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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Walter Clarence Dickinson

Male 1870 - 1935  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Walter Clarence Dickinson  [1, 2
    Born Jul 1870  Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Birth 1871  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1880  District 1067, Spalding, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1920  Crombies, Douglas, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1930  Militia District 730, Douglas, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 9 Dec 1935  Douglas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Buried Central Baptist Church Cemetery, Douglasville, Douglas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dickinson, Walter Clarence and Bernice Sibley
    Dickinson, Walter Clarence and Bernice Sibley
    Notes 
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      In 1900, Walter Clarence Dickinson, his mother, Martha, and brother Edgar are listed as a single household. Ennumerated immediately after is the household of John and Alice J. Dickinson and infant son, Raymond.

      Clarence Dickinson Household, 1900 U. S. Census, Douglas County, Georgia, population schedule, Crumbies District, enumeration district [ED] 26, supervisor's district [SD] 5, sheet number 16, page 88B, dwelling 290, family 290; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 194.

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      By 1910, Walter has been married six years to Bernice Sibley. Two children are ennumerated: Walter H., age 4; and Jane L., age 2. Brother Edgar also continues to be identified with this household. The household of Clark M. Dickinson is ennumerated immediately afterward. These farms are located on the Dorsett to Douglasville Road.

      Walter C. Dickinson Household, 1910 U. S. Census, Douglas County, Georgia, population schedule, Crumbies District, enumeration district [ED] 37, supervisor's district [SD] 5, sheet number 1, page 194A, dwelling 3, family 4; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 183.

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      In 1920, the W. C. D. household is located near brother James Alpheus Dickinson, Jr., on the Douglasville to Pumpkin Town Ferry Road. [The 1910 census lists James' location on the Adamson Mill to Douglasville Road.] Children are listed as: Walter H., age 14; Louise, age 12; James H., age 7; and Myrtie, age 3.

      Walter C. Dickinson Household, 1920 U. S. Census, Douglas County, Georgia, Crumbies District [M. D. 1272], enumeration district [ED] 35, supervisor's district [SD] 5, pages 53A-B, dwelling 127, family 128; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 183.

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      Walter C. Dickinson Household, 1930 U. S. Census, Douglas County, Georgia, Militia District 730, enumeration district 49-2, Sheet number 6B, page 197, National Archives micropublication T626, roll 353.

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      Douglasville City Cemetery

      This is a partial listing of the Douglasville City Cemetery. It is located at the corner of Rose Avenue and Church Street in downtown Douglasville. This information was gathered by Reba McKelvey in 1997. This is pretty much all of the Old section on the east side of Rose Avenue.

      Dickinson Thelma b. 11 Dec 1904 d. 3 Sept 1905
      Dickinson Walter Harold b. 13 Feb 1906 d. 23 Jan 1993 Wed 20 Jan 1928
      Dickinson Sara Moody b. 20 Feb 1909 d. 22 Sep 1983 Wed. 20 Jan 1928
      Dickinson Larry J. b. 24 Apr 1930 d. 23 Feb 1986
      Dickinson Richard Kent b. 21 July 1934 d. 21 Nov 1994
      Dickinson June Hembree b. 27 June 1937

      http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/douglas/cemeteries/douglas.txt
    Person ID I0064  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2009 

    Father James Alpheus Dickinson,   b. 25 Sep 1829, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1897, Douglas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Martha Gideon Ann Uriah Williams,   b. 15 Apr 1839, Fayette County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1910, Douglas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1858  Griffin, Spalding, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F0027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bernice Sibley,   b. 1878, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1952, Cobb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1903  Douglasville, Douglas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Douglas County Marraiges, Book C, p. 166. Name incorrectly spelled "Dickerson." Ceremony officiated by J. N. Myers, M. G.
    Children 
     1. Walter Harold Dickinson,   b. 13 Feb 1906, Douglas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1993, Douglas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Jane Louise Dickinson,   b. 1908, Douglas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. James Henry Dickinson,   b. 12 Jan 1913, Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 2005, Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
     4. Myrtle C Dickinson,   b. 18 Jan 1917, Douglas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 2007, Foley, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Birth]
     5. William Edward Dickinson,   b. 11 Dec 1918, Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1996, Okeechobee County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    Family ID F0151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jul 1870 - Spalding County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Crombies, Douglas, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Dec 1935 - Douglas County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Central Baptist Church Cemetery, Douglasville, Douglas County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S015232] 1930 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls. Militia District 730, Douglas, Georgia, ED 2, roll 353, page , image 397.0.

    2. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880.T9, 1,454 rolls. District 1067, Spalding, Georgia, ED 117, roll T9_165, page 348.1000, image 0077.

    3. [S007837] Headstone, Central Baptist Church Cemetery, Douglasville, Douglas County, Georgia.

    4. [S013317] 1920 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.T625, 2,076 rolls. Crombies, Douglas, Georgia, ED , roll , page , image 664.

    5. [S007612] Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98, (Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998), Certificate 30650.

    6. [S016407] Georgia, Death Index, 1919-1998 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. Georgia Deaths, 1919-98 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001.Original data - State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-1998. Gerogia, USA: Georgia Heatlh Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998.

    7. [S008007] Spalding County, Georgia, Marriage Book A, (Griffin, Georgia), p. 067.
      The family is enumerated in the 1860 U.S. Census; Mount Zion District, Spalding County, Georgia, p. 126 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration); the 1870 U.S. Census; Mount Zion, Spalding County, Georgia; p. 469; and the 1880 U.S. Census; Mount Zion, Spalding County, Georgia; ED 117; p. 38. In 1900, the census reports that Martha Dickinson was the mother of nine children, five of whom were then living. Crombies District, Douglas County, Georgia; ED 26; SD 5; sheet 16; p. 88B. Two of the four are thus not accounted for in the research. These were twins according to Wille Kate Dickinson Henderson.

    8. [S336288] Georgia Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 , (Morrow, Georgia: Georgia Archives, RG 58-1-1), Mrs. M. G. Dickinson, Douglas County.