|. Henry Ellis Dickens, 1872 - 1950, s/o John Henry Dickens
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
1311 Henry Ellis Dickens,6 131 (John,5,Ransom,4,Benford,3,Thomas,2)
. b 16 Jan 1872 Carroll Co, Va (b Jan 1874 acc to 1900 census); d 25 Jan 1950 Bluefield, Tazewell Co, Va, "s/o John Henry Dic-
. kens and Sarah Gallimore", bur Church of God Cem, Abbs Valley, Tazewell Co, Va.
. See picture of his tombstone below, which gives a birth date of 16 Jan 1867, which is apparently incorrect.
. He was b 16 Jan 1872 acc to his death cert and b 16 Jan 1873 acc to his WW I draft registration card.
. He was not listed in the 1870 census with his parents, was age 7 in the 1880, age 21 in his 1894 marr rec, b Jan 1874 acc to
. 1900 census, age 30 in the 1910 census, and age 53 int the 1920 census.
. m 27 Jul 1894 Pulaski Co, Va to Ona Odella Harris (Oney), b 3 Mar 1870 Patrick Co (b Mar 1872 acc to 1900 census), d 29 Aug
. 1959 Tazewell Co, d/o Saml and L. Harris. See picture of Oney's tombstone below. She was Ona Atkins Dickens acc to
. Henry's death cert.
. 1900 Pulaski Co, Va census, West Newbern Dist, ED 48, sheet 12B, #197/197, H.E. Dickens, Jan 1874 Va, farm labor, Ona I.,
. Mar 1872 Va (marr 6 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Minda, May 88 Va (dau), (?Louis), May 94 Va (son). (Ona may not have been
. the children's mother, since a faint line was marked through the "2 ch" and "2 living" entries)
. 1910 Pulaski Co census, Newbern Dist, ED 47, sheet 1B, #17/17, Ellis Dickens,30 Va, farmer, home farm, Onie,40 Va (marr 18
. yrs, 1 ch, 1 living), Maggie,7 Va (granddau).
. 1918, 12 Sep: Beckley, Raleigh Co, WVa: WW I draft registration card: Henry Ellis Dickens, b 16 Jan 1873, age 45; of Terry,
. Raleigh Co; occup tipple construction laborer for Granville P. Starr; nearest relative: Mrs Oney Dickens of Freeman, Mer-
. cer Co, WVa; described as medium height and build, dark gray eyes, black hair. See image below.
. 1920 Mercer Co, WVa census, Beaver Pond Dist, Bluefield, ED 80, sheet 33A, #610/653, Henry C.(?E.) Dickens,53 Va, laborer,
. saw mill, Onia A.,56 Va, Arther Childers,27 Va (granddau), laborer, saw mill, Maggie M.,17 Va (grandson), Robert E.,1 1/12
. WVa (ggchild), James L.,0/12 WVa (ggchild).
. 1930 Tazewell Co census, Clear Fork, ED 93-5, sheet 40A, #253/253, Ellis Dickens,53 Va (marr age 23), timberman, coal mine,
. Ona M.,53 Va (marr age 24). (living next to his brother James W.)
. Double listing for family:
. 1930 Tazewell Co census, Jeffersonville, ED 93-10, sheet 30B, #529/351, Henry E. Dickens,56 Va (marr age 21), farmhand,
. farming, Oney I.,59 Va (marr age 24). (living next to his brother Samuel R.)
. 1940 Tazewell Co census, Clear Fork Dist, ED 93-4, sheet 25B, #390, Ellis Dickens,65 Va, farm laborer, farming, Oney,70 Va,
. Everett Phillips,16 Va (nephew), new worker.
. issue: (Nancy is not Henry's dau)
. 1. Nancy R. Minda A. Harris (Mindy), b 10 May 1883 Patrick Co (b May 1888 acc to 1900 census), d 11 Feb 1961 Bluefield,
. Tazewell Co, m 23 Feb 1903 Pulaski Co to Rufus Jackson Dalton (#4139), b 15 Dec 1879 Carroll Co (b Nov 1880 acc to
. 1900 census), d 17 Jun 1950, s/o Alphonso Alexander Dalton (Alexander,Alex) and Millia Nester (Millie) (d/o Daniel Nes-
. ter (#G)). Another marr for Mindy and Rufus was rec 23 Aug 1905 Pulaski Co
. 2. (?Louis Dickens), b May 1894 Va.
. Listed as granddau in 1910:
. Maggie ____, b ca 1903 Va, m Arther Childers, b ca 1893 Va.
. 1920 Mercer Co, WVa census, Beaver Pond Dist, Bluefield, ED 80, sheet 33A, #610/653, Arther Childers,27 Va (granddau), labo-
. rer, saw mill, Maggie M.,17 Va (grandson), Robert E.,1 1/12 WVa (ggchild), James L.,0/12 WVa (ggchild), living with Henry
. and Onia Dickens.
. 1930 and 1940 census', family not located.
. 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 entry.
. Ref: www.findagrave.com, info by Virginia Gal.
|picture courtesy of Arnold Lee (Buddy) Dickens
|. Picture from www.findagrave.com
. Added by Mckinney