.  William Preston Dickens, 1850 - 1933, s/o Thomas Lee Dickens
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.                                                                 author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

123   William Preston Dickens,5                                                                               12    (Thomas,4,Benford,3,Thomas,2)
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.            "Preston"
.              b 10 Sep 1850 Va; d 14 Feb 1933, bur James McGavock Cem, Wythe Co, Va.
.              m 27 Mar 1873 Carroll Co, Va to Jane Collier, b 21 Oct 1850 Va, d 30 Nov 1918, bur James McGavock Family Cem, Wythe Co,
.                  Va, d/o
Lorenzo Dow Collier (Ransey) (#122) and Sarah L. Cock (d/o Squire John C. Cock (#12) and Jane Phillips (Janie)).

.              1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 32B, #210/210, William P. Dickens,29 Va, farmer, Jane,29 Va, John Curtis,6 Va, Robert
.                       Lee,5 Va, Samuel Tilden,3 Va, Ruth Cabell,2 Va, Mary Ellen,3/12  Va(Feb).
.              1900 Wythe Co census, Fort Chiswell Dist, ED 135, sheet 17A, #259/291, Wm P. Dickens, Oct 1851 Va, farmer, Jane, Sep 1851
.                       Va (marr 26 yrs, 8 ch, 7 living), Ellen, Feb 80 Va, Ruth, Jan 79 Va, Etta, Dec 81 Va, Penelope, Nov 83 Va, Jackson T., Jan
.                       86 Va, Sydney Pearman, May 1882 Va, teamster, hired.
.              1910 Wythe Co census, Fort Chiswell Dist, ED 142, sheet 2A, #22/22, William P. Dickens,59 Va, foreman, feed + sole stabb,
.                       Jane,59 Va (marr 37 yrs, 8 ch, 7 living), Etta,17 Va, Jack,16 Va, fireman, locomotive.
.              1920 Wythe Co census, Fort Chiswell Dist, ED 188, sheet 15A, #258/'271, William P. Dickens,69 Va (wid), laborer, general farm,
.                       Etta,27 Va.
.              1930 census, William not located, although there was a "Charles" Dickens,80 Va (wid), otherwise unidentified, listed in the 1930
.                       Wythe Co census, Fort Chiswell Dist, ED 99-5, sheet 4A, #65/66, living with Charlie C. Patterson.

.              issue:

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1.   John Curtis Dickens, b ca 1874 Va.
.                    1900 census, John not located.

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2.   Robert Lee Dickens, b ca 1875 Va.  Probably same as the following:
1232             
Robert L. Dickens, b May 1877 Va, m Laura ____.
.                    Moved to Grayson Co, Tex and Gibson Co, Ind.

1233       
3.   Samuel Tilden Dickens (Sam), b 7 Sep 1878 Va (b Sep 1875 acc to 1900 census), m Mary Jane Nelson.

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4.   Ruth Cabell Dickens, b Jan 1879 Va.

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5.   Mary Ellen Dickens (Ellen), b 25 Feb 1880 Va, d 30 Jun 1950, m Charles Lee Smith, b 17 Jul 1871 Va, d 23 Jan 1940, s/o
.                    Calvin Smith and Mary Eversole.

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6.   Etta Dickens, b Dec 1881 Va.

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7.   Penelope Dickens, b Nov 1883 Va.

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8.   Jackson This Dickens (Jack), b 12 Nov 1886 Hillsville, Carroll Co (b Jan 1886 acc to 1900 census), d 24 Nov 1918 Wilcoe,
.                    McDowell Co, WVa, "age 32, of influenze broncho-pneuonia, s/o Wm P. Dickens and Jane Collier", bur Max Meadows, Va.
.                    See his death certificate
image below, which gives his middle name as This.  He was marr acc to both his WW I draft reg card
.                    and his death certificate.
.                    1917, 5 Jun: McDowell Co, WVa: WW I draft registration card: Jackson T. Dickens, b 12 Nov 1886 Hillsville, Va, age 30; of
.                              Wilcoe, WVa; occup: Ry fireman for N+W Ry Co; married with 1 child; described as tall, medium build, d blue eyes,
.                              brown hair.  See
image below.








.               Ref:  Sheila Adkins Powell's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: genealogy@neo.rr.com   
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