Alpheus Lyman Dickinson

8 October 1793–12 March 1887 (Age 93)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Alpheus Lyman

When Alpheus Lyman Dickinson was born on 8 October 1793, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Oliver Cromwell Dickinson, was 28 and his mother, Lovicy 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

Spouse and Children

16 November 1815
Portage, Ohio, United States


    Diana Caroline Dickinson


    Oliver Dickinson


    Hannah Elizabeth Dickinson


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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

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)

  • Alpheus Dickinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alpheus Dickinson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alpheus Dickinson, "United States Census, 1870"

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