James Dishman Sr.1

ID #241, (1712 - 1800)

Parents:

Father: Samuel Duchemin2 b. c 1640, d. bt Nov 1726 - May 1727
Mother: Cornelia (?)3 d. c Feb 1729/30

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birth1712He was born in 1712 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.4
Marriagecirca 1735He married Mary Weedon, daughter of John Weedon Sr. and Jane Sheires, circa 1735.5,6
Death1800He died in 1800 in King George County, Virginia.7
Probate4 Sep 1800His estate was probated on 4 Sep 1800 in King George County, Virginia.7

Children with Mary Weedon:

Mildred Dishman+20 ( - 1801)
Sarah Dishman+ 21 ( - bt 1790 - 1800)
Elizabeth Dishman+20 ( - c Aug 1802)
William Dishman+ 22 (c 1740 - c Jun 1810)
John Dishman22 (b 1755 - c Sep 1824)
James Dishman Jr.22 (b 1755 - c Aug 1808)

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.8
Event-Misc29 May 1733On 29 May 1733 James Dishman Sr. petitioned the Westmoreland County, VA court for his share of his deceased father's estate that was under the control of his brother John Dishman.9
Will20 Mar 1738/39He was named an executor in the will of John Dishman Sr. dated 20 Mar 1738/39 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.10,11
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 1740/41.12
Will31 Aug 1770He was mentioned in the will of Elizabeth Dishman dated 31 Aug 1770 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.13,14
Tax List1787He appeared on the Tax List of 1787 in King George County, Virginia.15
Will25 Nov 1790He made a will on 25 Nov 1790 in King George County, Virginia.16
Deposition13 Jun 1796He gave a deposition in an Essex County court case (Dishman et al vs. Fitzhugh) on 13 Jun 1796 in King George County, Virginia. He mentions that his father was named Samuel Dishman or Duchmein and was naturalized in Virginia by the name of Dishman.17,18
Tax List1800The estate of James Dishman Sr. appeared on the Tax List of 1800 in King George County, Virginia.19

 

Other information

Relationships:
Son of Samuel Duchemin
3rd great-grandfather of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 11 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] Charles M. Marsteller, "The Dishman Family of Pine Hill."
  2. [S10] Samuel Dishman will (1726) Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84, names son James Dishman.
  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. [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. Deposition, dated 13 June 1796, states that James Dishman is "aged 84 or thereabouts", which gives his year of birth as approximately 1712.
  5. [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.
  6. [S102] James Dallas Dishman, Dishman Descendants Chart.
  7. [S133] James Dishman, Sr. will (1800), Will Book 2, page 271. Probated 4 Sep 1800 in King George Co. VA.
  8. [S10] Samuel Dishman will (1726) Deeds & Wills No. 8, 1723 - 1738, page 84.
  9. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book 1731-1739, p. 78a.
  10. [S11] John Dishman will (1739) Deed Book 9, page 31a.
  11. [S111] Augusta B. Fothergill, Westmoreland Co. Wills 1654-1800, p. 107.
  12. [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.
  13. [S346] Genealogical papers of William Anderson Hagey, ca. 1940-1998, Virginia Historical Society, box 2, file 107, "Dishman, Elizabeth and Original Browne (d. 1757)", cites will of Elizabeth (Dishman) Brown dated 31 Aug 1770.
  14. [S111] Augusta B. Fothergill, Westmoreland Co. Wills 1654-1800, p. 164.
  15. [S118] Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florene Speakman Love, 1787 Virginia Census, p. 370.
  16. [S133] James Dishman, Sr. will (1800), Will Book 2, page 271.
  17. [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.
  18. [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.
  19. [S187] John Frederick Dorman, "King George County, Virginia, 1800 Tax List", p. 91, James Dishman estate, lists 3 white male tithables, 10 horses, 14 slaves over sixteen, and 1 slave between twelve and sixteen.
  20. [S133] James Dishman, Sr. will (1800), Will Book 2, page 271. James Dishman Sr. names her as a daughter in his will.
  21. [S133] James Dishman, Sr. will (1800), Will Book 2, page 271. Mentions daughter Sarah Baker.
  22. [S133] James Dishman, Sr. will (1800), Will Book 2, page 271. James Dishman Sr. names him as a son in his will.
 

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