Ida R. Wixson

Brant, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ida R.

When Ida R. Wixson was born on 8 October 1863, in Brant, Ontario, Canada, her father, Joseph Wixson Jr, was 45 and her mother, Abagail Sharrard, was 31. She married Ulysses S. Grant Faling on 24 September 1902, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She lived in Harwich, Kent, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1930.

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Ulysses S. Grant Faling
Ida R. Wixson
Marriage: 24 September 1902

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    Ulysses S. Grant Faling



24 September 1902
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 4

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wickson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida R Faling in household of N S Grant Faling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ida Failing in household of Alexander Johnston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ida R. Wixson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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