Dicie Tesson

1816–1898 (Age 83)
Jefferson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Dicie

When Dicie Tesson was born in 1816, in Jefferson, Missouri, United States, her father, Jean Baptiste Honore Tesson, was 46 and her mother, Marie Margaret Bolly, was 32. She married Thomas Wilkerson Williams on 29 January 1837, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Post Oak Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Post Oak, Johnson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 December 1898, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Post Oak Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dicie Tesson
1816–1898
Thomas Wilkerson Williams
1816–1872
Marriage: 29 January 1837
Mary Ann Williams
1837–1837
Thomas J. Williams
1839–
Elizabeth Williams
1841–1914
Martha Jane Wiliams
1843–1927
William Williams
1843–1917
Mary Jane Williams
1846–
Margaret Williams
1847–1918
Anderson Williams
1848–1927
John Milton Wiliams
1851–1925
Charles Elliot Williams
1852–1927
Stephen Decator Williams
1856–1941
James H. Williams
1859–1898

Spouse & Children

  • Female1816–1898Female

  • Thomas Wilkerson Williams

    Male1816–1872Male

MARRIAGE
29 January 1837
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
children

(12)

  • Mary Ann Williams

    Female1837–1837Female

  • Thomas J. Williams

    Male1839–Male

  • Elizabeth Williams

    Female1841–1914Female

  • Martha Jane Wiliams

    Female1843–1927Female

  • William Williams

    Male1843–1917Male

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Jean Baptiste Honore Tesson

    Male1770–1823Male

  • Female1784–1828Female

siblings

(12)

  • Jean Baptiste Tesson

    Male1802–1841Male

  • Francois Honore Tesson

    Male1804–Male

  • Simon Honore Tesson

    Male1806–Male

  • Abraham Hugh Tesson

    Male1809–1842Male

  • Female1810–1842Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · The Missouri Compromise

Age 4

The Missouri territorial legislature submitted a request for statehood as a slave state to the U.S. Congress in December 1818. Due to interest in keeping a balance between the number of slave states to free states across the country, legislation known as The Missouri Compromise was created. This allowed Maine to be admitted as a free state and Missouri to be admitted as a slave state. The Missouri Compromise also specified that the Louisiana Purchase territory north of latitude 36° 30' would be reserved for free states and territory south would be reserved for slave states.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 22

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Name Meaning

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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

Sources (3)

  • Dicia Williams in household of Thomas Williams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Dicie Williams in household of T W Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Dicy Williams in household of Thomas W Williams, "United States Census, 1850"

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