James Walter Dishman1,2

ID #799, (25 December 1865 - 7 December 1934)


Father: James Madison Dishman1,3 b. 5 Feb 1830, d. 18 Dec 1906
Mother: Harriet Virginia Piper1,4,3 b. 24 Oct 1840, d. 20 Jun 1924

Key Events

Birth25 Dec 1865He was born on 25 Dec 1865 in Greene County, Missouri.2
Marriage17 Dec 1891He married Ella M. Cruse on 17 Dec 1891 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.5
Death7 Dec 1934He died on 7 Dec 1934 in Greene County, Missouri, at age 68.2

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Other Events

Census18701 Jun 1870He was listed as a household member living with James Madison Dishman on the 1870 census in Greene County, Missouri.6
Census18801 Jun 1880He was listed as James Madison Dishman's son on the 1880 census in Greene County, Missouri.7
Death2 Jan 1932He was an informant for the death of Ella M. Cruse on 2 Jan 1932 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.8


Other information

3rd great-grandson of Samuel Duchemin
4th cousin 1 time removed of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 11 Mar 2017


  1. [S418] R. I. Holcomb, History of Greene County, Missouri, biographical sketch of son, J.M. Dishman, states that "Mr. Dishman was married August 16, 1859, to Miss Harriet, daughter of Samuel Piper, a prominent farmer, and early settler of Greene county. Their union has been blest with eight children, seven sons and one daughter, all of whom are now living, viz.: Jane, Wm. F., Samuel, James W., Jerry, Charles, Bert, and Leonidas."
  2. [S964] James W. Dishman, Missouri Death Certificate, James W. Dishman, b. 25 Dec 1865 in MO, died 7 Dec 1934 in Greene Co. MO, son of of James M. Dishman and Harriet Piper.
  3. [S410] James W. Dishman, death certificate 42600, father James M. Dishman, mother Harriett Piper (8 Dec 1934).
  4. [S114] Web Site, Descendants of Dudley Chase Piper (Indian War Vet.) and Mary Unknown, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~momaries/piper.htm, entry 17 (Harriet V. Piper), downloaded 27 Apr 2003.

  5. [S409] MO Marriages, 1805-2002, Walter Dishman, Ella Cruse, 17 Dec 1891,Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.
  6. [S93] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Missouri, Greene County, page 26, James Dishman household, line 26, dwelling 188, family 191 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 26 of 45.
  7. [S94] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Missouri, Greene County, Jackson Township, ED 35, page 1, dwelling 8, family 8, J M Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 1 of 36.
  8. [S410] Ella M. Dishman, death certificate 731, died 2 Jan 1932, born 23 Sep 1868, father Sidney Cruse, husband and informant J. Walter Dishman (4 Jan 1932).


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