John Dickens, (Sr.)
 b. circa 1760 to 1780, NC.
 d. 1838 or 1839 Smith County, TN
John Dickens, (Jr.)
  b. 1813  Smith Co. TN
  d. 1862  TN. Civil War. 
wife: Nancy Crosslin 
Children, all born in Smith Co.TN
      Matilda, b. 1835
      Amanda, b. 1836
      Mitchell,  b. 1838
      Felix,  b. 1839
      Elijah,  b. 1842
      Joshua (Jr), b. 1845
      Jasper,  b. 1847
      Newton, b. 1851
Joshua Dickens (Jr)
b. 1845, Smith Co. TN
d. in or before 1908, Smith Co. TN
wife: Sarah C. Wommack.
Children, all born in Smith Co. TN
     Leanord F.  b.1869
     Joseph B.  b. 1871
     Newton C.  b. 1873
     William Jasper,  b. 1879 d. 1939
     James L. b. 1880
William Jasper Dickens
b. 1879 Smith Co. TN
d. 1939 Robertson Co. TN
wife: Johnie Maude Campbell
b. 1887 Putnam Co TN
d. 1963 Robertson Co TN
Children born in Putnam and Robertson Co (Unknown: first daughter died accidentally)
Mamie Virginia Evans, b.1904 d.1942
Floye Mary Jane Covington, b.1907 d.1969
Ernest Curtis, b.1910 d.1974
William Neily, b.1912 d.1975 
Ernest Curtis Dickens
  b. 1910 Robertson County, TN.
  d. 1974 Stamping Ground, KY
wife (1) Carrie Mildred Poole
  b. 1914 Robertson Co TN
  d. 1983 Louisville, KY
wife (2) Martha Belts 
   brief marriage - details unknown.
wife (3) Viola Comley Fields
  b. 1904 in KY
  d. 1970s in TN
       All children are by (1).
    Howard Douglas, 1932 Robertson Co. TN
    Ernest Gene, 1936 Louisville, KY
    Larry, abt 1938  Louisville, KY
    Donald Ross, abt 1940  Louisville, KY
Howard Douglas Dickens
b. 1932 Robertson Co. TN
d.  (living)
wife (1) Rose Mary Cambron
b. 1935 Louisville, KY
wife (2) Sarah Fuqua Hill
b. 1927 Summer Co TN
d. 1995 Sumner Co. TN
wife (3) Margaret E. Simon, Burford
b. 1936 Spring Green, Wisconsion
     5 Children all by (1) consisting of:
          3 daughters,
          2 sons,
        14 living grandchildren,
          1 deceased grandchild,
        10 great grandchildren (2012)
Those directly in my line are all highlighted in BOLD.
                           Dickens of Hurricane Creek
Including: Maggart, Sullivans Bend, Elmwood, Chestnut Mound, Smith County, TN