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Leander Dikeman
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Birth: May 21, 1806
Danbury
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1857
Danbury
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Leander Dikeman was born on 21 May 1806, the eldest child of (Adoniram) 'Niram' and Martha (Patty Barker) Dikeman who were married on 19 OCT 1805 in Danbury. Patty was the daughter of Joseph and Susan (Abbott) Barker of Oyster Bay, Long Island NY.

Leander was a farmer residing in Reading, CT when he married Betsey Ann Marshall Osborne on 14 JAN 1829 at Starr's Plain, Danbury CT where they settled. Leander died in Danbury on 2 FEB 1863. He was buried in Wooster Cemetery.

Children of Leander and Betsey were:

1-MaryAnn Osborn (Dikeman) WOOD
b. at Danbury CT., 23 MAR 1830;
md. at Reading CT., 10 MAR 1852,
Thomas Wood, a trader
s/o Harvey and Hannah (Dikeman) Wood, of Danbury.
They dwelt at Reading for one year; at Bethel CT, four years; at Allen IL, till July 1865 ; and then settled at Harlan IA, where they were living in JAN 1876.
CHILDREN:
I. Horatio Lindley Wood, editor
b. at Reading, CT, 31 Dec. 1852;
md. at Harlan IA, 17 March 1873,
Ada Matilda Sharp,
d/o Neal Johnson and Ella (Trammell) Sharp, of Ogden UT
She was born at Glenwood, IA, 16 NOV 1856.
They settled at Harlan, and were living there in JAN 1876 ; he being editor of the Harlan Record.
II. Howard Everett Wood, b. at Allen, IL., 23 JAN. 1861;
d. at Allen, 25 SEP. 1861, and was buried there.
III. Horace Greeley Wood, b. at Allen, IL., 22 JAN 1863.
IV. Cracie Wood, b. at Harlan, IA, 27 APR 1870;
d.17 MAY 1870, and was buried at Harlan.

2-Hannah (d in infancy)
b. at Danbury, CT., APR 1833 ;
died aged one week.

3- Esther Ann (Dikeman) ALLEN
b. at Danbury, Conn., 20 July 1839;
md. at Bethel, Conn., 16 JAN 1858, Edmond Allen, a salesman,
s/o Delazon and Hannah (WARREN) Allen, of Norwalk, Conn., where he was
born 14 Oct. 1833.
They settled at Danbury, and were living there in
Nov. 1873.
CHILDREN:
I. Caroline Howard Allen, b. at Danbury, Conn., 20 Ap. 1859.
II. Grace Edna Allen, b. at Danbury, Conn., 28 Feb. 1870; died
there, 14 Aug. 1871, and was buried in Wooster Cemetery.
III. Mary Edith Allen, b. at Danbury, Conn., 19 May 1873.

4-John Howard Dikeman (unmarried)
b. at Bethel, Conn., 23 Sept. 1844;
a painter; was living at Danbury, Conn., in Nov. 1873.

Descendany information from THE WHITNEY FAMILY OF CONNECTICUT.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Niram Dikeman (1779 - 1862)
  Martha Barker Dikeman (1789 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Ann Marshall Osborne Selleck (1807 - 1881)
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Osborn Dikeman Wood (1830 - 1892)*
  Hannah Dikeman (1833 - 1833)*
  John Howard Dikeman (1844 - 1880)*
 
 Siblings:
  Betsey M Dikeman (____ - 1860)*
  Leander Dikeman (1806 - 1857)
  David Dikeman (1814 - 1899)*
  Niram Dykeman (1823 - 1880)*
  Martha Dikeman Platt (1826 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN MOMORY OF
LEANDER DIKEMAN
who died
FEB 7, 1857
 
Burial:
Wooster Cemetery
Danbury
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: anne
Record added: Oct 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59482492
Leander Dikeman
Added by: Gary Boughton
 
Leander Dikeman
Added by: Gary Boughton
 
Leander Dikeman
Added by: Gary Boughton
 
 
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A kind and good man. Thank you for your influence then and now.
- anne
 Added: Jun. 3, 2011
 
 
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