When Ambrose Dickinson was born on 13 February 1839, in Scio Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Aaron George Dickinson, was 30 and his mother, Roxana Rena, was 21. He married Susanna Dickinson on 14 March 1861. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Waterloo, Waterloo Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 8 October 1894, in Butler, Branch, Michigan, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Clarendon Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.
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.
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