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"The William "Buck" Dickerson Family Of East Texas

Updated November 9, 2000

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William & his wife, Lucinda Creel, Dickerson came to East Texas in 1839 to settle in what is known as Grapevine community south of San Augustine, Texas. "Buck" came here from Leon County, Florida, with two of his brothers - James & Kincheon. Kincheon latted returned to Florida, but James & his family remained in East Texas also.
The children of William & Lucinda is were:
Cynthia - (1835-1916) - Married Jim Pursinger Hardy
Thomas Jordan - (1838-1860) - Married Martha Ann Head
James Leonard - (1839-1903) - Married Mary Catherine Hatton
John Marshall - (1843-1925) - Married 1)Nancy Voshay Chumbley
2) Nancy Elizabeth Chappel Burns
Edwin Elisha - (1845-1932) - Married 1) Lula "Lou" Sheffield
Rogers & 2) Armita M (Matilda) Lewis
Levi I - (1847-1858)
Benjamine Franklin - (1852-1923) - Married Mary Rebecca Lewis

There is a cemetery in this community known as The Dickerson Cemetery. On the 3rd Saturday of each April, there is a cemetery homecoming where many family members gather together along with other members from families that are also buried here. At the present time, some of the descendents of William and Lucinda are working on getting this cemetery in the records as a Historical Cemetery.
There is a lot of family history in this little community and we would welcome visits from kinfolks that have moved away.

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