Frank James Dickinson

7 March 1867–before 1977 (Age 109)
Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Frank James

When Frank James Dickinson was born on 7 March 1867, in Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Henry H Dickinson, was 25 and his mother, Phebe I Newton, was 22. He married Mary Minnie Root in 1894, in Roxbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Roxbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States for about 50 years. He died before 1977, in United States, at the age of 108.

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Frank James Dickinson
Mary Minnie Root
Marriage: 1894
Phebe M Dickinson
Howard Dickinson
Ruth Dickinson
Myrtle Dickinson

Spouse and Children

Roxbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry H Dickinson


    Phebe I Newton




    Lee Samuel Dickinson


    Mary Isabelle Dickinson




    Robert H Dickinson


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

Age 1

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 29

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dicken, Dickin, a pet form of Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Dickinson in household of Henry Dickenson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Dickinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Dickenson, "United States Census, 1900"

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