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John Dickinson

Male Bef 1624 - 1676  (> 51 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Dickinson was born before 22 Aug 1624; died on 19 May 1676 in Turner's Fall, Franklin, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 22 Aug 1624, Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England

    Notes:

    Killed by native Americans during King Philip's War.

    John married Frances Foote between 1647 and 1648. Frances (daughter of Nathaniel Foote and Elizabeth) was born about 1629. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Mehitable Dickinson  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1666; died on 30 Jun 1735; was buried in West Cemetery, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Mehitable Dickinson Descendancy chart to this point (1.John1) was born in 1666; died on 30 Jun 1735; was buried in West Cemetery, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Mehitable married John Ingram on 26 Jun 1689. John (son of John Ingram and Elizabeth Gardner) was born on 29 Jun 1661; died after Oct 1742 in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Rebecca Ingram  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 5 Nov 1704; died on 21 Jul 1789.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Rebecca Ingram Descendancy chart to this point (2.Mehitable2, 1.John1) was born on 5 Nov 1704; died on 21 Jul 1789.

    Notes:

    The History of the Descendants of John Dwight (citation details below) mistakenly calls her Mehitable Ingram.

    Rebecca married Dr. Nathaniel Smith on 11 Nov 1726. Nathaniel (son of Ichabod Smith and Elizabeth Cook) was born on 16 Feb 1702 in of Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 21 Jul 1789 in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Dorothy Smith  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 23 Feb 1729; died on 3 Jun 1756.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Dorothy Smith Descendancy chart to this point (3.Rebecca3, 2.Mehitable2, 1.John1) was born on 23 Feb 1729; died on 3 Jun 1756.

    Dorothy married Ebenezer Mattoon in 1747. Ebenezer (son of Deacon Eleazar Mattoon) was born on 21 Dec 1720 in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Maj. Gen. Ebenezer Mattoon  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 19 Aug 1755 in North Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 11 Sep 1843 in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in West Cemetery, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Maj. Gen. Ebenezer Mattoon Descendancy chart to this point (4.Dorothy4, 3.Rebecca3, 2.Mehitable2, 1.John1) was born on 19 Aug 1755 in North Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 11 Sep 1843 in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in West Cemetery, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    • Baptised: 24 Aug 1755

    Notes:

    "MATTOON, Ebenezer, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in North Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., on August 19, 1755; attended the common schools and received private instruction; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1776; served in the Revolutionary Army and attained the rank of major; taught school and also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives in 1781 and 1794; justice of the peace 1782-1796; served in the State senate in 1795 and 1796; served from the rank of captain to that of major general of the Fourth Division, State militia; appointed sheriff of Hampshire County in 1796 and served twenty years; elected as a Federalist to the Sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Samuel Lyman; reelected to the Seventh Congress and served from February 2, 1801, to March 3, 1803; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1812; major general of Massachusetts Militia 1799-1816; adjutant general of the State militia 1816-1818; became totally blind in 1818 and retired from active public life; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1820; died in Amherst, Mass., September 11, 1843; interment in West Cemetery." [Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress]

    Ebenezer married Mary Dickinson on 7 Jul 1779. Mary (daughter of Lt. Noah Dickinson and Mary Dickinson) was born on 10 Mar 1758 in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 30 Jul 1835 in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Mary Dickinson Mattoon  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 4 Apr 1780; died on 25 Feb 1842.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  Mary Dickinson Mattoon Descendancy chart to this point (5.Ebenezer5, 4.Dorothy4, 3.Rebecca3, 2.Mehitable2, 1.John1) was born on 4 Apr 1780; died on 25 Feb 1842.

    Mary married Daniel Dwight on 24 Dec 1809. Daniel (son of Capt. Justus Dwight and Sarah Lamb) was born on 7 Sep 1775; died on 5 Nov 1851 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Martha Lyman Dwight  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 25 Dec 1824.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  Martha Lyman Dwight Descendancy chart to this point (6.Mary6, 5.Ebenezer5, 4.Dorothy4, 3.Rebecca3, 2.Mehitable2, 1.John1) was born on 25 Dec 1824.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts

    Martha married Elizur Wolcott on 15 Jul 1846. Elizur (son of Elihu Wolcott and Rachel McClintock McClure) was born on 7 Aug 1817; died in Mar 1901 in Berkeley, Alameda, California; was buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. Mary Mattoon Wolcott  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 14 May 1863 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died on 22 Aug 1949 in Alameda, Alameda, California; was buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.


Generation: 8

  1. 8.  Mary Mattoon Wolcott Descendancy chart to this point (7.Martha7, 6.Mary6, 5.Ebenezer5, 4.Dorothy4, 3.Rebecca3, 2.Mehitable2, 1.John1) was born on 14 May 1863 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died on 22 Aug 1949 in Alameda, Alameda, California; was buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.

    Notes:

    Called in many sources May Matoon Wolcott. According to a letter from John Dyer-Bennet to his sister Miriam, 3 Dec 1975, her given name was actually Mary. She attended Wellesley as a member of the class of 1885, but did not graduate.

    Her ashes were interred with those of her father.

    Mary married Edward Bull Clapp on 22 Dec 1886 in Morgan, Illinois. Edward (son of Rev. Charles Wells Clapp and Jane Pray Bassett) was born on 14 Apr 1856 in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 6 Feb 1919 in Berkeley, Alameda, California; was buried in Godfrey Cemetery, Godfrey, Madison, Illinois. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. Miriam Wolcott Clapp  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 10 Nov 1890 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; died on 30 May 1973 in Alameda, Alameda, California.