Abraham Dickey

21 April 1820–21 November 1879 (Age 59)
Butler, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Abraham

When Abraham Dickey was born on 21 April 1820, in Butler, Ohio, United States, his father, George Dickey, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Miller, was 23. He married Pollyanna Sherer on 14 March 1844, in Preble, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Neave Township, Darke, Ohio, United States in 1879. He died on 21 November 1879, in Darke, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Palestine, Darke, Ohio, United States.

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Abraham Dickey
Pollyanna Sherer
Marriage: 14 March 1844
Rachel Ann Dickey
Martha J. Ware
Alice Carey Dickey
Catharine Dickey
Mary Elizabeth Dickey

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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
Age 1
A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 5
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 16
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: from a pet form of the personal name Dick 1.

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

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Sources (11)

  • Abel Dickey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Abraham Deckey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abraham Dickey in household of Elizabeth Barrow, "United States Census, 1850"

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