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Dickson, John, was born in Rossie, St. Lawrence county, N. Y., son of James Dickson. He was was educated in the common schools and Ives Seminary, and is now engaged in. farming, owning a farm of one hundred and sixty-five acres where he lives; also a farm of one hundred and forty-three acres in Antwerp. He makes a specialty of dairying and keeps about forty-two cows. He is a Democrat in politics, and is a member of the Grange. March 4, 1879, he married Lucy A. Ormiston, born in Rossie, St. Lawrence county, in 1850, educated in the common schools and Gouverneur Academy, daughter of George and Helen (Hill) Ormiston; he was born in Rossie, St. Lawrence county, N. Y., May 11, 1821, died September 6, 1876, son of James Ormiston, a native of Scotland, who came to the United States in 1819, and died in St. Lawrence county. Mrs. Ormiston was born in Hammond, St. Lawrence county, N. Y., in 1824, daughter of James Hill who was born December 22. 1793, and in 1819 came to Ogdensburg, N. Y., and died in Gouverneur, N. Y., in 1871. To Mr. and Mrs. Ormiston were born twelve children, of whom three are living. To subject and sketch have been born two children: John Chester, born August 29, 1881; Helen E., born October 4, 1885. Mr. and Mrs. Dickson are members of the Presbyterian church.



Source:
Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898

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