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Abner Dickson[1]

Male 1790 - 1857  (67 years)


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  • Name Abner Dickson 
    Born 1790  Duplin Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Could be 1789 instead of 1786. Census says he was 60 in 1850.
    Gender Male 
    Military 1812–1814  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    as a private in Captain William's company of Tennessee Volunteers with General Jackson in the city of New Orleans 
    Military 4 May 1815  Montgomery Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    added to War of 1812 Pension Roll due to injuries 
    Residence May 1815–MAR 1827  Montgomery Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • The file called U.S. Revolutionary War Pensioners also includes regular army pensions and invalid pensions issued shortly after the War of 1812. Hence Abner occurs on this list. Here, he is shown being paid his pension of $8 / month starting in May 1815. In March 1827, his account was transferred from the West Tennessee Pension Office to the Alabama office.
    Census 15 Jan 1850  Franklin Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Abner is listed in the home of Hannah Dickson, age 61. It looks like she must be his sister-in-law, with a brother who has already died. I can't tell which brother yet, though.
    Residence Mar 1843–SEP 1857  Franklin Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    • Pension account reflects a change in pension beginning in 1836
    Died 11 Sep 1857  Franklin Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    • Death date is noted in his pension account.
    Person ID I8179  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2019 

    Father Joseph Dickson, Sr.,   b. Abt 1744, Duplin Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1803, Yellow Creek, Dickson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Jane Moulton,   b. Abt 1757, Duplin Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jul 1814  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1775  [1
    Family ID F3170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1790 - Duplin Co., North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - as a private in Captain William's company of Tennessee Volunteers with General Jackson in the city of New Orleans - 1812–1814 - New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - added to War of 1812 Pension Roll due to injuries - 4 May 1815 - Montgomery Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - May 1815–MAR 1827 - Montgomery Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Jan 1850 - Franklin Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1843–SEP 1857 - Franklin Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 1857 - Franklin Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Disabled for life during the War of 1812. He fought with the Tennessee Volunteers with General Jackson in New Orleans.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1048] Descendants of Simon Dickson, 20 May 2016; p. 151.

    2. [S1482] 1850 US Federal Census, Franklin Co., AL, District 5; Page 313; Dwelling 776, Family 776; Abner Dickson.

    3. [S1485] U.S., The Pension Roll of 1835, 21 March 2019; Abner Dickson, Alabama, Volume III, page 514.

    4. [S1310] U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801-1815, 1818-1872, 21 March 2019; Abner Dickson, West Tennessee, T718:1818-1872, 03: Revolutionary War, 1820-1842; While this file says Revolutionary War, it includes War of 1812 invalids.

    5. [S1310] U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801-1815, 1818-1872, 21 March 2019; Abner Dickson, Huntsville, Alabama, T718:1818-1872, 12:Invalid Pensioners, 1855-1867; While this file says Revolutionary War, it includes War of 1812 invalids.

    6. [S1310] U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801-1815, 1818-1872, 21 March 2019; Abner Dickson, Huntsville, Alabama, T718:1818-1872, 11:Invalid Pensioners, 1843-1856, p. 237; While this file says Revolutionary War, it includes War of 1812 invalids.

    7. [S1310] U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801-1815, 1818-1872, 21 March 2019; Abner Dickson, West Tennessee, T718:1818-1872, 03: Revolutionary War, 1820-1842, p. 464; While this file says Revolutionary War, it includes War of 1812 invalids.


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