the nickname of Toosh.
  5. [S106] Dishman Family, Informal Genealogical Notes Personal papers of James Dallas Dishman, Chart 1.
  6. [S42] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 210, dwelling 60, family 60, William J. Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 10 of 62. Lawrence Dishman, age 15.
  7. [S65] 1840 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Westmoreland County, Virginia, p. 284, line 4, Wm. J. Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 15 of 57.
  8. [S42] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 210, dwelling 60, family 60, William J. Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 10 of 62.
  9. [S772] The Times Dispatch, 6 Aug 1905, p.28, Dishman, L. L., enlisted in 1863, conscript, missing at Gettysburg July 2, 1863.
 

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