John Dishman1

ID #853, (circa 1755 - circa July 1819)

Parents:

Father: Peter Dishman2 b. c 1718, d. c Nov 1763
Mother: Sarah (?)2 b. s 1730, d. a Jun 1773

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1755He was born circa 1755 in Essex County, Virginia.3
Deathcirca Jul 1819He died circa Jul 1819 in Essex County, Virginia.4
Probate19 Jul 1819His estate was probated on 19 Jul 1819 in Essex County, Virginia.4

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

Other Events

EventDateDescription
Never MarrHe probably never married.5
MilitaryHe was a marine in Virginia's Navy during the Revolutionary War.. He served with his brothers James and William on the brig Mosquito. They were captured by the British in June 1777 and imprisoned on the island of Barbados until June 1778. They were set free and returned home by way of Jamaica and Baltimore.6
Tax List1787He appeared on the Tax List of 1787 in Essex County, Virginia.7
Will8 Apr 1807He was named executor and an heir in the will of Samuel Dishman dated 8 Apr 1807 in Essex County, Virginia.8
Census18106 Aug 1810He was listed as the head of a family on the 1810 census in Essex County, Virginia.9
Will28 Jun 1819He made a will on 28 Jun 1819 in Essex County, Virginia.4

 

Other information

Relationships:
Grandson of Samuel Duchemin
1st cousin 4 times removed of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 29 Jan 2017

Citations

  1. [S300] Essex County Will Book, No. 12,, p. 533-534, 21 Jun 1773, division of the slaves belonging to Peter Dishman's estate, names wife Sarah, sons Samuel, Jeremiah, William, James, and John, daughter Sarah, and son-in-law Thomas Garnett Noell.
  2. [S305] Essex County Order Book, No. 28 (1770-1773), pp. 424-425, 21 Dec 1772, order regarding the division of Peter Dishman's estate, refers to "Sarah Dishman widow and relic of Peter Dishman dec'd" and "Jeremiah, William, John, and Sarah Dishman infants other children of the decedent."
  3. [S305] Essex County Order Book, No. 28 (1770-1773), pp. 424-425, 21 Dec 1772, order regarding the division of Peter Dishman's estate, refers to "Sarah Dishman widow and relic of Peter Dishman dec'd" and "Jeremiah, William, John, and Sarah Dishman infants other children of the decedent". John is assumed to be younger than William (b 1754) but older than Sarah (b 1758).
  4. [S304] John Dishman will (1819), Will Book 19, pp. 55-56.
  5. [S33] Assumptions: No records have been found indicating that he married, and he does not name a wife or any children in his will, so it assumed he never married.
  6. [S188] Robert Armistead Stewart, The History of Virginia's Navy of the Revolution, p.181.
  7. [S118] Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florene Speakman Love, 1787 Virginia Census, p. 1346.
  8. [S221] Will - Samuel Dishman (1807), Will Book 17 (1806-1814), pp. 18-19.
  9. [S87] 1810 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Virginia, Essex County, page 165, line 5, John Dishman Sr. household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 4 of 28. Living alone, age over 45.
 

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