Peter Dishman1

ID #186, (circa 1718 - circa November 1763)

Parents:

Father: Samuel Duchemin1,2 b. c 1640, d. bt Nov 1726 - May 1727
Mother: Cornelia (?)3 d. c Feb 1729/30

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1718He was born circa 1718 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.4
Marriagecirca 1749He married Sarah (?) circa 1749.5,6
Deathcirca Nov 1763He died intestate circa Nov 1763 in Essex County, Virginia.7,8
Division21 Jun 1773His estate was divided on 21 Jun 1773 in Essex County, Virginia.5,9

Children with Sarah (?):

Samuel Dishman14,15 (c 1749 - c Jun 1807)
James Dishman+ 16 (b 1751 - 16 Oct 1820)
Jeremiah E. Dishman+ 17 (22 Apr 1752 - 17 Aug 1829)
William Samuel Dishman+ 17 (26 Sep 1754 - 4 Dec 1833)
John Dishman 17 (c 1755 - c Jul 1819)
Anne Dishman+18 (c 1756 - c 1770)
Sarah Dishman19 (1758 - 1840)

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Other Events

EventDateDescription
Will15 Nov 1726He was named an heir in the will of Samuel Duchemin dated 15 Nov 1726 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.10
GuardianChoose23 Nov 1739He chose David Dishman Sr. as his guardian on 23 Nov 1739 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.11
Inventory20 Feb 1764An inventory of the estate of Peter Dishman was recorded on 20 Feb 1764 in Essex County, Virginia.7
Deposition13 Jun 1796He was mentioned in the deposition of James Dishman Sr. in an Essex County court case (Dishman et al vs. Fitzhugh) on 13 Jun 1796 in King George County, Virginia.12,13
Court Chancery17 Dec 1798He was mentioned in a Chancery Court case on 17 Dec 1798 in Essex County, Virginia. In his will, Samuel Dishman (d. 1726) left his land in Essex County to his sons David and Peter, to be equally divided. David did not take possession of his share of the land, and Peter maintained possession of the entire property. David died without mentioning the land in his will. David's heirs sued Peter's son Samuel, who was then in possession of the land, for their share.2

 

Other information

Relationships:
Son of Samuel Duchemin
3rd great-granduncle of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2015

Citations

  1. [S10] Samuel Dishman will (1726) Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84, names son Peter Dishman.
  2. [S280] Dishman et al v. Dishman, Essex County Chancery Court Records, (21 Dec 1798), County Clerk's Office.
  3. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book 1721-1731, page 309, Court held 25 Feb 1729/30. Son John Dishman reported that his mother Cornelia died without a will and requested permission to obtain probate of her estate. John was second oldest child, so all his younger siblings are assumed to also be children of Samuel and Cornelia Dishman.
  4. [S33] Assumptions: Peter chose his brother David as his guardian in 1739, so he was born in or after 1718.
  5. [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.
  6. [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."
  7. [S300] Essex County Will Book, No. 12, pp. 94-95, inventory of Peter Dishman, ordered 21 Nov 1763, filed 20 Feb 1764, Sarah Dishman administrator.
  8. [S280] Dishman et al v. Dishman, Essex County Chancery Court Records, (21 Dec 1798): "...died intestate upwards of thirty years ago", County Clerk's Office.
  9. [S305] Essex County Order Book, No. 28 (1770-1773), pp. 424-425, 21 Dec 1772, order regarding the division of Peter Dishman's estate.
  10. [S10] Samuel Dishman will (1726) Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84.
  11. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book 1739-1743, p.23, 23 Nov 1739.
  12. [S122] George H. S. King Papers, ca. 1930-1985 Virginia Historical Society, typewritten transcript titled "Deposition of James Dishman of King George County", taken from Essex County, Virginia, Chancery Suit box 1774-1784, Folder 2D1-88, by G.H.S. King on 1-5-1957.
  13. [S313] Essex Co. Chancery Cases, Case 1800-025, David Dishman et al vs Theodore Fitzhugh et al, box 2 2-D, deposition of James Dishman taken on 13 June 1796.
  14. [S280] Dishman et al v. Dishman, Essex County Chancery Court Records, (21 Dec 1798): eldest son of Peter Dishman, County Clerk's Office.
  15. [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 "Samuel Dishman his eldest son."
  16. [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 "James Dishman another son of full age."
  17. [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."
  18. [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 "Anne another of the said widow's children."
  19. [S305] Essex County Order Book, No. 28 (1770-1773), pp. 424-425, 21 Dec 1772, order regarding the division of Peter Dishman's estate. mentions Sarah Dishman, infant child of Peter Dishman.
 

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