Malinda Dicken

Brief Life History of Malinda

When Malinda Dicken was born on 14 May 1823, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jesse B Dicken, was 42 and her mother, Maria Talitha Berkshire, was 41. She married William Perdew about 1841, in Pike Township, Perry, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Clayton Township, Perry, Ohio, United States in 1850 and White Cloud Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 March 1884, in Pike Township, Perry, Ohio, United States, at the age of 60.

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William Perdew
Malinda Dicken
Marriage: about 1841
Mary Louisa Perdew
Jesse Perdew
Rebecca Perdew
John A Perdew
Margaret Ann Perdew
William Lawrence Perdew
Edward M Perdew
Newton N Perdew

Sources (7)

  • Malenda Purder in household of William Purder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Malinda Dicken Perdew, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Dicken in entry for Margaret A Hocking, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

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 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


Historical Boundaries 1843: Nodaway was created from Non-County Area 31.

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Derbyshire): from the Middle English personal name Dicun, Decoun, a pet form of Dick . It was later altered to Dickin, Dicken, and Deakin and was easily confused with Deacon , of which it may also be a variant.

German: variant of Dick .

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

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