Barbara Elizabeth Posey

10 September 1853–13 March 1937 (Age 83)
Montgomery, Alabama, United States

The Life of Barbara Elizabeth

When Barbara Elizabeth Posey was born on 10 September 1853, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States, her father, Richard W. Posey, was 23 and her mother, Barbara E. Garner, was 25. She married Charles Barnet Dickerson in 1873. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Smith, Mississippi, United States for about 30 years. She died on 13 March 1937, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Raleigh, Smith, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Barnet Dickerson
1850–
Barbara Elizabeth Posey
1853–1937
Marriage: 1873
William Richard Dickerson
1874–1937
David Franklin Dickerson
1878–1961
John Henry Dickerson
1883–1962
Lucinda J Dickerson
1883–
Dora A Dickerson
1886–
Mary Sudie Dickerson
1889–1960
Joseph Charles Dickerson
1891–1931
Hines Dickerson
1896–1958
Virgil Wilson Dickerson
1898–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1873
children

(9)

    William Richard Dickerson

    Male1874–1937Male

    Male1878–1961Male

    Male1883–1962Male

    Lucinda J Dickerson

    Female1883–Female

    Dora A Dickerson

    Female1886–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1853–1937Female

    Henry Myers Posey

    Male1855–1930Male

    David W. Posey

    Male1857–1934Male

    Lucy M. Posey

    Female1860–1923Female

    Polly A. Posey

    Female1867–1936Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 8

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Pose (or Poser 2), a habitational name from Posa or Poserna, south of Merseburg, or a topographic name from Middle Low German pōse ‘lump’, ‘pile’ (from which the place names may also derive).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Barbara Dickerson in household of Virgil W Dickerson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bettie Dickerson in household of Scott Dickerson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Barbra E Dickenson in household of Charles Dickenson, "United States Census, 1900"

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