John A. Dickson

2 April 1802–26 October 1868 (Age 66)
Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John A.

John A. Dickson was born on 2 April 1802, in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Ann Ellis Redfearne in 1824, in Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 26 October 1868, in New York, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Nyack, Orangetown, Rockland, New York, United States.

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John A. Dickson
Jane Bell
Marriage: about 1844
Martha Jane Dickson
Mathew Dickson
Sarah Dickson
Mary Elizabeth Dickson
Emily Bell Dickson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1844New York, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 13
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 22
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dick + son.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (11)

    • Jno Dickson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John in entry for Josiah W Strange and Mary Elizabeth Dickson, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
    • John Dickson, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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