John Callison Dishman1

ID #871, (4 February 1828 - 5 February 1863)


Father: William Samuel Dishman Jr.1 b. 18 Mar 1790, d. 2 Dec 1870
Mother: Dorothy D. Callison1 b. 3 Jun 1797, d. 28 Dec 1872

Key Events

Birth4 Feb 1828He was born on 4 Feb 1828 in Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky.2,3
Marriage25 Sep 1849He married Mahala Ann Bishop on 25 Sep 1849 in Barren County, Kentucky.4,3
Marriage1861He married Hannah C. Fowler in 1861 in Grayson County, Texas.5
Death5 Feb 1863He died on 5 Feb 1863 in Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas, at age 35.6,7,3

Children with Mahala Ann Bishop:

John William Dishman+10,11 (8 Nov 1852 - 10 Mar 1940)
Robert Dishman+10 (c 1855 - )
Mary Dishman10 (c 1857 - )

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


Census18301 Jun 1830He was probably one of the males, age under 5, in William Samuel Dishman Jr.'s household on the 1830 census in Barren County, Kentucky.8
Baptism11 May 1834He was baptized on 11 May 1834 in 1st Presbyterian Church, Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky.
Census18401 Jun 1840He was probably one of the males, age 10 to 14, in William Samuel Dishman Jr.'s household on the 1840 census in Barren County, Kentucky.9
Census18501 Jun 1850He was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 census in Barren County, Kentucky.2
Census18601 Jun 1860He was listed as a household member of P. Stringfield on the 1860 census in Grayson County, Texas.10
Probate26 Mar 1863His estate was probated on 26 Mar 1863 in Grayson County, Texas.7


Other information

2nd great-grandson of Samuel Duchemin
3rd cousin 2 times removed of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 9 Dec 2016


  1. [S106] Dishman Family, Informal Genealogical Notes Personal papers of James Dallas Dishman, Chart 4.
  2. [S91] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Barren County, Kentucky, p. 325, line 5, dwelling 271, family 279, John C. Dishman household (Online:, Inc.), image 39 of 177. John, age 22.
  3. [S682] SAR Applications 1889-1970, Roy Edward Dishman, filed 16 Oct 1959, National No. 85207, grandson of John Callison Dishman (4 Feb 1828 - 5 Feb 1863) and Mahalia Ann Bishop (1830 - 1857), married 25 Sep 1849 in Barren Co. KY.
  4. [S197] Barren County, Kentucky Marriages, online, John C. Dishman entry.
  5. [S681] Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965, online, I. C. Dishman and H. C. Fowler, 1861, Grayson County, Texas.
  6. [S199] John Dishman, " page (p871.htm)," e-mail to Keith Dishman, 30 Jun 2005, provides details of some descendants of John Callison Dishman from the records of Nelle Flanery Dishman,the author's mother.
  7. [S680] Charlotte Holder, Grayson County, Texas miscellaneous wills and probates, 1833-1923, p.14, John C. Dishman entry, filed 26 March 1863, minor heirs: John W., Robert H., Mary B. Dishman. Both parents deceased. Stepmother, Hannah C. Dishman is administrator.
  8. [S89] 1830 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Kentucky, Barren County, p. 120, line 28, William Dishman household (Online:, Inc.), image 21 of 130.
  9. [S90] 1840 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Kentucky, Barren County, p. 176, Wm. Dishman household (Online:, Inc.), image 52 of 79. William is the male aged 40 to 50.
  10. [S92] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Texas, Grayson County, page 97, line 30, dwelling 657, family 663, P. Stringfield household (Online:, Inc.), image 97 of 174. Household includes John Dishman age 33 with $400 in real estate and $2000 in personal estate, John Dishman Jr. age 7, Robert Dishman age 5, and Mary Dishman age 3.
  11. [S353] John William Dishman, death certificate 1403, died 10 Mar 1940 in Collinsville, Grayson Co. TX, born 8 Nov 1852 in Barren Co. KY, married to Virginia Dishman, son of John Dishman and Mildia Bishop (1942).


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