Sarah Rogers Dixon

Female22 February 1847–12 December 1912

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Rogers Dixon was born on 22 February 1847, in Lapeer Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, her father, James Pemberton Dixon, was 41 and her mother, Margaret Smith Rogers, was 35. She married John Demosthenes Huffman on 23 April 1875, in Osborne, Osborne, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Osborne, Kansas, United States in 1875 and Crystal Plains, Smith, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 12 December 1912, in Galena Township, Woods, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Galena Cemetery, Woods, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Demosthenes Huffman
Sarah Rogers Dixon
Marriage: 23 April 1875
Elma Margaret Huffman
Emma Huffman
Pearl Frances Huffman
Myrtle Josephine Huffman
Leona Byrdie Huffman
James Washington Huffman
Blanche Maude Huffman

Sources (9)

  • Sarah Dixon in household of H Dixon, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Sarah R Huffman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah R Dickson in entry for James W Huffman, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 April 1875Osborne, Osborne, Kansas, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

    Age 7

    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 18

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Roger , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí (see Rorie ).

    History: Thomas Rogers (c. 1587–1621), born in London, England, was among the Pilgrim Fathers who sailed on the Mayflower in 1620. He died during the first winter at Plymouth Colony, but his son Joseph survived and married, and was later joined in MA by his brother John. This name was subsequently brought to North America independently by many different bearers.

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

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