David Dishman Sr.1,2

ID #239, (circa 1714 - April 1794)

Parents:

Father: Samuel Duchemin3,4 b. c 1640, d. bt Nov 1726 - May 1727
Mother: Cornelia (?)5 d. c Feb 1729/30

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1714He was born circa 1714 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.6,7
Marriagecirca 1740He married Sarah Weedon, daughter of John Weedon Sr. and Jane Sheires, circa 1740 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.8
DeathApr 1794He died in Apr 1794 in Essex County, Virginia.9
Probate25 Apr 1794His estate was probated on 25 Apr 1794 in Tappahannock, Essex County, Virginia.10

Children with Sarah Weedon:

Samuel Dishman+18,19 (a 1740 - c 1791)
David Dishman Jr+ 18 (c 1751 - c 1804)
Jane Dishman18 (1757 - c May 1842)
John Dishman18 (b 1766 - c 1815)
Isaac Dishman18 (b 1766 - c Apr 1815)
Mary Dishman18 (a 1740 - a 1815)
Dinah Dishman18 (a 1740 - a 1815)
Anna Dishman+18 (a 1740 - b 1815)
Sarah Dishman20 (a 1740 - b 1815)

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

Other Events

EventDateDescription
Will15 Nov 1726He was named an heir in the will of Samuel Duchemin dated 15 Nov 1726 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.11
GuardianChoose25 Feb 1729/30He chose Original Brown II as his guardian on 25 Feb 1729/30 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.7
GuardianChoose23 Nov 1739He was chosen as guardian by Peter Dishman on 23 Nov 1739 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.12
Court Order18 Mar 1740/41He on 18 Mar 1740/41 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. In obedience to an order of Westmoreland County Court ... dated the 25th day of November 1740. Whereby we are directed to set apart and attest the several children or legatees of John Weedon, deceased, their lawful part of the said decedents estate ... to John Weedon executor and one of the children ..., to Augustine Weedon one of the children of the said decedent ..., to James Dishman who marryed with Mary Weedon one of the children of the said decedent ..., to David Dishman who marryed with Sarah Weedon one of the children of the said decedent ..., Wittness our hands this 18th day of March 1740/41.13
Event-Misc9 Jul 1765He was voted in the Election of Burgesses on 9 Jul 1765 in Essex County, Virginia.14
Tax List1787He appeared on the Tax List of 1787 in Essex County, Virginia.15
Will25 Apr 1788He made a will on 25 Apr 1788 in Essex County, Virginia.10
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.16,17
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.4

 

Other information

Relationships:
Son of Samuel Duchemin
4th great-grandfather of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 2 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S10] Samuel Dishman will (1726) Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84, son David Dishman named as heir.
  2. [S4] Charles M. Marsteller, "The Dishman Family of Pine Hill."
  3. [S10] Samuel Dishman will (1726) Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84, names son David Dishman.
  4. [S280] Dishman et al v. Dishman, Essex County Chancery Court Records, (21 Dec 1798), County Clerk's Office.
  5. [S102] James Dallas Dishman, Dishman Descendants Chart.
  6. [S33] Assumptions: David selected Original Brown as his guardian in Feb 1729/30 placing his date of birth between 1709 and 1716 (you could choose your own gaurdian if you were between 14 and 21 years old). He is assumed to have been born in Westmoreland County, VA where his father resided for his entire time in Virginia.
  7. [S582] Westmoreland Misc Docs 1706-1801 entry dated 25 Feb 1729, appointment of Original Brown as guardian of David Dishman following the death of his mother Cornelia.
  8. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book Order Book (1739-1743), entry dated 18 March 1740/41, details the division of the estate of John Weedon between his son John Weedon, son Augustine Weedon, John Dishman who married daughter Mary Weedon, and David Dishman who married daughter Sarah Weedon.
  9. [S153] Will - David Dishman (1794), Will Book 15. Death probably occurred just prior to probate of will.
  10. [S153] Will - David Dishman (1794), Will Book 15.
  11. [S10] Samuel Dishman will (1726) Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84.
  12. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book 1739-1743, p.23, 23 Nov 1739.
  13. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book Order Book (1739-1743), entry dated 18 March 1740/41, details the division of the estate of John Weedon between his son John Weedon, son Augustine Weedon, John Dishman who married daughter Mary Weedon, and David Dishman who married daughter Sarah Dishman.
  14. [S204] Essex Co. Deed Book, Vol. 30 (1765-1772), entry 187, David Dishman.
  15. [S118] Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florene Speakman Love, 1787 Virginia Census, p. 1346.
  16. [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.
  17. [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.
  18. [S258] Essex County Order Book, No. 42 (1815-1817).
  19. [S280] Dishman et al v. Dishman, Essex County Chancery Court Records, (21 Dec 1798): mentions son Samuel Dishman who died prior to his father, County Clerk's Office.
  20. [S280] Dishman et al v. Dishman, Essex County Chancery Court Records, (21 Dec 1798): mentions daughter Sarah Dishman, County Clerk's Office.
 

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