Rebecca Dickey

17 August 1774–30 June 1849 (Age 74)
Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Dickey was born on 17 August 1774, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States, her father, John Dickey II, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Robinson, was 32. She married John Varner Jr on 18 July 1793, in Retreat, Oconee, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 30 June 1849, in Oconee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Westminster, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Varner Jr
1763–1853
Rebecca Dickey
1774–1849
Marriage: 18 July 1793
Nancy Verner
1794–1798
George Washington Varner
1816–1852
Jane Elizabeth Varner
1796–1886
John Augustus Varner
1799–1899
Charles Julius Varner
1801–1855
David G. Varner
1804–1896
Mary P. Varner
1805–1888
Rebecca Varner
1806–1900
Samuel Johnson Verner
1808–1864
George Verner
1810–1836
Lemuel H Verner
1813–1898
Ebenezar Pettigrew Verner
1815–1891
Alice Manimah Osborn
1816–1889
Anna Mariah Verner
1820–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 July 1793
Retreat, Oconee, South Carolina, United States
children

(14)

    Nancy Verner

    Female1794–1798Female

    Jane Elizabeth Varner

    Female1796–1886Female

    John Augustus Varner

    Male1799–1899Male

    Charles Julius Varner

    Male1801–1855Male

    David G. Varner

    Male1804–1896Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1740–1801Male

    Sarah Robinson

    Female1742–1800Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1764–1832Male

    James Dickey

    Male1766–1831Male

    Rebeckah Dickey

    Female1771–1850Female

    John Dickey III

    Male1773–1827Male

    Female1774–1849Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 2

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: from a pet form of the personal name Dick 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Rebecca Dickey Verner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Pettigrew -

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