|. Jesse Dickens, 1803 - 1868, s/o Thomas Dickens
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
4 Jesse Dickens,3 (Thomas,2,?Benford,1)
. b 1803 Va; d 2 Dec 1868 Carroll Co, Va, "age 70, of liver disease, son of Thos and Mary", bur Dr Jesse Dickens Cem, Carroll Co.
. See picture of his tombstone below.
. m(1) 9 Sep 1824 Grayson Co, Va to his 3rd cousin Susannah Webb (Susan), b ca 1807 Va, d 12 Feb 1863, bur Dr Jesse Dickens
. Cem, d/o James Austin Webb (#1) and Sarah Rachel Goad (Sally) (d/o Robert Goad (#34)).
. See picture of Susannah's tombstone below which gives a birth year of 1804.
. Wid, m(2) 1 Jan 1865 Carroll Co to his 3rd cousin Nancy Goad, b Apr 1825 Grayson Co, d 1910, bur Dr Jesse Dickens Cem, d/o
. Spencer Goad (#342) and Patience Dalton (d/o William Dalton and Elizabeth ?Sturman).
. See picture of Nancy's tombstone below.
. Jesse lived on Burks Fork for years, until moving to Orchard Gap in the 1840's. He began practicing medicine in the 1850's.
. 1830 Grayson Co, Va census, p 255, Jesse Dickens, 10001-11001.
. 1840 Grayson Co census, East Dist, p 295, Jesse Dickins, 111001-012001.
. 1850 Carroll Co, Va census, 11th Dist, p 351, #476/476, Jessie Dickins,48 Va, farmer, $1500, Susannah,43 Va, Nancy,24 Va, Sarah,18
. Va, Reuben,15 Va, farmer, Jesse Jr,11 Va, Webb,9 Va, John,7 Va, Susannah,6 Va, Elizabeth,2 Va.
. 1860 Carroll Co census, p 862, #630/634, Jesse Dickens,58 Va, doctor, $2189, $4841, Susanna,53 Va, Jesse,21 Va, farm laborer,
. Webb,19 Va, farm laborer, John,17 Va, farm laborer, Susanna,14 Va, Elizabeth,12 Va, Daniel P.,7 Va.
. 1868 Carroll Co Will Bk 2, p 418: Jesse Dickens will proven (dated 28 Dec 1867), listing wife Nancy, daus Mary Bonds, Susan and
. Elizabeth Dickens, sons Webb, Daniel Peter, and Aaron Fulton, heirs Thomas Dickens, Nancy Edwards, Sarah Edwards, and
. granddau Lucinda Dickens.
. 1870 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 51, #366/368, Nancy Dickens,46 Va, $500, $250, Webb,28 Va, farmer, Aaron F.,3 Va, Eliza-
. beth Goad,24 Va, James R. Bond,12 Va.
. 1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 52B, #591/591, Nancy Dickens,55 Va (mother, wid/div), Aaron F.,14 Va (brother), works on
. farm, living with Webb Dickens family.
. 1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 2, sheet 19B, #344/353, Nancy Goad, Apr 1825 Va (wid, mother, 1 ch, 1 living), living with
. Aaron F. Dickens family.
. 1. Nancy Dickens, b ca 1825-26 Va, m 17 Feb 1853 Carroll Co to Isaac Edwards, b ca 1820 Va, s/o James and Sarah Edwards.
. 1860 Carroll Co census, Lovels Creek, p 171, #1138/1144, Irall Edwards,40 Va, blacksmith, $300, $50, Nancy,35 Va, Susanna,5
. Va, James J.,4 Va.
. 1870 Carroll Co census, Fancy Gap, p 32, #260/265, Isaac Edwards,50 Va, blacksmith, $84, --, Nancy,45 Va, Susannah,16 Va,
. James J.,14 Va, Sarah J.,8 Va, Elijah,5 Va, Mary E.,2 Va.
. 1880 Carroll Co census, Fancy Gap, p 19A, #326/329, Isaac Edwards,60 Va, blacksmith, Nancy,55 Va, Susanah,25 Va, James J.,
. 23 Va, Sarah J.,18 Va, Elijah,15 Va, Mary E.,12 Va.
. 1900 census, family not located.
. a. Susanna Edwards, b ca 1844-45 Va.
. b. James J. Edwards, b ca 1856-57 Carroll Co, m(1) ca 1881 to Caroline____, b Jun 1864 Va, d 1900-10. James m(2) 2 Apr
. 1903 Carroll Co to Margaret E. Farmer, b ca 1885 Carroll Co, d/o Isaiah M. and Margaret Farmer.
. c. Sarah J. Edwards, b ca 1862 Va.
. d. Elijah Edwards, b ca 1865 Va.
. e. Mary E. Edwards, b ca 1868 Va.
41 2. Thomas Dickens, b ca 1827-28 Va, m(1) Selah Cock (Celia), b ca 1834 Va, m(2) Amelia Mabry (Millie).
. Thomas moved to Russell Co, Va.
. 3. Mary Dickens, b 22 Jan 1830 Va, d 19 Mar 1873 Carroll Co, "age 42, of fever", m 10 Jul 1845 Carroll Co to Reuben Bond
. (#23), b 16 Jun 1823 Va, d ca 25 Jul 1863 Vicksburg, Miss, s/o Nathan Bond and Nancy Dickens (prob d/o Thomas Dickens).
. 4. Sarah Dickens, b ca 1832-34 Va, d 26 Dec 1893 Carroll Co, "of typhoid fever, consort Reuben Hill", m(1) 28 Sep 1850 Carroll
. Co to William A. Edwards, b ca 1833 Va, s/o Greenberry and Jane Edwards. Sarah m(2) 10 Mar 1870 Carroll Co to Reuben Hill,
. wid, b ca 1822-25 Grayson Co, d 14 Jan 1892 Carroll Co, "of la grip, age 70 yrs", s/o Thomas Hill and Mary Branscome.
. Sarah's 2nd marr rec says she was widowed, but the 1870 census for William below appears to be for the same person.
. 1860 Carroll Co census, Lovels Creek, p 189, #1212/1218, William A. Edwards,27 Va, --, $50, farmer, Sarah,26 Va, Carolina F.,2
. 1870 census, Sarah and Reuben not located.
. 1870 Carroll Co census, Fancy Gap, p 23, #186/189, William A. Edwards,38 Va, shoemaker, $650, Micky A.,24 Va, Carnelia F.,
. 12 Va, William Burns,67 Va, millwright.
. 1880 Carroll Co census, Piper Gap, p 89D, #144/144. Reuben Hill,59 Va, farmer, Sarah,48 Va, Minerva E.,28 Va, Bettie A.,20
. Va, Jeffry M.W.,17 Va, Irena E.,7 Va, William L.,3 Va.
. a. Cornelia Frances Edwards, b 1858 Carroll Co, d 1944 Burlington Co, NJ, bur Junior Mechanics Cem,, Tabernacle, Burling-
. ton Co, m 9 Aug 1877 Carroll Co to Floyd Allen, b 29 Jul 1956 Carroll Co, d 28 Mar 1913 Richmond, Va, bur Wisler Cem,
. Carroll Co, s/o Jeremiah Allen (Jerry) and Nancy E. Combs.
. b. Irena E. Hill, b 1873 Carroll Co, d 1961, bur Independence Cem, Fancy Gap, Carroll Co, m 22 Apr 1896 Carroll Co to
. Nathan Eaton, b 8 Jun 1872 Patrick Co, d 6 Jan 1954 Forsyth Co, NC, bur Independence Cem, s/o Albert Anderson Eaton
. and Margaret Montgomery. She was poss Irene Elsie Eaton, b 18 May 1874 Va, d 13 Oct 1961 Pender Co, NC, with father's
. name Hill and husband "Matthew" Eaton.
. c. William Lee Hill, b 7 Jul 1876 Carroll Co, d 18 Aug 1959 Carroll Co, bur Hill Family Cem, Fancy Gap, m 4 Jan 1899 Car-
. roll Co to Mallie/Molley Bowman, b ca 1879 Carroll Co, d/o And. and Susanna Bowman.
42 5. Reuben Dickens, b ca 1834-35 Grayson Co, m Emersetta Webb (Embersetta,Emiset).
. 6. Jesse Dickens, b ca 1839 Grayson Co, d 23 Nov 1863 Marietta, Ga in the Civil War.
. He m 9 Mar 1861 Carroll Co to his 1st cousin Mary Webb (Polly), b ca 1844-46 Carroll Co, d 1875, d/o Cuthbert Webb
. (Cut) (#11) and Sarah Nester (Sally) (d/o Jacob Nester (#11) and Catherine Goad). Wid, Mary m(2) 24 Aug 1865 Carroll
. Co to William Jefferson Bowman, b 15 Jul 1845 Carroll Co, d 1880, s/o Oliver Bowman and Louisa Banks.
. 1870 census, family not located.
44 7. Webb Dickens, b ca 1841-42 Carroll Co, m(1) Sarah Webb (Sally), m(2) Parthana Elizabeth Goad.
. 8. John Dickens, b ca 1843 Va, d 2 Apr 1863 Wytheville, Va in the Civil War.
. 9. Susannah Anna Dickens (Susan Nanna), b 12 Sep 1845 Carroll Co, d 18 Aug 1929 Carroll Co, bur Dr Jesse Dickens Cem, m
. 3 Dec 1868 Carroll Co to Joel Bowman, b 22 Nov 1841 Carroll Co, d 5 Mar 1889 Carroll Co, "age 48, of fever", bur Dr Jesse
. Dickens Cem, s/o Oliver Bowman and Louisa Banks.
. 1870 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 51, #365/367, Joel Bowman,28 Va, farmer, $300, $200, Susannah,25 Va, Louisa J.,10/12
. Va (Oct).
. 1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 52B, #588/588, Joel Bowman,38 Va, farmer, Susan A.,36 Va, Louisa,10 Va, John C.,8 Va,
. Nancy M.E.,6 Va, Amanda Ida,4 Va, Joel Victor,2 Va.
. 1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 2, sheet 19A, #334/343, Susana Bowman, Sep 1854 Va (wid, 10 ch, 8 living), farmer,
. Amanda I., May 1876 Va, Joel V., Aug 79 Va, George C., Oct 82 Va, Lucy J., Mar 84 Va (age 16), Susan A.H., Apr 88 Va.
. a. Louisa Jane Bowman, b 24 Oct 1869 Carroll Co, d 14 May 1941 Carroll Co, bur Oak Grove Baptist Church Cem, Cana,
. Carroll Co, m 12 Nat 1892 Carroll Co to Alexander McMillan (Alex), b 6 Apr 1871 Carroll Co, d 30 Nov 1947 McDowell Co,
. WVa, bur Oak Grove Baptist Church Cem, s/o John William McMillan and Martha Agnes Guynn.
. b. John Cassell Bowman (Cassell), b 18 Sep 1871 Carroll Co, d 25 May 1927 Carroll Co, m 28 Sep 1895 Carroll Co to Eliza
. J. Tobler, b ca 1871 Carroll Co, d prior 1927, d/o Jane Tobler..
. c. Nancy Mahala Elizabeth Bowman, b 20 Oct 1873 Carroll Com d 28 Oct 1957 Amelia Co, Va, bur Amelia Cem, Amelia
. Court House, Amelia Co, m 10 Apr 1891 Carroll Co to Humphrey Marshall McMillion (Ump), b 6 Mar 1868 Carroll Co, d
. 30 Aug 1940 Amelia Co, s/o John William McMillan and Martha Agnes Guynn.
. d. Amanda Ida Bowman (Mandy), b 6 May 1876 Carroll Co, d 18 Dec 1932 Carroll Co, bur Flat Ridge Baptist Church Cem,
. Cana, Carroll Co, m 28 Dec 1904 Carroll Co to James Edwin Bondurant, b 12 Dec 1875, d 11 Apr 1966, bur Flat Ridge Bap-
. tist Church Cem.
. e. Joel Victor Bowman, b 23 Aug 1879 Carroll Co, d 28 Jul 1967 Bluefield, WVa, bur Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell,
. Mercer Co, WVa, m Nellie E. Wisler, b Nov 1891 Va, d 23 Jan 1976 Mercer Co, bur Woodlawn Memorial Park, d/o Walter
. Ambrose Wisler and Martha Clementine McMillian. Joel was b 23 Aug 1878 acc to his WW I draft card.
. f. Isaac Daniel Bowman, b 17 Sep 1880, d 27 Oct 1898, bur Dr Jesse Dickens Cem.
. g. George Cabel Bowman, b 11 Nov 1882 Carroll Co (b Oct 1882 acc to 1900 census), d 21 Feb 1959 Carroll Co, bur McMil-
. lian Cem, Carroll Co, m 16 Nov 1905 Carroll Co to Viola McMillan, b 1 Jan 1888 Carroll Co, d 23 May 1962, bur McMillian
. Cem, d/o Alexander McMillian and Elizabeth Tahulda Hiatt.
. h. Lucy Jeston Bowman (Jestin), b 1 Mar 1886 Carroll Co, d 23 Jan 1965 Pulaski Co, bur Dr Jesse Dickens Cem, m 7 Mar
. 1912 Carroll Co to her 3rd cousin Montie Edgar Horton (#714), b 10 May 1889 Carroll Co, d 10 Jun 1962, bur Dr Jesse
. Dickens Cem, s/o Ellis Franklin Horton and Nancy Ann Midkiff.
. i. Jefferson C. Bowman, b 1 Mar 1886, d 12 Mar 1886 Carroll Co, "age 1 mo, s/o Joel and Susannah Bowman", bur Dr Jesse
. Dickens Cem.
. j. Susan A.H. Bowman, b Apr 1888 Va.
. 10. Elizabeth Dickens (Betsy), b 30 Apr 1848 Carroll Co, d 13 Apr 1929 Carroll Co, bur Laurel Fork Primitive Baptist Church
. Cem, Laurel Fork, m 21 Dec 1868 Surry Co, NC to Samuel B. Bowman, b 27 Jun 1848 Carroll Co (b Jun 1850 acc to 1900 cen-
. sus), d 16 Nov 1928 Carroll Co, bur Laurel Fork Primitive Baptist Church Cem, s/o Oliver Bowman and Louisa Banks. Samuel
. was b 27 Jun 1844 acc to his death rec, giving his age as 80 yrs, 4 mos, 19 days.
. 1870 Carroll Co census, Pipers Gap, p 39, #279/278, Samuel Bowman,21 Va, farmer, $200, ---, Elizabeth,22 Va, Peter,1/12 Va
. 1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 42, #383/383, Samuel B. Bowman,30 Va, farmer, Elizabeth,32 Va, Peter A.O,10 Va, Jesse
. E,5 Va, Charles M.,8/12 Va (Sep).
. 1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 3, sheet 8A, #129/133, Samuel B. Bowman, Jun 1850 Va, farmer, Elizabeth, Apr 1848
. Va (marr 31 yrs, 7 ch, 6 living), Norman H., Mar 84 Va, Samuel N., Aug 86 Va, Posey W., Aug 88 Va.
. a. Peter Andrew Dickens, b 25 Apr 1870 Carroll Co, d 6 Dec 1947 Carroll Co, bur Laurel Fork Primitive Baptist Church Cem,
. Laurel Fork, m 24 Nov 1895 Carroll Co to Cora Ella Webb, b 6 Aug 1874 Carroll Co, d 11 Nov 1956, bur Laurel Fork Primi-
. tive Baptist Church Cem, d/o Floyd E. Webb (#133) and Mazilla Evaline Gilliam (Evaline,Zilla).
. b. William F. Bowman, b 1872, d 14 May 1874 Carroll Co, "age 1 yr, 7 mos, 2 days, of fever, s/o Samuel B. & Elizabeth Bow-
. man", bur Dr Jesse Dickens Cem. Tombstone gives his death year as 1873.
. c. Jesse Edward Bowman, b 19 Mar 1875 Carroll Co, d 22 Sep 1941, bur Laurel Fork Primitive Baptist Church Cem, m(1) 26
. Nov 1897 Carroll Co to Nancy Jane Marshall, b 8 Nov 1880 Carroll Co, d 11 Mar 1904 Carroll Co, bur Marshall Cem, Dug-
. spur, Carroll Co, d/o Harbert Marshall and Valeria McGrady. Jesse m(2) Bertha Lee Branscome, b 13 May 1888, d 25 Nov
. 1974, bur Laurel Fork Primitive Baptist Church Cem, s/o Franklin Pierce Branscome and Orlena Emaline Marshall.
. d. Charles Marion Bowman, b 17 Sep 1879 Carroll Co, d 27 Apr 1975 Prince George's Co, Md, bur Fort Lincoln Cem, Brent-
. wood, Prince George's Co, m Tensie Mary Branscome, b 30 Dec 1884 Carroll Co, d 9 Jul 1976 Prince George's Co, bur Fort
. Lincoln Cem, d/o Hasten Fulton Branscome and Susan Bowman.
. e. Norman Hale Bowman, b 19 Mar 1884 Carroll Co, d 1967, bur Fort Lincoln Cem, Brentwood, Prince George's Co, Md, m
. 11 Nov 1903 Carroll Co to Minnie O. Vass, b 1888 Carroll Co, d 1965, bur Fort Lincoln Cem, d/o Jere P. and Luzetta Vass.
. f. Samuel Noah Bowman, b 22 Aug 1886 Carroll Co, m Cora ____. Moved to Washington, DC.
. g. Posey Welborn Bowman, b 31 Mar 1888 Carroll Co, d 24 Mar 1972 (SSDI 577-54-5297 DC), m 26 Jan 1909 Carroll Co to
. his 1st cousin Martha Ellen Dickens (Ellen), b 22 Jul 1891 Carroll Co, d 26 Nov 1983 Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania Co, Va
. (SSDI 225-92-1276 Va), d/o Aaron Fulton Dickens (#47) and Luzetta Goad.
46 11. Daniel Peter Dickens, b 7 Oct 1852 Carroll Co, m(1) Martha Quesinberry, m(2) Mary Mertia Horton (Mertia).
47 12. Aaron Fulton Dickens, b 29 Aug 1866 Carroll Co, m Luzetta Goad.
. Ref: 1. Essie Spence Goad's notes.
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. Stephen Decker; Deborah (McMillen) Whittenburg; SleepingDog; Belinda Robertson.
. 3. Same, info by Judy Llamas, with obit for Nancy E. Wisler Bowman.
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