Joseph Dickson

Male 1745 - 1825  (~ 79 years)
Person ID: I36353 


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  • Name Joseph Dickson  [1
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born Apr 1745  Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Apr 1825  Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Boyd Cemetery, Compton, Rutherford, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    Parents

    Family ID: F27558 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  

    Family

    Family ID: F27556 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 29 Oct 2020   
    Wife Margaret McEwen (ID:I36355) 
    Children 
      1. Joseph Dickson (ID:I35619),   b. 1771, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1845, Shelby, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
      2. Robert Dickson (ID:I36354),   b. 1773,   d. 1849  (Age 76 years)
      3. Margaret Berry Dickson (ID:I36357),   b. 25 Jul 1779, Lincoln, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1854, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - Apr 1745 - Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 1825 - Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Boyd Cemetery, Compton, Rutherford, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S1251] Find A Grave, Joseph Dickson.
      US Congressman. He was a cotton and tobacco planter in North Carolina and a member of the safety committee for Rowan County in 1775. At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, he was commissioned Captain in the Colonial Army, was at the Battle of Kings Mountain and rose to the rank of Militia Brigadier General. After the war, he was clerk of Lincoln County Court in 1781, a member of the State Senate, 1788 to 1795 and was on the commission to establish the University of North Carolina. In 1799, he was elected as a Federalist to the Sixth Congress, serving until 1801. He moved to Tennessee in 1803 and was a member of the State House of Representatives, 1807 to 1811. He and his wife are interred on the Dickerson Plantation Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

      Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/22307382/joseph-dickson