Richard Dickinson

about 1833–1894 (Age 61)
Wakefield, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Richard

When Richard Dickinson was born about 1833, in Wakefield, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Darius "Tertullus" Dickinson, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Thomas, was 28. He married Sabie Shaw on 23 October 1856. He died in 1894, at the age of 61.

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Richard Dickinson
Sabie Shaw
Marriage: 23 October 1856

Spouse and Children

23 October 1856
Carleton, British North America

Parents and Siblings



    Susan Rachel Dickinson


    John Dickinson


    Jane Dickinson


    James D Dickinson


    Mary Elizabeth Dickinson


+9 More Children

World Events (2)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 34

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 38

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dicken, Dickin, a pet form of Dick .

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

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