Prue Dixon

Prue Dixon
b: 1762
d:
Biography
<413> Prue Dixon (also "Prew and 'Dickson") -- Born 1762. Parents unknown; wife of William Dickson <442); mother of Henny <280>. Residing at Nomony Hall in 1775, 1782, 1784 (tithable), 1185 (tithable), 1790, and 1791. Described as spinner in 1775, 1790, and 1791. Sent by ship to Baltimore in March 1789 to accompany Sarah Fairfax Carter back to Nomony Hall. Named in 1791 deed of emancipation. Scheduled for emancipation in 1796. Placed in February 1792 under the care of her husband, who had been freed and was residing as a tenant at Nomony Hall. Emancipated by deed dated January 1, 1793 (three years early); deed proved in Westmoreland County Court, February 28, 1793. Sources: Deed of Emancipation, August 1, 1791, pt. 1, pp. 11, 18, 24, and pt. 2, pp. 1, 18; 2d Book of Miscellanies,w pp. 101-4; Nomony Hall Daybook "f w, 1773-1776, p. 128; Whites & Blacks, living at Nomony Hall in Westmoreland County, October 4, 1775, C.F.P., 1651-1861, Sect. 36 (Mssl C2468 a2100), VHS; Nomony Hall Daybook, No. 3, 1775, p. 212; Letterbook, 1782- 1784, p. 10; Travis Jones's Inventory of Taxable Specific Articles at Nomony Hall, March 1, 1784, C.F.P., 1651-1861, Sect. 36 (Mssl C2468 a2102), VHS; Westmoreland County Personal Property Tax List, 1785, VSA; Nomony Hall Daybook, 1788-1 789, p. 8; Letterbook, 1787-1789, pp. 247, 249; Robert Carter's proposal to Negro Prince et al., ratified February 13, 1792, C.F.P., 1651-1861, Sect. 41 (Mssl C2468 82137), VHS; Westmoreland County Deeds and Wills, No. 18, 1787-1 794, VSA microfilm, pp. 291-92.
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FPrue Dixon
Birth1762
Death
Marriageto William Dickson
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) William Dickson
Birth1752
Death
Marriageto Prue Dixon
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PARENT (F) Prue Dixon
Birth1762
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Marriageto William Dickson
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CHILDREN
FSarah Timothy Tosspot
Birth1772
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Marriageto Sarah Timothy Tosspot
FHenney
Birth1775
Death
Descendancy Chart
Prue Dixon b: 1762
William Dickson b: 1752
Patt b: 1790
Henney b: 1775