My grandfather Joseph Franklin Dickson was born in Lafayette County Wi in 1844.His parents were W.P. and Rhoda Dickson. Joseph married and moved to Rooks county Ks where he and his wife Alma Rosella (Mann) had several children.The children were: Alpha b. 1881,Bertha b. 1883,Beulah b.1885. Warren b. 1887,Elsie b. 1891,Royce b. 1893, Curtis b. 1896,and Enid b.1900. Wife Alma was born in 1862 to parents N. and Charlotte Mann in Wisconsin.