Henry Newton Dickenson

Brief Life History of Henry Newton

When Henry Newton Dickenson was born on 25 September 1879, in Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Samuel H. Dickenson, was 43 and his mother, Malinda Gobble, was 30. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1887.

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Family Time Line

Samuel H. Dickenson
1836–1909
Malinda Gobble
1849–1892
Laura A. Dickenson
1872–1894
Martin Dickenson
1874–
Charles H. Dickenson
1876–1904
M Wesley Dickenson
1876–
Henry Newton Dickenson
1879–
James Blair Dickenson
1884–1953

Sources (2)

  • Newton Dickenson, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Newton Dickenson - Government record: Military record or discharge: birth: 25 September 1879; Washington, Virginia, United States

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

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

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

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