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  • ID: I081833
  • Name: John Edward Dinsmore
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 NOV 1862 in Winslow, Kennebec Co., Maine 1
  • Death: 1951 in Jerusalem, Israel 2 3
  • Note:
    1883 graduate of Bowdoin College. A teacher, resident of Auburn, ME in June, 1892, when he applied for a passport for his wife and himself. He applied for another passport in Oct. 1898 for himself, wife and child born the prior year. He was Principal of the School of the American Colony in Jerusalem and a botanist who founded a herbarium in Jerusalem.

    J.E.Dinsmore of the American Colony in Jerusalem was active in Palestine and Syria in the first half of the 20 th century. He'd revised the edition of Post's Flora (1932-1933) ,and included all relevant data published since 1896. The American Colony in Jerusalem was a Christian community in Jerusalem founded by immigrants from the United States and Sweden.




    Father: James (Dr.\Rev.) Dinsmore b: 20 APR 1821 in Anson, Somerset Co., Maine
    Mother: Catherine "Katie" Cobb b: ABT. 1837 in of Bangor, Penobscot Co., Maine

    Marriage 1 Mary Sibyl (Dinsmore?) b: 9 AUG 1868 in Ft. Fairfield, Aroostook Co., Maine
      Children
      1. Has No Children Rachel Cornelia Dinsmore b: 29 JUN 1897 in Turner, Androscoggin Co., Maine
      2. Has No Children Paul Dinsmore
      3. Has No Children Elizabeth (?) Dinsmore

      Sources:
      1. Ancestry.com. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.
      2. Title: Obituary Record of the Graduates of Bowdoin College and the Medical School of Maine for the Decade ending 1 June 1909
        Author: Bowdoin College, Medical School of Maine
        Publication: Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College Library, 1911
        Repository:
        Note: HeritageQuest Online
        Media: Book
        Page: pg. 430
      3. Nir L. Gil-ad: [nir.l.gil.ad@gmail.com].
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