Samantha Jane Dickson

26 February 1838–25 December 1916 (Age 78)
Prescott, Augusta, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Samantha Jane

When Samantha Jane Dickson was born on 26 February 1838, in Prescott, Augusta, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, Billa Dickson, was 22 and her mother, Mary Ann Stoddard, was 20. She married Everett Clark Van Orden on 2 December 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 25 December 1916, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Cheney
Samantha Jane Dickson
Marriage: 12 April 1860
Julia Cheney
John Elijah Cheney
Billa Judson Cheney
Child Cheney

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1860Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 19
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1863 · Bountiful Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 25
    The Bountiful Tabernacle was dedicated by Heber C. Kimball and was one of the first Tabernacles in the territory of Utah. Today the Tabernacle is used to house three wards and the Bountiful stake offices. The building was renovated in 1983 after the ceiling collapsed.

    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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    Story Highlight

    The life story of Everett Clark Van Orden

    By Dell R. Van Orden A great-grandson Written in 2004 in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of his father, William Van Orden Everett Van Orden, accord …

    Sources (31)

    • Martha Hanley in household of Patrick Hanley, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Samantha J Farrell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Sematha Dickson in entry for Billa Judson Cheney, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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