Henry Odessa Dixon

26 September 1856–20 November 1943 (Age 87)
Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry Odessa

When Henry Odessa Dixon was born on 26 September 1856, in Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry William Odessa Dixon, was 22 and his mother, Jane Elizabeth Sweetingham, was 23. He married Ann Jane Munnerley Harris on 6 September 1877. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 November 1943, in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 87, and was buried in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Henry Odessa Dixon
1856–1943
Ann Jane Munnerley Harris
1857–1926
Marriage: 6 September 1877
Henry John Dixon
1878–
Maude Louisa Jane Dixon
1880–
Ernest George Dixon
1881–1947
Annie Mabel Dixon
1882–
Herbert Arthur Jubilee Dixon
1887–1950
Jubilee Dixon
1888–
Alfred Odessa Dixon
1892–1918
Frederick Renie Odessa Dixon
1896–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 September 1877
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Henry William Odessa Dixon

    Male1833–1888Male

    Jane Elizabeth Sweetingham

    Female1833–1910Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1856–1943Male

    Mary Ann Thurza Dixon

    Female1859–1859Female

    George Dixon

    Male1862–1894Male

    Sarah Madeline Dixon

    Female1864–1929Female

    Eliza Jane Dixon

    Female1866–1866Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1867

Age 11

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 14

British troops withdraw from Australia.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Odessa Dixon, "England, Hampshire Bishop's Transcripts 1680-1892"
  • Henry Odessa Dixon, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Henry Odessa Dixon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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