Susan Dickson

about 1810–
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Susan

Susan Dickson was born about 1810, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Benjamin Dixon.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Dixon
1770–1836
James Dixon
1801–1868
Ruth Dixon
1807–
Susan Dickson
1810–
Wiley Dickson
1820–
Moses Dickson
1802–
Adaline Dixon
1802–1913
Eli C Dixon
1805–1859
James DIXON
1815–

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Dixon

    Male1770–1836Male

siblings

(8)

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 2

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

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 20

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

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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