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John Dimond, of Fairfield

Also Known As: "John Dymond", "Jonathan Dimont", "John Dimon of Fairfield"
Birthplace: Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Death: Died in New London, New London, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Dimon and Mary Dimon
Husband of Rebecca Satterlee
Father of John Dymond; Sarah Wickham; Rebecca Dymond Sweezy and Jonathan Dymond
Brother of Moses Dimon; Capt. Thomas Dymond; Sarah Dimon; Hannah Dimon; James Dimon and 2 others

Occupation: sea captain, constable of New London
Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About Capt John Dimond

John' Dimond, m. June 17, 1674, Rebecca Bemis.


  1. John.
  2. Sarah, b. 1676.
  3. in. Jonathan.

Was apprenticed to Major Nathan Gold until of age, and thus became one of the family. (Hist. of F.) Oct. 19, 1658. "The Court hath put John Dimond, with his consent, unto Lieutenant Gold till he is twenty-one years of age, who is faithfully to serve him, and he must have sufficient meat, drink and clothing, and twelve pounds at the end of his term, and he is not to be to his heirs or assigns. "William Hill, Secrefary." (F. T. Rec.)

He moved to New London, where he settled, and married Re- becca, widow of Thomas Minter, and daughter of James Bemis, of that place. (Sav. Gen. Diet.) Possibly the same person as mentioned in the New England Gen. Reg., vol. 6, as follows :

"Jonathan Dimont, 1672, one of the early settlers of Essex and Old Norfolk." Constable of New London in 1679. (Calkins' Hist, of New London.)

Source: Dimon Genealogy, page 13


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Capt John Dimond's Timeline

May 2, 1638
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
March 20, 1674
Age 35
New London, New London, CT, USA
December 2, 1676
Age 38
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States
January 21, 1678
Age 39
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States
October 21, 1678
Age 40
New London, New London, CT, USA
Age 41
New London, New London, Connecticut