.          John Henry Dickens, 1847 - 1921, s/o Ransom Dickens
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

131   John Henry Dickens,5                                                                                         13    (Ransom,4,Benford,3,Thomas,2)
.
.             b 4 Oct 1847 Carroll Co, Va; d 19 Jun 1921 Carroll Co, "s/o Ransom Dickens and Sarah Hewit", bur in Capt George Quesenberry
.                Cem, Macks Mountain Road (SR #754), Indian Valley, Floyd Co.  See
pictures of John and Sarah and of their tombstone below.
.             m 26 Oct 1873 Floyd Co, Va to Sarah Angeline Gallimore, b 23 Dec 1853 Va (b Dec 1851 acc to 1900 census), d 23 Jan 1936, bur
.                 Capt George Quesenberry Cem, d/o Samuel Gallimore and Nancy Jane Jennings (d/o
Clifton Jennings (#224) and Catherine
.                 Dalton).

.             1880 Carroll Co, Va census, Pine Creek, p 69D, #260, John Dickens,34 Va, farmhand, Sarah,24 Va, Henry Ellis,7 Va, Roselle,5
.                      Va, Wm Cephius,2 Va, Mary E.,1 Va (Jun).
.             1900 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 5, sheet 4A, #41/41, John H. Dickens, Oct 1847 Va, farmer, Sarah A., Dec 1851 Va
.                      (marr 26 yrs, 13 ch, 13 living), James W., Sep 77 Va, day laborer, Mary E., Jun 80 Va, Lurabelle, Mar 82 Va, Samuel R.,
.                      Oct 83 Va, farm laborer, Virginia, Jan 85 Va, Lillie (?N.), Feb 87 Va, Hilery N., Jan 88 Va, Thomas L., Apr 89 Va, Susanna,
.                      Jul 92 Va, Benjamin, May 95 Va, George W., Apr 00 Va, Sallie, May 1818 Va (wid, mother, 1 ch, 1 living).
.             1910 Pulaski Co, Va census, Hiawassie Dist, ED 46, sheet 9A, #160/163, J.H. Dickens,63 Va, farmer, general farm, Sarah,54 Va
.                      (marr 36 yrs, 13 ch, 1? living), Mary E.,28 Va, cook, private family, Virginia F.,24 Va, cook, private family, Thomas,17 Va,
.                      laborer, general farm, Susanna,15 Va, Frank,14 Va, laborer, general farm, George W.,9 Va, laborer, general farm.
.             1920 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 10, sheet 13A, #220/239, John H. Dickens,74 Va, Sarah A.,65 Va, Susana,,24 Va, George
.                      W.,18 Va.
.             1930 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 18-8, sheet 5B, #108/108, Sarah H. Dinkins,76 Va (wid), Susana,33 Va, servant, private
.                      family, Lillian M. Wiley,14 WVa (granddau).

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1.   Henry Ellis Dickens (Ellis), b 16 Jan 1872 Carroll Co, Va (b Jan 1874 acc to 1900 census) m Ona Odella Harris (Oney).
.                   His tombstone gives a birth date of 16 Jan 1867, which is inconsistent with the census recs.  His death rec gives a date of 1872.
.                   Moved to Tazewell Co, Va.

.             
2.   Rosa Ellen Dickens, b ca 1875 Va.
.                   Not located in 1900 census.

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3.   James William Dickens (William), b 4 Sep 1877 Carroll Co, d 15 Mar 1952 Tazewell Co, Va, bur Apps Valley Church of
.                   God Cem, Tazewell Co, Va, m 6 Aug 1902 Carroll Co to Millie A. Sutphin, b 13 Jun 1878 Carroll Co, d 24 Aug 1966 Norfolk,
.                   Va, bur Apps Valley Church of God Cem, d/o
John Anderson Sutphin (#2112) and Carolina Marshall (Lina).
.                   He was "William Cephius Dickens" in 1880 census and "William Cephas Dickens" in his death rec.
.                   1910 Pulaski Co, Va census, Hiawassie Dist, ED 46, sheet 20B, #376/380, J.W. Dickens,31 Va, sawyer, ....., Millie,29 Va
.                            (marr 7 yrs, 0 ch).
.                   1918, 12 Sep: Bluefield, Mercer Co, WVa: WW I draft registration card: James William Dickens, b 4 Sep 1876, age 42; of Ne-
.                             mours, Mercer Co; occup: lumber manufacturer; nearest relative: Mrs. Millie Dickens; described as tall, slender build,
.                             blue eyes, black hair.  See
image below.
.                   1920 census, family not located.
.                   1930 Tazewell Co, Va census, Clear Fork, ED 93-5, sheet 40A, #252/253, James W. Dickens,52 Va (marr age 24), timber man,
.                             mill, Millie M.,49 Va (marr age 21).  (living next door to his brother Ellis)
.                   1940 Tazewell Co census, Clear Fork, ED 93-4, sheet 25A, #387, J. William Dickens,62 Va, lumber & lumber works, sawmil-
.                            ling, Millie,51 Va, Annie Phillips,17 Va (niece), Tom Dickens,50 Va (brother), laborer, sawmilling.
.                   1942, 27 Apr: Bluefield, Tazewell Co, Va: WW II draft registration card: James William Dickens, b 4 Sep 1877 Carroll Co, age
.                             64; of Route 1, Box 57, Bluefield; contact: Milia Sutman Dickens; self-employed; described as 5 ft 10 1/2 in; 170 lbs, blue
.                             eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion.  See
images below.

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4.   Mary E. Dickens, b 4 Jun 1879 Va (b Jun 1880 acc to 1900 census, b Jun 1883 acc to her death rec), d 31 May 1925 Carroll
.                   Co, m Henry Woodson Smith, b 22 Dec 1894 Carroll Co, d 16 Feb 1920 Pulaski Co, s/o John Wesley and Laura Ellen Smith
.                   1920 Pulaski Co census, Dublin Dist, Dublin, ED 56, sheet 1B, #17/16, Henry W. Smith,25 Va (son), logger, saw mill, Mary,
.                            35 Va (dau-in-law), living with John W. and Laura E. Smith.

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5.   Laura Belle Dickens, b 12 Mar 1880 Va (b Mar 82 acc to 1900 census), d 22 Jul 1965 Radford, Va, m 31 Dec 1903 Floyd Co
.                   to
James Albert Phillips (Albert) (#42122211), b 28 Oct 1882 Carroll Co, d 7 Apr 1917, s/o Marion Francis Phillips (Fran-
.                   cis) and Margaret Ellon Phillips (Ellon).
.                   Laura and James were bur in Capt George Quesenberry Cem, Indian Valley, Floyd Co.   (Dates per their tombstone.)
.                   1910 Pulaski Co, Va census, Hiawassie Dist, ED 46, sheet 12B, #224/227, Albert Phillips,28 Va, sawyer, saw mill, Lue Bell,
.                            27 Va (marr 6 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Novir,5 Va, Matha,2 Va, Sarah Dickerson,19 Va (sister), Hilliry,21 Va (bro-in-law),
.                            laborer, saw mill.
.                   1920 Pulaski Co census, Mox Creek Dist, Hiwassee Pct, ED 59, sheet 13B, #198/200, L.B. Phillips,36 Va (wid), Nauvie,14
.                            Va, Mathew,12 Va, Kennith,9 Va, Dorcie,7 Va, Margie,4 Va.

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6.   Samuel Ransom Dickens (Sam), b 24 Oct 1883 Hillsville, Carroll Co, m Phearby Elizabeth Marshall (Bettie)
.                   Moved to Tazewell Co, Va.

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7.   Virginia F. Dickens, b Jan 1885 Va, m 26 Dec 1911 Pulaski Co to Henry Claude Wiley (Claude), b 27 Oct 1883 Wythe Co, d
.                   14 Mar 1966 Mercer Co, WVa, bur Rumburg Cem, Spanishburg, Mercer Co, s/o Lewis and J. Wiley.  Henry m(2) Lucy D.
.                   Shorter, b Jun 1875 Va, d 28 Aug 1958 Bluefield, Mercer Co, d/o W. T. and Nancy Shorter.
.                   1920 Tazewell Co, Va census, Clear Fork Dist, Bluestone, ED 127, sheet 15A, #215, H.C. Wiley,35 Va, laborer, saw mill,
.                            Virginia F.,33 Va, Lillian,4 Va.
.                   1930 census, family not located.
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a.   Lillian Mae Wiley, b ca 1916 Tazewell Co, Va, m 1 Jul 1939 Bristol, Va to Paul Andrew Ratcliffe, b ca 1916 Radford, Va,
.                         s/o Shields Ratcliffe and Zora Lovell.
.                         1930 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 18-8, sheet 5B, #108/108, Lillian M. Wiley,14 WVa (granddau), living with Sarah
.                                  H. Dinkins.

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8.   Lillie (?N.) Dickens, b Feb 1887 Pulaski Co, m 19 Apr 1910 Pulaski Co to William J. Hanks, b ca 1885 Pulaski Co, s/o W. H.
.                   and E. Hanks.  He was poss William Jackson Hanks, b 18 Dec 1866 Carroll Co, d 28 Dec 1943 Shelby Co, Tenn, and moved to
.                   Tex and Ark, and in 1920 had wife Jessie, and in 1930 had wife Naomi.
.                   1910 and 1920 census', Lillie not located.

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9.   Hilary Nathan Dickens, b 12 Jan 1888 Carroll Co, m Sarah Aldora Simpkins.
.                   Moved to Tazewell Co, Va and Mercer Co, WVa.

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10.   Thomas Lee Dickens, b 18 Apr 1889 Carroll  Co, m(1) Sadie Elena Poe, m(2) Mary Louise Terry.
.                   Moved to Mercer Co, WVa and Tazewell Co, Va.

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11.   Susanna Dickens, b 4 Jul 1892 Pulaski Co, d 19 Apr 1953 Radford, Va, bur Westview Cem, Radford.  Single.

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12.   Benjamin Franklin Dickens (Frank), b 25 Apr 1897 Carroll Co (b May 1895 acc to 1900 census), m Ocie Bolt.
.                   Moved to Pulaski Co and Loudoun Co's, Va.

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13.   George Wesley Dickens (Wesley), b 20 Apr 1901 Floyd Co, Va, m(1) Hazel Hardy, m(2) Annie Katherine McGuire Lambert.
.                   Moved to Tazewell Co, Va.






.            Note: The first few pages of the 1920 Pulaski Co census, Allisonia Pct are missing on genforum.com and ancestry.com and may
.                      contain the above missing census entries.

.            Ref:  1. "
The Genealogy of William Tobias Phillips.....", 1989, Elza B. Cox, p 73, 211.
.                     2.   Arnold Lee (Buddy) Dickens, email:
arnold.dickens@verizon.net
.                     3.   Sharon Hill's website.
.                     4.   
www.findagrave.com, info by kenneth bowen.
.
Picture courtesy of Arnold Lee (Buddy) Dickens
.  John Henry Dickens and Sarah Gallimore Dickens
.   Picture courtesy of Arnold Lee (Buddy) Dickens