Rebecca Shidler

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Rebecca Shidler, daughter of Peter Shidler and Mary (…), was born at Illinois, 1817.1,2,3 She died at Christy, Lawrence Co., Illinois, about 1865.4

Rebecca married (1) George Dickerson at Lawrence Co., Illinois, 8 January 1835;5 she married (2), as his 2nd wife, William Smith at Lawrence Co., 16 July 1854.6

Family 1

George Dickerson b. 1812
Children
  • Mary Dickinson7 b. 1835
  • William Dickerson8 b. 1837
  • Lucinda Dickerson9 b. 1839
  • Lovinia Dickerson10 b. 1841
  • George Dickerson11 b. 1849
  • Francis Dickerson12 b. 1854
  • Elizabeth Dickerson13 b. 1856

Family 2

William Smith b. abt. 1818, d. aft. 1870
Children
  • Louisa Smith6 b. 1856, d. bef. 1870
  • Ellis Smith14 b. 1858
  • Rosella Smith14 b. May 1860
This person was last edited on10 May 2022

Citations

  1. [S1671] Old War Widow Rejected, File #17,818; Mary Shidler, Pension Application Files; Record Group 15 (Department of Veterans Affairs), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C., Her mother's deposition that she was 36 in 1853.
  2. [S457] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Irish Hollow, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, population schedule, sheet 208A, dwelling 1704, family 1708, George Dickinson household, age 34, born in Illinois; original data: NARA micropublication M432, Seventh Census of the United States, , 1009 rolls, roll #111.
  3. [S458] Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Christy Township, Sumner Post Office, Lawrence Co., Illinois, population schedule, sheet 114, dwelling 790, family 767, William Smith household, age 43, born in Illinois; original data: NARA micropublication M653, Eighth Census of the United States, , 1438 rolls, roll #198.
  4. [S1330] Estimated from the birth of William's last two children which appear to be by a third wife, Malissa per the 1870 census (1865 and 1866).
  5. [S1655] Ada Miller, "Marriage Licenses, Lawrence County, Illinois, 1821-1849", [Dallas, Texas]: [1961], microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #848652 #3, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 19, further cited as Miller, "Marriage Licenses, Lawrence County."
  6. [S1672] Illinois, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900," database, Illinois State Archives, (online: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/marriage.html), viewed May 2011), marriage record of William D. Smith and Rebecca Dickirson, citing Lawrence Co. marriage book D:186.
  7. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Irish Hollow, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 208A, dwelling 1704, family 1708, George Dickinson hshld., age 15, born in Illinois.
  8. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Irish Hollow, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 208A, dwelling 1704, family 1708, George Dickinson hshld., age 13, born in Illinois.
  9. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Irish Hollow, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 208A, dwelling 1704, family 1708, George Dickinson hshld., age 11, born in Illinois.
  10. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Irish Hollow, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 208A, dwelling 1704, family 1708, George Dickinson hshld., age 9, born in Illinois.
  11. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Irish Hollow, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 208A, dwelling 1704, family 1708, George Dickinson hshld., age 1, born in Illinois.
  12. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Irish Hollow, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 208A, dwelling 1704, family 1708, George Dickinson hshld., age 6, born in Illinois.
  13. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Irish Hollow, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 208A, dwelling 1704, family 1708, George Dickinson hshld., age 4, born in Illinois.
  14. [S458] 1860 United States Census, Christy Township, Sumner Post Office, Lawrence Co., Illinois, POP. SCH., SHEET 114, DWELLING 790, FAMILY 767, William Smith HSHLD.