GreenerPasture.com
FREE genealogy since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!
Get Started Sign In
Menu Menu
Search Search
Family Tree Family Tree
Daily News Daily News
Bookmarks Bookmarks
Not on this site Don't end up on this site as someone's ancestor!
Create a Page for YOUR Ancestor

 flag  Edward  DICKINSON

  (b. 1 January 1803Amherst, Massachusetts, USA   d. 16 June 1874Boston, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: Edward DICKINSON was born 1 January 1803 in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA . Edward DICKINSON was the child of

He married  Emily NORCROSS .  Emily NORCROSS  was born 3 July 1804 in Monson, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 4 November 1882 in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst) . 

Edward DICKINSON died 16 June 1874 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: Lawyer / U.S. Congressman


Notes:
Father: Sam'L. F. Dickinson
Mother: Lucretia Gunn

photo (above) from findagrave.com


Details of the life of Edward appear below.
About Edward
Pedigree Chart Pedigree Chart for Edward
Family Group Record Family Group Record for Edward
Inventions Inventions during the lifetime of Edward
U.S. Presidents U.S. Presidents during the lifetime of Edward
Research Edward
Grave?Edward's grave?
Research Research Edward on familysearch.org
Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1774: First Continental Congressmeets in Philadelphia, with 56 delegates representing every colony except Georgia. Delegates include Patrick Henry, George Washington, and Samuel Adams.

www.infoplease.com


Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst) - Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)
Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst) - The New Barn, M. A. C. Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)
The New Barn, M. A. C. Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst) - Awaiting the Rope Pull, M.S.C., Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)
Awaiting the Rope Pull, M.S.C., Amherst, Mass.
Boston, Massachusetts, USA - GLEASON’S PICTORIAL DRAWING ROOM COMPANION illustrated newspaper (Boston, MA), October 11, 1851
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
GLEASON’S PICTORIAL DRAWING ROOM COMPANION... Read MORE...
Boston, Massachusetts, USA - Fairbanks' Celebrate Scales
34 Kilby Street, Boston

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 25, 1857
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Fairbanks' Celebrate Scales
34 Kilby Street,... Read MORE...
Boston, Massachusetts, USA -
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
"Cuticura soap, manufactured by the Potter Drug... Read MORE...
Boston, Massachusetts, USA - Malt Bitters Company, Boston, Mass.
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Malt Bitters Company, Boston, Mass.
Boston, Massachusetts, USA - Putnam Nail Co., Boston, Mass.
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Putnam Nail Co., Boston, Mass.
Boston, Massachusetts, USA - Lowney's Chocolate Bonbons

The Walter M. Lowney Company
89 Pearl Street
Boston

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Lowney's Chocolate Bonbons

The Walter M.... Read MORE...

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

Add Marriage / Partner

[Hide/Show]

Edward DICKINSON married flag Emily NORCROSS-- Place: 

Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Lifetime of Edward DICKINSON

Add Events / Information

[Hide/Show]

Edward DICKINSON - Grave
Edward DICKINSON
... Read MORE...
Birth
1 January 1803
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)

USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

historyorb.com - May 14, 1804

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ...Read MORE...


World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...


News 1806 - First Church Built by Free Blacks
The first church built by free blacks in America, the African Meeting House, opened on Joy Street...Read MORE...


News 1806 - June 16 - A total eclipse of the sun was viewed from southern California to Massachusetts.
WeatherForYou.com

Extract of a letter from Boston, June 16th.
"The long expected Solar Eclipse...Read MORE...


World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.


World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.


World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.


USA 1816 - Year without a summer
The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding...Read MORE...


USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ...Read MORE...


News 1829 - October 16 - Tremont Hotel, 1st US modern hotel opens (Boston)

historyorb.com - October 16, 1829

USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

News 1832 - The New England Anti-Slavery Society in Boston was formed. The society helped slaves escape to Canada.

http:/ / www.virtualnorfolk.org/ -

USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
In 1836, a small band of Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as...Read MORE...


USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...


News 1837 - June 11 - The Broad Street Riot occurres in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between English-Americans and Irish-Americans.

historyorb.com - June 11, 1837

World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

News 1839 - March 23 – The Boston Morning Post first records the use of "OK" (oll korrect).

www.wikipedia.org - March 23, 1839

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
The large number of French-Canadians who crossed the border in the nineteenth century, particularly ...Read MORE...


USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...


News 1842 - November 17 - Fugitive slave George Latimer captured in Boston

historyorb.com -

News 1845 - Sewing Machine
Elias Howe invented sewing machine in Boston

World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of...Read MORE...


News 1846 - Anesthesia
William T.G. Morton, a Boston dentist, first demonstrated the use of anesthesia in surgery at...Read MORE...


News 1846 - SCENE: A street in Boston.
Dramais Persona: Jonathan, a youth from the country visiting the city for the first time. Susan,...Read MORE...


USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1848

News 1851 - February 15 – In Boston, Massachusetts, members of the anti-slavery Boston Vigilance Committee rescue fugitive slave Shadrach Minkins from a courtroom following his arrest by U.S. marshals.

www.wikipedia.org - February 15, 1851

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...


News 1852 - March 20 – Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe was published in book form in Boston.

www.wikipedia.org - March 20, 1852

News 1852 - December 29 - Emma Snodgrass arrested in Boston for wearing pants

historyorb.com - December 29, 1852

USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant...Read MORE...


News 1854 - March 20 – The Boston Public Library opens to the public.

www.wikipedia.org - March 20, 1854

News 1854 - The Destructive Gate - Its Effects at the East.
...One or two very ludicrous scenes occurred on Warren bridge, Boston. A cartman, with a load of...Read MORE...


USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
It began in a little schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854. A small group of dedicated...Read MORE...


News 1856 - Boston Cream Pie is served for the first time (Omni Parker House)


News 1857 - AMHERST COLLEGE fire.
Amherst College, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1857.

Last evening, (Monday), Amherst was the scene of ...Read MORE...


News 1858 - August 2 - 1st mailboxes installed in Boston & NYC streets

historyorb.com - August 2, 1858

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ...Read MORE...


News 1863 - UMASS
University of Massachusetts chartered at Amherst.

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html -

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...


News 1863 - January 15 - 1st US newspaper printed on wood-pulp paper, Boston Morning Journal

historyorb.com - January 15, 1863

News 1863 - May 28 – American Civil War – The 54th Massachusetts, the first African-American regiment, leaves Boston to fight for the Union.

www.wikipedia.org - May 28, 1863

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...


USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...Read MORE...


World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...


News 1872 - The Great Boston Fire.
The city of Boston, second commercial city in the United States, has, within the past thirty-six...Read MORE...


Death
16 June 1874
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Name: Edward Dickinson
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place: Amherst
Death Date: 16 Jun 1874
Death Place: Boston, Mass.
Age: 71
Birth Date: 1803
Birth Place: Amherst
Occupation: Lawyer
Race:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Sam'L. F. Dickinson
Father's Birthplace: Amherst
Mother's Name: Lucretia Gerson
Mother's Birthplace: Montague
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B50128-4
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 186127
Reference ID: v 5 p 73

"Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FH18-368 : 10 December 2014), Edward Dickinson, 16 Jun 1874; citing Boston, Mass., reference v 5 p 73; FHL microfilm 186,127."

Edward is buried at: West Cemetery Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Show Map PLOT Lot 53, Grave C
Added: 4/18/2017 1:34:43 PM

Is Edward DICKINSON YOUR Ancestor? Tell us more.

If you'd like to be contacted by others who are related to Edward DICKINSON, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.