Henry Hambright Jr.
(Abt 1781-1815)
Sarah Davies
Benjamin Beecher
Reverend Davis W. Hambright
Anna Maria Beecher
Diana Catherine Hambright


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1. Edmund Augustus Cronin
2. Jesse Conver

Diana Catherine Hambright 1 2

  • Born: 9 Dec 1842, , Lancaster, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Edmund Augustus Cronin on 4 Feb 1864 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): Jesse Conver about 1877
  • Died: 22 Apr 1910, Ocean City, Cape May, NJ, United States at age 67 2 4
  • Buried: Hatfield: Orvilla Cemetery, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States 2

   Another name for Diana was Dinah Hambright.3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Oxford, Warren, NJ. 3 Davis Hambright, 50, M. Clergyman, was living with Ann Mariah, 68; and Dinah, 17. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Oxford Furnace.

2. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 The 1870 census recorded Edmund Cronin, shoe maker, 37, living with wife Diana, 37; daughter Florence, 5; and daughter Ellen, 4 months born Feb 1870. Edmund and the children were born in Philadelphia and Diana in Lancaster county, PA.

3. Newspaper: Philadelphia inquirer: Ira S. Champion, 3 Mar 1910, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 Ira S. Champion was born at Pleasantville, Atlantic county, July 27, 1866. He attended Pennington Seminary and a Philadelphia business college. He was bookkeeper for a Philadelphia department store two years. He came to Ocean City in 1889 and bought an ice cream and milk business of his brother, Frank E. Champion. He was a trustee and treasurer of the first M. E. Church and active in revivals and all other services. In October, 1885, he married Miss Florence M. Cronin, daughter of Edmund D. Cronin, of Philadelphia. Her mother, Mrs. Conver, who, with her husband, Jesse Conver, were among the earliest residents of the city, is now lying seriously ill. Five children were born to them. Anna M. and Mrs. Augustus Quigg, living in this city; Violet M., Beulah G., Ira B. and Florence E. The latter died in infancy. Champion has quite heavy real estate holdings, although much of it is in his wife's name. He owns a handsome cottage at Seventh and Wesley, the Central Restaurant and Hotel, at Eighth and Asbury, the ice cream factories and residence at Seventh and Asbury, besides other property.

4. Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer: obituary of Mrs. Conver on 24 Apr 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 OCEAN CITY, N.J. April 23 - Mrs. Conver, 67 years old, wife of former Councilman Jesse Conver and mother in-law of former City Treasurer Ira S. Champion, died last night after a lingering illness. Mr. and Mrs. Conver were among the earliest pioneers of the city.

5. Obituary: Morning Call: Obituary of Mrs. Jesse Conver on 29 Apr 1910 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 4 BANGOR. Relatives in Bangor have received word of the death at Ocean City, NJ, of Mrs Jesse Conver on Saturday. She was the aunt of Davis and George Hambright and Mrs Minnie Stocker, all of Bangor. They will attend the funeral at Hatfield, PA, this week.

Diana married Edmund Augustus Cronin on 4 Feb 1864 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Edmund Augustus Cronin was born on 2 Jan 1845 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 8 and was christened on 21 Jul 1845 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 8.)

Diana next married Jesse Conver about 1877. (Jesse Conver was born on 29 Mar 1834,9 died on 14 Jul 1910 9 and was buried in Hatfield: Orvilla Cemetery, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States 9.)


1 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WN-ZTCN Dramea Catharine Hembright in entry for Edmund Augustus Cronin, 1864.

2 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/79692047.

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, New Jersey, Warren County, Oxford, Series: M653 Roll: 711 Page: 151.

4 <i>Morning Call (Allentown, PA)</i>, 29 Apr 1910, page 8. Obituary of Mrs. Jesse Conver.

5 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ5J-18C Edmund Cronin in entry for John Mullen, 1870.

6 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 3 Mar 1910, page 5. Resignation of Ira S. Champion.

7 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 24 Apr 1910, page 27. Obituary of Mrs. Conver.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, PA > Philadelphia > Episcopal > St Stephens Episcopal Church > baptism of Edward Augustus Cronin b. 2 Jan 1845, mother Jane Culbertson.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/125614526.

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