Dixie D. Wilson

10 December 1890–7 January 1912 (Age 21)
Henderson, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Dixie D.

When Dixie D. Wilson was born on 10 December 1890, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Amos Melcoy Wilson, was 45 and her mother, Louisa C. Shelton, was 39. She married Lynn Boyd Cruce on 28 November 1909, in Livingston, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Magisterial District 2 Driskill, Livingston, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 7 January 1912, in Cumberland, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Dycusburg, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lynn Boyd Cruce
1885–1950
Dixie D. Wilson
1890–1912
Marriage: 28 November 1909

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1909Livingston, Kentucky, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Radio is invented
    Age 2
    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 8
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Willison
    Will
    Willson

    Sources (4)

    • Dixie Cruce in household of Linn Boyd Cruce, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Dixie Cruce, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1962"
    • Dixie Wilson in household of Amos Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"

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