Simon Edward Dingey

15 December 1878–27 July 1953 (Age 74)
Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life of Simon Edward

When Simon Edward Dingey was born on 15 December 1878, his father, John Jacob Dingey, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Jane Hamlin, was 23. He married Beatrice Bliss Vogel on 4 February 1912, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Plain Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 27 July 1953, in Marysville, Yuba, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Olivehurst, Yuba, California, United States.

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Simon Edward Dingey
Beatrice Bliss Vogel
Marriage: 4 February 1912
Lucille Elizabeth Dingey
Corrine Dingey

Spouse and Children

4 February 1912
Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States


    Lucille Elizabeth Dingey



Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Jane Hamlin




    William Henry Dingey



    Mary Alice Dingey


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 13

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire named Dingley, possibly from Middle English dingle ‘hollow’ + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Simon E Dingey in household of John Dingey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Simon Edward Dingey, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • 1940 United States Federal Census

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