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Re: John Carter Diamond
In Response To: Re: John Carter Diamond ()

Good work, Tony! I thought I would post the census information here so that anyone else researching the Diamonds could read it.

1870 Census Madison, Cumberland Co., VA
George Dimmond 50 M B Carpenter b. VA Cannot read or write
Silly Dimmond 45 F B Keeping House b. VA Cannot read or write
Sally Dimmond 28 F B Farm Laborer b. VA Cannot read or write
Nannie Dimmond 14 F B Farm Laborer b. VA Cannot read or write
Martha Dimmond 11 F B At Home b. Cannot read or write
Molly Dimmond 3 F B b. VA
George Dimmond 1 M B b. VA

Another possible child is living next-door
(Working for white farmer John McRay age 54)
Lucy Dimmond 19 F B Domestic Servant b. VA cannot read or write

1880 Census Randolph Magistration Dist, Madison, Cumberland Co., VA
George Diamon Head Mul M 50 married Farm Hand b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Ann Diamon Wife B F 40 married Keeping House b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Harrison Randol Step-Son B M 15 single At School b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Margart Randol Step-daughter B F 13 single At School b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Tom Randol Step-Son B M 10 single At School b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
John Diamon Mul M 3 single Son b. VA Father b.VA Mother b. VA

George seems to have married a third time ca. 1886. Here he is with his third wife:

1900 Census Randolph, Cumberland Co., VA
George Diamond Head B M Head married 13 yrs b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA Occu: Carpenter
Catherine Diamond Wife B F Wife b. Jun 1871 age 29 married 13 yrs 5 children born & 5 children living b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Sallie M Diamond Daughter B F Daughter b. Sept 1887 age 12
George W Diamond Son B M Son b. Apr 1889 age 11 single
Marie Diamond Daughter B F Daughter b. Feby 1892 age 8 single
Matthew Diamond Son B M Son b. Oct 1895 age 4 single
Ernest Diamond Son B M b. Apr 1899 age 1 single b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA

1900 Census Dist 9, Chesapeake, Elizabeth City, VA
Hampton Normal & Agricultural Institute
John C. Diamond Boarder B M b. July 1877 age 22 single b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA Occu: Student

Here is Rev. Diamond's younger half-brother in 1910.

1910 Census Madison, Cumberland Co., VA
George Diamond Head M B 22 married 0 yrs b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA Occu: Farmer General Farm
Cora Diamond Wife F B 20 married 0 yrs b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA Occu: Cook Private Family

I believe this is probably George's widowed third wife Catherine. You will notice that her son

Ernest is the same age as the Ernest above.

1910 Census Curdsville, Buckingham Co., VA
Cathrene Diamond Head F B 46 widow 5 children born 4 living b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA Occu: Laundress At Home
Franklin Diamond Son M B 13 single b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Ernest Diamond Son M B 11 single b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Rose Diamond Daughter F B 9 single b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Annie Diamond Daughter F B 7 single b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA

1920 Census Fredericksburg City, Spottsylvania Co., VA
#517 Amelia St.

John C. Diamond Head Owns a House M Mul 42 married b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA Occu: Minister Gospel
Theresa Diamond Wife F Mul 29 married b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Mattie Martin Sister-in-law F Mul 60 single b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Osborne Diamond Adopted Son M Mul 2 yrs 2?mons single b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA

1930 Census Norfolk (Independent City), VA
John C. Diamon Head M Neg 43 married married 1st time at age 30 b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA Occu: Minister Baptist Church
Mary B. Diamon Wife F Neg 30 married 1st time at age 23 b. MA Father b. MA Mother b. MA
Evelyn C. Diamon Daughter F Neg 6 single b. VA Father b. MA Mother b. VA
Mary C. Diamon Daughter F Neg 5 single b. VA Father b. MA Mother b. VA
John C. Diamon Son M Neg 7?mon single b. VA Father b. MA Mother b. VA

Here is Georgia Welman.

I believe they owned either a dulpex, or a building with an apartment, of some sort, inside. In 1920 & 1930 a part of the house has been rented out.

1900 Newark Ward 6, Essex Co., NJ
#62 Cabinet St.
Mathew Welman Head B M b. Oct 1876 age 23 married 2 yrs b. NC Father b. NC Mother b. NC Occu: Laborer
Georga Welman Wife B F b. Sept 1879 age 20 married 2 yrs 1 child born & 1 child living b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Georgi Welman Daughter B F b. Dec 1899 age 5mon single b. NJ Father b. NC Mother b. VA

1910 Census Dist 21, Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY
#112 ??mon Ave.
Matthew Welman Head M B 33 married 11 yrs b. NC Father b. NC Mother b. NC Occu: Machinist

General? Work?
Georgia Welman Wife F B 30 married 11 yrs 2 children born & 2 living b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Georgia Welman Daughter F B 10 single b. NJ Father b. NC Mother b. VA
Margaret Welman F B 9 single b. NJ Father b. NC Mother b. VA
Alice Henderson Lodger F B 37 married 9 yrs no children b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA Occu: Maid Household

1920 Census Dist 6, Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY
#497 Willoughby Ave.
Mathew Welman Head M Mul 44 married b. NC Father b. NC Mother b. NC Occu: Mechanic Machine Shop
Georgia Welman Wife F Mul 40 married b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Georgia Welman Daughter F Mul 20 single b. NJ Father b. NC Mother b. VA
Margaret Welman Daughter F Mul 18 single b. NJ Father b. NC Mother b. VA

In the rented space -- same address
Jacob Hunter Head M Mul 28 married b. WA Father b. USA Mother b. USA Occu: Porter Railroad
Mamie Hunter Wife F Mul 26 married b. AL Father b. NC Mother b. NC

1930 Census Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY
#497 Willoughby Ave.
George Welman Head F Neg 50 widow married at age 19 b. VA Father b. VA Mother b. VA
Margaret Welman Daughter F Neg 27 single b. NJ Father b. NC Mother b. VA Occu: Teacher Public School

In the rented Space:
Alexander Miller Head M Neg 29 married at 27 b. NC Father b. NC Mother b. NC Occu: Social Work U. M. C. R.
Anna Miller Wife F Neg 28 married at 22 b. NJ Father b. NC Mother b. VA Occu: Teacher Public School

WWI Draft Card
Applicant: Mathew Aulston Welman
Residence: #495(sic) Willoughby Ave., Brooklyn
Age 44
DOB: Nov 12, 1875
Race: Negro
Employer's Name: Welman, Car??, Fre?????
Present Occupation: Gas Engine Repair?
Place of Employment #85 Throap Ave & Bray?
Nearest Relative: Georgia Welman
Relative's Residence: #497 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn
Height: Tall
Build: Medium
Eye: Brown
Hair: Black
Date: Sept 12, 1918
No Disabilities

WWI Draft Card:
Applicant: Alexander Miller
Residence: #130 Duffield St., Brooklyn, Kings , NY
Age: 19
DOB: March 29, 1899
Race: Negro
Present Occupation: Student
Employer's Name: Manuel High School
Place of Employemnt: 7th Ave & 4th St., Brooklyn
Nearest Relative: carlotta Miller
Relative's Address: #130 Duffield St., Brooklyn, NY
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Black
No Disabilities
Date: Sept 12, 1918

Evelyn, this website mentions your father, Rev. John C. Diamond, and his first wife, Theresa.

What a wonderful man.

http://fbcberkley.org/church_history.htm

Another website that mentions your father:
http://www.shiloholdsite.org/historical_time_line.htm


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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