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Loyalist Directory: Nathaniel Dickenson (Dickinson)

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Surname : Dickenson (Dickinson)
Given name : Nathaniel
Rank : Lieutenant (commissary, New York) according to E.C. Wright
Where Resettled : St. Andrews, NB {He may have arrived in St. A, but he did not stay there. He died in Westfield, Kings County on the St. John River where he owned extensive tracts of land. Detailed in his will}
Status as Loyalist : Was compensated for his loyalty after attending RCLSAL hearings in Saint John in December of 1786
Proof of Loyalty : NYGBS; V36 N1 Jan 1905
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : Signer of address to Capt. of transport Bridgewater.
He sailed on this ship as his name is in the Book of Negroes as the owner of three slaves who were on the Bridgewater with him: Jack (38), Betty (20) and Sukey (4 ).
His name is given as Dickenson in the Book of Negroes; Dickinson in NB newspaper, his will and Deerfield town history.
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Enlistment Date : Joined General Gage in Boston in 1774, fought at Bunker Hill, a conductor of artillery, and assisted in the commissary until 1783. (details from RCLSAL hearing)
Date & Place of Birth : 1734 Massachusetts
Settled before war : Deerfield, Massachusetts
Date & Place of Death : June 1, 1788 Westfield, New Brunswick
Place of Burial : As above
Wife Name : Hannah Cock b. Jan 1760 d. Jan 1813. After Dickinson's death, she married his friend Benjamin Woolsey and lived in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Children : Amelia (she was not yet 18 when he composed his will in May 1788)
Biography : See the Nathaniel Dickenson biography.
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Family History : Was one of the 300+ listed in the Banishment Act of the State of Massachusetts.
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Information submitted by Stephen Davidson.
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