Richard Dickinson

Maleabout 1833–1894

Brief Life History of Richard

When Richard Dickinson was born about 1833, in Wakefield, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Darius "Tertullus" Dickinson, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Thomas, was 29. He married Sabie Shaw on 23 October 1856. He died in 1894, at the age of 62.

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Richard Dickinson
Sabie Shaw
Marriage: 23 October 1856

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    23 October 1856
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    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 36


    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dickenson , a patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dicun a pet form of Richard (see Dicken ) + son.

    History: Jonathan Dickinson, the first president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton), was born in Hatfield, MA, in 1688. Both his parents came from pioneer Connecticut Valley stock.

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

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