Joseph Dinzey was sent at the age of fourteen to Burlington College in New Jersey, U.S.A., to complete his preparatory education. This was an Anglican boy's boarding school and he remained at the school for four years. In 1853 he entered St. Augustine's College, Canterbury, England to prepare for the Ministry.
Joseph Dinzey returned to the West Indies and was nominated assistant curate of St. George's Church in St. Kitts. He was ordained priest on August 19th, 1858 and one year later received his license as Curator of Christ Church, Nicola Town and St. Mary's Church, Cayon on the island of St. Kitts. He left his post after one year and then moved to St. John's Church, Antiqua as curate of St. Lukes Chapel.
The Reverend Joseph Dinzey is now remembered as the founder of the Compton Anglican Girls College in Compton County Quebec (1874-1884).
By 1900. he was married to a Louisa, and living in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:23TX-JRB : 13 March 2018), Joseph Dinzey, 27 Nov 1919; citing Death, Norwell, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, certificate number 27, page 380, State Archives, Boston.
Fact: Christening (17 Dec 1833) Paternoster Row Wesleyan Methodist Registry, London, England
↑ "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9Y8-JD5 : 6 March 2015), Joseph Dinzey, Precinct 9 Boston city Ward 11, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing sheet 19B, family 367, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,681.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Joseph by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
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