Amanda J. Dickenson

Female1847–

Brief Life History of Amanda J.

Amanda J. Dickenson was born in 1847, in Russell, Virginia, United States.

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Sources (2)

  • Amanda J. Dickenson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amanda Dickenson in household of Edmond Dickenson, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 0

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

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: from the Middle English personal name Dicun, a pet form of Richard (see Dicken ) + son.

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

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