|. Reuben Dickens, c1798-99 - 1878, s/o Thomas Dickens
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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).
31 1. Jeremiah Dickens, b 15 Jun 1823 Campbell Co, Tenn, m Leah Parmelia Hurst.
. Moved to Clackamas and Linn Co's, Ore.
32 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-
. 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.
. 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.
35 6. Jesse Dickens, b May 1832 Mo, m Mary C. ____.
. 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
. 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.
. 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: email@example.com
. 2. Francine's May 2004 posting at www.genforum.com, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 3. Robert Dickens' email: email@example.com
. Note: Reuben's son Joseph was also known as Joshua, acc to some ref.