.         Roswell Dickinson, 1816 - 1862, s/o Ebenezer Dickinson
.                                         of New York City
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email:

.      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, Kings Co, 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.  See
picture of her tombstone below.

.          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
.                   individuals.
.     ?   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.

.          issue:

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:  1. "
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.
.                   2.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Athanatos.
.  Picture from www.findagrave.com
.   Added by info Wallace G Lane Jr