Jacob Earl Dickerson

12 July 1894–27 October 1969 (Age 75)
Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jacob Earl

When Jacob Earl Dickerson was born on 12 July 1894, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, Charles Frederick Dickerson, was 24 and his mother, Wilhemina Peters, was 24. He married Flossie or Florence Beatrice Maloney on 19 January 1918, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States. He died on 27 October 1969, in Boynton Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 75.

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Jacob Earl Dickerson
Flossie or Florence Beatrice Maloney
Marriage: 19 January 1918

Spouse and Children

19 January 1918
Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Frederick Dickerson






    Clara Dickerson


    Harry Dickerson


    Mary Dickerson


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 4

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 20

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (2)

  • Earl Dickerson in household of Charles F Dickerson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob E Dickerson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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