Dickey, John (of Decatur, IL)

Born: 1793-01-04 Alabama

Died: 1846-10-22

Flourished: 1830-05-26 Decatur, Illinois

Dickey moved to Macon County, Illinois in 1829 and married Martha Stevenson. Voters elected him justice of the peace in 1836, a position he held until his death.

John W. Smith, History of Macon County, Illinois, from its Organization to 1876 (Springfield, IL: Rokker's, 1876), 256; History of Macon County, Illinois (Philadelphia: Brink, McDonough, 1880), 196-97, 202; Gravestone, Friends Creek Cemetery, Argenta, Illinois.