. Samuel Tilden Dickens, 1878 - 1961, s/o William Preston Dickens
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

1233   Samuel Tilden Dickens,6                                                             123   (William,5,Thomas,4,Benford,3,Thomas,2)
.
.              "Sam"
.                b 7 Sep 1878 Carroll Co, Va (b Sep 1875 acc to 1900 census); d 5 Jan 1961 Radford, Va, "s/o Presto Dickens and Jane Collier",
.                   bur Sunrise Burial Park, Fairlawn, Pulaski Co, Va.  See
picture of his tombstone below.                       
.                m Mary Jane Nelson, b 9 Jan 1876 Wythe Co, Va, d 7 Nov 1955 Radford, bur Sunrise Burial Park, d/o Thomas A. Nelson and
.                    Esther J. Hudson.  See
picture of her tombstone below.

.                1900 Wythe Co, Va census, Fort Chiswell Dist, ED 135, sheet 17A, #262/295, Samuel T. Dickens, Sep 1875 Va, roller, rolling
.                          mills, Mary J., Jan 1876 Va.
.                1910 Pulaski Co, Va census, Pulaski Dist, ED 51, sheet 6B, #101/102,  Sam T. Dickens,33 Va, moulder, farmer, Mary J.,34 Va
.                         (marr 11 yrs, 3 ch, 3 living), Ernest E.,8 Va, Easasa T.,5 Va, May E.,2 Va.
.                1918, 12 Sep: Montgomery Co, Va: WW I draft registration card: Samuel Tilden Dickens, b 7 Sep 1876, age 42; of Radford,
.                          Mont Co; occup: mechanic for Va Iron Coal + Coke Co; nearest relative: Mary Jane Dickens; described as tall, slender
.                          build, blue eyes, d brown hair.  See
image below.
.                1920 Montgomery Co, Va census, Radford, ED 18, sheet 2A, #18/29, Samuel Dickens,43 Va, mechanic, furnace, Mary,44 Va,
.                         Essie,15 Va, (?Ernest),18 Va, mechanic, furnace, Elizabeth,16 Va (dau-in-law), Mary,11 Va.
.                1930 Montgomery Co census, Radford, West Ward, ED 115-3, sheet 4B, #44/69, Samuel T. Dickens,53 Va (marr age 21),
.                         machinist, steam railroad, Mary J.,54 Va (marr age 21), Jesse B. White,5 Va (grandson).
.                1940 Montgomery Co census, Radford, West War, ED 117-3, sheet 13A, #282, Samuel T. Dickens,62 Va, head operator, tie
.                         treating plant, Mary N.,63 Va, Jessie B. White  Jr,15 Va (gs).
.                1942, 27 Apr: Radford, Va: WW I draft registration card: Samuel Tilden Dickens, b 7 Sep 1878 Dugspur, Va, age 63; of 204 Arl-
.                          ington Ave, Radford, Montgomery Co; contact: Mrs S.T. Dickens; employed by N+W Railway Co; described as 5'-10 1/2",
.                          150, blue eye, gray hair, light complexion.  See
images below.

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12331       
1.   Ernest Crockett Dickens, b 9 Dec 1901 Wythe Co, m(1) Elizabeth McGuyer, m(2) Ethel Mae Morehead.

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2.   Essie Thomas Dickens, b 24 Jun 1905 Va, d 20 Jan 1978 Salem, Va (SSDI 226-28-3546 Va), bur Highland Memory Gar-
.                      dens, Dublin, m(1) 23 Aug 1923 Bristol, Va to Jessie Byron White, b 13 Aug 1892 Radford, d 19 May 1951 Cook Co, Ill, s/o
.                      W. H. and Jennie White.  Essie m(2) 1 Dec 1939 Radford to Vance Alden Aker, b 9 Apr 1909 Smyth Co, Va, d 3 Jun 1993
.                      Tazewell Co (SSDI 241-01-6018 Va), bur Highland Memory Gardens, s/o James F. Aker and Delena D. White.
.                      Essie's and Vance's LR: Radford, Va 24141.
.                      1930 Cook Co, Ill census, Oak Park Village, ED 16-2247, sheet 2A, 110 Chicago Ave, #21/21, Jesse White,37 Va (marr age
.                               30), clerical, gas station, Essie,24 Va (marr age 18), boarders with Paul and Lilly Thiessen.
.                      1940 census, family not located.
.                      issue:
.                      
a.   Twila Ruby Jane White, b 8 Sep 1925 Montgomery Co, d 8 Oct 1990 (SSDI 223-22-8352 Va), m 26 Nov 1949 Radford
.                            to Byron Mathew Orrison, b 13 Jul 1919 Washington, DC, d 11 Jun 1995 (SSDI 230-05-9802 Va), bur Highland Memory
.                            Gardens, s/o Samuel Mathew Orrison and Martha Rebecca Knott.  Byron's LR: Hixson, Hamilton Co, Tenn 37343.
.                            1930 Radford, Va census, East Ward, ED 115-1, sheet 20A, #431/419, Twila White,5 Va (niece), living with Roscoe and
.                                     Mary Jones.
.                      
b.   Jessie Byron White (J.B.), b 7 May 1924 Montgomery Co, d 17 Jul 1980 (SSDI 228-16-2925 Va), bur Highland Mem-
.                            ory Gardens, m 12 Jan 1946 Pulaski Co to Elda Fern Bowers (Fern), b 31 May 1927 Radford, d 10 Nov 2016, bur High-
.                            land Memory Gardens, d/o Herman Bowers and Margaret McDaniel.  Jessie's LR: Radford, Va 24141.
.                            1930 Montgomery Co census, Radford, West Ward, ED 115-3, sheet 4B, #44/69, Jesse B. White,5 Va (gs), living with
.                                     Samuel T. Dickens.
.                            1940 Montgomery Co census, Radford, West Ward, ED 117-3, sheet 13A, #282, Jessie B. White  Jr,15 Va (gs), living with
.                                     Samuel T. Dickens.

.                
3.   Mary E. Dickens, b 24 Jul 1908 Wythe County, d 31 Oct 1989 Radford (SSDI 226-28-3545 Va), bur Highland Memory Gar-
.                      dens, m Roscoe Ordway Jones (Scoe), b 6 Aug 1903 Monroe Co, WVa, d 8 Oct 1965 Radford (SSDI 244-09-4625 NC), bur
.                      Highland Memory Gardens, s/o William P. Jones and Mary Miller.
.                      Mary's LR: Radford, Va 24141.  Roscoe's LR: Chicago, Cook Co, Ill 60629.
.                      1930 Radford, Va census, East Ward, ED 115-1, sheet 20A, #431/419, Roscoe Jones,29 Va (marr age 25), auto mechanic,
.                               garage, Mary,24 Va (marr age 20), Twila White,5 Va (niece).
.                      1940 census, family not located.








.                 Ref:  1.   
www.findagrave.com, info by SWVA Genealogy Searcher.
.                          2.   Same, info by Denise Drake Horton, with obit for Vance Alden Aker.
.                          3.   Same, info by Cindy Akers, with obit for Fern Bowers White.
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.    Picture from www.findagrave.com  
.  Added by SWVA Genealogy Searcher    
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