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Joseph Dickson
Birth: Apr., 1745
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1825
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA

US Congressman. He was a cotton and tobacco planter in North Carolina and a member of the safety committee for Rowan County in 1775. At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, he was commissioned Captain in the Colonial Army, was at the Battle of Kings Mountain and rose to the rank of Militia Brigadier General. After the war, he was clerk of Lincoln County Court in 1781, a member of the State Senate, 1788 to 1795 and was on the commission to establish the University of North Carolina. In 1799, he was elected as a Federalist to the Sixth Congress, serving until 1801. He moved to Tennessee in 1803 and was a member of the State House of Representatives, 1807 to 1811. He and his wife are interred on the Dickerson Plantation Murfreesboro, Tennessee. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Joseph Dickson (1771 - 1845)*
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Boyd Cemetery
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Cenotaph marker in his honor.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22307382
Joseph Dickson
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Thank you for my freedom!
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015
Honoring Colonel Joseph Dickson, DAR Ancestor Number A032566, one of the Heroes who fought at the Battle of King's Mountain.
- Vonnie L Cantrell
 Added: Apr. 6, 2014

- Melissa
 Added: Apr. 1, 2014
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