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John Dick
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Birth: 1747, Ireland
Death: Nov. 19, 1832
Ansel
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA

John Dick was born in Ireland in the year 1747. When he was 18 his family came to Charleston, SC. Also on the same ship was the family of Margaret Wylie (Wiley), his future wife. The family settled in Chester District, SC. On March 1, 1778 John Dick and Margaret Wylie were married. To this union were born Sarah, Samuel, James, John, Archibald, Alexander, Peggy, William and Nancy.

Our family is line is from William Dick.

Early in the struggles of the Revolutionary War he enlisted on the side of the Colonists. For 15 months in 1775 to 1776 he served as a private in Captain Brown's Company in Col. Sumpter's Regiment; in 1780 for 3-4 months as a private in Captain Bell's Company; in 1781 as a Sargent in Captain Bell's Company. He was taken prisoner by the British, but was exchanged after being in jail for 4 weeks. He was in the battles of Guilford Court House and Eutaw Springs and Ft. Moultrie on Sullivan Island. (National number 328937).

In 1803 he moved to Pulaski Co, Ky and settled on Fishing Creek near the mouth of Rock Lick. This is near what is now known as Post Office of Hogue. He died here on 11-19-1832.

Pension #W8668
Certificate #3647. Granted on 7-29-1841

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Wylie Dick (1762 - 1846)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Dick Combest (1778 - 1852)*
  Samuel Dick (1782 - 1849)*
  Samuel Dick (1782 - 1849)*
  John Dick (1786 - 1868)*
  Margaret Dick Whiles (1795 - 1853)*
  William H Dick (1798 - 1863)*
  Nancy Dick Wilson (1800 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ansel Cemetery
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Ansel
 
Maintained by: Irene
Originally Created by: Richard Allen
Record added: Jul 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11443001
John Dick
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My 4th great grandfather! I am proud to be a DAR member thanks to your generous service to our nation!
- Laura Waddle
 Added: Dec. 6, 2013
Grand father John,Your my fourth Great grandfather, thank you for your sacrifices you made in the Revolutionary War.I have read the history of your reasons for coming to America...you came here to escape religious persecution. May we always remember, th...(Read more)
- Becky Dick/Kippes
 Added: Sep. 6, 2013
My SIXTH Great Grandfather....You helped build a new nation...and build our family. We owe you SO much and are forever GRATEFUL for the sacrifices both you and Grandma Margaret "Peggy" made throughout your lives. May you rest in ETERNAL peace.
- Susan Richardson
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
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