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Isaac Dickerman

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Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Wall St. Cem., New Haven, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Dickerman and Mary Dickerman
Husband of Mary Atwater and Elizabeth Dickerman
Father of Isaac Dickerman; Ruth Hall; Samuel B. Dickerman; Jonathan Dickerman; Stephen Dickerman and 2 others
Brother of Mary Dickerman; Sarah Dickerman; Hannah Chidsey; Ruth Bradley; Abraham Dickerman and 2 others

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About Isaac Dickerman

From Herman Robinson Carson, DD, 1950:

Isaac Dickerman was one of the most notable men in our family.

Born in New Haven, he accomplished many things in his lifetime.

Isaac Dickerman served more terms in the Connecticut House of Burgesses and more years than any man. It was he who did the negotiating that moved Saybrook Academy up to New Haven where it was named Yale University. We still have records of his puirchases of nails and other materials for the first building which stands presently within the quadrangle and records of his superintendency of construction.

He set an example of patience, statesmanship and Christian living.

Isaac Dickerman was seventh child & second son of LIEUT. ABRAM & MARY (COOPER) DICKERMAN, grandson of THOMAS & ELLEN (WHITTINGTON) DICKERMAN and JOHN & MARY (WOOLEN) COOPER, all my ancestors. He married MARY ATWATER in New Haven on June 30, 1709, the daughter of JONATHAN & RUTH (PECK) ATWATER. To this union was born 10 children, one of them being my ancestor, SAMUEL DICKERMAN (buried in the Mt. Carmel Cem.,Hamden). Isaac Dickerman married Elizabeth (Alling) Morris, widow of John Morris after Mary's death on 12 Jun 1754 in the second Congr. Church

Isaac was deacon of the First Church (now Center Church)until he left and joined the White Church (2nd Church) on April 2d, 1754 leaving the church a silver Paul Revere cup at his death.

He was a Captain of the Trainband, and a representative (deputy) to the General Assembly in Hartford for many terms.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10485479&ref=wvr

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Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 61, 537, 703

Buried at Center Church on the Green Churchyard, New Haven

Note: Tombstone, although missing, was said to have been in a private residence in New Haven in the 1950's & 60's

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Isaac Dickerman's Timeline

1677
September 7, 1677
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1711
March 3, 1711
Age 33
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1712
December 13, 1712
Age 35
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1716
March 4, 1716
Age 38
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1719
July 4, 1719
Age 41
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1721
1721
Age 43
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1723
1723
Age 45
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1728
August 4, 1728
Age 50
1754
June 12, 1754
Age 76
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1758
September 7, 1758
Age 81
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA