Franklin Nixon Diament Pedigree

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Last Change: 27 June 2022


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Origin of the surname “Diament/Diamont:”



Of Swiss origin.






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.


1860 US Census: Theodore Diament, age 35 (b. NJ) and employed as a broom maker, was heading a household in Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey.  His real estate was valued at $1,000 and his personal property was valued at $2,00.  The household also included his wife, Ruth Diament, age 33 (b. NJ); daughter, Lydia A. Diament, age 11 (b. NJ); Franklin N. Diament, age 7 (b. NJ); son, Samuel E. Diament, age 5 (b. NJ); and Mary Rocah, age 40 (b. NJ).


2. Wife: Ruth Burt Conner/Connor (more info)


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. Lydia A. Diament: Born about 1849 in New Jersey.


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


c. Samuel E. Diament: Born about 1855 in New Jersey.


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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