Ruth Eliza Dickson


Personal and Family Information

Ruth was born on 23 OCT 1856 in Washington County, Arkansas, the daughter of Joseph Lawrence Dickson and Sarah McKisick.

She died on 21 OCT 1942 in Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas.

Her husband was George H Pettigrew, who she married on 19 NOV 1878 in Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Ruth Eliza Dickson


Joseph Lawrence Dickson


Ephraim D. Dickson


James L Dickson


Agnes Nancy Moore


Catherine Thompson


Sarah McKisick



Birth23 OCT 1856
Place: Washington County, Arkansas
Death21 OCT 1942
Place: Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas
Census17 JUL 1860
Place: Washington County, Arkansas
Age: 3 to 4
Address: Fayetteville family 107 Joseph Dickson 41 Tenn, Sarah 38 Tenn, Mary 5 Ark, Ruth 3 Ark, Edward Dawson 43 cabinet maker Kenttuck. , Charles Dickson 7, ARk
Place: Washington County, Arkansas
Address: Fayetteville family 15 Dickson, Sarah L wf 58, widow, keeping house born Tenn, father N Carolina, mother Tennessee “ Mary K wf 24 daughter single at home, born Ark, f&m Tenn “ Joseph L wm 18 son single, at school, born Ark, f&m Tenn Pettigrew Ruth D , wf 22 daughter married at home, born Ark, f&m Tenn Pettigrew George H wm 31 son in law married, sheriff of Wash Co, born Ark, f&m Tenn Pettigrew George D wm 4/12 born Jan, grandson single, born Ark, f&m Ark McKissick, Jane B wf 77, aunt, widow, at home , paralysis, born Tenn, f&m Tenn Bell, Madeline W wf 51, sister widow at home, born Tenn, f North Caroline m Tennessee “ Mary V, wf 24 neice, widow at home, neuralgia, born Ark, f&m Tenn also one female servant and 3 male school
BurialOCT 1942
Place: Washington County, Arkansas
Address: Evergreen Cemetery, Fayetteville per obit. no marker Ruth Eliza Dickson Pettigrew Find A Grave Memorial# 120482497




Note 1

George is the son of Zebulon Montgomery PETTIGREW and Margaret Ann ODLE. His AR death certificate indicates that he was buried in Evergreen Cemetery. There is no headstone for him. 


Family links: 


  Zebulon Montgomery Pettigrew (1818 - 1900)

  Margaret Ann Odle Pettigrew (1831 - 1871)



  Ruth Eliza Dickson Pettigrew (1856 - 1942)*



  George Dickson Pettigrew (1880 - 1909)*

  Joseph Lawrence Pettigrew (1882 - 1960)*

  James Carter Pettigrew (1894 - 1956)*

  Catheryn Pettigrew Osborne (1897 - 1962)*

  Sarah Madelon Pettigrew (1900 - 1916)*



  George Henry Pettigrew (1849 - 1931)

  James C Pettigrew (1858 - 1901)*

  Sarah C. Pettigrew Jackson (1863 - 1940)*

  W. M. Pettigrew (1868 - 1872)*

  J. O. Pettigrew (1871 - 1872)*

  Margaret Nancy Pettigrew (1874 - 1881)**