Philemon Dilley

October 1834–1924 (Age 89)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Philemon

When Philemon Dilley was born in October 1834, in Ohio, United States, his father, Andrew Dilley, was 28 and his mother, Rosannah Wyrick, was 22. He married Louisa McLaughlin about 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fowler Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Vernon Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died in 1924, in Salem Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in West Salem Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philemon Dilley
Louisa McLaughlin
Marriage: about 1858
Monroe Dilley
Sarah Celestia Dilley
Rosa Dilley
Justus Dilley
Effie Dilley

Spouse and Children


    Louisa McLaughlin


about 1858
, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States


    Monroe Dilley


    Sarah Celestia Dilley


    Rosa Dilley


    Justus Dilley


    Effie Dilley


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Dilley


    Rosannah Wyrick





    James Madison Dilley


    Andrew Dilley


    George M Dilley


    Mary Dilley


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 2

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 26

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 English: possibly a pet form of an unrecorded Old English personal name Dylla, found as the first element in the place names Dillington (in the former Huntingdonshire) and Dilton (in Wiltshire).2 In some cases, possibly an altered spelling of French Dilly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Philomenia Dilly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Philemon Dilley in household of Monroe Dilley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Philemon Dilley, "United States Census, 1900"

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