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Chasing Ghosts: David Madison Dickson, Jr.

[This post is the 10th in the series, Chasing Ghosts. I recommend reading the first post to get acquainted with the series.] I’ve been looking forward to writing about David Madison Dickson, Jr. ever since I really started digging into my family history. My paternal great-great-grandfather – the father of James Davis Dickson, Sr. – has an interesting story to tell. Unlike my two great-grandfathers, who seemed to be steady, hard-working, respectable members of middle class society, David M. Dickson, Jr. seems like he was a little wacky. Born in… Read more Chasing Ghosts: David Madison Dickson, Jr.