|. Roswell Dickinson, 1816 - 1862, s/o Ebenezer Dickinson
. of New York City
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
. Roswell Dickinson,7 (Ebenezer,6,Ebenezer,5,Abner,4,Ebenezer,3,Samuel,2,Nathaniel,1)
. b 8 Sep 1816 Hawley, Franklin Co, Mass; d 26 Apr 1862, bur 27 Apr, and later reinterred 7 Oct 1862 in Green-Wood Cem,
. Brooklyn, NY.
. m 10 Mar 1841 Queens, New York City, NY to Mary (Marie) Emma Covert, b 28 Aug 1824 NY, d 24 Dec 1898, bur Green-Wood
. Cem, d/o Daniel Hoaglandt Covert and Martha Ackerman. Mary was known as "Grandma Dick" or "Grandma Dickie" to the
. Daggett children and grandchildren.
. Roswell was a boarder at the NY home of Martha Covert and there met her daughter Mary. He later lived at 142 McDougal St.
. He was an "importer of notions" and made frequent trips to England and Europe in connection with his business, and often Mary
. would accompany him. The family was affluent enough to provide Emma with a private boarding school education, where she
. stayed while they traveled. Marie Emma Dickinson went to Washington, DC in Dec 1866.
. 1840 census, Roswell not listed separately, but prob one of the males in their 20's living with Martha Covert:
. New York Co census, New York City, 14th Ward, p 384, Martha Covert, 00003-000101.
. 1850 Hudson Co, NJ census, Hoboken, p 287, #181/245, Roswell Dickinson,28 Mass, Mary E.,26 NY, Emma,8 NY, Elizabeth
. A. Freeman,19 NY.
. 1850 New York Co census, New York City, 5th Ward, p 102, #787/1494, Martha Covert,43 NY, boarding house, plus 21 boarders.
. 1860 New York Co census, New York City, 12th Ward, Manhattanville, p 984, #670/1016, Roswell Dickerson,46 Mass, com mer-
. chant, --, $1000, Mary E.,36 NY, Emma L.,17 NY, living with Samuel and Theodosia Platt family.
. 1860 New York Co census, New York City, 9th Ward, Div 1, p 944, #1148/2623, Martha Covert,50 NY, plus 5 other unrelated
. ? 1870 New York Co census, New York City, 15th Ward, ED 12, p 321, 658 Broadway, Mary Dickinson,45 NY, dress maker, living
. in apartment building (apparently), which included Mary Healy,38 NY, dress maker. (May not be correct Mary.)
. 1870 census, Martha Covert not located.
. 1880 census, Mary Dickinson not located.
. 1. Emma Louise Dickinson, b 27 Feb 1843 New York City, d 6 Jul 1921 West Medford, Middlesex Co, Mass, m 27 Mar 1865
. to Joseph Nathaniel Daggett (#42), b 17 Nov 1839 Coventry, Orleans Co, Vt, d 24 Mar 1902 Brooklyn, NY, s/o Phineas
. Daggett and Emeline Boynton.
. Ref: "Joseph Daggett and His Family", 1999, Margaret F. Daniel, p 9, 43, 59, and letters. Roswell had two close friends, John
. Vanderoef, and a Heely. John married Emmeline Collis, a 1st cousin of Mary Covert, and they named their son Roswell
. Dickinson Vanderoef. Heely named a son Augustus Vanderoef Heely. This could have been Edward Healy, who was living
. in New York City in 1870, age 47, with wife Mary, age 49, and son Augustus, age 9, although he was a bricklayer, and he,
. his wife, and older son James, age 19, were born in England.