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At 12:26pm on September 15, 2011, Carolyn Rust said…
What are the dates and places for Gilbert?  If we do have the same family I have some related info you might be interested in.
At 12:46pm on April 14, 2010, Raleigh Holcomb said…
# Name: William Marcus 'Will' DIKES
# Sex: M
# Birth: SEP 1859 in Waxahatchie, Ellis, TX 1
# Death: 1910 in Lawton, Comanche, OK 2 3 of shot and killed by adopted son over inheritance
# Census: 1870 Burnham, Ellis, TX, as William Jr., with parents, William and Ann
# Census: 1880 Haskell Co., TX, with wd mother, Aby, and siblings
# Census: 1900 Gunsight, Stephens, TX; reported fa b TX, mo b IN
# Census: 1910 Duncan, Stephens, OK; reported fa b TX, mo b IN
# Census: 1920 Alice is widowed; children are reported with fa b TX
# Census: 1930 Alice reported her children's father was b MO
# Burial: Lawton, Comanche, OK

HintsAncestry Hints for William Marcus 'Will' DIKES

3 possible matches found on

Father: William DIKES b: ABT 1836 in TX
Mother: Abigail Clementine 'Aby' 'Ann' JOHNSON b: ABT 1844 in IN

Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown


1. Has No Children William Marcus DIKES b: 23 NOV 1879 in TX

Marriage 2 Alice Luella BAGGETT b: 16 MAY 1865 in Concord, Jefferson, AL

* Married: 26 JAN 1882 in Gunsight, Stephens, TX 4
* Marriage License: 26 JAN 1882 in Eastland Co., TX


1. Has Children Thomas Edward DIKES b: 18 JUN 1883 in TX
2. Has No Children Luman Elmore DIKES b: 5 JAN 1885 in TX
3. Has No Children Ada Jewel DIKES b: 5 AUG 1888 in TX
4. Has Children Oscar E. DIKES b: 5 AUG 1888 in Breckenridge, Stephens, TX
5. Has Children Eula L. DIKES b: 18 OCT 1894 in TX
6. Has Children Fred E. DIKES b: 18 JUN 1896 in Breckenridge, Stephens, TX
7. Has Children Barney Cornelius DIKES b: 16 DEC 1899 in Gunsight, Stephens, TX
8. Has No Children Child DIKES b: ABT 1903
9. Has No Children Lowell R. or W. DIKES b: 1906 in OK


1. Title: 1900 census
Media: Census
2. Title: 1910 census
Media: Census
At 5:38pm on April 7, 2010, Raleigh Holcomb said…
I am the son of Claraetta Louise Dikes Holcomb, Daughter of Barney c. Dikes, son of William Marcus Dikes.So... Wm M Dikes is my great grandfather. I believe him to be the son of Wm B Dikes.

At 6:04pm on April 5, 2010, Raleigh Holcomb said…
Ruth, I am Raleigh Holcomb. Through my mother I am a Dikes. I am interested in the family and would like to connect with you on same.
At 5:09pm on April 5, 2010, Gena Philibert Ortega said…
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At 3:31pm on April 3, 2010, Diane Bender said…
I just heard a few days ago from a descendant of William M. and Alice. He is looking for his Dikes roots and in just these couple of days I found William and Abigail and brought some of their children forward, which is how I found you.
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