Alpheus Lyman Dickinson

Male8 October 1793–12 March 1887

Brief Life History of Alpheus Lyman

When Alpheus Lyman Dickinson was born on 8 October 1793, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Oliver Cromwell Dickinson, was 28 and his mother, Louise Munson, was 24. He married Hannah Sears on 16 November 1815, in Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Randolph Township, Portage, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 12 March 1887, in Randolph, Portage, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Disciple Cemetery, Randolph, Portage, Ohio, United States.

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Alpheus Lyman Dickinson
Hannah Sears
Marriage: 16 November 1815
Diana Caroline Dickinson
Oliver Dickinson
Hannah Elizabeth Dickinson

Sources (32)

  • Alpheus Dickinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alpheus Dickinson, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Alpheus Dickinson, (bride Maria A. Curties), (year of event 1833) "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1815Portage, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.


    Age 10

    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 26

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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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