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John Dickinson
Birth: Aug. 22, 1624
Haverhill, England
Death: May 19, 1676
Greenfield
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA

John Dickinson was the son of Nathaniel Dickinson and Anna _____ Gull Dickinson and the husband of Frances Foote. John Dickinson served as a Sergeant under Capt. William Turner in King Philip's War. Dickinson was killed by Indians during the retreat in Turner's Falls Fight (Battle of Peskeompskut). A memorial plaque near Nash's Mill, Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co, MA, commemmorates the event as follows:
"Captain William Turner of Boston a soldier in King Philip's War was mortally wounded while crossing the Pukcommeacon (Green) River and fell on the west bank May 19, 1676 on the retreat after the 'Falls Fight' at Peskeompskut (Turner's Falls) Forty men of his command fell that day Captain Samuel Holyoke with the survivors fought their way back to Hatfield." John Dickinson does not have an individual grave marker. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel Dickinson (1601 - 1676)
  Anna Dickinson (____ - 1678)
 
 Children:
  Hannah Dickinson Jennings (1648 - 1705)*
  Abigail Dickinson Crafts Crowfoot (1662 - 1714)*
  Mercy Dickinson Chamberlain (1668 - 1735)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Dickinson (1624 - 1676)
  Joseph Dickinson (1630 - 1675)*
  Obadiah Dickinson (1639 - 1698)*
  Nathaniel Dickinson (1643 - 1710)*
  Nehemiah Dickinson (1643 - 1723)*
  Hezekiah Dickinson (1645 - 1707)*
  Azariah Dickinson (1648 - 1675)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Falls Fight Gravesite
Greenfield
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: GWC
Record added: May 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37289815
John Dickinson
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John Dickinson
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(KIA) 8th great grand uncle Thank you for your service. Rest in Peace
- Ruth Vela
 Added: May. 11, 2014
9th Great Grandfather
- Lowell Tuttle
 Added: Feb. 9, 2014

- SAO
 Added: Nov. 20, 2013
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