John W Dickinson

Male23 December 1835–25 June 1882

Brief Life History of John W

When John W Dickinson was born on 23 December 1835, in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Willard Dickinson, was 49 and his mother, Lois Willard, was 37. He married Harriet Arvilla Parker on 27 February 1867, in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 25 June 1882, in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 46.

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John W Dickinson
Harriet Arvilla Parker
Marriage: 27 February 1867
Samuel Carlton Dickinson
John Willard Dickinson
Daniel Harrison Dickinson
George Grandville Parker Dickenson
William Francis Dickenson

Sources (26)

  • John W W in entry for George G. P. Wickenson, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • John Dickenson in household of Samuel W Dickenson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John W Dickinson in entry for Daniel Harrison Dickinson and Grace Ely Clay, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1867Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    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.


    Age 11

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 28

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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