Archelaus Griffith Dickenson

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The first group of settlers were squatters & arrived in Castles Woods in 1770: Chs. Bickley, James Black, Wm. Bowlin, James Bush, David Crouch, ARCHELOUS & Henry DICKENSON, Hawley & MARTIN DUNCAN, Frederick & Wm. Friley (Fraley), Henry Hamlin, Jerry Harold, Richard & Wm. Long, Henry Neece, James Osborn, Simon Oscher, Patrick & Saml PORTER, Saml & Wm. Ritchie, Wm. ROBERTSON (in whom I'm interested), and Wm. Russell. They settled on land to which they couldn't obtain legal title because of problems with the Loyal Co., Indians & King Geo. II. Some later claimed preemptive rights, but many didn't receive title to their land until the 1780's. Hobart Berry says that Ths. Berry m.1. Mary Edmondson & 2. Prudence Rowlett Dickenson, widow of ARCHELOUS DICKENSON, who was killed in the Rev.

rchelaus Dickenson [406.1.1] was born about 1741. He married Prudence Rowlett [1760.5.6.4] of Prince Edward County. In March 1778 Philip Sword, a poor child of about ten years of age, was indentured to Archelaus until he was twenty-one to learn be a bricklayer, like Archelaus. Archelaus and his brothers, Henry and Humphrey, were among the first settlers of Castles Woods, Russell County, Virginia. Russell County is on the Clinch River in Southwest Virginia southeast of Dickenson County. Castles Woods was first settled by Jacob Castle and is near the present-day Castlewood, Virginia. On 17 May 1791 Archelaus and his wife, Prudence, sold 100 acres of land on Fifteen Mile Creek to Patrick Lynch for £60. Archelaus died in Washington County, Virgini


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Archelaus Griffith Dickenson's Timeline

1749
1749
Louisa County, Province of Virginia
1770
1770
1770
Prince Edward County, Province of Virginia
1778
June 26, 1778
Washington County, Virginia, United States
1779
1779
Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia, United States
1780
1780
VA, United States
1785
1785
1790
1790
Louisa County, Virginia, United States