Thomas Jefferson Nixon

21 October 1853–28 May 1930 (Age 76)
Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Nixon was born on 21 October 1853, in Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Nixon I, was 40 and his mother, Lurana Lorraine Wootten, was 38. He married Melcena Kennar Kuykendall on 6 October 1878, in Gillespie, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Gillespie, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Brown, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 28 May 1930, in Brown, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Owens, Brown, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Nixon
1853–1930
Melcena Kennar Kuykendall
1860–1914
Marriage: 6 October 1878
Albert Marion Nixon
1880–1957
Miles Allen Nixon
1882–1970
Jesse James Nixon
1886–1968
Liberty L Nixon
1886–1891
William Jasper Nixon
1889–1969
Reuben Gilmore Nixon
1893–1973
Lurana Ellen Nixon
1895–1978
Daniel Floyd Nixon
1898–1986
Ida Mae Nixon
1903–2004

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1878Gillespie, Texas, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1856
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Brown, Texas, United States
    1861
    Age 8
    Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 12503;2007: 27144; 2010: 38147)English (northern), Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas . This is a famous Scottish Borders surname, which has also been established in Ireland since the Plantation of Ulster during the 17th century.Americanized form of Finnish Nissinen, from the personal name Nissi, a pet form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ) + the surname suffix -nen.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Nickson
    Nicholas
    Nickerson
    Nixson

    Sources (23)

    • Tom Nixon, "United States Census, 1900"
    • T J Nixon, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Tom Nixon in entry for Lurana E Brown, "Texas Deaths, 1977-1986"

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