John Dick, son of Thomas & Helen (Watt) Dick, was born on 29 Dec 1814 & baptised 15 Jan 1815 at Spott Kirk, East Lotian, Scotland.
John immigrated to America in 1833 on ship "Brig Blaydon"; & in 1836 established Helendale Nursery in Philadelphia, PA.
John Dick married Helen Ritchie on 2 Jun 1838 at St. George Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, PA. John & Helen had 13 children; 5 living to adulthood: Christina, Hannah, John Jr., Helen & Annie.
John Dick Sr., the well known florist -- on January 13, 1903. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services at his late residence, 53rd & Woodland avenue, on Friday the 16th instant, at 2 o'clock pm precisely.
"Philadelphia Public Ledger", 14 Jan 1903
Christina Duncan Dick Halliday
Mary E Dick
Hannah Corson Dick Macfarlan
Marion G Dick
Helen Ritchie Dick Harris
Annie Wallace Dick Fleck
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