John Dishman Sr.1
#204, (circa 1700 - circa November 1739)
|Birth*||circa 1700 ||John Dishman Sr. was born circa 1700 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.4 |
|Marriage*||circa 1723 ||He married Frances Sanford, daughter of Richard Sanford and Susanna Franklin, circa 1723 in Virginia.5,6 |
|(Heir & Executor) Will||15 Nov 1726 ||John Dishman Sr. was named executor and an heir in the will of Samuel Duchemin dated 15 Nov 1726 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.7 |
|Will*||20 Mar 1738/39 ||John Dishman Sr. made a will on 20 Mar 1738/39 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.8,9 |
|Death*||circa Nov 1739 ||He died circa Nov 1739 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.10 |
|Probate*||27 Nov 1739 ||His estate was probated on 27 Nov 1739 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.8 |
|(Witness) Deposition||13 Jun 1796 ||He 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.11,12 |
- [S10] Samuel Dishman (Duchmein) will (15 Nov 1726), Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84, County Clerk's Office, Westmoreland County, Virginia, refers to "eldest son John Dishman."
- [S10] Samuel Dishman will (1726) Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84, names son John Dishman.
- [S51] Westmoreland County Court 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., County Clerk's Office, Westmoreland County, Virginia. Hereinafter cited as Westmoreland Order Book.
- [S33] Assumptions of researcher: John is named as the eldest son in Samuel's will. He was at least 21 years old when his father wrote his will in 1726, so he was born before 1705. He is assumed to have been born in Westmoreland County, VA where his father resided for his entire time in Virginia.
- [S11] John Dishman will (20 Mar 1739), Deed Book 9, page 31a, County Clerk's Office, Westmoreland County, Virginia, refers to his "loving wife Frances Dishman."
- [S102] James Dallas Dishman, Compiler, Dishman Family Genealogical Chart (Lynchburg, VA: Privately printed, 1993). Concerning the descendants of Samuel Dishman (Duchemin) (d 1726) and his son John Dishman (d 1739).
- [S10] Samuel Dishman will (1726) Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84.
- [S11] John Dishman will (1739) Deed Book 9, page 31a.
- [S111] Augusta B. Fothergill, Compiler, Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia, 1654-1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1973; reprint Richmond, VA: Appeals Press, 1925), p. 107.
- [S11] John Dishman will (1739) Deed Book 9, page 31a, assume that death occurred close to probate date.
- [S122] George H. S. King Papers, ca. 1930-1985, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia, 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.
- [S313] Essex County, Virginia Chancery Case Records, 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, County Clerk's Office, Tappahannock, Essex County, Virginia. Hereinafter cited as Essex Co. Chancery Cases.
- [S11] John Dishman will (1739) Deed Book 9, page 31a,, names his "two sons Samuel Dishman and John Dishman" as heirs.
- [S346] Genealogical papers of William Anderson Hagey, ca. 1940-1998, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia, box 2, file 119, "Dishman, John (ca 1698-1739) and Francis Weedon, 1 of 3", copy of Westmoreland County Orders, 30 Aug 1843 (West Co Orders 1743-1747, p. 3) ordering the appriasal of the estate of John Dishman and stating "On the petition of James Seaton who intermarried with Frances daughter of John Dishman late of this county deceased for his the said James Seatons part of the said decedent's estate in right of the said Frances which estate is now in the hands of Robert Harrison who intermarried with the relic of the said decedent…."