Dickey, William

Born: 1764-05-06 Virginia

Died: 1832-06-28 Macon County, Illinois

Flourished: 1828-1832 Macon County, Illinois

As a young man, Dickey served in the First Artillery Regiment of Virginia in the American Revolutionary War. He married Mary Stephenson in North Carolina around 1790. Dickey moved from Kentucky to Illinois in 1828, settling in Macon County. He remained there until he died.

John W. Smith, History of Macon County, Illinois, from its Organization to 1876 (Springfield, IL: Rokker's, 1876), 255; History of Macon County, Illinois (Philadelphia: Brink, McDonough, 1880), 202-3; Harriet J. Walker, Revolutionary Soldiers Buried In Illinois (Los Angeles: Standard, 1917), 73; Gravestone, Friends Creek Cemetery, Argenta, IL.