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 Margaret McEwen (1815-1892), Jane Heartgrove (1816-1884), Annie Culpepper (1817-1853), Eleanor (1821-1858), Isabell Smith (1825-1916) and Lawsom Henderson (1811-1849).
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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
|Source:||The Journal of J.L. Dickson with footnotes by W.J. Lemke|
|Publisher:||Washington County Historical Society|