Peter Dishman

1718–before 21 November 1763 (Age 45)
Westmoreland, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Peter

When Peter Dishman was born in 1718, in Westmoreland, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel DuChemin, was 47 and his mother, Cornelia Diggs, was 45. He married Sarah J. Reynolds in 1745, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 21 November 1763, in Essex, Virginia, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Peter Dishman
1718–1763
Sarah J. Reynolds
1723–1808
Marriage: 1745
Thomas Jefferson Dishman
1740–1790
Samuel Dishman
1748–1807
James Dishman Sr
1749–1820
John B Dishman
1750–1819
Sarah Dishman
1765–1839
Jeremiah Ewing Dishman
1752–1841
William Dishman
1754–1833
Anne Dishman
1756–1770
James Dishman
1757–1820

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1745
Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Male1740–1790Male

    Samuel Dishman

    Male1748–1807Male

    Male1749–1820Male

    John B Dishman

    Male1750–1819Male

    Jeremiah Ewing Dishman

    Male1752–1841Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (1)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 40

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dischmann or Tischmann, occupational name for a joiner, from Middle Low German disch ‘table’ + man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dishman, Peter, ca. 1718-ca. 1763. Division of the Slaves Belonging to his Estate (Essex County, Virginia Will Book 12, p. 533-534)
  • Dishman, Peter, ca. 1718-ca. 1763. Inventory of his estate (Essex County, Virginia Will Book 12, p. 94-95)
  • U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006

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