Lavinia Norcross Dickinson

28 February 1833–31 August 1899 (Age 66)
Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Lavinia Norcross

When Lavinia Norcross Dickinson was born on 28 February 1833, in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edward Dickinson, was 30 and her mother, Emily Norcross, was 28. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 31 August 1899, in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in West Cemetery, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Edward Dickinson
Emily Norcross
William Austin Dickinson
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Lavinia Norcross Dickinson

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 3
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 13
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 30
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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Sources (16)

  • Lovinia N Dickinson in household of Edward Dickinson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Lavinia N. Dickinson, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"
  • Lovinia N Dickinson in household of Edward Dickinson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"

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