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

Spouse and Children

23 April 1875
Osborne, Osborne, Kansas, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Henry James Dixon


    Charles Oscar Dixon


    Margaret Ann Dixon


    Norman Pemberton Dixon


    Edward Harrison Dixon


+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: 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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