Adolphus Rixon

about 1844–11 March 1903 (Age 59)
France

The Life of Adolphus

When Adolphus Rixon was born about 1844, in France, his father, James Rixon, was 21 and his mother, Frances, was 23. He married Jane Wilkinson in 1869, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Lichfield St Mary, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Brightside, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 11 March 1903, in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Adolphus Rixon
1844–1903
Jane Wilkinson
1853–
Marriage: 1869
Ann Rixon
1874–
Lily Rixon
1877–1877
George Rixon
1892–1893
James Rixon
1878–1945
Mary Rixon
1880–
Elizabeth Rixon
1883–
William Henry Rixon
1885–
Jane Frances Rixon
1888–
Andrew Rixon
1890–
Arthur Rixon
1895–

Spouse and Children

    Male1844–1903Male

    Jane Wilkinson

    Female1853–Female

MARRIAGE
1869
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Ann Rixon

    Female1874–Female

    Lily Rixon

    Female1877–1877Female

    James Rixon

    Male1878–1945Male

    Mary Rixon

    Female1880–Female

    Elizabeth Rixon

    Female1883–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Rixon

    Male1823–Male

    Frances

    Female1821–Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1844–1903Male

    Eugene Alfred Rixon

    Male1847–1922Male

    Mary Ann Rixon

    Female1849–Female

World Events (8)

1848

Age 4

Revolution. Second Republic. First laws on labor, the press and education.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 10

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 19

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rickson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Adolph Rixon in household of Mary Padmore, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Adolphus Rixon, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Adolphus Rixon, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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