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Lydia Belle Wilkinson

Lydia Belle Wilkinson
b. 11 January 1862, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, to Asbury and Mary Ann M. (Beswick) Wilkinson
d. 6 May 1952, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas

m. May 1883, White Township, Kingman County, Kansas
Peter Cartwright Pryor
b. about 1858, Illinois

Children with Peter Cartwright Pryor:
• Dora
• Mamie
• Fred

Lydia also lived in Shelby County, Indiana. It is not known when they emigrated.

Submitted by:
Elizabeth Nash
Garden City KS
E-mail: dnash1@cox.net

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Asbury Wilkinson

Asbury Wilkinson
b. 16 January 1818, Leipsic Township, Kent County, Delaware, to Parismus and Polly (Smith) Wilkinson
d. 17 January 1909, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

m/1. 2 May 1843, Laconia, Harrison County, Indiana
Rachel Berry Beswick
b. to Phillip and Sally “Sarah” (Pitman) Beswick

m/2. 13 Sep. 1847, Laconia, Harrison County, Indiana
Mary Ann M. Beswick (Rachel’s sister)
b. 30 April 1825, Laconia, Harrison County, Indiana, to Phillip and Sally “Sarah” (Pitman) Beswick
d. 3 July 1892, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Children with Rachel Berry Beswick:
• Mary Rebecca (b. 1844)

Children with Mary Ann M. Beswick:
• Rachel H. (b. 1851)
• Emma (b. 1856)
• Belle (1862-1952) married (1) Peter C. Pryor, (2) Chester D. Dickinson

Asbury was living in Laconia, Harrison County, in 1842; in Posey Township, Switzerland County, in 1850; in Moore’s Hill, Dearborn County, in 1851; in Shelbyville, Shelby County, in 1856 and 1860; and in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, by 1862. It is not known when they left Indiana, but they were in Kingman, Kansas, in 1876. He was a graduate of DePauw University and a Methodist circuit rider, who began several churches.

Submitted by:
Elizabeth Nash
Garden City KS
E-mail: dnash1@cox.net

Western Ackley Dickinson

Western Ackley Dickinson
b. 10 August 1832, Richland, Oswego County, New York, to Samuel and Belinda (Ackley) Dickinson
d. 30 January 1911, Houston, Harris County, Texas

m.
Sarah A. Moriah (?)
b. 7 January 1835, Vernon, Trumbull County, Ohio
d. 12 September 1899, Lake Charles, Calasieu Parish, Louisiana

Children with Sarah A. Moriah (?):
• Mary E. (b. 1857)
• Horora A. (b. 1858)
• Ella B. (b. 1868)
• Charles L. (b. 1874)
• Chester Delos (1875-1957) married Lydia Belle Wilkinson

The first two children were born in LaGrange County and the second two in Whitley County, so the family was in Indiana before 1857. They left for Kansas in 1874 or 1875.

Submitted by:
Elizabeth Nash
Garden City KS
E-mail: dnash1@cox.net