Sarah Rogers Dixon

22 February 1847–12 December 1912 (Age 65)
Lapeer Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States

The Life 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 Crystal Plains, Smith, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Galena Township, Woods, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 12 December 1912, in Galena Township, Woods, Oklahoma Territory, 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
1850–1925
Sarah Rogers Dixon
1847–1912
Marriage: 23 April 1875
Elma Margaret Huffman
1876–1952
Emma Huffman
1877–1965
Pearl Frances Huffman
1879–1968
Mrytle Josephine Huffman
1880–1964
Leona Byrdie Huffman
1883–1982
James Washington Huffman
1887–1963
Blanche Maude Huffman
1890–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 April 1875
Osborne, Osborne, Kansas, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Henry James Dixon

    Male1836–1907Male

    Charles Oscar Dixon

    Male1838–1892Male

    Margaret Ann Dixon

    Female1840–1896Female

    Norman Pemberton Dixon

    Male1842–1916Male

    Edward Harrison Dixon

    Male1844–1866Male

+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.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Peson in household of James Peson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Dickinson in household of James Dickinson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Dixon in household of Henry Dixon, "Kansas State Census, 1875"

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