Virgie Bell Dickson


Personal and Family Information

Virgie was born on 12 DEC 1873 in Benton County, Arkansas, the daughter of John E Dickson and Louisa E Grammer.

She died on 11 JAN 1955 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

Her husband was Charles Wesley Ames, who she married on 23 AUG 1888 in Benton County, Arkansas. Their five known children were John R (1889-?), Mary Lou (1891-1957), Willie (1892-?), Virgie (1895-?) and Jennie (1896-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Virgie Bell Dickson


John E Dickson


Joseph Samuel Dickson


Robert Dickson


Esther Moore


Mary Hare


Louisa E Grammer



Birth12 DEC 1873
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Death11 JAN 1955
Place: Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas
Age: 81
Death Cert- Ames, Virgie B

Census25 JUN 1880
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 7 to 8
Address: Osage Twp dwelling 363 family 363 Dixon, John, wm 43 married farmer born Ark f&m Illinoie “ Louisa mf wf 27 wife married housekeeper born Missouri, f&m Tenn “ Bobbie mw 10 son at school born Ark f Ark m Missouri “ Virgie wf 7 daughter at school born Ark f Ark m Missouri “ Avan wf 6 daughter home born Ark, f Ark m Missouri
Census29 JUN 1900
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Bentonville, Osage Twp, House 170 family 170 Ames, Charles head wm Oct 1859, age 40 m 13 yrs born Ohio f New York, m Ohio, mover of buildings __ Virgie, wife wf, Dec 1872, age 27 married 13, mother of 5, 5 living born Ark, f&m Tenn __ John R, son, wm May 1889 age 11 single Ark, f Ohio, m Ark __ Mary E, daughter wf Dec 1890 age 9, single Ark, f Ohio, m Ark __ Willie son, wm Oct 1892 age 7, single Ark, f Ohio, m Ark __ Virgie, daughter wf Feb 1895, age 5, single Ark, f Ohio, m Ark __ Jennie, daughter wf, Aug 1896 age 3, single Ark, f Ohio, m Ark __ Mary, mother, wf April 1829, age 71 Widow married 30 yrs mother of 4, 4 living, born Ohio, f New York, m Ohio
BurialJAN 1955
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Bentonville Cemetery, Bentonville Plot: KP-1-58-7 with husband Find A Grave Memorial# 83007285