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
      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 
masterŐs 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 masterŐs 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 E. Wirey

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