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James Ewing Dickey
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1823
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1909
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA

Perrin's "History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties" 1882


James E. Dickey, U.S. store keeper, P.O. Cynthiana, Ky., was born in Ohio County, West Va., July 28, 1823; and is a son of John G., and Eliza (Ewing) Dickey. He was born in Pennsylvania in 1788; is a farmer and merchant by occupation, and is still living. His wife was a native of Virginia, and died in 1836.

The subject was educated in the public schools of Virginia, and commenced his career in life as a carriage maker. Was for several months census taker, and served six months in the State service during the war. In 1871 he was appointed United States Store Keeper, in which capacity he still serves.

He was married, June 24, 1849, in Wheeling, West Va., to Miss Sarah J. Jordan, who was born at Bellaire, Ohio, in 1826. They had seven children, viz: Mary E., Joseph J., Emma, John, George, James and Mattie. Mrs. Dickey was a daughter of Joseph Jordan. He was a native of Virginia and died in 1861. His wife, Marian Cordell, was also a native of Virginia, and died in 1881. Mr. and Mrs. Dickey are members of the Presbyterian Church at Cynthiana. He is also a member of the Independence Order of Odd Fellows; is an energetic and prosperous man, and highly respected by all who know him. In politics he is a Republican.

Family links: 
  Eliza Ewing Dickey (1800 - 1836)
  Sarah Jane Jordan Dickey (1826 - 1899)
  Mary Dickey (1850 - 1900)*
  Joseph J Dickey (1852 - 1886)*
  Lulia Martha Dickey (1856 - 1876)*
  Sarah "Sallie" B Dickey (1858 - 1881)*
  John W Dickey (1860 - 1916)*
  George Morrison Dickey (1862 - 1939)*
  James C Dickey (1865 - 1892)*
*Calculated relationship
h/o Sarah J Dickey
Note: Union Veteran
Battle Grove Cemetery
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: A-65
Maintained by: Donna Skinner Shuey
Originally Created by: John Boyd
Record added: Oct 13, 2009
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James Ewing Dickey
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James Ewing Dickey
Added by: Donna Skinner Shuey
James Ewing Dickey
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