Robert Dickson

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Personal and Family Information

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).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Robert Dickson
(1773-1849)

 

Joseph Dickson
(1745-1825)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Margaret Isabell McEwen
(1742-1814)

 

James McEwen
(1717-1766)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Isabella Miller
(1718-1813)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1 SEP 1773
Place: Lincoln County, North Carolina
Address: twin of Joseph per obit of Margaret Ellis. Nov 5 1773 per Journal of JL Dickson. Seamster reading of gravestone Sept 1 1773 brother Joseph 2 years older per gravestones
Death5 FEB 1849
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Seamster record of gravestone
BurialFEB 1849
Place: Old Dickson Cemetery
Address: 1603 SW 2nd St, Bentonville first recorded Mayor Alvin Seamster, Washington County History Socty, Flashback Dec 1955. Find A Grave Memorial# 49883746 day, month and year on Gravestone.
GS-Dickson, Robert
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ResidenceABT 1826
Place: Carroll County, Tennessee
Address: per Goodspeed History of Benton County 1889, Bio appendix, p 827
ResidenceABT 1831
Place: Arkansas Territory
Address: per Goodspeed History of Benton County 1889, Bio appendix, p 827
Will19 JAN 1849
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Will Records, Vol A-C, 1837-1908, pages 105, 106, and 107 Probated 23 April 1849
Will-Dickson, Robert 1849, page 105
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Will-Dickson, Robert page 106
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Will-Dickson, Robert, 1849 - Transcribed
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Other Event10 MAR 1843
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Type: Deed
Address: #3113 120.02 acres, 10 March 1843, NW 1/4 Section 30 T20N R30W
Deed 3113,Dickson, Robert, in section 30
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Notes

Note 1

Land Records- Dickson, Robert or Joseph, Arkansas -Fayetteville Office, all north of SW 2nd, south of Tiger, between Walton and NW “A”

Robert Dickson

#3113 120.02 acres, 10 March 1843, NW 1/4 Section 30 T20N R30W

Joseph Dickson

#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

Note 2

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

Note 3

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]

Note 4

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.”

Sources

  1. Dickson, Joseph
    Source: Dickson, Joseph
    Authors: C. Sylvester Green
    Date: 1986
    Publisher: NCpedia http://ncpedia.org
  2. The Journal of J.L. Dickson with footnotes by W.J. Lemke
    Source: The Journal of J.L. Dickson with footnotes by W.J. Lemke
    Date: 1957
    Publisher: Washington County Historical Society
  3. Goodspeed’s History of Benton, Washington, Carrol, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Cos., Ark
    Source: Goodspeed’s History of Benton, Washington, Carrol, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Cos., Ark
    Date: 1889
    Publisher: The Goodspeed Publishing Co