|. Jehu Dickens, 1832 - 1907, s/o Thomas Dickens
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
0236 Jehu Dickens,4 023 (Thomas,3,Ephraim,2,.?.Binford,1)
. b 9 Sep 1832 Logan Co, Va; d 29 Mar 1907 St Louis, Mo, bur Flora, Ill.
. m(1) 20 Jul 1854 Raleigh Co, Va (WVa) to Margaret Hendricks, b 9 Aug 1832 Va, d 1899, bur Flora, Ill, d/o Francis (Hen-
. dricks) Hendrix and Margaret Stewart (Peggy).
. m(2) 30 Mar 1903 to Catherine L. Warden, b ca 1848 Ky.
. 1860 Raleigh Co, Va (now WVa) census, Peach Tree, p 997, #348/318, John Dickens,28 Va, laborer, --, $20, Margaret,25 Va,
. Evaline,2 Va, (?Ashwood),1/12 Va.
. 1870 Parke Co, Ind census, Sugar Creek Twp, p 184, #35/35, Jehu Dickens,37 Va, farm laborer, --, $100, Margaret,35 Va, Eve-
. line,14 Va, Ashwood,12 Va, Franklin,9 Va, Samantha,6 Va, Mahala,4 Va, Margaret,1 Ind.
. 1880 Fayette Co, Ill census, Avena, p 120C, #103, Jehu Dickens,47 Va, farming, Margaret,47 Va, Ashford,20 Va, Francis H.,19
. Va, Mahala,14 Va, Margaret,12 Va, Sarah I.,5 Va, Andrew,5/12 Va (Jan).
. 1900 Clay Co, Ill census, Harter Twp, ED 5, sheet 10A, #220/231, J. Dickens, Sep 1832 Va (wid), minister UB, Saray, Aug 75
. Va, Andrew O., Jan 80 Ill.
. 1910 Fayette Co, Ill census, Avena Twp, ED 52, sheet 2B, #22/22, Catherine L. Dickens,62 Ky (wid), own income, Charles L.
. Lyons,19 Kans (nephew), brakeman, railroad.
. 1920 census, Catherine not located.
. Jehu enlisted in 1861 with Co H, 8th Va Inf, and later 7th WVa Cav Vols. Taken prisoner near Marsh Bridge in Dec 1861 and
. imprisoned at Libby Prison, Richmond, Va. He was discharged for disability in Jan 1863. He rejoined the conflict and was
. commissioned as a 1st Lt in the WVa State Guards, serving until 1 Aug 1865 at Camp Lens Creek, WVa. He later served as a
. minster with the United Brethern Church..
. ? 1. Mary Ann Dickens, b 26 Jul 1855 Raleigh Co, d 30 Jan 1935. Not in census. One source says she m William Williamson.
. 2. Martha Jane Dickens, b 20 Mar 1857 Raleigh Co, d 8 Aug 1857.
. 3. Evaline Dickens, b 22 Jun 1858 Raleigh Co, d 1870.
02361 4. Ashford Hall Dickens, b 1 Jun 1860 Beckley, Raleigh Co, m Annetta Harvey (Nettie).
. Moved to Jefferson Co, Ill and Fountain and Vigo Co's, Ind.
. 5. Francis H. Dickens (Franklin), b ca 1861 Va. Claimed by some sources to be the Francis Jennings King Dickens
. (Frank) (#02335), b 1 Apr 1862, who lived in Tazewell Co, Ill, and marr Ida Barbara Crawford, but this was apparently
. the s/o Jehu's brother Thomas Dickens.
. 1900 census, Francis not located.
. 6. Samantha Dickens (Mattie), b 13 May 1864 Va, m Soake Poppen.
. 7. May Dickens, b 14 Jul 1866 Raleigh Co, d 7 Jun 1906 St Elmo, Fayette Co, Ind, m(1) ____ Farmer, m(2) 28 Oct 1888
. Fayette Co, Ill to Samuel M. McGraw.
. (apparently Mahala, b ca 1866-68, listed in the census')
. 8. Margaret Marie Dickens (Maggie), b 25 Jun 1868 Ind, m Hi Zeitler.
. 9. Sarah Jane Dickens (Sadie), b 9 Aug 1875 Ind, m Winston Beasley.
. 10. William Dickens, b 9 Aug 1875, d young. Not in census'.
02363 11. Andrew Omer Dickens, b 19 Jan 1880 Ill, m Dollie L. Williams.
. Moved to Clark Co, Ill and Los Angeles Co, Cal.
. Ref: 1. Obit of Rev Jehu Dickens, "The Raleigh Register", Beckley, WVa, 11 Apr 1907.
. 2. "Descendants of Francis (Hendricks) Hendrix", Nyla Creek DePauk:
. 3. "Descendants of Ephraim Dickens", www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/1318/dickens.html
. 4. Donald Roby's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: DonRobRoby@aol.com