William Dickson Henry

6 Jul 1805 - 4 Nov 1856

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William Dickson Henry

6 Jul 1805 - 4 Nov 1856
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Grave site information of William Dickson Henry (6 Jul 1805 - 4 Nov 1856) at Confederate Cemetery in Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States from BillionGraves

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William Dickson Henry

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Confederate Cemetery

Washington Ave
Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Virginia
United States

Epitaph

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: For the end of that man is peace.

Headstone Description

To the memory of a beloved husband and father
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tsjones1

September 15, 2020
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Theresia Adcock Nelson

September 16, 2020
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tsjones1

September 15, 2020

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Life timeline of William Dickson Henry

1805
William Dickson Henry was born on 6 Jul 1805
William Dickson Henry was 7 years old when Charles Dickens, English novelist and critic (d. 1870) Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the 20th century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are still widely read today.
William Dickson Henry was 20 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
William Dickson Henry was 26 years old when Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
William Dickson Henry was 35 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
William Dickson Henry died on 4 Nov 1856 at the age of 51
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