Robert was born on 1 SEP 1773 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, the son of Joseph Dickson and Margaret Isabell McEwen.
He died on 5 FEB 1849 in Benton County, Arkansas.
His wife was Esther Moore, who he married on 23 MAR 1796 in North Carolina. Their eleven known children were Joseph Samuel (1797-1845), Margaret (1799-1885), Ephraim Harvey (1802->1860), Isabella (1804-?), Robert (1807->1849), Elizabeth Greaves (1809-1891), Mary Greaves (1811-<1880), John W. (1813-1820), Ezekiel K. (1816-1824), Sarah Sharp (1819-1892) and Martha M (1821-<1849).
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|Birth||1 SEP 1773||
|Death||5 FEB 1849||
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|Will||19 JAN 1849||
Will-Dickson, Robert 1849, page 105
Will-Dickson, Robert page 106
Will-Dickson, Robert, 1849 - Transcribed
|Other Event||10 MAR 1843||
Deed 3113,Dickson, Robert, in section 30
Ancestors - ...
Land Records- Dickson, Robert or Joseph, Arkansas -Fayetteville Office, all north of SW 2nd, south of Tiger, between Walton and NW “A”
#3113 120.02 acres, 10 March 1843, NW 1/4 Section 30 T20N R30W
#3848 80 acres, 10 March 1843, 1 E½ SW1/4 Section 30 T20N R30W
#3849 44.4 acres, 10 March 1843, W½ SW1/4 Section 30 T20N R30W
At least six children of Joseph Dickson and Margaret McEwen apparently married children of men that served with him in American Revolution:
James L & Agnes Moore 1786
Robert & Ester Moore 1796
Joseph & Sarah Moore 1793
John B & Margaret McKisick 1798
Ezeliel & Mary McKisick 1802
William & Margaret McDowell 1801
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]
Mary Marquess to Kathryn Lang Dec 9, 2004 Reasearch on Arkansas Dickson Cemetry.
Calvin Hall Holmes once owned the land know as the “Burns” place SW of town 1905 obit.
Phineas and Rachel Holmens settled on Osage Creek Ark by 1837. had mill on Osage Creek.
Robert Dickson headstone “Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth; yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works follow them.”
|Authors:||C. Sylvester Green|
|Source:||The Journal of J.L. Dickson with footnotes by W.J. Lemke|
|Publisher:||Washington County Historical Society|
|Source:||Goodspeed’s History of Benton, Washington, Carrol, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Cos., Ark|
|Publisher:||The Goodspeed Publishing Co|