He was licensed by Elk Presbytery October 5, 1821, together with John Bell, Aaron Alexander, John C. Smith, Jas. W. Dickey, and R. D. King, at Mars Hill Church, Giles county, Tenn., at which meeting Isaac Shook joined presbytery as a candidate.
"Sometime during the spring of 1822, Messrs. J. W. Dickey and John Williams, both licensed preachers in the Elk Presbytery, entered Middle Alabama."
Reactivated October 22, 1824
That the Rev. Messrs. Benjamin Lockhart, William Moor, James W. Dickey, and John Williams, compose a Presbytery to be known by the name of the Alabama Presbytery; bounded on the west by the Mobile river, from the mouth up said river to the mouth of Bigby river, thence up said river to the mouth of Black Warrior, thence up the Warrior to Tuskaloosa, thence by Bolivar's Road to the top of the mountain south of the Tennessee river, thence with the top of the mountain east to the Indian boundary line, thence south with said line to the ocean; to be constituted at Alexander Georges's, Perry county, State of Alabama, on the first Friday in April, 1825, Benjamin Lockhart, moderator, and, in case of his failure, William Moor.
The minutes of Tennessee Presbytery from its organization until the fall of 1848 are lost, but from other sources it appears that it was organized, and ordained Jackson Steele in April, 1823, in Madison county, Alabama, and he and A. G. Gibson were sent by said presbytery to South Alabama, in conjunction with the Revs. Wm. Moore and Benjamin Lockhart, to organize the Alabama Presbytery. They complied with the order, and according to previous appointment the organization was perfected at a ford on some water-course (have no memorandum of the name), in an unbroken forest; and at said meeting the presbytery ordained Jas. W. Dickey and John Williams.
28 Jan 1829, purchased 50 acres on Dumpers Creek from Hugh Milling.
1 Sep 1832, sold 154 acres on Dumpers Creek of Little Creek, land that was originally granted to James Smith, 6 Apr 1807.
1 Jan 1834, purchased 80 acres in Alabama, located a mile North of Buckville. Jefferson County, Jones Valley.
Alabama Land Patents Database for Jefferson County
DICKEY AARON B 14 19S 5W HUNTSVILLE 79.85 1885/07/27
DICKEY ALEXANDER K 17 20S 5W HUNTSVILLE 40.1175 1839/09/20 DICKEY ALEXANDER H 9 20S 5W HUNTSVILLE 39.845 1839/09/20 DICKEY AARON B 14 19S 5W HUNTSVILLE 0 1885/07/27
DICKEY JOHN W 34 20S 5W HUNTSVILLE 40.24 1904/08/23
DICKEY MARTHA 9 20S 4W HUNTSVILLE 40.24 1839/09/20 INCORRECT ALIQUOT ON DOCUMENT UPDATED FROM TRACT BOOK
↑ United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29K-72XK : 11 March 2016), Wiseman Dickey, 1812-1815; citing NARA microfilm publication M602 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 58; FHL microfilm 882,576.
↑ Records of Alabama - Vol. 9 - Gandrud Title: Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Land Records Text: Moses, Meridith of County of "Picking" (Pickens) to Wiseman Dickey. CONT 80-23 acres. 1 Jan. 1834. Book J, page 270.
"Alabama State Census, 1855," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V6PB-J5Z : 3 August 2016), Wiseman Dickey, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; citing p. 1, Department of Archives and History, Montgomery; FHL microfilm 1,492,023.
John and Alexander Dickey, Immigrants 1772 Title: John and Alexander Dickey, Immigrants 1772
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