.           Loranza S. Dickens, 1873 - 1925, s/o William Dickens
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

023113   Loranza S. Dickens,6                                          02311   (William,5,John,4,Thomas,3,Ephraim,2,.?.Binford,1)
.
.                     "Rand"
.                       b 14 Oct 1873 Raleigh Co, WVa; d 29 Jun 1925 Beckley, Raleigh Co, "age 51 yrs, 8 mos, 15 days, of cancer stomach, leak-
.                          age of heart, s/o William Dickens and Nancy E. Turner", bur Arnett.
.                          See his death certificate
image below, informant U.S. Dickens.
.                       m 21 Mar 1899 Raleigh Co to his 3rd cousin Clara Workman (Clarry), b 25 Aug 1879 Peach Tree, Arnett, Raleigh Co, d 29
.                           Sep 1931 Raleigh Co, "age 53 yrs, of myocarditis, hypertension", bur Arnett, d/o Robert Workman and Elizabeth Adaline
.                           Dickens (Adeline) (d/o
Daniel Dickens (#0224) and Martha J. Webb).  See her death certificate image below, informant
.                           Almeda Dickens.

.                       1900 Raleigh Co, WVa census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 116, sheet 20B, #280/280, Lor...za Dickens, Oct 1872 WVa, farmer,
.                                Clarry, Aug 1879 (marr 1 yr, 1 ch, 1 living), Avil G., Apr 00 WVa.
.                       1910 Raleigh Co census, Pine Grove Dist, ED 172, sheet 8B, #134/134, Loranza Dickens,35 WVa, farmer, Clara,30 WVa
.                                (marr 11 yrs, 3 ch, 3 living), Arvel,10 WVa, Prince,5 WVa, Arlie,3 WVa.
.                       1920 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 153, sheet 7A, #105/105, Loranzo Dickens,46 WVa, farmer, general farm,
.                                Clara,40 WVa, Arval G.,19 WVa, Prince H.,14 WVa, (?Aley) (?MI),12 WVa, Alonzo P.,9 WVa, Lawrance,4 5/12
.                                WVa.
.                       1930 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 41-4, sheet 37A, #158/397, Clara Dickens,51 WVa (wid), farmer, farming,
.                                Arlie,23 WVa, laborer, coal mine, Alonzo,19 WVa, laborer, farming, Lawrence,16 WVa.

.                       issue:

.                       
1.   Orville Glennie Dickens, b 1 Apr 1900 Raleigh Co, d Sep 1981 (SSDI  233-14-4937 WVa), m 17 Mar 1920 Raleigh Co
.                             to Grace Able (Gracie), b 15 Mar 1904 Va, d 4 Aug 1997 (SSDI 232-76-9835 WVa).
.                             Orville's and Gracie's LR: Arnett, Raleigh Co 25007.
.                             1918, 12 Sep: Beckley, Raleigh Co, WVa: WW I draft registration card: Arvil Glennie Dickens, b 1 Apr 1900, age 18; of
.                                       Arnett, Raleigh Co; occup: farmer; nearest relative: Loranza Dickens; described as medium height and build, d
.                                       brown eyes, black hair.  See
image below.
.                             1930 Raleigh Co census, Mash Fork Dist, ED 41-4, sheet 37B, #162/410/415, Arvil Dickens,30 WVa (marr age 19), far-
.                                      mer, farming, Gracie,26 Va (marr age 19), Nellie,8 WVa.
.                             1940 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, Arnett, ED 41-6, sheet 5A, #76, Orville Dickens,40 WVa, track, mines, Grace,
.                                      36 WVa, Nellie,18 WVa, Mary Evyln,7 WVa, Doris Ann,4 WVa, U.S.,63 WVa (uncle, div), farming, farm.
.                             issue:
.                             
a.   Nellie Dickens, b ca 1921-22 Raleigh Co, m 10 Oct 1941 Boone Co to Virgil Cook, b ca 1921 Raleigh Co, s/o T. P.
.                                   and Josephine Cook.
.                             
b.   Mary Evlyn Dickens, b ca 1933 WVa.
.                             
c.   Doris Ann Dickens, b 4 May 1934 Raleigh Co, m 24 Feb 1956 Raleigh Co to James Spurlock, b 21 Mar 1934 Hazy,
.                                   WVa, s/o James Spurlock and Georgia Bunch.

.                       
2.   Prince Haven Dickens, b 23 Feb 1905 Raleigh Co, d Sep 1985 Raleigh Co, bur Miller Cem, Cock Creek, Raleigh Co,
.                             m(1) 16 Oct 1926 Raleigh Co to Thelma Childers, b ca 1909-11 Lawrence Co, Ky.
.                             m(2) 27 Feb 1943 Raleigh Co to Pauline Belle Bonds (Polly), b 16 Jul 1916 Surveyor, WVa, d 8 May 1944 Charleston,
.                                      Kanawha Co, d/o
John Bonds (#571) and Lessie Clay.  He was Prince "Harrison" Dickens, b 23 Feb 1905, s/o
.                                    "Van and Samantha Dickens" acc to this marr rec
.                             m(3) 7 Sep 1944 Raleigh Co to Ruby Phyllis Gibson, b 6 Jun 1914 Burnwell, WVa, d/o Van and Unie Gibson.  He was
.                                      s/o Randy and Clara Dickens acc to this marr rec.
.                             m(4) 13 Feb 1945 Raleigh Co to Merl Pig Nelson, b 8 Apr 1914 Pike Co, Ky, d 21 Jun 1972, bur Miller Cem, d/o Mart
.        .                             Pig and Susie Pig.  
.                             1930 Logan Co census, Logan Dist, Blair, ED 23-22, sheet 6A, #109/110, Prince Dickens,25 WVa (marr age 21), miner,
.                                      coal mines, Thelma,19 Ky (marr age 16), Clara J.,1 3/12 WVa, Pauline D.,1/12 WVa, plus one servant.
.                             1940 Marshall Co, WVa census, Moundsville, WVa State Prison, ED 26-16, sheet 1B, Prince Dickens,34 WVa.  (He was
.                                      living in Raleigh Co in 1935.)
.                             1940 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, Dameron, ED 41-3B, sheet 14B, #228, Thelma Dickens,29 Ky, Clara,11 WVa,
.                                      Pauline,10 WVa, Betty F.,9 WVa, Billy,7 WVa, plus one lodger.
.                             issue:
.                             
a.   Clara Jane Dickens, b 18 Dec 1928 Raleigh Co, d 11 Apr 2000 Baltimore Co, Md (SSDI 215-24-2150 Md), bur
.                                   Gardens of Faith Cem, Rosesdale, Baltimore Co, m(1) ____ Campbell.  Clara m(2) ____ Westmoreland.
.                                   Her LR: Baltimore, Baltimore Co 21222.  Her mother was Thelma Rowe acc to her SS application.
.                             
b.   Pauline D. Dickens, b ca 1930 WVa.  Poss Pauline Dickens, age 21, b Raleigh Co, m 2 May 1950 Raleigh Co to
.                                   Robert Lee Miller, age 30, b Fayette Co.
.                             
c.   Betty F. Dickens, b ca 1931 WVa.
.                             
d.   William Robert Dickens, b 7 Jan 1933 Raleigh Co, m(lic only) to Nancy Regina Eiler, b 17 Aug 1945 Baltimore,
/                                   Md, d/o William Eiler and Regina Huppman.

.                       
3.   Arlie Dickens, b 24 Feb 1907 Raleigh Co, d Aug 1984 (SSDI 236-01-1475 WVa), m 12 Jul 1932 Raleigh Co to Effie
.                             Acord, b ca 1910-11 Raleigh Co.
.                             His LR: Arnett, Raleigh Co 25007.
.                             1940 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 41-6, sheet 8A, #41, Arley Dickens,33 WVa, track, mines, Effie,29 WVa,
.                                      Effie,29 WVa, Betty,6 WVa, Clarice,4 WVa, Eunice Acord,26 WVa (sis-in-law).
.                             issue:
.                             
a.   Betty Lou Dickens, b 14 Jun 1933 Raleigh Co, m 28 May 1952 Raleigh Co to Lewis Jackson Miller, b 21 Aug 1931
.                                   Stotesbury, WVa, s/o Kermit P. and Neta Louella Miller.
.                             
b.   Clarice June Dickens, b 17 Jan 1936 Raleigh Co, m 24 Aug 1957 Raleigh Co to Alfred M. Cook Jr, b 27 Mar 1934
.                                   Dorothy, WVa, s/o Alfred and Mary Cook.

.                       
4.   Alonzo P.  Dickens, b 18 May 1910 Raleigh Co, d Jan 1985 (SSDI 236-01-1448 WVa), m 30 Jul 1936 Raleigh Co to
.                             Lettie Acord, b ca 1914 Raleigh Co.
.                             His LR: Arnett, Raleigh Co 25007.
.                             1940 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 41-6, sheet 5B, #79, Alllie Cook,72 WVa (wid), Ferm Acord,14 WVa
.                                      (dau), and lodgers: Alonzo Dickens,29 WVa, miner, coal mine, Lettie,22 WVa, Norma Jean,1 WVa, Charles Earl,
.                                      5/12 WVa.
.                             issue:
.                             
a.   Norma Jean Dickens, b 21 Apr 1938 Raleigh Co, m 14 Apr 1959 Raleigh Co to James Stricklen, b 22 Oct 1957
.                                   Charleston, WVa, s/o Roscoe and Ellen Stricklen.
.                             
b.   Charles Earl Dickens, b ca 1939-40 WVa.

.                       
5.   Lawrence Alfred Dickens, b 9 Jul 1915 Raleigh Co, d 3 Sep 1941 Kanawha Co, "s/o Loramza Dickens and Clara Work-
.                             man", bur Perry Cook Cem, m 23 Apr 1934 Raleigh Co to Ruby Marie Hood, b ca 1913-14 Raleigh Co, d/o John Hood.
.                             Ruby m(2) 9 Jan 1943 Raleigh Co to John Newton Cook, b 3 Oct 1903 Raleigh Co, s/o Joe and Minnie Cook.
.                             1940 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 41-6, sheet 8A, #42, Laurence Dickens,22 WVa, lumber, mill, Ruby,26
.                                      WVa.







.                      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 Loranza Dickens, by Nyla Creed Depauk
.                                     
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nylasgenealogy/genedic1.html, email: ncreed1@aol.com   
.                               8.   Jody Goad's
website.  
.                               9.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Maggie; Vickie Dixon.
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