DINN, Chelsea Orem

Date of birth:  17 May 1901 Amity, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 6 Feb 1982 Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, February 8, 1982

Retired Principal
Chelsea O. Dinn

FRANKLIN — Chelsea O. Dinn, 80, of Franklin, a retired principal at Edinburgh Junior High School, died Saturday night at the Columbus Convalescent Center.

Funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Stanley Bush at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home here, where persons may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery at Edinburgh.

Dinn was born Feb. 6, 1901, at Amity, the son of Albert O. and Martha Pruitt Dinn. He married Ruth Manion June 14, 1924, and she survives.

He was graduated from Franklin College and received a master’s degree from Indiana University. He taught mathe- matics and history several years at Edinburgh and retired in 1951 as principal of Edinburgh Junior High School.

He also wrote and published five family genealogies, including the Robertson, Hamilton and Manion families.

He was a member of the Franklin Baptist Church; the Johnson and Washington County and Indiana Historical societies, and the Johnson County and Indiana Retired Teachers associations.

Surviving with his wife are three nephews and two nieces.


Source: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana, February 10, 1982

CHELSEA DINN

  Chelsea O. Dinn, 80, of
Franklin, a retired principal
at Edinburgh Junior High
School, died Saturday night at
the Columbus Convalescent
Center.
  Funeral services were
conducted by the Rev. Stanley
Bush at 10:30 a.m. today at
the Vandivier-Tudor Funeral
Home in Franklin.  Burial was
at Rest Haven Cemetery.
  Dinn was born Feb. 6, 1901, at
Amity, the son of Albert O.
and Martha Pruitt Dinn.  He
married Ruth Manion June 14,
1924, and she survives.
  He was graduated from Franklin
College and received a
master’s degree from
Indiana University.  He taught
mathematics and history
several years at Edinburgh and
retired in 1951 as principal
of Edinburgh Junior High
School.
  He also wrote and published
five family genealogies,
including the Robertson,
Hamilton and Manion families.
  He was a member of the
Franklin Baptist Church; the
Johnson and Washington County
and Indiana Historical
societies, and the Johnson
County and Indiana Retired
Teachers associations.
  Survivors with his wife are
three nephews and two nieces.

Submitted by Mark Wirey