Roxanna Dickinson

Female24 January 1865–28 January 1946

Brief Life History of Roxanna

When Roxanna Dickinson was born on 24 January 1865, in Jackson, Michigan, United States, her father, Ambrose Dickinson, was 25 and her mother, Susanna Dickinson, was 24. She married Charles Marvin VandyBogart in 1884, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Tekonsha, Tekonsha Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 28 January 1946, in Tekonsha Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Charles Marvin VandyBogart
1861–1945
Roxanna Dickinson
1865–1946
Marriage: 1884
Leland Jay VandyBogurt
1885–1968
Carrol L. Vandebogart
1889–
Clara E. VandyBogart
1889–1978

Sources (17)

  • Roxa M Vandybogurt in household of Chas Vandybogurt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roxa Dickinson Vandy Bogurt, "Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952"
  • Roxa Vandebogart in entry for Leland Jay Vandebogart, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

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  • Marriage
    1884Michigan, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 14

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

    Age 22

    "The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

    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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