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Dickerson Family History

Dickerson Name Meaning
English (mainly East Anglia): patronymic from a pet form of Dick 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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256,563 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
41,765 Military Records
6,632 Immigration Records
199,064 Census and Voter Lists
737,217 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dickerson Families

  • Number of Dickerson families
     330 - 658
     111 - 329
     1 - 110
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dickerson families
     136 - 270
     46 - 135
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dickerson families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dickerson census records

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Dickerson Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Dickerson families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Dickerson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Dickerson families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Dickerson

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Dickerson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dickerson census records

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Dickerson Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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