Lina Ernestine Dimmick

26 December 1881–
Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lina Ernestine

When Lina Ernestine Dimmick was born on 26 December 1881, in Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, her father, Guerdon Lewis Dimick, was 37 and her mother, Sarophone B. Le Valley, was 24. She married John Owen Greenway on 25 October 1906, in Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Owosso, Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

John Owen Greenway
Lina Ernestine Dimmick
Marriage: 25 October 1906
Elynor Jean Greenway
John Owen Greenway Jr
Guerdon Dimmick Greenway

Spouse and Children

25 October 1906
Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States


    Elynor Jean Greenway


    John Owen Greenway Jr



Parents and Siblings

    Guerdon Lewis Dimick


    Sarophone B. Le Valley




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.
1885 · North Yakima

Age 4

In early 1885, plats were filed for the new town, called North Yakima.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Dymock in Gloucestershire, named perhaps from a British word akin to Welsh tymoch ‘pigsty’, but more probably from a Celtic din ‘fort’ + an adjectival suffix.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ernestine Greenway, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernistine Greenway in household of John Greenway, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ernestine Greenway in household of John Greenway, "United States Census, 1910"

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