Joseph Oscar Dillingham

25 January 1883–1954 (Age 70)
Normanton, Rutland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph Oscar

When Joseph Oscar Dillingham was born on 25 January 1883, in Normanton, Rutland, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Dillingham, was 31 and his mother, Dinah, was 27. He married Estelle F Parrott in 1916. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Skipton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died in 1954, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 71.

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Joseph Oscar Dillingham
Estelle F Parrott
Marriage: 1916
Diana Birkett Dillingham
John C Dillingham

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    John Dillingham






    Florence Dillingham


    Lilian Dillingham



    Cecil Dillingham


    Reginald Dillingham


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 8

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Dullingham in Cambridgeshire, named in Old English as ‘homestead (Old English hām) of the people (-inga-) of Dull(a)’ (an unattested personal name).

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph O Dillingham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph O Dillingham in household of John Dillingham, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Joseph Dillingham, "United States Census, 1940"

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