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James Dickinson
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1705
Rowley
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1754, USA

Died at age 39 years.

He was born circa 1716 and was baptized September 23, 1716 in Rowley, Massachusetts. He was the son of George Dickinson and Martha Nelson
and the grandson of James Dickinson and his wife, Rebecca Stephenson. James of this memorial married Sarah Stickney on March 5, 1740 in Rowley
and they had 4 children all born in Rowley: Paul, Moses, Sarah, and James. Sarah Stickney was born March 31, 1719 in Rowley, Massachusetts.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Dickinson (1678 - 1705)
 
 Children:
  Moses Dickinson (1743 - 1816)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Although his marker may not be legible anymore, Samuel Green in his book, Epitaphs From Old Burying Ground in Groton, Massachusetts @1878 (a Google online book), stated James' burial was in Section I and his inscription is given on page 26 as cited below. It is interesting that Mr. Green thought the marker said James Dickinson died at at age 69, when his birth in 1705 would make his age 49 instead. Perhaps the marker was hard to read even in 1878.

Memento Mori (Death's Head) at top
Here Lies ye Body of Mr.
James Dickinson who
Departed This Life July
ye 5th AD 1754 in ye 69th
Year of his Age.


 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground
Groton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: J.A. & D.S.
Record added: Oct 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43082297
James Dickinson
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Added by: Diana L. Brace
 
 
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- Michal Holcomb
 Added: Dec. 10, 2014
Rest in Peace
- Joyce Dickinson Rivers
 Added: Jun. 23, 2014

- kellybean
 Added: May. 8, 2012
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