Minnie Lee Dixon

13 November 1877–5 May 1924 (Age 46)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Minnie Lee

When Minnie Lee Dixon was born on 13 November 1877, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Oregon Dixon, was 29 and her mother, Lucy Addy Moss, was 18. She married William Ernest Morton in 1897, in Tennessee, United States. She lived in McMinn, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 May 1924, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 46.

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William Ernest Morton
Minnie Lee Dixon
Marriage: 1897

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Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 13

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Minie Dixon in household of Origan Dixon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Minnie L Dixon in household of Oregon Dixon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Onegan Dum in the 1910 United States Federal Census

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