Crawford County, Pennsylvania

History & Biography
Part V:  Biographical Sketches


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      JOSEPH H. DICKSON, farmer, P. O. Cochranton, was born August 10, 1832, in this township, and is a son of George and Rachel (McQuiston) Dickson.  The father was a native of Fairfield Township, this county, where he lived all his life, dying March 1, 1845; the mother, after the decease of Mr. Dickson, married John Crouch, with whom she now resides on the old homestead.  Mr. and Mrs. Dickson had a family of eleven children, of whom five are now living.  Our subject was married, December 23, 1858, to Mary E., daughter of Johnson and Eliza A. (Larimer) Brich.  They have one daughterlNettie, who was married, May 30, 1883, to Andrew J. Baughman, and one son, George, deceased aged fourteen months.  Mrs. Dickson is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.  Mr. Dickson is a Democrat, and has held the offices of Collector, Constable, and Judge of Elections.