.        John Thomas Dickens, 1870 - 1958, s/o William Dickens
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.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
.                          WVa).

.                      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.

.                      issue:

.                      
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.

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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: sylvia.bragg@veirizon.com   
.                               3.   Jesse Macon Lawrence Jr's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: jmljr39@msn.com   
.                               4.   Joel Hager's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: hagerj@us.mil.com   
.                               5.   Judith Gunnoe's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: jgunnoe@aol.com   
.                               6.  "
The Turner Family of Mattsville", Nyla Creek DePauk, originally published on Raleigh Co, WVa GenWeb site.
.                                     
http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/wv/raleigh/bios/turner1.txt
.                               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: ncreed1@aol.com   
.                               8.   
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nylasgenealogy/gradydickens.html, newspaper articles transcri-
.                                     bed by Rita O'Brien and Nila Creek Depauk.
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