Clara Jane Dickinson

Female13 February 1866–1 June 1949

Brief Life History of Clara Jane

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.

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Charles P Lee
Clara Jane Dickinson
Marriage: 30 November 1897

Sources (8)

  • Clara Dickinson in household of Ambros Dickinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clara Dickinson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Clara Dickenson in household of Ambrose Dickenson, "United States Census, 1880"

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  • Marriage
    30 November 1897Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 13

    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.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 24

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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