Alvira Aurelia Dickson

26 January 1846–17 January 1924 (Age 77)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Alvira Aurelia

When Alvira Aurelia Dickson was born on 26 January 1846, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Billa Dickson, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Stoddard, was 28. She married William Jasper Henderson Sr. on 4 July 1862, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Cannonville Election Precinct, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 17 January 1924, in Cannonville, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cannonville Cemetery, Cannonville, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jasper Henderson Sr.
Alvira Aurelia Dickson
Marriage: 4 July 1862
William Jasper Henderson Jr.
Mary Annie Henderson
Alvira Aurelia Henderson
Laura Jane Henderson
James Newton Henderson
Lucy Henderson
George Albert Henderson
Frances Evaline Henderson
Maggie Mae Henderson
Sarah Marie Henderson
Wallace Dickson Henderson
Elda Maude Henderson

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  • Marriage
    4 July 1862Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 2
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 21
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dick + son.

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

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    I have always been interested in name duplication within the posterity of Billa Dickson and am glad that professional researchers in the family have been so successful in sorting out differences. To …

    Sources (35)

    • Alvira Henderson in entry for E Maud Henderson, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Alvira A Henderson in household of William J Henderson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Alviria Dickson in entry for Mary Annie Davis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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