John Dickson
(1793-1889)
Anna Rockafellow
(1797-1831)
Charity Dickson
(1823-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Bougher

Charity Dickson 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 4 Mar 1823, , Bucks, PA 1 2 4 5
  • Marriage (1): John Bougher
  • Died: 23 Mar 1901, Williams Twp., Northampton, PA at age 78 5 6
  • Buried: Riegelsville: Riegelsville Union Cemetery, Bucks, PA 5

   Another name for Charity was Gerida Dickson.

   FamilySearch ID: L4WX-2VC.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 13 Mar 1823. 6 Her obituary says he was age 78 years 10 days when she died on 23 Mar 1901.

2. Census in 1850 in Williams Twp., Northampton, PA. 1 Three families were neighbors:

Moses Buchker, farmer, 58, was with wife Elizabeth, 57; Abraham, boatman, 28; Christian, 14; Elizabeth, 24; and Nathaniel, 3. All were born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was worth $1,000.

Next door is John Buchker, farmer, 34; Charity, 27; Abraham, 7; William, 5; Sarah C., 3; and Charles, 1. Also Sarah Buchker, 84. All were born in Pennsylvania. Her real estate is worth $1,000.

William Bucker, laborer, 47, was with Margaret, 63; Susanna, 23; Harriet, 21. All were born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was worth $300.

3. Census in 1870 in Williams Twp., Northampton, PA. 2 Several Boughers appear as neighbors on the same census pages in Williams Township, post office Easton:

William Bougher, farmer, 42, was living with wife Lavina, 43; son Uriah, 1; daughter Emma L., 10; and daughter Clara, 5. Also in the home was Jacob Raub, 77, retired farmer. Jacob's real estate was worth $2,500 and personal estate $100. William had no real estate and his personal estate was $1,020. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

On the same census page is Samuel Bougher, canal watchman, 49, with son Godfrey F., 13; George H., 8, wife Sarah R, 46; Martha M., 17; Maria R., 9; and Mary C., 4. All were born in Pensylvania. His real estate was worth $1000 and personal estate $400.

Next door is William Bougher, laborer, 77 and daughter Harriet, 41. His home is worth $1000 and personal estate $300. Both were born in Pennsylvania.

John Bougher, laborer, 54, was living with wife Charitie, 47; William H., boatman, 24; Sarah C., 22; John, 4; Ellen 18; and Selinda, 7. All were born in Pennsylvania. John's home was worth $2,500 and personal estate $300.

His neighbor is Moses Bougher, retired laborer, 79 and his wife Elisabeth, 78, both born in Pennsylvania. His home was worth $1000 and personal estate $150.

4. Census in 1880 in Williams Twp., Northampton, PA. 7 Wm. D. Bougher, farmer, 52, was living with wife Lovina L., 53; Clara L., 15; and Uriah R., 11. William was born in New Jersey as were his parents. His children were born in Pennsylvania, as were his wife and her parents.

5. Census in 1890 in Williams Twp., Northampton, PA. 3 Bougher, Charity 67, Ellen 37, Salinda 26.

6. Census in 1900 in Williams Twp., Northampton, PA. 4 Charity Bougher, 77, born Mar 1823, widowed, had birthed 10 children with 4 alive in 1900. With her: Ellen, 47, Apr 1853, single; and Salinda, 33, May 1867, single. Neither had any children born.

Her neighbor was William R. Bougher, farm laborer, 49, May 1851, married for 28 years to Mary A., 51, Apr 1849. She had birthed 5 children, 3 alive in 1900: Sarah E., 26, Jul 1873; Edith E., 25, Jan 1875; and Esther A., 21, Oct 1878. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania, except Mary and her parents were from New Jersey.

7. Obituary: Bucks County Intelligencer on 4 Apr 1901 in Doylestown, Bucks, PA. 6 Charity Bougher died at Bougher Hill, Williams township, near Riegelsville, on Saturday, March 23d, of pneumonia, aged 78 years and 10 days. She is survived.


Charity married John Bougher, son of Moses Bougher and Elizabeth Grub. (John Bougher was born on 6 Mar 1816 in , , PA,1 8 died on 7 Sep 1886 in Williams Twp., Northampton, PA 8 and was buried in Riegelsville: Riegelsville Union Cemetery, Bucks, PA 8.)


Sources


1 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Williams Township, Series: M432 Roll: 802 Page: 19.

2 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Williams Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1383 Page: 507-508.

3 Werner, Joseph H., 1890 Census Directory: inhabitants of Northampton County as furnished by the Census Bureau at Washington, D.C. in the Eleventh U. S. Census, 1890. (Published 1891. Online at http://www.enter.net/~ritar/index.html).

4 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Williams Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1448 Page: 243.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68843897.

6 Bucks County Intelligencer, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 04 Apr 1901 issue.

7 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Williams Township, Family History Library Film 1255163, NA Film Number T9-1163, Page 449B.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=64538643.



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