.          Reuben Dickens, c1798-99 - 1878, s/o Thomas Dickens
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

3    Reuben Dickens,3                                                                                                                                (Thomas,2,?Benford,1)
.
.         b ca 1798-99 Va; d 3 Sep 1878 Marion Co, Ore, age "79", bur Patton Cem, Marion Co.
.         m 16 May 1822 Campbell Co, Tenn to Nancy Phillips, b ca 1803-06 Tenn, d 9 May 1879 Marion Co, age "76", bur Patton Cem,
.              Marion Co, d/o John Phillips.  (one source said Reuben's wife was Rhoda Phillips, d/o
Tobias Phillips (#421) and Margaret
.             ?Jennings (Peggy), although Rhoda isn't in their usual list of children)

.         In the Spring of 1848 Reuben's family joined a wagon train and traveled to Oregon.  They were listed in "Emigrants to Oregon in
.         1848", at
www.oregonpioneers.com/1848.htm.  This gives Reuben's birth year as 1797.

.         1840 Warren Co, Mo census, Charrett (Image 3), p 157, Reuben Dickens, 0231001-110001001.
.         1850 Marion Co, Oregon Terr census, p 90, Ruben Dickens,52 Va, farmer, $1000, Nancy,45 Tenn, John,24 Mo, fr, Jessee,18 Mo,
.                  Jourdon,15 Mo, Eleonor,13 Mo, John Walser,45 Germ, fr.
.         1860 Marion Co census, Sublimity Pct, p 462, #3431/2919, R. Dickins,61 Ky, $4000, $2300, farmer, Nancy,54 Va, D. Jones (m),
.                  23 (?Ohio), farmer, E. (f),23 Mo, N.(f),2 Ore.
.         1870 Marion Co census, Lincoln Pct, p 114, #1892/1639, Reuben Dickens,71 Va, farmer, Nancy,65 Ky.
.         1878, 7 Oct: Marion Co: Will of Reuben Dickens (dated 17 Oct 1876), exec W.H.H. Darby.
.         1879, 2 Jun: Marion Co: Will of Nancy Dickens (dated 17 Oct 1876), exec W.H.H. Darby.  Listed children: Jeremiah,55, Linn Co,
.                   Ore; Jehew,54, Washington Co, Ore; John,53, Yuba Co, Cal; Jesse,48, Marion Co; J. Ellen Jones,45, Marion Co (husband
.                   D. Jones); Juliana Patton,40, Marion Co (husband W.T. Patton).

.         issue:

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1.   Jeremiah Dickens, b 15 Jun 1823 Campbell Co, Tenn, m Leah Parmelia Hurst.
.               Moved to Clackamas and Linn Co's, Ore.

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2.   Jehu Dickens (Jahew), b 17 Oct 1824 Campbell Co, m(1) Lavina Susanna Haydon, m(2) Catherine ____.
.               Some of the records give his name as John, but other records indicate these records were actually for Jehu.
.               Moved to Clackamas and Washington Co's, Ore.

.         
3.   John W. Dickens, b May 1826 Cambell Co, Tenn.
.               1860 Marion Co census, Sublimity Pct, p 462, #3430/2918, John Dickins,30 Tenn, $2000, $1124, farmer.
.               1870 census, John not located.
.               1880 Yuba Co, Cal census, Marysville, p 434D, #60/61, John W. Dickens,54 Tenn (Va,Ky), physician, lodger with Hyde fam-
.                        ily.
.               1900 Butte Co, Cal census, Hamilton Twp, ED 17, sheet 2A, #46/46, Dr John Dickens, May 1826 Tenn (Va,Ky) (wid, marr
.                        age 40), eye ....tor.

.    ?   
4.   Joseph Dickens, b ca 1832-33 Ind, d 13 Dec 1889 Clackamas Co, Ore, m Mary ____, b ca 1845-46 Mo.
.               Joseph was also known as Joshua, acc to some sources.  He wasn't named in his parents' wills of 1878/79.
.               1850 census, Joseph not located.
.               1860 Clackamas Co, Ore census, Hardens Pct, p 91, #1574/1291, Joseph Dicken,27 Ind, farmer, $500, $100.
.               1870 Clackamas Co census, Hardings Pct, p 124, #684/675, Joseph Dickson,38 Ill, farmer, $1500, $250, Mary,24 Mo.
.               1880 Clackamas Co census, Oregon City, p 222A, #226/231, Joseph Dickens,47 Ind (Ky,Canada), farmer, Mary,35 Mo, Ella
.                        Young,2 Ohio, boarder.

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5.   Julia Ann Dickens, b ca 1830 Mo, d 28 Sep 1910, bur Patton Cem, m 30 Nov 1848 Marion Co to William Thomas Patton, b
.               1828 Franklin Co, Mo.

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6.   Jesse Dickens, b May 1832 Mo, m Mary C. ____.

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7.   Jordan Dickens, b ca 1833-35 Mo.  Not named in his parents' wills of 1878/79.
.               1855 Jackson Co, Ore, Jordan on assessment roll.
.               1860 Siskiyou Co, Cal census, Callahan, p 17, #218/215, Jordan Dickens,27 Mo, --, $200, farm laborer, living with Wilson
.                        family.
.               1870 and 1880 census', Jordan not located.

.         
8.   Jane Ellen Dickens, b 3 Apr 1837 Buchanon Co, Mo, d 25 May 1894 Marion Co, m(1) 21 Jun 1857 Marion Co to Daniel
.               Madison Jones, b 3 Apr 1837 Johnson Co, Ind, d 6 Dec 1920 Marion Co, s/o Lewis Jones and Mary Ann McAlpin (Polly).
.               Jane m(2) 28 Jul 1879 Marion Co to James F. Francis, b 25 Aug 1818 Ireland.  Daniel m(2) 17 Nov 1884 to Elizabeth McGhee,
.               d 1911.
.               1860 Marion Co census, Sublimity Pct, p 462, #3431/2919,  D. Jones (m),23 (?Ohio), farmer, E. (f),23 Mo, N.(f),2 Ore, living
.                        with R. and Nancy Dickins.
.               1870 Marion Co census, Lincoln Pct, p 114, #1891/1638, Danl Mc Jones,32 Ind, physician, $6400, $800, Ellen,31 Mo, Nancy
.                        A.,12 Ore, Silas L.,7 Ore, Eliza J.,5 Ore, Dave W.,2 Ore, Lowell M.,5/12 Mo.
.               issue:
.               
a.   Nancy A. Jones, b ca 1858 Ore.
.               
b.   Silas L. Jones, b ca 1863 Ore.
.               
c.   Eliza J. Jones, b ca 1865 Ore.
.               
d.   Dave W. Jones, b ca 1868 Ore.
.               
e.   Lowell M. Jones, b ca 1869-70 Ore.







.           Ref:  1.   Valerie Hinderlider's notes on
www.rootsweb.com, email: celilo@thedallas.net  
.                    2.   Francine's May 2004 posting at
www.genforum.com, email: francine-@webtv.net   
.                    3.   Robert Dickens' email:
blueopseth@att.net    

.           Note: Reuben's son Joseph was also known as Joshua, acc to some ref.
.