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Re: Dicus/Wilson FYI
Posted by: Donna Date: September 20, 2000 at 17:47:55
In Reply to: Dicus/Wilson FYI by G. E. Wilson of 96

Gaylon, Here are some of my Dicus notes...

Generation No. 1

1. Oze6 Dicus (Michael Elijah5 Dicus/Dycus, William4 Dycus, Sr., Edward3, Edward2 Dycus/Dicos, Sr., William Dycus or1 Dicos) was born 1796 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died Bet. April - May 1856 in Wayne County, TN. He married Phoebe or Pheriba (?). She was born 1796, and died 1865.

Notes for Oze Dicus:
The following is a case in which Oze Dicus was a juror:

Wayne County, Tennessee
Circuit Court Minute Book May 1851 - January 1857

Eighth Installment

Page 206 Monday February 7th 1853

State of Tennessee
Be it remembered that a Circuit Court was begun and held in and for the County of Wayne at the Court house in the town of Waynesboro on the first Monday being the seventh day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three. Present There appearing no judge to hold the Court it was opened by order of John McDOUGAL Clerk of said Court

Elijah H. PUGH Sheriff of Wayne County returned into Court the venirefacias returnable to this term of the Court which is in the words and figures following following [sic] to wit

State of Tennessee Wayne County§ To the Sheriff of Wayne County Greeting
Whereas at the November Term 1852 of our said County Court it was ordered by the Court that the following good and Lawful men of the County of Wayne and State of Tennessee be appointed and summonds by the Sheriff of Wayne County to be and attend before the Judge of our next Circuit Court to be held for the County of Wayne at the Court House in the Town of Waynesboro on the first Monday in February next and serve as Jurors To wit Gen;. W. CARTER William BOWDEN Jorden MIDDLETON Oze DICUS James McLAMORE Joacim DUGGER Danel HELTON John COOK Denson WILLSON Lott G RASBURY John JACKSON Sr. Jonathan J. DOWNING Nathan Y. BREWER George LINN Lewis B. GANT Zebulon M. JOHNSON James McFALL Thomas J. CYPERT Stephen COOPER Joseph COCKMAN Charles LILES Leroy McGEE David C. WHITTEN Anxamander K HARDIN James A. BALDRIGE and that John JACKSON and Robt J. CYPERT be appointed and summonds to attend and serve as Constables to wait on said Court and that vinerafacias Issue returnable to said Court theas are therefore to command you to summonds Each of the above maned persons to be an attend before the Judge of our Circuit Court to held for the County of Wayne at the Court house in Waynesboro on the first Monday of in February next then and there to serve as apon said Court this they shall in no wise omit under the penalty proscribed by Law Hear in fail not and have you then and there this writ and show how you Shall have Executed the same
{seal} In witness whereof I William JONES Clerk of said Court hereunto Set my name and affixe the seal of said Court at office this first Monday in November, A.D. 1852 and in the year of American Independence 77 //s// William JONES Clerk Issd Nov 6, 1852

Sheriffs Return
Came to hand same day issued E. H. PUGH Sheff
I have summond all the within named person within the time prescribed by law all of whom are freeholders or house holders and citizens of Wayne County over the age of twenty one years Feby 3th 1853 //s//E. H. PUGH

Order that Court be adjourned until tomorrow morning 9 o'clock //s//John McDOUGAL Clerk
* There was much more to the cases Oze was involved in. The following, not in its entirety shows where Oze is withdrawn from the jury.
Page 237 Friday Saturday February 11th 12th 1853
State of Tennessee vs David JACKSON§ Indictment for obtaining Goods by false pretenses
This day came the attorney General who prosecutes on behalf of the State and the defendant being conducted to the bar of the Court in custody of the Sheriff of Wayne County and came also the jury on yesterday elected tried & sworn well and truly to try the issue of Traverse between the State and said defendant and a true verdict give according to evidence and to wit Oze DICUS Zebulon M. JOHNSON James A. BALDRIDGE Leroy McGEE Andrew J BREWER Henry I. BREWER James M. BREWER George W. HOUSE James HOLLIS Isaac MORRIS William MOORE John W. HILL and the Jurors aforesaid on their oaths aforesaid do say that they cannot agree It Whereupon Oze by consent of the attorney General and said David JACKSON Oze DICUS one of said jurors is withdrawn the rest of the jury discharged and a mistrial agreed[?] to ordered that the defendant be remanded to the jail from whence he was brought
May 28, 1851- Oze is on jury duty. As per Wayne County Minute Book
Once again...This is in part also from the Minute a proximity of Oze's home, probably what is now known as Clifton Turnpike. A cemetery on Clifton Turnpike is where Oze is buried.

Upon application of Little CHOAT & others it is ordered by the Court that the road leaving the turnpike Road near Oze DICUS and running to Carrollville be changed from a third to a second Class and that S.S. RICKETTS George F WILLIAMS Isaac W ROSS Bennett HALE & Oze DICUS be appointed a Jury to View and mark out so as to change said road so as to put it on better ground and less injury to the owners of the Land and that they report the same to the next term of this court Issued Oct 10th 1849

*There is more in the Minute Book pertaining to Oze's land, same place, other dates, one in 1950.
Wayne County, Tennessee 1830 Census Page 284
Oze Dicus                     221001-/01201-
Also has Lewis on the same page,
Lewis Dicus                     10001-/21001-
Page 305
Elijah Dicus                     00020001-/0000001-
At a cemetery on Upper Eagle Creek about 4 miles from the Clifton Turnpike intersection with the hwy running from 64 to Clifton...I found a tombstone broken and lying next to a tree. It had only one chunk read: Ose W. son of Lewis and Emeline Dicus born Feb. 4. The rest of the stone was missing. See the 1830 census above.

More About Oze Dicus:
1: Wayne Co. Administrations: Dicus, Oze dec. - Guilford DUDLEY, adm. Apr. 1856, p. 403.
Burial: Dicus Cemetery, Wayne County, Tennessee

Notes for Phoebe or Pheriba (?):
From the 1860 Wayne County Census
183 13 Dicus Feriba 66 TN pg00172.txt

Children of Oze Dicus and Feriba(?) are:
       i.       Mahala7 Dicus, b. Wayne County, Tennessee; m. Guilford Dudley.
       ii.       Harriet Newel Dicus, b. Wayne County, Tennessee; m. James Emil Wilson.
       iii.       Tennessee A. Dicus, b. September 08, 1833; d. June 16, 1898; m. James Haggard.

Notes for Tennessee A. Dicus:
Have info that Tennessee was also married to a J.F. Keaton. I have no details on either marriage.

       iv.       Minerva Dicus, b. Abt. 1813, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. William M. Lafferty.

Notes for William M. Lafferty:

Wayne County, Tennessee
County Court Minutes
September 1848 - June 1854
Installments 1 - 4 (Uploaded 18 May 2000)

This County Court Minute book is the earliest surviving volume of the minutes of either the Pleas and Quarter Sessions Court and the County Court in Wayne County, Tennessee. No earlier minutes were found in a search of the 1905 courthouse attic prior to the January 1972 fire. It is therefore assumed that the earlier volumes of court minutes were either lost or destroyed during the War of Rebellion.

This first volume of County Court Minutes has been completely transcribed from the original by Edgar D. Byler, III (notes added by the transcriber) and previously published serially in the Wayne County Historian.

Came Wm W GRIMES who was appointed Guardian of the minor heirs of James GRIMES deceased at a former term of this court and renewed his Bond in the sum of Eight hundred dollars with Wm M LAFFERTY and O A MABRY his securities which was received by the court and ordered to be recorded

Came into Court M. H. BURKS who has this day been appointed Guardian of Lewis TILLMAN, John P. TILLMAN and Daniel TILLMAN, minor heirs of Daniel TILLMAN., decd,, and entered into bound of Five hundred dollars with Thomas J. MONTAGUE and Wm. m. LAFFERTY, his securities, which was approved of by the Court and ordered to be recorded.

Ordered that court adjourn till court in cause, W. CARTER, Wm. M. LAFFERTY, A. MONTAGUE.

State of Tennessee Wayne County
Be it remembered that a quarterly [corum crossed out] County Court was begun and held for the County of Wayne at the Court House in the Town of Waynesboro on the 2nd day of October [September crossed out], being the first Monday. The Justices present, Washington CARTER, Chairman, LAFFERTY, JOB, HAYNES, WALKER, WILSON, KERWIN, YOUNG, GANT, WATKINS, CYPERT, GRAY, HOPSON, DIXON, LEE, SHEPARD & PHILLIPS.

[page 11]
State of Tennessee) Be it remembered that a Corum County Court was begun and held Wayne County) for the County of Wayne at the Court House in the Town of Waynesboro on the first Monday It being the 6th day of November in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and forty eight. The following Justices of the Peace present and presiding to wit) Washington CARTER, Chairman, William M. LAFFERTY and Abraham MONTAGUE

There are numerous mentions of his name in the Wayne County court records.

More About William M. Lafferty:
Occupation: Justice of the Peace

       v.       Jessie Dicus, b. 1824, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. Mary E. Keaton Grimes.
2.       vi.       James Dicus, b. 1825, Wayne County, Tennessee; d. Deceased.
       vii.       Malichi Dicus, b. 1827, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. Elizabeth ______.

Notes for Malichi Dicus:
Ordered by the Court that Malaci DICUS be appointed Oversteer of the road in the place of L or S? H GRIMES and that he have the hands in the same bounds to work under his direction. Isued Febr 19, 1849

       viii.       R.H. Dicus, b. 1828, Wayne County, Tennessee.
       ix.       Lewis Rowland Dicus, b. May 10, 1829, Wayne County, Tennessee; d. January 03, 1876, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. Emeline M. Wilson, January 10, 1861.

More About Lewis Dicus and Emeline Wilson:
Marriage: January 10, 1861

       x.       H.A. Dicus, b. 1834, Wayne County, Tennessee.
       xi.       Mary Ann Dicus, b. 1840, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. Thomas S. Carr, September 23, 1860, Wayne County, Tennessee.

More About Thomas Carr and Mary Dicus:
Marriage: September 23, 1860, Wayne County, Tennessee

       xii.       Edward "Ned" Dicus, b. 1844, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. Clerinda A. Wilson.

Generation No. 2

2. James7 Dicus (Oze6, Michael Elijah5 Dicus/Dycus, William4 Dycus, Sr., Edward3, Edward2 Dycus/Dicos, Sr., William Dycus or1 Dicos) was born 1825 in Wayne County, Tennessee, and died Deceased. He married Sarah E. Wilson Young July 28, 1859 in Wayne County, Tennessee.

Notes for James Dicus:
2nd Tennessee Mounted Infantry

James Dicus was a private, enlisted at age 36, enlisted on May 3, 1864, mustered on June 19, 1964, captured October 1, 1864 in Maury County.

DICUS, James - Captured near Hampshire, Maury Co.,TN on 1 Oct 64. POW record: Paroled at Vicksburg on or about 21 April 1865, survived the Sultana disaster 27 April 1865 - reported to CO 3 May 1865, sent to provost marshall.

More About James Dicus and Sarah Young:
Marriage: July 28, 1859, Wayne County, Tennessee
Children of James Dicus and Sarah Young are:
       i.       Mary S.8 Dicus, b. 1848.
       ii.       Edward Dicus, b. 1849.
       iii.       William M. Dicus, b. 1854, Wayne County, Tennessee; d. 1910, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. Almeda (Meda) Devers, June 02, 1873, Wayne County, Tennessee; b. 1853, Wayne County, TN; d. December, Collinwood TN.

Notes for William M. Dicus:
There is a William Dicus listed in the 1836 Wayne Co. Taxes...will just make note of this as it could prove useful later on.....

More About William M. Dicus:
Burial: Shipman's Cemetary inWayne County, Tennessee

Notes for Almeda (Meda) Devers:
She is described in a family tree pulled from the internet as being tall, dark haired, with large bone structure. I believe it would be the other way around, she short, stocky built with dark hair and he being tall.

More About Almeda (Meda) Devers:
Burial: Somewhere on Eagle Creek, Wayne County TN

More About William Dicus and Almeda Devers:
Marriage: June 02, 1873, Wayne County, Tennessee

       iv.       John B. Dicus, b. Bet. 1860 - 1861.
       v.       Samuel H. Dicus, b. Bet. 1862 - 1863.
       vi.       James A. Dicus, b. Bet. 1864 - 1866, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. Bettie Walker, February 25, 1894, Wayne County, Tennessee.

More About James Dicus and Bettie Walker:
Marriage: February 25, 1894, Wayne County, Tennessee

       vii.       Oliver D. Dicus, b. Bet. 1867 - 1871, Wayne County, Tennessee; d. 1942; m. Ida Shipman, December 22, 1895, Wayne County, Tennessee; b. 1877; d. 1904.

More About Oliver Dicus and Ida Shipman:
Marriage: December 22, 1895, Wayne County, Tennessee

       viii.       Fannie D. Dicus, b. Bet. 1873 - 1874, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. Reuben Ivy, October 24, 1907, Wayne County, Tennessee.

More About Reuben Ivy and Fannie Dicus:
Marriage: October 24, 1907, Wayne County, Tennessee

       ix.       Lillie F. Dicus, b. Bet. 1876 - 1877, Wayne County, Tennessee; m. James Ricketts, August 12, 1906, Wayne County, Tennessee.

More About James Ricketts and Lillie Dicus:
Marriage: August 12, 1906, Wayne County, Tennessee

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