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David Dings
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1832
Schoharie County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1907
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA

David Dings was the son of Peter Dings and Catherine Barner. Left motherless at age seven. Lived with Uncle Joseph Barner of Charlotteville, NY until left school and learned carpenter trade. Later became a millwright, miller and businessman as merchant and manufacturer.

He worked as a mill operator in 1859. Operated mills at Braymanville, Schoharie, Huntersland and Oak Hill, NY. In 1859, operated a mill at Braymanville (Howe Cave), NY for his grandfather David I. Barner in partnership with his uncle Nelson Eckerson.

About 1858 he married Melissa Baker (1838-1913)of Berne, Albany, New York and daughter of Phineas Baker.

He served in the Civil War and enlisted in Company H, 91st Infantry Regiment New York on 8 Sep 1864.

He moved from New York to Grand Island, Neb. in 1880 and to Milwaukee, Wis. in 1889.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Dings (1806 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Melissa Baker Dings (1838 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Myron Dings (1859 - 1932)*
  Mary A. Dings Bruce (1863 - 1903)*
  Alvin Dings (1866 - 1925)*
  Marshall J Dings (1868 - 1938)*
  Lacy Dings Stearns (1870 - 1956)*
  Granville Truman Dings (1875 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Dings (1832 - 1907)
  Martha Dings Cox (1837 - 1904)*
  Luman Dings (1843 - 1918)*
  Truman Dings (1845 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
David Dings
1833-1907

 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section B, Block 12, Lot 2, Grave 9
 
Created by: David Stearns
Record added: Apr 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35990415
David Dings
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David Dings
Added by: David Stearns
 
David Dings
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 Added: Mar. 13, 2011
 
 
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