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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Family Time Line

Frank James Dickinson
1867–1977
Mary Minnie Root
1877–1920
Marriage: 1894
Phebe M Dickinson
1895–2005
Howard Dickinson
1897–1982
Ruth Dickinson
1901–2011
Myrtle Dickinson
1904–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1894
Roxbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Henry H Dickinson

    Male1841–1926Male

    Phebe I Newton

    Female1844–1935Female

siblings

(8)

    Lee Samuel Dickinson

    Male1863–1936Male

    Mary Isabelle Dickinson

    Female1865–1886Female

    Male1867–1977Male

    Female1871–1981Female

    Robert H Dickinson

    Male1872–1941Male

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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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