Allison Otway Dickey

1892–1953 (Age 60)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Allison Otway

When Allison Otway Dickey was born in October 1892, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Henry Dickey, was 27 and his mother, Laura Ann Myers, was 25. He married Ruth V Huffman on 4 August 1912, in Tipton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 2, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 2, Tipton, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 9 January 1953, at the age of 60.

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Allison Otway Dickey
Ruth V Huffman
Marriage: 4 August 1912
Hiram Allison Dickey
Mrs Laura Frances Fuller

Spouse and Children

4 August 1912
Tipton, Tennessee, United States


    Hiram Allison Dickey


    Mrs Laura Frances Fuller


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Dickey


    Laura Ann Myers




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: from a pet form of the personal name Dick 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allison O Dickey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Otway Dickey in household of William H Dickey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Otway Dickey, "United States Census, 1940"

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