Charles Elwell Dickinson

Male18 November 1862–1933

Brief Life History of Charles Elwell

When Charles Elwell Dickinson was born on 18 November 1862, in Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ferdinand Dickinson, was 27 and his mother, Harriet 'Hattie' Adelia Maynard, was 20. He married Cora E Adele Beebe on 5 August 1890, in Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Niagara, New York, United States in 1900 and Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States for about 25 years. He died in 1933, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States.

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Charles Elwell Dickinson
Cora E Adele Beebe
Marriage: 5 August 1890
DeWitt Clinton Dickinson
Marguerite Dickinson
Mildred Dickinson
Charles Elwell Dickinson Jr
Robert F. Dickinson

Sources (21)

  • Charlie E Dickerson in household of Prudence R Maynard, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Charlie Elwell Dickinson, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Charles E Dickinson, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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  • Marriage
    5 August 1890Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 19

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dickenson , a patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dicun a pet form of Richard (see Dicken ) + son.

    History: Jonathan Dickinson, the first president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton), was born in Hatfield, MA, in 1688. Both his parents came from pioneer Connecticut Valley stock.

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

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