.               Jesse Dickens, 1803 - 1868, s/o Thomas Dickens
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

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.

.          issue:

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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.
.                issue:
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a.   Susanna Edwards, b ca 1844-45 Va.
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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.
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c.   Sarah J. Edwards, b ca 1862 Va.
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d.   Elijah Edwards, b ca 1865 Va.
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e.   Mary E. Edwards, b ca 1868 Va.

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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.

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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).

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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
.                         Va.
.                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.
.                issue:
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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.
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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.

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5.   Reuben Dickens, b ca 1834-35 Grayson Co, m Emersetta Webb (Embersetta,Emiset).

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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.

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7.   Webb Dickens, b ca 1841-42 Carroll Co, m(1) Sarah Webb (Sally), m(2) Parthana Elizabeth Goad.

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8.   John Dickens, b ca 1843 Va, d 2 Apr 1863 Wytheville, Va in the Civil War.

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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.
.                issue:
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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.
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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..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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f.    Isaac Daniel Bowman, b 17 Sep 1880, d 27 Oct 1898, bur Dr Jesse Dickens Cem.
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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.

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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
.                         (Apr).
.                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.
.                issue:
.                
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.
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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.

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11.   Daniel Peter Dickens, b 7 Oct 1852 Carroll Co, m(1) Martha Quesinberry, m(2) Mary Mertia Horton (Mertia).

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12.   Aaron Fulton Dickens, b 29 Aug 1866 Carroll Co, m Luzetta Goad.







.         Ref:  1.   Essie Spence Goad's notes.
.                  2.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Donna Sutphin Armentrout; BJ Rosenberg; sassytazzy; Ron Stewart; Denise Drake Horton;
.                        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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.     Added by Donna Sutphin Armentrout