Frances (Fanny) Dickenson

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
Frances (Fanny) Dickenson, daughter of Nathaniel Dickenson and Elizabeth (…), was born at Spatts, Spotsylvania Co., Virginia, 12 November 1730. She died at Elkton, Todd Co., Kentucky, before 14 March 1825.1

Frances married (1) Elijah Garten, son of Uriah Garten and Winifred (…), about 1750;2 she married (2) John Brown, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Rockingham Co., Virginia, 25 August 1778.3

Frances left a will dated 1 May 1824 and proved 14 March 1825 naming:
sons Elijah, William, Nathaniel, & Griffith and John Brown
daughters Fanny Shanklin and Elizabeth Duglas
deceased sons Uriah and Richard Gartin
John Brown Executor.1

Family 1

Elijah Garten b. 1725, d. May 1774
  • Elijah Garten1 b. say 1752, d. aft. 1825
  • William Garten1 b. say 1754, d. aft. 1825
  • Nathaniel Garten1 b. say 1756, d. aft. 1825
  • Frances Garten1 b. say 1758, d. aft. 1825
  • Elizabeth Garten1 b. say 1760, d. aft. 1825
  • Uriah Garten1 b. say 1765, d. bef. 1824
  • Griffith Garten+1 b. abt. 1765, d. bef. Feb 1843
  • Richard Garten1 b. say 1767, d. bef. 1824

Family 2

John Brown
  • John Brown1 b. say 1779, d. aft. 1825
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  1. [S1214] Elkton, Kentucky (Todd Co. Courthouse), Wills, 1820-1915, A:271-272, FHL microfilm 355920, further cited as Todd Co. Wills.
  2. [S1212] Spotsylvania Co., Virginia, Will Books with inventories and accounts, 1722-1911, E:157, FHL microfilm 34057, further cited as Spotsylvania Co. Will Books.
  3. [S1210] John Vogt and T. William Kethley Jr., Rockingham County Marriages, 1778-1850 (Athens, Georgia: Iberian Press, 1984), 298, further cited as Voght and Kethley, Rockingham Marriages.