Joseph was born in 1771 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, the son of Joseph Dickson and Margaret Isabell McEwen.
He died on 24 SEP 1845 in Shelby County, Illinois.
He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Sarah Moore, who he married on 11 OCT 1793 in Chatham, North Carolina. They had no known children.
His second wife was Eleanor N. Rankin, who he married on 11 OCT 1810 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Their six known children were Lawson Henderson (1811-1849), Margaret McEwen (1815-1892), Jane Heartgrove (1816-1884), Annie Culpepper (1818-1855), Eleanor (1821-1858) and Isabell Smith (1825-1916).
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|Death||24 SEP 1845||
Revised Dickson, McEwen & Allied Families Genealogy, Dixon Genealogy by Hoyt N. Acuff & Roy Kirchner Jr, May 2001
see also with grain of salt! http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ozarkgal/3dixongenerationsNCTN.html
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]
|Source:||The Journal of J.L. Dickson with footnotes by W.J. Lemke|
|Publisher:||Washington County Historical Society|