Margaret McEwen Dickson

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Personal and Family Information

Margaret was born in 1815 in Tennessee, the daughter of Joseph Dickson and Eleanor N. Rankin.

She died on 9 JAN 1892 in Benton County, Arkansas.

Her husband was David Ellis, who she married on 8 FEB 1842 in Shelby County, Illinois. Their only known child was Jennie (1845-1933).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Margaret McEwen Dickson
(1815-1892)

 

Joseph Dickson
(1771-1845)

 

Joseph Dickson
(1745-1825)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Margaret Isabell McEwen
(1742-1814)

 

James McEwen
(1717-1766)

 
   

Isabella Miller
(1718-1813)

 
   

Eleanor N. Rankin
(1786-1848)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1815
Place: Tennessee
Death9 JAN 1892
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Obituaries of Benton County Arkansas Vol One 1884-1898, Vol Two 1899-1904
Source: Obituaries of Benton County Arkansas Vol One 1884-1898, Vol Two 1899-1904
Authors: Barbart P Easley and Verla P McAnelly
Date: 1994/95
Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc Bowie Maryland

CensusAUG 1850
Place: Shelby County, Illinois
Address: Cochren Grove, dwelling 163, family 163 David Ellis 45 m, farming, $240. born Tenn Margaret “, 38 f Tenn, Nancy 19, Jessa 17, Mary 15, Emiline 13, William 11, Franklin 7, Jane 5, Martha 3, Elander 1. all born Illinois
Census25 JUN 1870
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 55
Address: Osage Twp, page 37 image 40, dwelling 239 family 237 Woods John age 42 Tenn, Margaret 27 Ark, Alice 19 Samuel 18, Solon 16, john 14 Clinton 12, william 9, Celphas 7 Margartet 4 sarah 2, twins 3m dwelling 241 family 239 Elis, Margaret age 55, fw, keeping house $1500, $600 born Tennessee “ Jane 22 fw keeping house Illinois “ Elen age 20 fw at home Illinois “ James 19 mw farmer illinois page 38 , image 37 “ Margaret age 12 fw Illinois “ Wood, James age 9 mw Illinois “ Franklin age 7 mw Illinois

Notes

Note 1

see Dickson-McEwen Genealogy on ancestry.com

https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/14389994/family?cfpid=99796027

Note 2

1892 page 95 Ellis, Margaret Dickson - Died, at her home on the 9th inst.,five miles east of Bentonville, Mrs. Margaret Ellis, age 77 years of la grippe and old age, widow of David Ellis, who preceded her twenty-two years.

She was a daughter of Joseph Dickson, twin brother to Robert Dickson, sho was well known as on of the first settlers of Bentonville. She was born in Middle Tennessee in 1815; went to Central Illinois when a child with her parents where she lived until 1867 when she came to this county and settled on the farm where she and her husband died.

“Aunt Peggy” has been a member of the Christian church from her youth.

[Benton County Democrat 1/21/92]

Sources

  1. Obituaries of Benton County Arkansas Vol One 1884-1898, Vol Two 1899-1904
    Source: Obituaries of Benton County Arkansas Vol One 1884-1898, Vol Two 1899-1904
    Authors: Barbart P Easley and Verla P McAnelly
    Date: 1994/95
    Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc Bowie Maryland