203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Private Stephen M. Dicken

Private Stephen M. Dicken was born on August 4, 1842 in Fulton County, IL and died July 11, 1914 in Shell Rock, IA.

Stephen M. Dicken entered the Infantry on August 17, 1862, in Denver, IA, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on November 16, 1864 in Davenport, IA.

Stephen M. Dicken is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

  • Wounded in Action: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

He was born in Fulton Co. Ill. He was married in 1865 in Bremer Co. Ia. to Nancy Ann Tibbitts whose family came to Bremer Co. as pioneers in the late 50’s. He enlisted in Capt. W. V. Lucas Co. B. 15, Ia. which went from Waverly. The family at that time lived at Denver, Ia. He moved to Butler Co. near Shell Rock as a farmer in 1885 then to town. Five years later moved to Cedar Falls and then to Shell Rock again residing for 10 Yrs. Stephen Do was wounded in right hand at battle of Pleasant Hill 4/9/1864. Saw 27 months of active service. Died of cancer at Shell Rock, Ia. July 11. 1914.