DYMENT

a.k.a.

Daymant, Deiman, Deyman, Dimon,

Diamond, Dymen, Dyment, Dymond

 

Dayman, Humphrey b. 1748 m. Sarah Escott

Daymant, John b. 1766 m. Sarah Petherwick

Deiman, James b. 1570 m. Mell or Mellanie Unknown

Deiman, John b. 1540 m. Margaret Yeo?

Deyman, Humphrey b. 1708 m. Mary Hatherly

Deyman, Richard b. 1601 m. Elizabeth Saunders

Deyman, Richard b. 1653 m. Elizabeth Bromel

Deyman, Richard b. 1685 m. Julian Hobbs

Dyment, Charles James b. 1825 m. Elizabeth MacDougall

Dyment, Eleanor b. 1838 m. Humphrey Gorrill

Dyment, Eleanor Penrose b. 1857 m. Joseph T. Reeves

Dyment, Elizabeth b. 1849 m. Augustus (Augustine?) Cain

Dyment, Ella b. 1861 m. John Chappell

Dyment, George b. 1849 m. Sarah Jane Harris

Dyment, George b. 1868 m. Jane Silliker

Dyment, Harriette b. 1844 m. Henry (George?) Walsh

Dyment, Henry b. 1840 m. Matilda Serepta Hardy

Dyment, Humphrey b. 1795 m. Mary Ashton

Dyment, Humphrey b. 1817 m. (1) Barbara MacArthur (2) Nancy MacDougall

Dyment, James Willard b. - m. Ada Mabel Enman

Dyment, John b. 1801 m. Elizabeth Jones

Dyment, John b. 1827 m. Elizabeth Elliott

Dyment, John b. 1828 m. Harriet Calton

Dyment, John b. 1841 m. Margaret Silliker

Dyment, Lloyd William b. - m. Doris Ruth Ladner

Dyment, Maria Ellen b. 1852 m. William "Willie" Anderson MacDonald

Dyment, Mary Ann b. 1836 m. Henry Wickett

Dyment, Moses b. 1830 m. Maria Ellen Bryant

Dyment, Samuel b. - m. Mary McLeod

Dyment, Susanna b. 1824 m. Hugh Malcolm MacArthur

Dyment, Thomas b. 1845 m.Matilda Moore

Dyment, William b. 1818 m. Effa MacArthur

Dyment, William Harris b. 1849 m. Jemima Betts

Dyment, William W. b. - m. Elva Bulger


Humphrey~ Dyment also known as: Humphrey Dimen born 1795, England, baptized 25 Oct 1795, Bradworthy, Devonshire Co,

England, (son of John~ Dyment and Sarah~ Petherwick) married 27 Mar 1817, in Hartland, Devonshire Co, England, Mary~ Ashton, born

1801, England, died 9 Mar 1877, buried United Church Cemetery, Bideford, P.E.I. Humphrey~ died 8 Aug 1878, buried United Church

Cemetery, Bideford, P.E.I.

 

Humphrey Dyment, Mary Ashton, his wife, and Humphrey's brother John Dyment immigrated to Canada in the year 1833. Humphrey

settled in Bideford, P.E.I. and John in Ontario. Among other families that came with the Dyments from England in 1833, was Mary

Ashton's family.

 

John N. Dyment's "The Dyments", Dyment-Stubley Printers Ltd. Ontario: 1983, devotes a chapter to the origin of the Dyment name in

England and provides a pedigree chart for Humphrey and his brother John.

 

Children:

 

2. i Humphrey Dyment born 1817.

 

3. ii William~ Dyment born 1818.

 

4. iii Susanna Dyment born 24 Nov 1824.

 

5. iv Charles James Dyment born abt 1825.

 

6. v John Dyment born 1828.

 

7. vi Moses Dyment born 1830.

 

vii Sarah Dyment born 1833, Port Hill, Prince Co, P.E.I., married John Colwill. Sarah died 31 Jan 1878.

 

8. viii Mary Ann Dyment born 8 May 1836.

 

9. ix Eleanor Dyment born 10 Sep 1838.

 

Second Generation

 

2. Humphrey Dyment born 1817, Devonshire Co, England, occupation farmer, married (1) Barbara MacArthur, married (2) 3 May 1860, in

New Bideford Chapel, P.E.I., Nancy MacDougall, born 25 Mar 1822, Bideford, Prince Co, P.E.I., baptized 6 Jun 1850, Richmond, Prince

Co, P.E.I., (daughter of Alex McDougald and Nancy McLean) died 6 Jan 1889, Northam, Prince Co, P.E.I., buried United Church

Cemetery, Bideford, P.E.I. Humphrey died 17 May 1912, buried United Church Cemetery, Bideford, P.E.I. P.E.I. 1881 Census:

Humphrey Dyment age 64, farmer, born England. Nancy age 59, Eli age 19, James age 18, Elizabeth Ann age 17, Mary Elenor (sic) age 13,

and Daniel C. McDougal age 9.

 

Children by Barbara MacArthur:

 

i Alice Dyment married Frank Williams. Alice and family removed to Tacoma, WA.

 

ii Thomas Dyment born 1845, occupation farmer, married 1864, Matilda Moore, born 1850.

 

P.E.I. 1881 Census: Thomas Dyment age 36, farmer, born P.E.I. Metilda age 31, Mary Matilda age 15, George age 14,

Jane age 9, John age 8, Alice Ann age 6, Edward age 2.

 

Thomas Dyment was not listed in the U.S. Federal Census of 1900, with his wife Matilda.

 

Matilda appears in the 1900 US Federal Census as "Head of Household" in Malden, Middlesex Co, Mass. Gives her date

of birth as Nov 1841 and being 58 years old, married 33 years. 12 children. 6 children listed out of 9 children still living .

Parents born in Scotland. This family came in 1891.

 

If she were 31 years of age in 1881 (P.E.I. Census) she then would have been married at age 15 or 16.

 

iii George Dyment born 1868, Prince Co, P.E.I., occupation carpenter, married Jane Silliker, born 1874, O'Leary, Prince

Co, P.E.I., (daughter of John Silliker and Matilda Frost) died 6 Mar 1945, Melrose, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, buried

Forestdale Cemetery, Malden, Mass. Fred C. Dyment states that "George came back to Boston in 1919." It appears he

was in Malden in 1892 by the birth of his daughter Loretta. George appears in the 1920 Federal Census, age 52, 8

children listed.

 

Children by Nancy MacDougall:

 

iv Eli Dyment born 18 Jan 1861, Prince Co, P.E.I., baptized 26 May 1861, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., occupation painter,

married 1892, Susan Poole, born Aug 1869, New Brunswick, died 19 Sep 1933, Melrose, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts,

buried Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua, N.H. Eli died 7 Mar 1929, Everett, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, buried Woodlawn

Cemetery, Nashua, New Hampshire. Eli was baptized as son of Humphrey and Elizabeth. Eli born Jan 1863 according to

US Federal Census of 1900. Eli became a US citizen in 1884, wife Susan followed in 1886. Appears on the Federal

Census of 1920 in Nashua, New Hampshire.

 

Susan born 1872 according to Federal Census of 1920.

 

v James Dyment born 14 Feb 1862, Northam, Prince Co, P.E.I., baptized 7 Sep 1862, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I.,

occupation farmer, married 7 Aug 1889, in Tyne Valley, Prince Co, P.E.I., Laura Belle MacArthur, born 26 Nov 1871,

Percival River, P.E.I., (daughter of Alexander Clifford MacArthur and Emily MacLean) died 7 Aug 1945, Northam,

Prince Co, P.E.I., buried Tyne Valley Presbyterian Cemetery. James died 25 Nov 1956, Northam, Prince Co, P.E.I.,

buried Tyne Valley Presbyterian Cemetery.

 

vi Elizabeth Ann Dyment born 5 Nov 1863, baptized 29 May 1864, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married 7 Sep 1887, in

Tyne Valley, Prince Co, P.E.I., Henry J. Williams, born 1862.

 

vii Mary Elenor Dyment also known as: Nellie Dyment born 1867, married John Archibald Barlou Sr., born 1863, died

1940. Mary died 26 May 1890, buried United Church Cemetery, Bideford, P.E.I.

 

3. William~ Dyment born 1818, Devonshire Co, England, married Effa~ MacArthur, born Jan 1815, Prince Co, P.E.I., (daughter of

Malcolm~ MacArthur and Ann~ MacDougall) died 26 Mar 1909, buried United Church Cemetery, Bethel, P.E.I. William~ died 30 Apr

1886, Prince Co, P.E.I., buried United Church Cemetery, Bethel, P.E.I.

 

P.E.I. 1881 Census: William Dyment, age 63 born England. Effe age 65. Also listed is his son George and grandchildren: Bertrium,

Elizabeth, Ellen, Jane, Sauaby (sic) and Robert. Also listed in this family is a Charles Dyment age 18.

 

Effie was living with her son George in Cohasset, Massachusetts in 1900, according to the Federal Census of that year. She was listed as

the mother of 8 children, 7 still living at that time.

 

Children:

 

i Henry Dyment also known as: Henry Dymond born 1840, married 1861, Matilda Serepta Hardy, born 1841, Kildare,

Prince Co, P.E.I.

 

P.E.I. 1861 Census: At Lot 7, Presbyterian. Males under 5 years (1). Two married 21-45 years. Henry and Matilda were

living in Kildare, 7 Jan 1864 when 3 of there children were baptized at Alberton.

 

P.E.I. 1881 Census: Henry Dyment age 41, farmer. Matilda age 40, William age 19, Dyer age 17, Hudson age 15,

Henette (sic) age 13, Margaret age 11, George age 8, Angeline age 6, Mariah age 2.

 

ii John Dyment born 1841, married Margaret Silliker, born 1843, died 1927, buried Knutsford Methodist Cemetery. John

died 1934, Knutsford, Prince Co, P.E.I., buried Knutsford Methodist Cemetery.

 

According to baptismal records the family was at O'Leary Road in 1874. The P.E.I. census of 1881 lists John Dyment

age 38, born P.E.I. Margaret age 38 (b. 1843- see date by Cemetery Inscript.) M. Sarah age 18, William L. (Scott?) age

10, Hamus (sic) (Tamar?) age 7, Mary Ellen age 1.

 

iii Harriet Dyment born 1844, married Henry Walsh.

 

iv William Harris Dyment born 9 Feb 1849, baptized 15 Jul 1849, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., occupation farmer, married

Jemima Betts, born 1852, died 1923, buried United Bapt Cem, Springfield West, PE. William died 1930, buried United

Bapt Cem, Springfield West, PE.

 

P.E.I. 1881 Census: William Dyment age 30, farmer, born P.E.I. Jemima age 27. Zenia Jane age 9, Elveretta age 7,

Gordon age 5, Scott age 3, and Clifford age 7 months.

 

v Elizabeth L. Dyment born 1849, married Agustine Cain, born 1849, died 1889. Elizabeth died 15 Feb 1889, buried

United Church Cemetery, Bethel, P.E.I.

 

vi George~ Dyment also known as: George McCarter (sic) Dymond born abt 1849, Prince Co, P.E.I., occupation house

painter/farmer, married 1875, in Prince Co, P.E.I., Sarah Jane~ Harris, born Sep 1852, Prince Co, P.E.I., (daughter of

William~ Harris and Elizabath~ Gay) died 27 Apr 1938, Cohasset, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, buried Woodside

Cemetery, Cohasset, Mass. George~ died 30 Oct 1905, Cohasset, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, buried Woodside

Cemetery, Cohasset, Mass.

 

George Dyment was born 7 Feb 1849 according to his age at death taken from the Cohasset town report of 1905. George

died 30 Oct 1905 of Pernicious Anemia at age 56 yr. 8 mo. 23 days.

 

In the P.E.I. census of 1881 George is listed as living with his parents William and Effe Dyment. George age 27, Sarah

age 29, Bertrium age 6, Elizabeth age 5, Ellen age 4, Jane age 2, Sauaby (sic) age 1 and Robert age 2 months.

 

The Federal census of 1900 lists George of Cohasset, head of household, born in Aug 1852 in Canada. Although he was

reported to have become a citizen of the USA in 1895, I find no documentation at the Federal Archives at Waltham.

George's grave stone at Woodside Cemetery reads: 1849-1905.

 

Sarah appears in the Federal Census of 1900 as having 14 children, 12 living. In the 1920 Federal Census, George not

listed, children: John, Charles and Annie.

 

vii Maria Dyment born 7 Mar 1852, baptized 19 Apr 1853, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married William Anderson

MacDonald. Maria died 3 Mar 1905.

 

4. Susanna Dyment also known as: Susanna Diamond born 24 Nov 1824, Devonshire Co, England, married 21 Apr 1841, Hugh Malcolm

MacArthur, born 14 Mar 1812, Prince Co, P.E.I., (son of Malcolm~ MacArthur and Ann~ MacDougall). Susanna died 19 May 1913,

buried Milburn Cemetery, Prince Co, P.E.I.

 

Children:

 

i Mary MacArthur born 22 Nov 1842, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married Samuel Currie. Mary died 7 Mar 1929.

 

ii John MacArthur born Nov 1845, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married Sarah Ann Noy. John died 23 Apr 1934, Berlin,

Coos Co, New Hampshire.

 

iii Sarah Ann MacArthur born 6 Oct 1848, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married John Boulter. Sarah died 1935, Milburn,

Prince Co, P.E.I.

 

iv Ellen MacArthur born O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married James Boulter.

 

v Duncan MacArthur born 20 May 1851, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married Henrietta Grigg. Duncan died 1934.

 

vi Louisa MacArthur born 19 May 1853, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I. Louisa died unmarried.

 

vii Edmund Wallis MacArthur also known as: Edward MacArthur born 22 Sep 1855, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married

Agnes Crawford. Edmund died 11 Mar 1941, Norwood, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts. Edmund married (2) Cora

Robinson.

 

viii William James MacArthur born 13 Apr 1858, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married J. Florence Clements. William died

4 Mar 1942, Waltham, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts.

 

ix Robert Henry MacArthur born 15 Dec 1860, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married Gertrude Perkins. Robert died 6 Oct

1950, Alexander, Washington Co, Maine.

 

x Abraham Spurgeon MacArthur born 15 Feb 1863, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married Maria Jellison. Abraham died 29

Apr 1929, Grand Lake, Maine.

 

xi George Gordon MacArthur born 23 Dec 1865, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married Lilly May Morrison. George died 7

Sep 1944, Berlin, Coos Co, New Hampshire.

 

xii Nathaniel Theodore MacArthur born 25 Dec 1867, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married Eliza Whalen. Nathaniel died

25 Dec 1958, St. Johns, New Brunswick.

 

5. Charles James Dyment born abt 1825, Devonshire Co, England, married Elizabeth MacDougall, born 1828.

 

Children:

 

i Levi Dyment born 24 Mar 1855, baptized 12 Aug 1855, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married Lottie Hutchinson. Levi died

1945.

 

ii Elenor Penrose Dyment born 16 Aug 1856, Prince Co, P.E.I., baptized 8 Mar 1857, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I., married

John T. Reeves, born abt 1859, Lower Freetown, Prince Co, P.E.I. Elenor died 17 Oct 1928, Lower Freetown, Prince Co,

P.E.I.

 

iii John Butcher Dyment born 7 Sep 1858, baptized 24 Jul 1859, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I.

 

iv Charles James Dyment Jr. born 21 Jul 1861, Prince Co, P.E.I., married (1) Abigail Brooks, born 1866, Prince Co,

P.E.I., died 1 May 1890, Prince Co, P.E.I., buried United Church Cemetery, Bethel, P.E.I., married (2) aft 1890, Joanna L.

Brooks, born 1851, West Cape, Prince Co, P.E.I., (daughter of Roger Brooks and Mary Sumner) died 15 May 1922,

Prince Co, P.E.I., buried United Church Cemetery, Bethel, P.E.I., married (3) aft 1922, Ella Beatrice England, born 20 Dec

1882, died 23 Nov 1969, buried United Bapt Cem, Springfield West, PE. Charles died 29 Jun 1939, Prince Co, P.E.I.,

buried United Bapt Cem, Springfield West, PE.

 

v Mary Ashton Dyment born 1863, Prince Co, P.E.I., married Albert J. Phillips, born 1861, died 1953. Mary died 1942.

 

vi Susan Ann Dyment born 26 Sep 1864, baptized 8 Oct 1864, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I. This could be Susan below.

 

vii Susan Dyment born 1867, Prince Co, P.E.I., married 13 Dec 1889, in Cambridge, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, John

Shea, born 1867.

 

viii Sarah Jane Dyment born 1868.

 

ix Penrose Dyment.

 

x Janie Dyment born 1869, Prince Co, P.E.I.

 

6. John Dyment born 1828, Devonshire Co, England, occupation farmer, married 1851, Harriet Calton, born 1828. John died 1886.

 

P.E.I. 1881 Census: John Dyment age 53, born England, farmer, Harriet age 53, Thomas age 25, Annie Laura age 22, John Clark age 20,

Margaret A. age 18, Elenor T. age 16, Harriot Marie age 14, Edward W. age 12.

 

I have seen "Calton corrected to "Cotton", reason not given.

 

Children:

 

i Samuel Dyment born 1852, married (1) Cassie Gillis, born 1850, died 7 Mar 1899, buried United Church Cemetery,

Bideford, P.E.I., married (2) Mary MacLeod, born 1849, died 8 Jun 1921, buried Victoria West United Church Cemetery.

 

ii William Thomas Dyment born 1857, baptized 24 Aug 1857, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I. "Went to U.S.A. and never

returned and never wrote." [Elmer Dyment, 1945]

 

iii Annie Laura Dyment born 28 Apr 1859, baptized 11 Mar 1860, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I. Baptized as Ann Flora

Dymond. Living in 1881 per Census.

 

iv John Clark Dyment born 13 Sep 1861, baptized 19 May 1862, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I. Never married. Living in

1881 per Census.

 

v Margaret Alice Dyment born 27 Mar 1864, baptized 20 Jun 1867, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I. Living in 1881 per

Census.

 

vi Eleanor Sarah Dyment born 1865, married Lemuel Cudmore. Eleanor died 1947. Living in 1881 per Census as Elenor

T. Dyment.

 

vii Eleanor Gorrell Dyment born 3 Feb 1867, baptized 20 Jun 1867, O'Leary, Prince Co, P.E.I. There is an Eleanor G.

Dyment in the 1920 Federal Census, age 53, born Canada, housekeeper for George Jaques, Newburyport, Essex Co,

Mass.

 

viii Margaret Dyment born 1867, Prince Co, P.E.I., married 14 Nov 1893, in Ipswich, Essex Co, Massachusetts, Soloman

McDougall, born 1871, Prince Co, P.E.I. Margaret appears to be Harriot Maria, using P.E.I. 1881 Census and age at

marriage.

 

ix Harriet M. Dyment born 1868, married George H. Baglole, born 1866, died 24 Jan 1942, Prince Edward Island, buried


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