Margaret Isabell McEwen


Personal and Family Information

Margaret was born on Apr 28, 1742 in Perthshire, Scotland, the daughter of James McEwen and Isabella Miller.

She died on Nov 10, 1814 in Rutherford County, Tennessee.

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).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Margaret Isabell McEwen


James McEwen


Isabella Miller



Birth28 APR 1742
Place: Perthshire, Scotland
Address: ancestry,com tree Margaret Elizabeth McEwen
Death10 NOV 1814
Place: Rutherford County, Tennessee
Address: is DOD 1814 or 1841 Find A Grave Memorial# 22307382?? ancestry,com tree Margaret Elizabeth McEwen 10 Nov 1841


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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

Note 3

see Dickson-McEwen Genealogy on


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