Harry Peyton Dixon

1809–1865 (Age 56)
Lookout Mountain, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Harry Peyton

When Harry Peyton Dixon was born in 1809, in Lookout Mountain, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, his father, Matthew Dixon, was 26 and his mother, Polly Hill, was 25. He married Mary Polly Cooper in 1831, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1865, in Izard, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Melbourne, Izard, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Peyton Dixon
1809–1865
Mary Polly Cooper
1809–1850
Marriage: 1831
Amanda M Dixon
1832–1892
Grayson Stewart Dixon
1841–
Calvin M. Dixon
1849–
James A Dixon
1835–1864
John William Dixon
1836–1865
Mollie Dixon
1837–
James Knox P. Dixon
1844–
Mary C. Dixon
1847–1875
John Dixon
1847–
William Peyton Dixon
1850–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1831
Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

    Amanda M Dixon

    Female1832–1892Female

    James A Dixon

    Male1835–1864Male

    John William Dixon

    Male1836–1865Male

    Mollie Dixon

    Female1837–Female

    Grayson Stewart Dixon

    Male1841–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Dixon

    Male1783–1872Male

    Female1784–1855Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1820: Lawrence, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1820: Independence, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1826: Izard, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Izard, Arkansas, United States
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 16

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Harry Dixon, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Harry Dixon (1809 - 1890) - Find A Grave Memorial

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