Henry Walter Dimond

6 June 1853–11 January 1938 (Age 84)
Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States

The Life of Henry Walter

When Henry Walter Dimond was born on 6 June 1853, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States, his father, Alfred Mears Dimond, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Doyle, was 20. He married Elizabeth Alta Moss on 5 April 1877, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He lived in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900 and Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 11 January 1938, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Walter Dimond
Elizabeth Alta Moss
Marriage: 5 April 1877
Mertie Maud Diamond
Liza “Lizzie” W. Dimond
Esther Clarina Dimond
Myrtle Diamond
Amy Diamond

Spouse and Children

5 April 1877
Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States


    Mertie Maud Diamond


    Liza “Lizzie” W. Dimond


    Esther Clarina Dimond


    Myrtle Diamond



Parents and Siblings

    Alfred Mears Dimond





    Arvilla Dimond



    Emily W. Diamond


    Edwin “Eddie” L. Dimond


World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 23

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Diamond .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry W Diamond, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry W Dimond, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Diamond, "United States Census, 1880"

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