ENOCH R. DICKERSON is the son of John and Mary (Russell) Dickerson both of whom are deceased.  Enoch was born in Jackson County, September 5, 1822.  Mahettable Holcomb became the wife of Mr. Dickerson in Huntington Township, August 15, 1840.  She was born in this county March 5, 1822.  They have the following children:  Reuben H., November 17, 1841, deceased;  John W., February 14, 1844, deceased;  Thomas A., May 31, 1849, resides in Hamden, Ohio;  Niles N., April 22, 1851, deceased;  Riley R., August 22, 1853, deceased;  Rebecca, March 22, 1857, resides in Hamden, Ohio;  Enoch R., April 9, 1860, resides in this county;  Sarah Ann, July 10, 1863, resides at home.  The parents of Mrs. Dickerson are Reuben W. and Rebecca (Niles) Holcomb, settlers of this county in 1811.  The oldest son of Mr. Dickerson, Reuben H., enlisted in Company H, 27th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in 1862.  He served about six months and was discharged for disability.  He reenlisted in 1864, was taken sick at Nashville and died the same year.  John W., another son, enlisted January 23, 1864, and was discharged April 17, 1865 at Camp Dennison.  He was wounded July 4, at the battle of Kenesaw Mountain.  He was sent to the hospital, but was afterward sent home, where the wound caused his death.  Mr. Dickerson was elected school director in 1855 for three years.  He is a resident of Huntington Township, where he is engaged in farming.  His postoffice address is Alico, Gallia County, Ohio.


Hardesty's 1882 Hand Atlas