DIAMENT ANNEX

 

Franklin Nixon Diament Pedigree

(Start at generation 1, below.)

 

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Origin of the surname “Diament/Diamont:”

 

 

Of Swiss origin.

 

Generation

 

9  

 

8   Thomas Dymont

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died 1682 at East Hampton.  French Huguenot.  Immigrated from Holland to Long Island in 1625.

 

2. Wife: Mary Sheaffer

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. James Dymont: See generation 7, below.

 

7   James Dymont

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1646.  Died 1721.

 

2. Wife: Hannah James

 

Born , daughter of Reverend Thomas James.  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Nathaniel Diament: See generation 6, below.

 

6   Nathaniel Diament

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1695.  Died 1767.  Moved to Cumberland County, New Jersey (near Bridgeton).

 

2. Wife: Lois Hedges

 

Born 1703.  Died 1770.

 

3. Children:

 

a. James Diament: See generation 5, below.

 

5   James Diament

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1725.  Died 1776.

 

2. Wife: Sarah Sherry

 

Born .  Died 1813.

 

3. Children:

 

a. James Diament, Jr.: See generation 4, below.

 

4   James Diament, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1755.  Died 1845.

 

2. Wife: Theodosia Elmer

 

Born 1759.  Died 1810.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Nathaniel Diament: See generation 3, below.

 

3   Nathaniel Diament

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1794.  Died 1870.

 

2. Wife: Ruth Nixon

 

Born 1796, daughter of Jeremiah Nixon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Died 1884.  Resided at Philadelphia.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Theodore T. Diament: See generation 2, below.

 

2   Theodore T. Diament (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 6 January 1824.  Died 19 April 1909.  Was employed as a broom maker.

 

2. Wife: Ruth Burt Conner/Connor

 

Born 14 December 1825, daughter of Isaac and Lydia (Thompson) Connor/Conner.   Isaac Conner was Captain of the Oyster Schooner “St. John” in the Delaware River Bay.  Died 30 April 1910.  Married Theodore Diament on 6 March 1845.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Franklin Nixon Diament: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Franklin Nixon Diament:

 

Born 27 March 1853 at Cedarville, New Jersey.  Died 7 April 1930.  Married Sarah Ellen Biles, paragraph 4.C.13.d. of the Alexander Patterson Biles page.

 

 

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