|The Dicksons from Ireland|
Mary Dickson was born on 4 Oct 1880 in Downpatrick, in County Down, Northern Ireland. Her father, John Dickson, was a carpenter and after he died his wife, Mary Jennings, worked as a publican, according to the census of 1901. The address is given as 29 Church Street, Downpatrick.
This photograph of Mary Taylor, née Dickson,and her husband David was taken for their Golden Wedding anniversary in 1956.
Mary Dickson's name also appears in the census for 1901. According to her son, David John Taylor, she met her future husband David Dickson Taylor when he was on holiday in Downpatrick. They were married in 1906 at Clough, County Down.
Below is a link to a page about the family in Downpatrick and a snapshot view of their circumstances in the 1901 census.
Also David Dickson, one of Mary's brothers, emigrated to the USA. Find out more from the link below.
|Top of Page|