William was born on 3 OCT 1775 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, the son of Joseph Dickson and Margaret Isabell McEwen.
He died on 22 AUG 1855. The place is not known.
His wife was Margaret McDowell, who he married on 4 JUN 1801. The place has not been found. They had no known children.
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|Birth||3 OCT 1775||
|Death||22 AUG 1855|
This is a round memorial plate situated directly behind the 6 foot tall DICKSON monument. It was placed there by a Pennsylvania Dutch society according to the present owner of the Walnut Grove property. This memorial has the name Col. Wm Dickson but the date of Margaret McDowell Dickson's death not Col Dickson's. According to Frances Cunningham Harper (who researched the history of the Dickson plantation called Walnut Grove) entries in the Dickson family bible state, "William Dickson was born Oct. 3rd, 1775" and "... died Aug 22nd, at 2:00 o'clock, P.M., 1855." It also states that "Peggy McDowell was born Dec. 31st 1783" and that she, Margaret McDowell Dickson died Sept. 28th, 1854, aged 70 years, nine months, and 28 days." This memorial plate placed many years after Col. Wm Dickson's death is incorrect.
Margaret McDowell Dickson (1783 - 1854)
Dickson Cemetery, Lenoir, Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Col Wm Dickson
apparently several children in this Dickson Cemetery
Find A Grave Memorial# 88529513
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