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Joshua Dinkins
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Birth: 1762
Pitt County
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1834
Henry County
Tennessee, USA

In 1826 Joshua Dinkins (1762-1834), wife Martha Victoria Ellen and his son William homesteaded in Range 3, Sect 6, immediately northwest of present day New Bethel Baptist Church. Born in Pitt Co, North Carolina, Joshua Dinkins volunteered at age 16 and served as a musician "Fifer" in the Continental North Carolina Line. His original enlistment expired after the 1779 Battle of Briery Creek, GA, but he volunteered again and served two more years as private soldier and wagoneer. After the Revolutionary War he lived briefly in Anson County, NC; by 1807 he moved his family to Stewart County, TN. He had at least two other children, Robert J (1791-1872), m. Rebecca Gilbert and Celia Caroline (1804--), m. Nazareth Cook. Joshua and wife Martha are buried in unmarked graves at Lawrence Cemetery. 
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  Martha Victoria Ellen Dinkins
Lawrence Cemetery
Henry County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Unmarked Grave
Created by: April Lieberman
Record added: Feb 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66223429
Joshua Dinkins
Added by: John Floyd
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Correction: my 4th great grandfather.
- John Floyd
 Added: Sep. 5, 2013
Joshua is my 5th grandfather. Albert Clifford Dinkins is my grandfather, mother is Betty Joy Dinkins Floyd. ***The Iris is the official flower of Tennessee.
- John Floyd
 Added: Jul. 7, 2013
Joshua is my 4th great grandfather.
- Vicki Vann
 Added: Jun. 4, 2013

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