William Leon Dickerson

11 November 1860–30 January 1935 (Age 74)
Winn, Louisiana, United States

The Life of William Leon

When William Leon Dickerson was born on 11 November 1860, in Winn, Louisiana, United States, his father, William Henry Dickerson, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Julia Jackson, was 23. He married Vernona Sherwood on 2 January 1890, in Winn, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ward One, Winn, Louisiana, United States in 1870. He died on 30 January 1935, in Winn, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Leon Dickerson
1860–1935
Vernona Sherwood
1871–1939
Marriage: 2 January 1890
Alma Dickerson
1890–1950
Edgar Dickerson
1892–
Cecil Perry DICKERSON
1894–1950
William Floyd DICKERSON
1896–1956
Audette Dickerson
1897–1981
Byrne DICKERSON
1901–1910
Otho B Dickerson
1904–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1890
Winn, Louisiana, United States
children

(7)

    Alma Dickerson

    Female1890–1950Female

    Edgar Dickerson

    Male1892–Male

    Male1894–1950Male

    Male1896–1956Male

    Audette Dickerson

    Female1897–1981Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 8

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): patronymic from a pet form of Dick 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William D Dickerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm L Dickerson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William L Dickerson in household of W H Dickerson, "United States Census, 1870"

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