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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Hon. David William Dickinson

Male 1808 - 1845  (36 years)


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  • Name David William Dickinson 
    Public Service
    Public Service
    Title Hon. 
    Born 10 Jun 1808  Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Apr 1845  Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Dickinson Family Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • DICKINSON, David W., (nephew of William Hardy Murfree), a Representative from Tennessee; born in Franklin, Tenn., June 10, 1808; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845); was unable to attend the last session of Congress on account of his failing health; died at Grantland, his father's home, near Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tenn., on April 27, 1845; interment in the family burying ground on the estate.

      From The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, <http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000318>
    Person ID I0772  Dickinson
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2013 

    Father David Dickinson,   b. 13 Nov 1774, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1848, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Fanny Noailles Murfree,   b. 23 Aug 1783, Hertford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1843, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1799 
    Family ID F0041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eliza J Grantland,   d. 1838, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F2705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sally Brickell Murfree,   b. Sep 1821, Hertford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 07 Oct 1841  Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2009 
    Family ID F1209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jun 1808 - Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Apr 1845 - Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Dickinson, David
    Dickinson, David
    Tennessee Records, 23

  • Sources 
    1. [S174727] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, (Nashville: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm).