Mary Dishman1

ID #721, (1767 - circa August 1858)


Father: William Dishman1 b. c 1740, d. c Jun 1810
Mother: Ann Monroe1

Key Events

Birth1767She was born in 1767 in Virginia.2
Marriage8 Sep 1799She married James Dishman Massey, son of James Massey and Elizabeth Dishman, on 8 Sep 1799.3
Deathcirca Aug 1858She died circa Aug 1858 in King George County, Virginia.4,1

Child with James Dishman Massey:

Ann Monroe Massey4 (c 1801 - )

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Will25 Nov 1790She was named an heir in the will of James Dishman Sr. dated 25 Nov 1790 in King George County, Virginia.5
Will23 May 1810She was named an heir in the will of William Dishman dated 23 May 1810 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.6
Will27 Dec 1847She made a will on 27 Dec 1847 A codicil was added on 29 Dec 1856.4
Census18501 Jun 1850She appeared in the census of 1 Jun 1850 in the household of Enoch Edwards at King George County, Virginia, as Mary Massey.2
Probate2 Sep 1858Her estate was probated on 2 Sep 1858 in King George County, Virginia.4


Other information

Great-granddaughter of Samuel Duchemin
1st cousin 3 times removed of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 11 Dec 2016


  1. [S106] Dishman Family, Informal Genealogical Notes Personal papers of James Dallas Dishman, Chart 1.
  2. [S42] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 226, dwelling 348, line 348, Enoch Edwards household (Online:, Inc.), image 43 of 62. Enoch, age 62, Ann, age 49, Mary Massey, age 83.
  3. [S100] Elizabeth Nuckols Lee, King George Co. Va Marriages, Vol. I, p. 19.
  4. [S346] Genealogical papers of William Anderson Hagey, ca. 1940-1998, Virginia Historical Society, box 2, file 115, "Dishman, James (1712-1800) and Mary (Weedon), 3 of 5", will of Mary Massey dated 27 Dec 1847, codicil 29 Dec 1856, proved 2 Sep 1858 in King George County, Va (KGC Will Book 4, p. 123).
  5. [S133] James Dishman, Sr. will (1800), Will Book 2, page 271.
  6. [S346] Genealogical papers of William Anderson Hagey, ca. 1940-1998, Virginia Historical Society, box 2, file 114, "Dishman, James (1712-1800) and Mary (Weedon), 2 of 5", cites will of William Dishman Sr. dated 23 May 1810, proved 23 Jul 1810 in Westmoreland Co., Va, Westmoreland Deeds and Wills Book 22, p. 106, names son James Dishman, son William Dishman, daughter Ann Bryant, granddaughter Ann Monroe Massey, and daughter Mary Massey.


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