John Dickson

24 August 1781–1860 (Age 78)
Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Dickson was born on 24 August 1781, in Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States, his father, David Dickson, was 27 and his mother, Sarah D Church, was 30. He married Mary Henderson about 1809, in Fort William, Upper Canada, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hartford, Washington, New York, United States in 1840. He died in 1860, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Dickson
1781–1860
Mary Henderson
1785–1849
Marriage: about 1809
John Vickery Dickson
1811–1894
Mary Ann Dickson
1813–1902
Billa Dickson
1815–1878
David Dickson
1817–1903
Albert Dickson
1820–1837
Sarah Dickson
1822–1870
Child Dickson
1822–
Martha Dickson
1825–1826
Stuart D. Dickson
1827–1911
Dickson
1829–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1809Fort William, Upper Canada, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 2
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 16
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1803
    Age 22
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

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

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dixson
    Dick
    Dixon

    Story Highlight

    14th Company, John B. Walker Company

    Billa and his family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in 1852 with the John B. Walker, 14th company of saints. https://history.lds.org/overlandtravel/companies/309/john-b-walker-company-1852

    Sources (25)

    • John Dixon in household of John Myers, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Legacy NFS Source: John Dickson - birth: 24 August 1781; Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States
    • John Dickson in entry for James Holdstock and Eliza Cally Dickson, "New York Marriages, 1686-1980"

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