Margaret Isabell McEwen


Personal and Family Information

Margaret was born in 1742, the daughter of unknown parents. The place is not known.

She died in 1814. The place is not known.

Her husband was Joseph Dickson, who she married in 1764 in Harrisburg, Dauphine County, Pennsylvania. Their nine known children were James L (1766-1825), Elizabeth (1767-1846), Isabella (1769-1845), Joseph (1771-1845), John B. (1772-1827), Robert (1773-1849), William (1775-1855), Margaret (1779-1854) and Ezekiel (1782-1858).


Address: is DOD 1814 or 1841 Find A Grave Memorial# 22307382??


Note 1

Find A Grave Memorial# 22307382 has Joseph Dickson and wife interred on the Dickerson Plantation Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Note 2

Joseph Dickson and his wife are interred on the Dickerson Plantation Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Boyd Cemetery, Compton, Rutherford County, Find A Grave Memorial# 22307382, photo seems to be actual grave stone.

The family erected a monument to his memory in the (Boyd Cemetery? Old City Cemetery?) which was previously a part of General Dickson's apple orchard, about 5 miles northeast of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

The monument reads, "General Joseph Dickson A Hero of the Battle of King's Mountain with aid of his vote and influence in N.C. Constitutional convention, this very soil became part of the United States of America." Find A Grave Memorial# 93892268 Old City Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County

DAR Ancestor Number A032566

Margaret McEwen was supposedly disinherited by her father because she married an American Revolutionary General Joseph Dickson.


  1. Dickson, Joseph
    Source: Dickson, Joseph
    Authors: C. Sylvester Green
    Date: 1986
    Publisher: NCpedia