John W Dickinson

23 December 1835–25 June 1882 (Age 46)
Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life 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. He died on 25 June 1882, in his hometown, at the age of 46.

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John W Dickinson
Harriet Arvilla Parker
Marriage: 27 February 1867

Spouse and Children

27 February 1867
Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

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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

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dicken, Dickin, a pet form of Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W. Dickinson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John W. Dickinson, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • John W. Dickinson, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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