John A. Dickson

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

The Life 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
Marriage: 1823
John A. Dickson

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Devon, England, United Kingdom


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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 21

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jno Dickson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Dickson, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • John Dickson, "United States Census, 1850"

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