When Clara Jane Dickinson was born on 13 February 1866, in Jackson, Michigan, United States, her father, Ambrose Dickinson, was 27 and her mother, Susanna Dickinson, was 25. She married Edgar Butts on 2 April 1882, in Girard Township, Branch, Michigan, United States. She lived in Henrietta Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 1 June 1949, in Tekonsha Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Henrietta Township, Jackson, 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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