Samuel Roland Dishman1

ID #592, (26 November 1871 - 29 April 1946)
Samuel Roland Dishman 2

Parents:

Father: Addison Thornton Dishman1 b. 23 Sep 1823, d. 6 Apr 1895
Mother: Mary Jane James1 b. 16 Jun 1827, d. 3 Mar 1904

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birth26 Nov 1871He was born on 26 Nov 1871 in Cherry Hill estate, King George County, Virginia.3,1,4
Marriage11 Nov 1896He married Nellie May Vincent, daughter of William F. Vincent and Sinah Ann Simpson, on 11 Nov 1896 in Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia.5,6
Death29 Apr 1946He died on 29 Apr 1946 in San Francisco, California, at age 74.7,5,8
Burial3 May 1946He was buried on 3 May 1946 in Presidio National Cemetery, San Francisco, California.9,10,7,4

Children with Nellie May Vincent:

Catherine Augusta Dishman22 (13 Apr 1900 - Mar 1983)
Samuel Roland Dishman Jr.21 (20 Jul 1904 - 7 Jul 1979)
Addison Vincent Dishman+5 (20 Aug 1906 - Jul 1987)
infant Dishman23 (16 Feb 1909 - b Apr 1910)

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

Other Events

EventDateDescription
Census18801 Jun 1880He was listed as Addison Thornton Dishman's son on the 1880 census in King George County, Virginia.11
Occupationfrom 1898 to 1908He was a clerk at the Army Quartermaster Department from 1898 to 1908 in Washington, District of Columbia.12
Residence1900He lived in 1900 in 810 Prince Street, Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia. His occupation is listed as clerk.13
Residence1903He resided in 810 Prince Street, Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, in 1903.14
Event-Misc1903He joined the Sons of the American Revolution in 1903 in Washington, District of Columbia. He applied using patriots John Jones and Charles Higdon and his membership number was 15896.15
Movedcirca 1908He and Nellie May Vincent moved from Alexandria, Virginia to Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, circa 1908.16
Occupationfrom 1908 to 1917He was an ice manufacturer and fuel merchant from 1908 to 1917 in Spokane, Washington.12
Census191015 Apr 1910He was listed as the head of household on the 1910 census in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.17
Residence27 Apr 1910He and Nellie May Vincent lived on 27 Apr 1910 in 616 Fifteenth Avenue, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.17
Militaryfrom 27 May 1917 to 31 Oct 1919He served in the U.S. Army Quartermaster's Corp from 27 May 1917 to 31 Oct 1919. He was honorably discharged from active service with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.18
Military4 Apr 1919He was a Major in the U.S. Army Quartermaster's Corp and was awarded the title of Chevalier ("Knight") in the French Legion of Honour in recognition of "efficient and distinguished services in building up and maintaining Model Artillery Camp, Prison and Labor Camps and operating French trains" during World War 1 on 4 Apr 1919. The award was conferred by General Petain, Marshal of France.12,19
Census19201 Jan 1920He was listed as the head of household on the 1920 census in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.20
Census19301 Apr 1930He was listed as the head of household on the 1930 census in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.21
Retirement30 Nov 1935He retired from the U. S. Army Quartermaster Corp on 30 Nov 1935.18

 

Other information

Relationships:
4th great-grandson of Samuel Duchemin
4th cousin of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 16 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dishmans of Pine Hill Family Bible.
  2. [S239] Photograph courtesy of Julia Arnold Clews.
  3. [S390] S. R. Dishman Birth Date, Affidavit, 12 Sep 1942 S.R. Dishman Papers (copies held by James Dallas Dishman), Hezekiah Potts, born 19 Jul 1857, neighbor of Addison Thornton Dishman and Mary Jane James, states that Samuel Roland Dishman was born 26 Nov 1871 at Cherry Hill estate, King George County, Virginia.
  4. [S399] Find a Grave Inc., Find a Grave, Samuel R. Dishman (1871-1946) entry, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.
  5. [S4] Charles M. Marsteller, "The Dishman Family of Pine Hill."
  6. [S257] Washington Post, 12 Nov 1896, p. 8, Wedding celebrated last night at the M. E. Church South...Miss Nellie May Vincent became wife of Mr. Samuel Roland Dishman of Pensacola, FL...brother Mr. M.F. Vincent.
  7. [S181] Charles M. Marsteller and James Dallas Dishman, Dishman Index, Samuel Roland Dishman family group sheet.
  8. [S399] Find a Grave Inc., Find a Grave, Samuel R. Dishman (1871-1946) entry, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA; Lieut Col, U.S. Army, Purple Heart.
  9. [S474] U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2590, Samuel R. Dishman entry, San Francisco National Cemetery, died 29 Apr 1946.
  10. [S328] U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca. 1800-2004, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8750, Samuel R. Dishman entry.
  11. [S45] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, A. T. Dishman household, ED 97, Sheet 12, line 19 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 12 of 42. Son M. F. Dishman is recorded as being dead.
  12. [S473] James Howard Gore, American Legionnaires of France, page 128, Samuel Roland Dishman entry, made Chevalier on April 4, 1919.
  13. [S199] McKenney, Ronald, "Lucy Dishman," e-mail to Keith Dishman, 30 Sep 2005, cites the 1900 Alexandria City Directory as the source.
  14. [S199] McKenney, Ronald, "Lucy Dishman," e-mail to Keith Dishman, 30 Sep 2005, cites the 1903 Alexandria City Directory as the source.
  15. [S475] SAR Membership Applications, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2204, Samuel Roland Dishman, SAR member number 15896, patriots John Johns and Charles Higdon.
  16. [S33] Assumptions: Son Addison born Aug 1906 in Virginia, and an infant was born Feb 1909 in Spokane, so the family must have moved from Alexandria to Spokane between Aug 1906 and Feb 1909.
  17. [S97] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Washington, Spokane County, Spokane, ED 168, sheet 12B, line 91, dwelling 244, family 246, Samuel R. Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 25 of 32.
  18. [S474] U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2590, Samuel R. Dishman entry, San Francisco National Cemetery, died 29 Apr 1946, enlisted 27 May 1917, honorable discharge 31 Oct 1919, retired 30 Nov 1935, Lieut. Colonel, QMC (Quartermaster Corp).
  19. [S400] The Times Dispatch, 11 May 1919, Decorated by France, Major S. R. Dishman received cross of Legion of Honor by Marshall Petain. In France nearly 2 years, first American Quartermaster to land in France, enlisted over 2 years ago, former service in US Army 12 years ago.
  20. [S98] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Washington, Spokane County, Spokane, ED 176, sheet 2B, line 75, dwelling 40, family 41, S. Roland Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 4 of 18.
  21. [S99] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 308, San Francisco District, Sheet 2A, Household 43. (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  22. [S2] Samuel Roland Dishman, Samuel Dishman Descendants Chart.
  23. [S327] Washington State Birth Index, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6493, Unnamed Dishman entry, parent S R Dishman, born Spokane 16 Feb 1909, female.
 

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