John F. Dixon

1855–
Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of John F.

When John F. Dixon was born in 1855, in Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, William Dixon, was 36 and his mother, Susannah Cross, was 30.

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Family Time Line

William Dixon
1819–
Susannah Cross
1825–1871
William S. Dixon
1853–
John F. Dixon
1855–
James W. Dixon
1858–
Emma J. Dixon
1861–
Oliver G. Dixon
1865–

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 62

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: John F. Dixon - Government record: Census record: birth-name: John F. Dixon

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