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John Dillingham
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1762
Pembroke
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 1853
Auburn
Androscoggin County
Maine, USA


John was a son of Jeremiah Dillingham & Abigail Chamberlain.

He was married on 29 Oct 1782 at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts to Sarah Gilbert.

They had 12 children: Sally; Polly; Rebekah; Abigail; Freedom; John; Wealthy; Betsey; Gilbert; Salina; Harvey; and Eunice.

John Dillingham was a Private in the Massachusetts Militia during the American Revolution.

He moved to Brookfield, Massachusetts from Hanover, Massachusetts about the time of the American Revolution and was a blacksmith & farmer.

The Dillingham Genealogy claims that he bought land from his father on 31 Oct 1782, two days before his marriage, forty acres of land in Sylvester Canada (later incorporated as Turner, Maine) and that this land presently is located in Auburn ME. The following winter he and his wife were in Dighton MA. In the Spring of 1783, with his sister Mary and her husband Abel Allen they carried their belongings to Maine on horses. After a very short stop over at the last settlement called New Gloucester, Maine, they found their way by trail blazed marked by trees. They stopped to camp at what was later called Baker's Mill and soon continued northward and arriving upon their land built two log houses.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeremiah Dillingham (1729 - 1823)
  Abigail Chamberlain Dillingham (1732 - 1801)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Gilbert Dillingham (1764 - 1820)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Dillingham Bradford (1784 - 1873)*
  Mary "Polly" Dillingham Thompson (1785 - 1878)*
  Rebecca Dillingham Bradford (1787 - 1868)*
  Abigail Dillingham Phillips (1789 - 1882)*
  Freedom Dillingham (1792 - 1875)*
  John Dillingham (1793 - 1885)*
  Wealthy Dillingham Whitman (1796 - 1883)*
  Elizabeth Dillingham Staples (1798 - 1884)*
  Gilbert Dillingham (1800 - 1872)*
  Salina Dillingham Conant (1802 - ____)*
  Harvey Dillingham (1805 - 1888)*
  Eunice Dillingham Tirrell (1807 - 1844)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Dillingham Allen (1760 - 1850)*
  John Dillingham (1762 - 1853)
  Lovisa Dillingham Dillingham (1800 - 1898)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:

JOHN DILLINGHAM
DIED
June 24, 1853,
AEt. 90 y's. 9 m's.

 
Burial:
Dillingham Cemetery
Auburn
Androscoggin County
Maine, USA
 
Maintained by: Tim & Grace
Originally Created by: Sue Warner
Record added: May 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19365222
John Dillingham
Added by: Sue Warner
 
John Dillingham
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John Dillingham
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Remembering the family that first drew me to Dillingham Hill during the course of my 30 year search for the worldwide Dillingham Family
- Dave Dillingham Wiltshire
 Added: Dec. 30, 2015
Thank you, my 5th grandparents.
- Karen Hill
 Added: Apr. 13, 2014

- Me2u
 Added: Mar. 9, 2014
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