Mary Greaves Dickson


Personal and Family Information

Mary was born on 2 SEP 1811 in Bedford, Tennessee, the daughter of Robert Dickson and Esther Moore.

She died before 1880 in Benton County, Arkansas.

Her husband was William Harvey Woods, who she married on 10 JAN 1832 in Bedford County, Tennessee. Their seven known children were Margaret E (1832-c1874), Robert Samuel (1835-1901), Mary A (1837-1886), America Jane (1839-1895), Martha J. (1843-1895), John H. (1846-c1864) and Sarah Elizabeth (1848-1927).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Mary Greaves Dickson


Robert Dickson


Joseph Dickson


Margaret Isabell McEwen


James McEwen


Isabella Miller


Esther Moore


John Moore


Margaret Steele



Birth2 SEP 1811
Place: Bedford, Tennessee
Address: born 2 SEP 1811 per History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, page 827
DeathBEF 1880
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Willliam Harvery is widower in 1880 census
Census12 NOV 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 39
Address: Osage dwelling, family 322 Wm H Woods 39 m farmer $1000, b Ohio, Mary D 39 f born Tenn, Margarete E 18 f, Robert S 15 m, Mary A 13 f , America J 11 f, Martha J 8 f, John H 4 m, Sarah E 2 f, all born Ark
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
Census24 JUN 1870
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage, dwelling 225 Woods, William 57 born Ohio, wm farmer —Mary, 57 fw keeping house born Tennessee __ Sarah 22 fw keeping house, born Arkansas Hutchenson, Jesse 17 mw farmer born Arkansas Woods, Robert, 35 wm farmer born Arkansas __ Martha 27 fw keeping house born Tennessee __ John 9 mw born Ark, __William 8 mw Ark __ Martha 6 fw ARk __ Robert 4 fw Ark __ Samuel 2 mw ARk __ Jackson, 2/12 mw Ark




  1. Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Source: Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Authors: Lucile Womack Bates 3810 Bedford Ave, Nashville, Tennesse 37215
    Date: 1965
    Publisher: The Benton County Pioneer newsletter of The Benton County Historical Society Rogers, Arkansas