Joshua Dinkins

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Joshua Dinkins

  • Birth 1762 Pitt County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 1834 Henry County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Henry County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot Unmarked Grave
  • Memorial ID 66223429

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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  • Created by: April Lieberman
  • Added: 27 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66223429
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joshua Dinkins (1762–1834), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66223429, citing Lawrence Cemetery, Henry County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by April Lieberman (contributor 47180924) .