|. John Henry Dickens, 1847 - 1921, s/o Ransom Dickens
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.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
. 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).
1311 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.
. 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.
. 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.
. 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.
1313 6. Samuel Ransom Dickens (Sam), b 24 Oct 1883 Hillsville, Carroll Co, m Phearby Elizabeth Marshall (Bettie)
. Moved to Tazewell Co, Va.
. 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.
. 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.
. 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.
1314 9. Hilary Nathan Dickens, b 12 Jan 1888 Carroll Co, m Sarah Aldora Simpkins.
. Moved to Tazewell Co, Va and Mercer Co, WVa.
1315 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.
. 11. Susanna Dickens, b 4 Jul 1892 Pulaski Co, d 19 Apr 1953 Radford, Va, bur Westview Cem, Radford. Single.
1316 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.
1317 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 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