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Robert Richard Dirrim1,2,3

Male
b. 5 May 1842, d. 22 May 1916


Family Amanda Firestone b. 21 September 1844, d. 13 July 1930
Marriage* 7 May 1864  De Kalb Co., IN, 1864, Apr. 21; Robert R. Dirrim to Amanda Firestone, May 7, C. Caskey.

Groom:      Robert R Dirrim
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Bride: Amanda Firestone
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Date of License: 21 Apr 1864
County of License: Dekalb
Date of Marriage: 07 May 1864
Place of Marriage: , Dekalb, Indiana
Official:      
Record Number:      
Film Number: 1863082
Digital Folder Number: 4476452
Image Number:      00582
Number of Images:      1, Principal=Amanda Firestone1,6 
Children  1. Andromeda Dirrim b. 12 Mar 1865, d. 4 Mar 1939
  2. Lettie Dirrim b. c 1866
  3. Lanora Dirrim b. Aug 1870
  4. Rosetta Dirrim b. c 1871
  5. Fletcher Dirrim b. 19 Jul 1873, d. 29 Mar 1962
  6. Charles O. "Charley" Dirrim b. 26 May 1876, d. 1960
  7. Christiana "Chrissie" Dirrim b. May 1879
  8. Roy F. Dirrim b. Mar 1882, d. 1963
  9. Carrie Dirrim b. 3 Nov 1884

Note*   (From James Blodgett)

Robert is the son of William Dirrim and Christiana Haughey. He was a member of Company F, 44th Indiana Volunteers Infantry, during the Civil War, serving 7 months. He received a gunshot wound in the left arm at the Battle of Shiloh from which he suffered the remainder of his life. He was an honored member of the G.A.R. at Hamilton, Indiana. He was a member of the Methodist Church at Hamilton, Indiana.2,3 
Birth* 5 May 1842  Wayne Co., OH4,5,3,2 
Marriage* 7 May 1864  De Kalb Co., IN, 1864, Apr. 21; Robert R. Dirrim to Amanda Firestone, May 7, C. Caskey.

Groom:      Robert R Dirrim
Groom's Race:      
Groom's Date of Birth:      
Groom's Place of Birth:      
Groom's Residence:      
Groom's Number of Marriage:      
Groom's Father:      
Groom's Mother:      
Bride: Amanda Firestone
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Bride's Date of Birth:      
Bride's Place of Birth:      
Bride's Residence:      
Bride's Number of Marriage:      
Bride's Father:      
Bride's Mother:      
Informant Name:      
Date of License: 21 Apr 1864
County of License: Dekalb
Date of Marriage: 07 May 1864
Place of Marriage: , Dekalb, Indiana
Official:      
Record Number:      
Film Number: 1863082
Digital Folder Number: 4476452
Image Number:      00582
Number of Images:      1, Principal=Amanda Firestone1,6 
Census* 1870  1870 Federal Census, Indiana, DeKalb County, Franklin Township, Series: M593, Roll: 309, Page: 308A, August 17
01, 136, 137, Dirrim, Robert, 28, M, W, Farmer, 5000, 490, Indiana, , , , , , , , , 1,
02, 136, 137, Dirrim, Amanda, 26, F, W, Keeping House, , , Indiana, , , , , , , , , ,
03, 136, 137, Dirrim, Andra Mele, 6, F, W, , , , Indiana, , , , , , , , , ,
04, 136, 137, Dirrim, Lettie, 3, F, W, , , , Indiana, , , , , , , , , ,
05, 136, 137, Dirrim, Lanora, 3/12, F, W, , , , Indiana, , , Aug, , , , , , ,5 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Indiana, DeKalb County, Franklin Township, ED: 81, Series: T9, Roll: 273, Page: 43A, June 10
19, 191, 196, Dirrim, Robbert, W, M, 38, , , , 1, , , Farmer, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
20, 191, 196, Dirrim, Amanda, W, F, 35, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping House, , , , , , , , , , , Ind, Ohio, Ohio
21, 191, 196, Dirrim, Meda, W, F, 15, , Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ind
22, 191, 196, Dirrim, Litta, W, F, 13, , Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ind
23, 191, 196, Dirrim, Lanora, W, F, 10, , Daughter, , , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ind
23, 191, 196, Dirrim, Rosetta, W, F, 8, , Daughter, , , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ind
24, 191, 196, Dirrim, Fletcher, W, M, 6, , Son, , , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ind
25, 191, 196, Dirrim, Charley, W, M, 4, , Son, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ind, Ohio, Ind
26, 191, 196, Dirrim, Christian, W, F, 1, , Daughter, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ind, Ohio, Ind7 
Biography* 1885  History of Dekalb County, Indiana 1885 pages 613-614

William H. Dirrim, section 11 , Franklin Township, was born in Carroll County, Ohio, July 8, 1820, a son of Richard Dirrim, a native of Delaware, who died in this county in 1875, aged ninety and a half years. At the time of his death his descendants numbered 142. In 1833 the family moved to Wayne County, Ohio, and in 1844 our subject came to De Kalb County, and the following fall settled on the farm where he now lives. He bought 160 acres of wild land, 100 acres of which he improved. He now owns 146 acres, and his residence and farm buildings are convenient and comfortable. Mr. Dirrim was married Sept. 12, 1839, to Christiana Haughey, a native of Jefferson County, Ohio, daughter of Robert Haughey. They have had a family of nine children, seven of whom are living — Hannah J., Robert R., William S., Mary E., Christiana, Caroline and Timothv H.

Hannah married Isaac Firestone, of Williams County, Ohio, and has seven children — Christiana, Dora, William, Sheridan, Timothy, Mary and Cora. Robert R. married Amanda Firestone ; Mary married William Gowdy, of Steuben County, Ind., and has six children — Marion F., Francis, Charles, Mary, Robert and Fannie. Caroline married George E. Hammond, and has two children — Timothy and Roy. Mr. Dirrim has served his township as Trustee one term and as Assessor two years. He and his wife and four of their children are members of the Methodist Episcopal church at Hamilton.

, Principal=Hannah Jane Dirrim4 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Indiana, DeKalb County, Franklin Township, ED: 55, Series: T623, Roll: 366, Page: 258A, June 14
Sheet 8A
03, 156, 160, Dirrim, Robert, Head, W, M, May, 1842, 58, M, 36, , , Ohio, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, , , , Farmer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, O, M, F, 135
04, 156, 160, Dirrim, Amanda, Wife, W, F, Sept, 1844, 55, M, 36, 9, 3, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
05, 156, 160, Dirrim, Almeda, Daughter, W, F, Mar, 1865, 35, S, , , , Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
06, 156, 160, Dirrim, Fletcher, Son, W, M, July, 1873, 26, S, , , , Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, , , , R R Stationhand, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
07, 156, 160, Dirrim, Charles, Son, W, M, May, 1876, 24, S, , , , Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, , , , Farm Laborer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
08, 156, 160, Dirrim, Chrissie, Daughter, W, F, May, 1879, 21, S, , , , Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, , , , School Teacher, 6, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
09, 156, 160, Dirrim, Roy, Son, W, M, Mar, 1882, 18, S, , , , Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, , , , Farm Laborer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
10, 156, 160, Dirrim, Carrie, Daughter, W, F, Nov, 1884, 15, S, , , , Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, , , , At School, , 8, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,8 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Indiana, Steuben County, Otsego Township, ED: 132, Series: T624, Roll: 380, Page: 72A, May 12
Sheet 12A
07, 306, 310, Dirrim, Robert R, Head, M, W, 68, M1, 46, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , O, F, H, , OA, ,
08, 306, 310, Dirrim, Amanda, Wife, F, W, 69, M1, 46, 9, 8, Indiana, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
09, 306, 310, Dirrim, Meda, Daughter, F, W, 45, S, , , , Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, , , English, Dressmaker, House, OA, , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
10, 306, 310, Dirrim, Carrie, Daughter, F, W, 25, S, , , , Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,9 
Death* 22 May 1916  Rosebud Co., MT3,2 
Burial after 22 May 1916  Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Steuben Co., IN, Inscription: Dirrim (from family marker)
Robert R.
May 5, 1842
May 22, 19163,2

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Citations
  1. [S934] DeKalb Co., IN, Pioneer Marriages, online http://www.ingenweb.org/indekalb/other/marriages.txt.
  2. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S933] James Blodgett Research, James Blodgett.
  4. [S937] IN, Dekalb Co. History 1885online http://www.archive.org/details/historyofdekalbc00inte.
  5. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S905] Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959.
  7. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.


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