Bessie Calista Dalrymple

14 January 1877–7 February 1950 (Age 73)
North Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States

The Life of Bessie Calista

When Bessie Calista Dalrymple was born on 14 January 1877, in North Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States, her father, Lawson G. Dalrymple, was 23 and her mother, Alena Florette Austin, was 21. She married George Mortmer Dimick on 31 December 1901. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died on 7 February 1950, at the age of 73.

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George Mortmer Dimick
Bessie Calista Dalrymple
Marriage: 31 December 1901
Doris F. Dimick
George L Dimmick

Spouse and Children

31 December 1901


    Doris F. Dimick


    George L Dimmick


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Ayrshire, named with Gaelic dail ‘field’, ‘meadow’ + an unexplained second element.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Bessie Dimmick in household of Mortimer Dimmick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bessie C Dimmick in household of George M Dimmick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie C Dimick in household of Mortimer Dimick, "United States Census, 1910"

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