George Winfield Dickey

24 August 1896–14 February 1978 (Age 81)
Wagoner, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of George Winfield

When George Winfield Dickey was born on 24 August 1896, in Wagoner, Oklahoma, United States, his father, John Lewis Dickey, was 27 and his mother, Martha Jane "Mattie" Petty, was 23. He married Bess Mae Gilbert on 2 November 1917, in Charleston, Franklin, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Donald, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 February 1978, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Winfield Dickey
Bess Mae Gilbert
Marriage: 2 November 1917
Louise Elizabeth Dickey
Nina R Dickey
Clara M Dickey

Spouse and Children

2 November 1917
Charleston, Franklin, Arkansas, United States


    Louise Elizabeth Dickey


    Nina R Dickey


    Clara M Dickey


Parents and Siblings


    Martha Jane "Mattie" Petty




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 11

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: from a pet form of the personal name Dick 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Dickey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George W Dickey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Dickey, "United States Census, 1940"

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