Amanda Louiza Dickenson

29 July 1870–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Amanda Louiza

When Amanda Louiza Dickenson was born on 29 July 1870, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John Waller Dickerson, was 54 and her mother, Mary Ann Sollis, was 35.

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Family Time Line

John Waller Dickerson
1816–
Mary Ann Sollis
1834–
Robert Clinton Dickenson
1855–
Francis Adaline Dickenson
1856–
Malissa Elizabeth Dickerson
1859–1922
John Marion Dickenson
1861–
Levi Tazwell Dickenson
1865–
Amanda Louiza Dickenson
1870–

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World Events (3)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 8

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): patronymic from the personal name Dicken .

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

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