Person:John Dickey (64)

Capt. John Dickey
d.Bef. 28 August, 1809 Augusta, Virginia, United States
m. Abt. 1744
  1. Mary DickeyABT 1745 - bef 1785
  2. James DickeyAbt 1746 -
  3. Capt. John DickeyAbt 1747 - Bef 1809
  4. William DickeyAbt 1749 -
  5. Jean DickeyAbt 1750 - Abt 1805
  6. Margaret DickeyAbt 1753 -
  7. Elizabeth Dickey1757 -
m. Abt. 1780
  1. Ellen 'Ellin' DickeyAbt 1780 - Bef 1850
  2. Margaret DickeyEst 1781-1793 -
  3. Rebecca Elizabeth DickeyEst 1781-1793 -
  4. Jane 'Jean' DickeyBef 1784 -
  5. Mary 'Polly' DickeyABT 1798 -
Facts and Events
Name Capt. John Dickey
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1747 Augusta, Virginia, United States
Marriage Abt. 1780 Augusta County, Virginiato Isabella Patterson
Death? Bef. 28 August, 1809 Augusta, Virginia, United States

John Dickey was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Will of John Dickey

From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:

  • Page 312 - - 10th July, 1809. John Dickey's will - - To five daughters, viz: Jean Young, Elin Lamb, Mary Johnston, Margaret Rankin, Becky Dickey, lands in Kentucky. Executors, son-in-law Richard Johnston, Abraham Lamb, Thos. Rankin. Teste: James Allison, Francis Brown, Thomas Young. Proved, 28th August, 1809. Executors qualify.

Records of John Dickey in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Jacob Lemon's Declaration, August 14th, 1832: Age 70; enlisted in 1780 in Augusta County in Capt. John Tate's Company; served in the Southern Army in the Regiment of Col. Howard of Maryland; was at the battle of the Cowpens. In May, 1781, he was drafted in the Company of Capt. John Dickey from Augusta and marched to Williamsburg where was Col. Hugart; was in the battle of Jamestown. In 1782 he was again drafted under Col. John Moffett, of Augusta, to guard Tiger's Valley against the Indians; marched in the Company of Capt. McKitrick.

Information on John Dickey

Re: John Dickey, Augusta Co. VA early 1800's Posted by: Harry Gibson Date: March 23, 2001 at 22:08:01 In Reply to: Re: John Dickey, Augusta Co. VA early 1800's by Tommie malone of 2231

Tommie, My ggg-grandfather Capt John Dickey was born about 1747. His father was Michael Dickey, b. about 1721 and died 26 Sep 1805. Capt. John Dickey married Isabella Patterson, but I don't have a date, and died testate in 1809. The marriage that you have for John Dickey does not agree with that. Is that marriage one from Augusta County VA. I got the name Isabella Patterson from another source and have not documented for myself.

Although I don't connect with the Kentucky Dickeys, from one source I copied the following:

"Rebecca Dickey was born about 1766 to George Dickey Sr. (1742-1817) and the former Mary "Polly" Scott. She married May 7, 1789 David McNeely in Kentucky."

In a previous paragraph the source states:

"John Dickey was born 1765 in Albemarle County, Virginia to George Dickey Sr. and to the former Mary "Polly" Scott.

"John made the migration to kentucky in 1789 with his parents and married Rebecca Rutledge in Madison County on July 9, 1789."

My John Dickey's will (Augusta County VA, Book 10, pp. 312 and 313) states: "...I allow the over plus of my personal estate after paying the above to be equally divided between my five daughters, namely, Jean Young, Elin Lamb, Mary Johnston (my ancestor), Margret Rankin, and Beckey Dickey except...

He mentions also, "4th. I allow my land in Matison County State of Kentucky to be equally divided likewise between my five daughters above named which land they may sell and divide the money equally amongst them. They may divide the land equally between themselves whichever of the ways they see proper or can agree on and lastly..."

John Dickey has a brother who also had land in Madison County, but it seems that John did not live there; if he did, it was for only a very short period.

If you have access to Madison County KY deeds, I would suggest that you search them for transfer of that land.

I have quite a bit of data on Capt Dickey, but nothing other than the will that would tie him to a Rebecca. It would appear that she was the youngest daughter, being the only unmarried one, but that may not have been the case.

Good luck. Harry Gibson

82. John Dickey, born Abt. 1745 in Augusta Co, VA145; died August 1809 in Augusta Co, VA145. He was the son of 164. Michael Dickey and 165. Mary. He married 83. Isabella Patterson Abt. 1780 in Augusta, VA145.

83. Isabella Patterson145, born 1760145; died Bef. 1809 in Augusta Co, VA145. She was the daughter of 166. James Patterson.

Notes for John Dickey: Per Carl Howard Lamb Application to the Sons Of the American Revolution National Number 107112, State Number 4243, August 5, 1992

Capt. John Dickey, "CHRONICLES OF THE SCOTCH IRISH SETTLEMENT IN VA." Augusta County, Vol 2, Chalkley, pages 471, 502,; Vol 3, page 235; Vol 1, pages 211, 216, "LIST OF THE REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS OF VA.", Eckenrode, 1912, John Dickey page 137, Aud Acct XVIII, 15, 19; John Lamb, page 259, Aud Acct XVIII 59

Notes for Isabella Patterson: Per Carl Howard Lamb Application to the Sons Of the American Revolution National Number 107112, State Number 4243, August 5, 1992

Child of John Dickey and Isabella Patterson is:

41 i. Ellen Dickey, born Abt. 1780 in Augusta Co, VA; died Bef. 1850 in Augusta Co, VA; married Abraham Lamb March 29, 1809 in Augusta, V
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