Could you tell me the children of this John Dickson and where he died and when please

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I have a john Dickson in  my family tree who later moved from Virginia to Harlan Ky. Trying to find out who his father was

WikiTree profile: John Dickson
in Genealogy Help by Joyce Simmons G2G Rookie (190 points)

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Good Luck Joyce!  I've been searching for the John Dixon (b Virginia/d Mississippi) who was father to my Zachariah (Dixon-8198).  Along the way I've adopted quite a few orphaned profiles.  The profile you asked about (Dickson-550) is one that I adopted, and I don't know the answer to your questions. The person who added the profile to WikiTree is no longer active. Hope you find what you're looking for!  Cheers, Liz (3x gr-granddaughter of Zachariah Dixson/Dickson).

update - changed WikiTree ID for Zachariah

by Liz Shifflett G2G6 Pilot (347k points)
edited by Liz Shifflett
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There is a John Dickson in my family tree that moved with his. Either from York, PA to SC. He's buried in the oldest cemetery in SC in PICKENS not was originally named Twenty Six Mile.

My tree is still waiting to be filled out because I can get back to Alexander Latimer Dixon born 1826 ( might have been Dickson after Alex) and I can't find the tree at that point. Still searching for his father and have hit a wall! Ugh. There were two Dickson brothers that moved to SC by way of NC and PA before that.

If anyone can make the connection for Alexander Latimer Dixon's father I have found the top of the line for John. Can't remember his brother's name I'm not looking at my notes right now, sorry. Will go dig them up ....
by Patti Shorb G2G Rookie (190 points)

They don't ring a bell, but PA to the Carolinas sounds like paths a lot of Quakers took in early 1700s. Check out the descendants of Henry Dixon (lots of Johns): 

PS - found a profile for an Alexander Dixon born in NC in 1827:

and one in NY b 1829:

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