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Sarah Dickenson (Campbell)

Birthplace: Falmouth, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Died in Lower Brighton, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Tamberlin (the Soldier) Campbell and Hester Campbell
Wife of Arden Dickenson
Mother of Rebecca Polly McLaughlin; Maria Rockwell-Hale; Mary Hester Shea; Rosanna Westwater Shea; James Dickenson and 6 others
Sister of Hester Sharp-Baker; Elizabeth Brown; John Campbell; Tamberlin (the Son) Campbell; Robert Campbell and 2 others

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Sarah Dickenson's Timeline

Falmouth, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
- 1779
Age 3

After leaving the military, Tamberlin and family move to the St. John River Valley somewhere between Saint John and Fredericton, likely at or near Maugerville.

September 1782
- September 1782
Age 6

In Earnest A. Clark's "Tamberlane" it says:
a sale wasrecorded "1 September 1782, lot #7 nearly opposite Belle Islepoint in the Long Reach, containing 200 acres, to Tam Campbell".

In a 1783 report it is said:
"Tamerlane Campbell has a log cabin and about two acres of land cleared, has been on the river about four years, but on the lot he now possesses about one year, is a loyal subject, and fought under General Carleton at the attack on Quebec early in the late troubles. Has a wife and five children. We beg leave to have him confirmed in his possessions."

Age 13

From Earnest A. Clark's "Tamberlane":

In 1788 Tamberlane and Hester together with their seven children, son-in-law, and grandchildren made the pilgrimage once again to the edge of the frontier, now 150 miles upriver in the vicinity of Woodstock. Land around Woodstock had been granted to the soldiers of the Delancey's Brigade, a loyalist regiment, but vacant land was found on the Northampton side of the river opposite Upper Woodstock. Here Tamberlane was granted 428 acres of the land being lots #76 and #77 while next door to the north, Alexander Sharp was granted 418 acres. Tamberlane also obtained a share in nearby Indian Island along with several other settlers including Arden Dickenson and Alexander Sharp (his son-in-law). Suitable land having been found at last, the Campbells settled down to a life of farming. Although they were at the northern extremity of the St. John River settlements and although the Indians of the area were numerous and thought to be a threat, the family felt secure with the construction in 1791 of a Military Post at Presqu'Ile, twenty miles upriver. Its garrison of 120 of His Majesty's regular troops brought immediate stability and settlers were attracted still further up the valley.

Earnest A. Clark's "Tamberlane" also says Alexander was born in Nov. 1788 and was "just a baby" when the family moved to Northampton.

September 13, 1792
Age 16
Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada
November 29, 1793
Age 17
August 1, 1796
Age 20
Woodstock, Carleton County, NB, Canada
September 15, 1798
Age 22
April 30, 1801
Age 25
Age 27
New Brunswick