John Dickson

17 March 1869–
Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Dickson was born on 17 March 1869, in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Dickson, was 25 and his mother, Isabella Fotheringham, was 22.

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Thomas Dickson
Isabella Fotheringham
William Dickson
Andrew Fotheringham Dickson
John Dickson
David Dickson
Thomas Dickson
George Dickson

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World Events (3)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 5

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Age 15

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 39

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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  • John Dickson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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