Madeline Jefferson


Personal and Family Information

Madeline was born on 14 MAY 1867 in Benton County, Arkansas, the daughter of John J Jefferson and Cynthia Adaline Woods.

She died on 19 DEC 1923 in Benton County, Arkansas.

Her husband was Dwight Dickson, who she married on 21 JAN 1885 in Benton County, Arkansas. Their two known children were Dwight Bennett (1889-1923) and Dee Russell (1891-1966).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Madeline Jefferson


John J Jefferson


George H Jefferson


Elizabeth P. Moor


Cynthia Adaline Woods


Dysart Woods


John Woods


Charity Dysart


Sarah Holmes


Phineas Holmes


Rachel Stewert



Birth14 MAY 1867
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Death19 DEC 1923
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Census3 JUL 1880
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 12 to 13
Address: Osage dwelling 506 family 506 Jefferson, John wm 43 married farmer forn Missouri, father Ky, mother Tenn “ Symthia wf 39 wife married housekepper born Ark, f&m Tenn “ Madaline wf 13 daughter single born Ark f Mo, m Ark “ D.W. 11 son single born Ark f Mo, m Ark “ Margaret wf 9 daughter single born Ark f Mo, m Ark “ Katie wf 5 daughter single born Ark f Mo, m Ark “ George wm 3 son single born Ark f Mo, m Ark “ Memucan wf 5/12 born March, daughter single born Ark f Mo, m Ark dwelling 505, Jefferson, George wm 46 married farmer born Tenn, father Va m Tenn “ Emeline wf 35 wife married born Ark, f&m Tenn “ fannie wf 13 daughter born Ark f&m Tenn Jennie wf 10 daughter born Ark f&m Tenn “ Clar wf 8 daughter born Ark f&m Tenn “ Thomas wm 3 son born Ark f&m Tenn “ James wm 5/12 born Oct born Ark f&m Tenn Dwelling 500 family 500, Woods, Dysart wm 74 married farmer bron Tenn f NC mother Ga “ Elizabeth wf 70 wife married housekeeper born Tenn, father Va mother Ohio “ Levi O wm 30 son married farmer Ark, f&m Tenn ‘ Sarah wf 26 daughter single, , Lanora wf 25 daughter in law, Milllie wf 2 granddaughter,
Census11 JUN 1880
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage, dwelling 168 Dixon, James A wm 61 married, farmer, born Tenn, f&m b Tenn “ Mary wf 59, wife married house keeper, b Tenn, f Georgia, mother Kentucky “ Hugh wm 31, son single, at home, born Ark, f &m Tenn “ Sharlott wf 26, daughter single, house keeper, born Ark, f &m Tenn “ Dwight wm 21 son single farmer, born Ark, f &m Tenn Dwelling 166 Dixon, John wm34, married farmer, born Ark, f &m Tenn “ Lillie wf 20, wife married housekeeper, born Ark f Ark, m Missouri “ Eva wf 2 daughter single born Ark, f&m Ark “ not named wf 2 months, daughter, born Ark, f&m Ark
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 32 to 33
Address: Osage family 292,dwelling 292 Dwight Dickson age 40, born Jun 1859 Ark, married 10 yrs Meddie Dickson age 33 born May 1867 Arkansas, mother of 2 2 living Bennett Dicksen 10 Russie Dicksen 8
Census18 APR 1910
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage,Bentonville town, North Main Street, dwelling 48, family 48 Dickson, Dwight, head mw 50 m1 age 25 born Ark, f&m born Tenn,agent in real estate __ Madaline wife fw 42 m1 age 23 mother of 2 2 living, born Ark, f Missouri, m Ark __ Bennett , son mw 20 single b Ark, f&m Ark __ Russell, son, mw 18 single, b Ark f&m Ark
BurialDEC 1923
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Bentonville Cemetery, Bentonville Find A Grave Memorial# 43355808


Note 1

DICKSON, Madeline JEFFERSON - {A Memorial} Madeline Jefferson was born in Bentonville, Arkansas on May 14th, 1867.

She was the oldest of eight children of John J. and Cynthia Woods Jefferson. Her childhood days were spent in and around Bentonville. She was always a kind and obedient child.

On January 21st, 1885 she was married to Dwight Dickson. To them were born two children, Dwight Bennett and Dee Russell Bennett, the eldest, passed into the great beyond on June 6th, 1923.

Mrs. Dickson was a very devoted wife and mother and her life was spent in making her home happy and caring for her family and relatives. She professed religion in November 1893 and united with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and remained true to the faith the faith the remainder of her life.

On the morning of December 19th, 1923 at 3:15 a.m. she departed this life.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Dwight Dickson, one son, Russell Dickson, four grandchildren, Dwight Bennett and Lon Russell {the twins}, Dee Ruth and Marguerite McGill Dickson; two sisters, Mrs. Edgar Carnahan and Mrs. Perry Arthur, and one brother, John Jefferson, all of whom were present at the funeral except her brother. J.M. McMahen.

[Benton County Record - Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas - January 25, 1924]