William Dickerson

about 1780–
Long Island City, Queens, New York, United States

The Life of William

William Dickerson was born about 1780, in Long Island City, Queens, New York, United States. He married Elizabeth Terry in 1810, in Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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William Dickerson
1780–
Elizabeth Terry
1782–
Marriage: 1810
William Manson Dickerson
1818–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1810
Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 17

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1812

Age 32

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): patronymic from a pet form of Dick 1.

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

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