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Dickson Family

Dickson Family
Joseph Dickson of Montgomery Co. TN


Descendants of Joseph Dickson

Joseph Dickson was born Bet. 1760 - 1770, Died 1839 In Montgomery County, Tennessee. He married Martha Ann Cowen abt. 1798, probably in Montgomery Co. TN. She was born abt. 1780, Died Bet. 1840 - 1850.

Notes for Joseph Dickson and descendants:

ISB Manuscript - Initial information on Joseph came from the Dickson Family notes of Ila Steele Braun.; Jerry White Binkley, Knoxville has been a major contributor to the compilation of material on the Joseph Dickson family; Montgomery Co., TN Will Book H:29; Red River Settler - Edith Whitley, Dickson Family; Humphreys Co., Heritage Vol., 1 & 2. (various pages, check index); Montgomery Co. TN Deed Book R:557 (names all children, including Hugh); MCDB A:82; MCDB A:99; MCDB I:846; MCDB O:362:
Louise Dickson Townley,, Genealogical Collection at the TN State Library and Archives should be invaluable to any researcher of this Dickson family. Mrs. Townley allowed me to view her manuscript in 1987 when I visited her in Clarksville, TN. The manuscript is now available at TSLA.

Children of Joseph Dickson and Martha Cowen are:

1. Hugh Dickson (Joseph) b. Abt. 1800; d. Abt. 1839.

Notes for Hugh Dickson:
Died before his father. Mentioned in Montgomery Co., TN deed book R:557 as deceased brother "to the present legatees" in an instrument providing Martha Cowen Dickson property from the estate of her husband Joseph by her children.; Montgomery Co., Wills, Vol. H, page 195 - James Dickson, G. J. McCauley, Matthew McCauley, Allen Brown made bond 3600 dollars as Administrator of Hugh Dickson, deceased. 7 Jan. 1839.; Montgomery Co., Wills, Vol. H, page 213 - Hugh Dickson died intestate, James Dickson given letters of Administration, 7 Jan. 1839.
2. James C. Dickson (Joseph) was born February 11, 1802 in Montgomery County, Tennessee, and died December 03, 1860. He married Mary "Polly" McCauley September 14, 1830. She was born February 26, 1813, and died February 14, 1879.

Notes for James C. Dickson:
1840,1850,1860 Dickson Co., Tn Census; Ila Steele Braun Manuscript; http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tn/montgomery/cemeteries/mcauly01.txt, John McCauley Cemetery - District 22 near the Mt. Zion Methodist Ch., Information from the records of Louise Dickson Townley, submitted by Allen Workman.

Children of James Dickson and Mary McCauley are:

i. Samuel Cowan Dickson, b. July 25, 1832; d. June 1863.

ii. Mary A. Caroline "Carrie" Dickson, b. March 10, 1834; d. January 20, 1896; m. John Hust.

iii. Newton Berryman Dickson, b. January 06, 1836; d. July 31, 1909; m. Edine White.

iv. Martha Elizabeth "Betty" Dickson, b. December 10, 1837; d. April 15, 1906; m. James Swift.

v. Angeline "Angie" Dickson, b. January 01, 1840; d. October 14, 1877; m. William M. Orgain.

vi. John McCauley Dickson (James C., Joseph) was born June 14, 1842, and died July 27, 1915. He married Martha Batson February 05, 1868 in Montgomery Co., TN. She was born June 21, 1849, and died August 13, 1937.

Notes for John McCauley Dickson:
http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/nca15-04.htm, Genealogical Abstracts From Reported Deaths, The Nashville Christian Advocate 1915–1919, By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith, Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2003, (Page 14), September 17, 1915, John McCauley Dickson born Dickson Co., Tenn., June 14, 1842; son of James Corsan and Mary McCauley Dickson, one of thirteen children, three of whom "now" living, Newton, Fagan and Elnora, all of Christian Co., Ky.; in May 1861 he and brother, Newton, enlisted in the 11th Tenn. Inf. Reg., CSA; twice wounded; married Martha E., daughter of S. C. and Maria Batson, Montgomery Co., Tenn., Feb. 5, 1868 (at the same ceremony, his first cousin, John McCauley, married Anne Batson, his wife's sister and the two couples rode horseback to the McCauley home in Hustburg, Tenn.; the Dicksons established their home with his widowed mother but in a year moved to Montgomery Co.,

vii. Harriet Eliza Dickson, b. June 24, 1844; d. 1863.

viii. Virginia "Jenny" Dickson, b. March 03, 1846; d. August 13, 1913; m. Mr. Cannon.

ix. James Aiken Dickson (James C., Joseph1) was born August 18, 1848 in Dickson Co. TN, and died April 09, 1900 in Trenton, Ky. He married Ellen Moore, daughter of Jordon Moore. She was born Abt. 1853.

Notes for James Aiken Dickson:
1880 Census Place: District 3, Humphreys, Tennessee, Source: FHL Film 1255263 National Archives Film T9-1263, Page 78D; http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/nca00-03.htm, Genealogical Abstracts From Reported Deaths, The Nashville Christian Advocate 1900-1901, By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith, Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2002, James Aikin Dickson born Dickson Co., Tenn., Aug. 18, 1848; married Ellen Moore, July 12, 1870; 8 children, two of whom, Clara and Nelle, predeceased him; he died near Trenton, Ky., April 9, 1900.

x. Allice Dickson, b. October 18, 1851; d. October 09, 1876; m. Mr. Laughren.

xi. Elenora "Nora" Dickson, b. December 18, 1853; d. December 12, 1941.

xii. Joseph A. Fagen Dickson, b. November 03, 1855; d. November 16, 1923.

xiii. William Edward "Eddie" Dickson, b. December 26, 1858; d. May 26, 1913; m. Maria I. Talley, September 08, 1876. [Marriage date from the Journal of Rev. Jeremiah W. Cullom]

3. Martha Dickson (Joseph) was born September 28, 1803, and died 1859. She married William Trotter Abt. 1827. He was born 1804.

Notes for Martha Dickson and William Trotter:
Initial information on Martha from ISB Manuscript; 1850 Census Montgomery Co., TN 355-315: Trotter, William 46, Martha 46, James 22, Margaret 16, Martha 12, Sally 9, William 8, Catharine 4, John B. 2; Humphreys Co., Heritage, Vol. 1, page 418, 460, 461.

Children of Martha Dickson and William Trotter are:

i. Anne Trotter.

ii. Mary Trotter.

iii. Mitchell Trotter.

iv. James Cowan Trotter, b. Abt. 1828.

v. Elizabeth Trotter (Martha Dickson, Joseph) was born Abt. 1831. She married Samuel Yarbrough.

Notes for Elizabeth Trotter:
1850 Census Montgomery Co., TN 355-315; Humphreys Co., Heritage, Vol. 1, page 418, 460, 461.; http://www.tngenweb.org/montgomery/hyarbroughbible.html, Elisabeth Yarbrough, wife of Samuel Yarbrough, died in Humphreys County, Tenn., April 26th, 1859 ( of consumption)

vi. Margaret Trotter, b. Abt. 1834.

vii. Martha Trotter, b. Abt. 1838.

viii. Sally Trotter, b. Abt. 1841.

ix. William Trotter, b. Abt. 1844.

x. Catherine Trotter, b. Abt. 1846.

xi. John B. Trotter, b. Abt. 1848.

4. Margaret Dickson (Joseph) was born September 28, 1803 in Montgomery County, Tennessee, and died November 07, 1880. She married Allen E. Brown Abt. 1827. He was born November 22, 1803, and died May 21, 1870.

Notes for Maragaret Dickson and Allen E. Brown: Initial information on Margaret from ISB Manuscript; Humphreys Co., Heritage (TN) Vol. 1, p. 418, 460, 461.; Montgomery Co., TN, WB H:349; 1850 TN Census MT 355-315;
Death Notices From The Christian Advocate, Nashville, Tennessee 1880-1882, (of those persons born up to and including the Year 1830), By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith, Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2000, July-December, Margaret Brown born August 1803; died Nov. 7, 1880; daughter of Joseph and Mary Dickson; widow of the Rev. Allen K. Brown, a local Methodist preacher.; Nashville Christian Advocate, V. 30, #23. June 11, 1870, Rev. Allen E. Brown d Montgomery Co., Tenn., May 21, 1870, in his 66th year.

Children of Margaret Dickson and Allen Brown are:

i. James Brown, b. abt. 1826.

ii. George Brown, b. January 08, 1831.

iii. William Brown, b. abt. 1834.

iv. Mary J. Brown, b. abt. 1836.

v. John P. Brown, b. abt. 1838.

vi. Joseph Brown b. abt. 1842.

vii. Josiah Brown, b. abt. 1842.

5. William Dickson (Joseph) b. abt. 1805. d. abt. 1848, never married, left his property to sister Martha Trotter

6. Anna Kate Dickson (Joseph) was born November 01, 1807 in Montgomery Co., TN, and died October 09, 1868 in Humphreys Co., TN. She married Mathew McCauley 1829 in Montgomery Co., TN. He was born January 07, 1808 in Montgomery Co., TN, and died June 27, 1891 in Humphreys Co., TN.

Notes for Anna Kate Dickson:
Initial information on Anna Kate from ISB Manuscript;. each of Anna's eight sons joined the Confederacy, Robert and Wilson were killed, 3 other's wounded.

Children of Anna Kate Dickson and Mathew McCauley are:

i. Mathew McCauley, Jr., m. Jennie L. Gould.

ii. Robert A. McCauley, b. 1831, Montgomery Co., TN; d. 1865.

iii. Wilson McCauley, b. 1832, Montgomery Co., TN; d. 1863.

iv. Jordon McCauley, b. 1833; m. Susan Box.

v. Wiley McCauley, b. 1835; m. Mary Ann Mills.

vi. Joseph John McCauley, b. 1836, Montgomery Co., TN; d. 1909; m. (1) Anna J. Larkins; m. (2) Rebecca Ann Batson, February 05, 1868; b. March 15, 1844, Montgomery Co., TN; d. August 13, 1870, Humphreys Co., TN.

Notes for Rebecca Ann Batson:
Nashville Christian Advocate, V. 30, #49. December 10, 1870, Rebecca Ann Batson b and md in Montgomery Co., Tenn., b March 15, 1844; md John J. McCauley, Feb. 5, 1868 and moved to Humphreys Co., Tenn. where she d August 13, 1870.

vii. Richmond McCauley (Anna Kate Dickson, Joseph) was born 1844 in Montgomery Co., TN, and died 1917. He married Virginia Elizabeth Moore, daughter of Jordon Moore.

viii. George Wesley McCauley, b. 1851; m. Douglas Ferguson.

7. John B. Dickson (Joseph) was born November 12, 1810 in Montgomery County, Tennessee, and died July 24, 1894 in Montgomery County, Tennessee. He married Nancy L. Binkley February 05, 1846 in Dickson County, Tennessee, daughter of Frederick Binkley and Adeline Shackelford. She was born August 21, 1818 in Davidson County, Tennessee, and died August 24, 1868.

Notes for John B. Dickson
Initial information on John B. from ISB Manuscript; 1860 Census Montgomery Co., Dickson, John 49 (m), Nancy 41(f), G. D. 13 (m), M. T. 10 (m), A. M. 8(f), N. E. 6 (m), E. A. 4(f), John Bell 1 (m), Babe 1(f).

Notes for Nancy L. Binkley:
Shackelford Clan Magazine, Genealogy of Shackelfords and Shacklefords , Editor: T. K. Jones 2306-8th St. Lubbock, Texas, $2.00 A Year Published Monthly 15c A Copy, Lubbock, Texas November 1956 Vol. 12. No. 7, Nancy B. Binkley, ninth child and eldest daughter of Frederick and Adeline Shackelford-Binkley, was born at Hermitage, Davidson County, Tennessee, about 1820. She was married to John Dickson, August 12, 1847, in Davidson County, Tenn. No other dates are shown. They had at least seven children: John, (Nep), (Gus), Annie, Emma, Milton, and Jasper. The Dicksons lived near Clarksville, Tennessee.

Children of John Dickson and Nancy Binkley are:

i. Gustavus AugustusDickson, b. 1847.

ii. Milton Foster Dickson, b. 1849.

iii. Anne M. Dickson, b. 1852; d. Abt. 1925; m. Gus Cocke.

Notes for Gus Cocke:
http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/nca08-02.htm, Genealogical Abstracts From Reported Deaths, The Nashville Christian Advocate 1908-1910, By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith, Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2002, January-July 1908, February 7, 1908, Augustus Thompson Cocke born near Clarksville, Tenn., April 24, 1843; died Dec. 24, 1907; a Confederate veteran; married Anne Dickson, 1884; son, Emmett. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Tenn.

8. Joseph Dickson, Jr. (Joseph) was born October 20, 1812, and died January 07, 1858. He married Sarah Ann Duvall February 12, 1835. She was born March 31, 1816, and died July 06, 1862.

Notes for Joseph Dickson, Jr.:
Initial information from ISB Manuscript.

Children of Joseph Dickson and Sarah Duvall are:

i. Hugh A..3 Dickson, b. December 06, 1835; d. August 25, 1877; m. Annie E. Mitchell, December 01, 1868.

Notes for Hugh A.. Dickson:
Nashville Christian Advocate, Hugh A.. Dixon born Montgomery Co., Tenn., Dec. 6, 1835; married Annie E. Mitchell 1868 and moved to Brownsville, Tenn. in June 1872; died August 25, 1877.

ii. Maria L. Dickson, b. September 22, 1837; d. August 03, 1885.

iii. Rachel M. Dickson, b. October 13, 1839; d. August 1893; m. G. A. Gill, December 16, 1868.

iv. Robert C. Dickson, b. October 06, 1841; d. September 02, 1862.

v. Mary A. Dickson, b. October 11, 1843; d. May 16, 1900.

vi. Augustus M. Dickson, b. Abt. 1844; d. Bef. 1860.

vii. James M. Dickson, b. May 13, 1845; d. August 18, 1851.

viii. Landon Dickson, b. December 23, 1848; d. September 17, 1885; m. Lillian L. Harris, June 01, 1881.

ix. George Wesley Dickson (Joseph, Joseph) was born April 18, 1852. He married Ann Opie Allen November 23, 1882.

x. Martha Virginia Dickson, b. May 16, 1854.

xi. Margaret Dickson, b. May 16, 1854.

xii. Charles E. Dickson, b. May 28, 1857.

9. Abner Dickson (Joseph) was born January 10, 1814 in Montgomery County, Tennessee, and died October 06, 1879 in Humphreys County, Tennessee. He married Mary Jane Wilkerson December 23, 1841 in Wilson County, Tennessee, daughter of Meredith Wilkerson and Ann Lawrence. She was born March 30, 1823 in Wilson County, Tennessee, and died September 07, 1895 in Humphreys County, Tennessee.

Notes for Abner Dickson:
Initial information on Abner from ISB Manuscript;. Census Place: District 3, Humphreys, Tennessee, Source: FHL Film 1255263 National Archives Film T9-1263, Page 83A
Genealogical Abstracts From Reported Deaths, The Nashville Christian Advocate 1880-1882, (Of Those Persons Born Up To And Including The Year 1830), By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith, Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1997, May 8, 1880, Abner Dickson born June 10, 1814; joined Methodist Church in 1830; married Mary J. Wilkenson in 1841; died October 6, 1879; burial in Ebenezer Methodist Churchyard.

Notes for Mary Jane Wilkerson:
http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/nca94-5.htm, Genealogical Abstracts From Reported Deaths, The Nashville Christian Advocate, 1894-1896,By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith,Copyright Jonathan K. T. Smith 2002, October 24, 1895, (Page 50), Mary J. Corlew daughter of Merrideth and Ann Wilkerson, born March 30, 1823; died Sept. 7, 1895; married (1) Abner Dickson (died Oct. 6, 1879), December 23, 1841; eleven children; (2) T. W. Corlew, December 23, 1888.

Children of Abner Dickson and Mary Wilkerson are:

i. Ann Eliza3 Dickson, b. November 17, 1843, Montgomery Co., TN; m. (1) James N. Corbitt, November 24, 1862; m. (2) Henry Lankford, October 25, 1887.

ii. Robert Alexander Dickson, b. July 31, 1845, Montgomery Co., TN; d. August 23, 1926; m. Martha F. Bowden.

iii. Chloe Ann "Clara" Dickson, b. March 25, 1847, Montgomery Co., TN; m. Robert Sensing, December 24, 1866.

iv. Isaac Marshall Dickson (Abner, Joseph) was born December 29, 1848 in Montgomery County, Tennessee, and died September 15, 1885 in Big Bottom, Humphreys County, Tennessee. He married Nancy "Nannie" Elmina Arnold October 28, 1874 in Richland Creek, Humphreys Co., TN. She was born September 13, 1858 in Humphreys County, Tennessee.

Notes for Nancy "Nannie" Elmina Arnold: Daughter of Aaron Arnold

v. Thomas Franklin Dickson, b. April 10, 1850, Montgomery Co., TN.

vi. Cornelius Winfield Dickson (Abner, Joseph) was born September 22, 1852 in Montgomery County, Tennessee, and died October 27, 1891 in Humphreys County, Tennessee. He married Hester A. Batson October 24, 1874. She was born Abt. 1860.

Notes for Cornelius Winfield Dickson:
Humphreys Co., Wills Vol. F, p. 92; 1880 Census Humphreys Co., TN p. 27, 242-250; Census Place: District 3, Humphreys, Tennessee Source: FHL Film 1255263 National Archives Film T9-1263 Page 83A

vii. Florida Adelia Clementine Dickson (Abner2, Joseph1) was born October 24, 1854 in Montgomery County, Tennessee, and died December 11, 1941. She married Robert Lewis Corlew December 30, 1871 in Humphreys County, Tennessee. He was born November 04, 1849, and died June 10, 1922.

Notes for Florida Adelia Clementine Dickson:
1880 Census Humphreys Co., TN,pg 24, 213-219.

Notes for Robert Lewis Corlew:
Humphreys Co., Heritage (TN) vol. II, p. 126.

viii. Levi Theodore Dickson, b. July 24, 1856; d. June 1869.

ix. Ishel Dickson, b. August 07, 1858, Humphreys Co., TN.

x. Florence Eudora Dickson (Abner, Joseph ) was born July 22, 1860 in Humphreys Co., TN, and died January 14, 1945. She married David Campbell Kelly Binkley, May 13, 1883, son of Joseph Binkley and Martha Steele. He was born June 30, 1857, and died August 14, 1928.

xi. Lola Matley Dickson (Abner , Joseph ) was born May 28, 1862 in Hustburg, Humphreys County, Tennessee, and died January 23, 1934 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. She married Alexander Martin Steele December 22, 1880 in Humphreys County, Tennessee, son of Sameul Steele and Mary Binkley. He was born September 12, 1853 in Davidson County, Tennessee, and died March 03, 1933 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.

Notes for Alexander Martin Steele:
Graduated from the future George Peobody College, first class 1877. Taught school at Hustburg in Humphreys County. Lola Dickson was one of his students.

10. Adam Wilson Dickson (Joseph) was born July 10, 1818 in Montgomery County, Tennessee, and died 1870. He married (1) Mary E. Lewis. She was born Abt. 1818. He married (2) Lizzie Shelley.

Notes for Adam Wilson Dickson:
Initial information on Wilson from ISB Manuscript;.

Children of Adam Dickson and Mary Lewis are:

i. Gustavas Dickson.

ii. Tazwell Dickson.

iii. Louisa Dickson.

iv. Mollie Bett Dickson.

v. Clay Wilson Dickson.

vi. Edgar Dickson.

vii. Linnie Dickson.

viii. James? Dickson.

Notes for James? Dickson: Could be Jane rather than James.

This family is on Debie's maternal side.

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