Bert Samuel Dickinson

14 July 1885–9 November 1948 (Age 63)
Sunfield, Eaton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Bert Samuel

When Bert Samuel Dickinson was born on 14 July 1885, in Sunfield, Eaton, Michigan, United States, his father, Alonzo L Dickinson, was 46 and his mother, Harriet Matilda Belcher, was 34. He married Ella E Hollens on 6 May 1905, in Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 9 November 1948, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States.

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Bert Samuel Dickinson
Ella E Hollens
Marriage: 6 May 1905
Otto Harold Dickinson
Nellie Lucinda Dickinson
Ada Elberta Dickenson
Leona Faye Dickinson

Spouse and Children

6 May 1905
Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States


    Otto Harold Dickinson


    Nellie Lucinda Dickinson


    Ada Elberta Dickenson



Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bertie S Dickerson in household of Alonzo Dickerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bert S Dickinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bert S Dickinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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