Minnie Lee Dixon

Female13 November 1877–5 May 1924

Brief Life History 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, and was buried in Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, United States.

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William Ernest Morton
Minnie Lee Dixon
Marriage: 1897

Sources (4)

  • Minie Dixon in household of Origan Dixon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marne Lee Dixon, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Minnie L Dixon in household of Oregon Dixon, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1897Tennessee, United States
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    Siblings (3)

    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

    English: variant of Dickson , a patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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