|. John Thomas Dickens, 1870 - 1958, s/o William Dickens
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
023112 John Thomas Dickens,6 02311 (William,5,John,4,Thomas,3,Ephraim,2,.?.Binford,1)
. b 22 Oct 1870 Pine Knob, Raleigh Co, WVa; d 17 Jan 1958 Pine Knob, "age 87 yrs, 2 mos, 25 days, of coronary occlusion,
. senility, s/o William Dickens and Nancy Turner", bur Pine Knob. See his death certificate image below, informant Mrs
. Rena Dickens.
. m 12 Apr 1894 Raleigh Co to Arena Evelyn Pettry (Rena), b 19 Feb 1880 Raleigh Co, d 6 Apr 1971 (SSDI 235-80-6700
. Rena's LR: Naoma, Raleigh Co 25140.
. 1900 Raleigh Co, WVa census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 116, sheet 12B, #176/176, John T. Dickens, Oct 1871 WVa, farmer,
. Rena E., Mar 1879 WVa (marr 6 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Grada, Apr 95 WVa, Nannie, Oct 97 WVa, plus one servant.
. 1910 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 171, sheet 4B, #71/71, John T. Dickens,38 WVa, farmer, general farm, Arena,
. 32 WVa (marr 16 yrs, 5 ch, 4 living), Grady,15 WVa, Nannie,12 WVa, Maud,7 WVa, Dennis,10/12 WVa.
. 1920 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 153, sheet 4A, #59/59, John T. Dickens,48 WVa, farmer, general farm, Irini
. E.,39 WVa, Maud,17 WVa, Winfred D.,10 WVa.
. 1930 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 41-4, sheet 36A, #188/386, John T. Dickens,59 WVa (marr age 22), farmer,
. farming, Irene,50 WVa (marr age 14), Dennis,20 WVa, laborer, farming.
. 1. Grady Dickens, b 10 Apr 1895 Raleigh Co, d Nov 1975 (SSDI 236-10-7005 WVa), m Alva Clay, b 18 Sep 1896 WVa, d
. Feb 1974 (SSDI 233-96-1070 WVa), d/o James H. Clay and Sarah Miller.
. Grady's and Alvah's LR: Naoma, Raleigh Co 25140.
. Grady was charged with the murder of Holly Linkous in 1925, and acquited. Newspaper articles state that he was 6
. feet, 10 inches tall, and weighed 250 lbs (see below).
. 1920 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 152, sheet 12B, #250/258, Grady Dickens,24 WVa, miner, coal mine,
. Alvah,23 WVa.
. 1930 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 41-4, sheet 36A, #188/386, Grady Dickens,35 WVa (marr age 22), far-
. mer, farming, Alvah,34 WVa (marr age 21).
. 1942, 27 Apr: Madison, Boone Co, WVa: WW II draft registration card: Grady Dickens, b 10 Apr 1895 Pineknob,
. Raleigh Co, WVa, age 47; of Pineknob; employed by Birchton Coal Co; contact: Alvah Dickens; described as 5'
. 10", 169 lbs, blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion. See image below.
. 2. Nannie L. Dickens, b 10 Oct 1897 Raleigh Co, d 23 Oct 1991 (SSDI 235-70-2471 WVa), m James L. Jarrell, b 9 Dec
. 1898 Raleigh Co, d Aug 1974 (SSDI 236-01-1295 WVa), s/o Samuel Edward Jarrell and Mary Etta Hunter.
. Her LR: 26423. James' LR: Naoma, Raleigh Co 25140.
. 3. Maude Dickens, b 21 Dec 1903 Raleigh Co, d 11 Mar 1952 Raleigh Co, m Warner Miller, b 4 Aug 1895 Raleigh Co, d
. Jul 1983 (SSDI 232-16-2166 WVa or NC), s/o Anderson T. Miller and Mary Luther Honaker.
. Warner's LR: Villa Park, Du Page Co, Ill 60181.
. 4. Dennis Winford Dickens, b 1 Jul 1909 WVa, d 26 Jan 1998 Charleston, Kanawha Co, WVa (SSDI 236-01-1322 WVa),
. m Ruby ____. Dennis' LR: Naoma, Raleigh Co 25140.
. Ref: 1. Nina L. Massey's notes.
. 2. Sylvia Bragg's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 3. Jesse Macon Lawrence Jr's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: email@example.com
. 4. Joel Hager's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 5. Judith Gunnoe's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: email@example.com
. 6. "The Turner Family of Mattsville", Nyla Creek DePauk, originally published on Raleigh Co, WVa GenWeb site.
. 7. Info on descendants of Ephraim and Thomas Dickens, and picture of Ulysses S. Dickens, by Nyla Creed Depauk
. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nylasgenealogy/genedic1.html, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 8. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nylasgenealogy/gradydickens.html, newspaper articles transcri-
. bed by Rita O'Brien and Nila Creek Depauk.