Charles Dingee – The ships are sailing

Charles Dingee, master of the ship King George with a Letter of Marque, traversed the Atlantic during Britain's Seven Years' War with France, 1756-1763. He perished during a confrontation with the Duke de Noailles, privateer of Dunkirk, on 26 December 1762. The King George suddenly "blew up": "Morlaix, Jan 5. The Duke de Noailles privateer … Continue reading Charles Dingee – The ships are sailing

Corrections to John Fisher2 and John Fisher3 in Anna Wharton Smith’s Genealogy of the Fisher family – Part One

According to my research, John Fisher2, son of John Fisher1 and his wife Margaret who emigrated from Lancashire, England to Pennsylvania then Sussex county, Delaware toward the end of the seventeenth century with their young children, is my husband’s seventh great-granduncle.  Anna Wharton Smith’s Genealogy of the Fisher Family, published Philadelphia 1896, more than two … Continue reading Corrections to John Fisher2 and John Fisher3 in Anna Wharton Smith’s Genealogy of the Fisher family – Part One

Daniel Dingee – “the fiction, of factual representation”

The headline in an article published in the Asbury Park Press, Thursday 19 March 2020, "Capt. Dingee was first to chart Delaware Bay in 1756" is contradicted by the caption underneath a faint and blurry image of the chart of Delaware Bay and River "… Miers Fisher, first person to chart Delaware Bay in 1756 … Continue reading Daniel Dingee – “the fiction, of factual representation”