Joseph Dickinson

7 September 1606–
Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Dickinson was christened on 7 September 1606, in Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England, his father, John Dickinson, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 38.

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Family Time Line

John Dickinson
1564–1637
Elizabeth
1568–1609
John Dickinson
1598–
Elizabeth Dickinson
1608–1610
Nathaniel Dickinson
1601–1676
Joseph Dickinson
1606–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
1642 · The English Civil War

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.
1688 · Glorious Revolution

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

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 (1)

  • Joseph Dickonsonne, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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