Elizabeth Greaves Dickson


Personal and Family Information

Elizabeth was born on 6 APR 1809 in Bedford, Tennessee, the daughter of Robert Dickson and Esther Moore.

She died on 3 FEB 1891 in Benton County, Arkansas.

Her husband was Samuel Purviance Woods, who she married in 1831 in Tennessee. Their seven known children were Margaret Ann (1832-1882), Mary Emma (1834-1863), William Harvey (1836-1860), Robert David (1843-1902), Eliza Jane (1846-1925), John Samuel Eleazer (1848-1912) and Joseph Newton (1852-1920).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Elizabeth Greaves Dickson


Robert Dickson


Joseph Dickson


Margaret Isabell McEwen


James McEwen


Isabella Miller


Esther Moore


John Moore


Margaret Steele



Birth6 APR 1809
Place: Bedford, Tennessee
Death3 FEB 1891
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 30 to 31
Address: Benton County, Osage Township, page 17 / 8—written in left margin in this order at bottom of page, S Woods age 40-50, J Jackson, SP Woods 1m age 30-40 1m 60-70 1F 60-70, WM Hammock, OW Maxwell, DP Maxwell next page has D Jackson, Jas Mckisick, D Woods,C Dickson, May Blair, P Holmes
Census-1840 Osage Twp, Benton County, Ark

Census12 NOV 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 41
Address: Osage, Benton County, Arkansas fam 440 Woods, Sami 41 Ohio, Evia 41 Tenn, Mary f16 Ark, Wm 14 Ark Robert m5 Ark, Elvia J f5 Ark, John F m3 Ark, Christopher Arnod 18
Census12 JUN 1860
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage Twp, Bentonville PO, Benton County, Arkansas fam 132 William Woods 48 m Ohio, Mary 48 Tenn, Martha 17f Ark, John 14 m Ark, Elizabeth 12 f Ark fam 133 James Woods 28 m Tenn, Mary 28 f Ark, Sarah 5 f Ark, John 1 m Ark fam 134 Robert Woods 25 m Ark, Jane 19 f Tenn fam 135 Samuel Woods, 50 m Ohio, Eliza 50 f Tenn, Robert 17 m Ark, Jane 14 f Ark, John 11 m Ark, Newton 9 m Ark
Census6 JUL 1870
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage Twp dwelling 377, family 373 Woods, Samuel 60 mw farmer $3000, $1000, born Ohio __ Eliza, 61 fw, keeping house born Tennessee — Newton 16 mw at home, Arkansas dwelling 376 family 372 Woods, Robert 27, mw farmer, $700, $350 Arkansas __ Lucy 21 fw keeping house Ark __ Mary3 fw Ark __ Clement 1 mw Ark dwelling 378 family 374 Woods, John 21 mw farmer $400, Ark __ Saphira 19 fw keeping house, born Missouri
Census10 JUN 1880
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 71
Address: Osage Township, Benton County, Arkansas fam 146, Woods Robert D wm 37 married, born Ark f Ohio, m Tenn “ Lucy J wf wife 30 Ark f Maine, Mary 13 dau Ark, Samuel C 11 son Ark, Albert 9 son Ark, Newton 8 son Ark, Lucy 5 dau Ark, Florence 3 dau Ark, Herbert 5 mo son Ark fam 147 Woods, Samuel P 78 born Ohio f & m NC, Elisa G 71 Tenn, f & m NC, Joseph N 28 son Ark, Nancy A dau in law 24 Ark, Harvey 6 spm Ark. James 4 son Ark, Alexander 2 son Ark, Ally 10/12 son Ark
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Woods Cemetery, Litttle Flock, Benton County, Arkansas Find A Grave Memorial# 18918387