Aurelius Dickinson

10 February 1804–3 November 1880 (Age 76)
Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Aurelius

When Aurelius Dickinson was born on 10 February 1804, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Otis Sherman Dickinson, was 21 and his mother, Melinda Bancroft, was 19. He married Frances M Galpin on 17 May 1830, in Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 3 November 1880, in Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 76.

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Aurelius Dickinson
Frances M Galpin
Marriage: 17 May 1830
Henry A. Dickinson

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    Frances M Galpin


17 May 1830
Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


    Henry A. Dickinson


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World Events (7)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 4

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Aurelius Dickinson in entry for Henry A. Dickinson and Mary E. Hapgood, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Aurelius Dickinson in entry for Henry A Dickinson, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Aurelius Dickinson in entry for Henry A. Dickinson and Mary E. Hapgood, "New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920"

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