Edwin C Dixon

6 September 1860–2 December 1921 (Age 61)
Pulaski, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life of Edwin C

When Edwin C Dixon was born on 6 September 1860, in Pulaski, Jackson, Michigan, United States, his father, Curtis Dixon, was 31 and his mother, Susannah Fitton, was 27. He married Helena Waite on 28 March 1888, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 2 December 1921, in Hanover, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 61.

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Edwin C Dixon
Helena Waite
Marriage: 28 March 1888

Spouse and Children

28 March 1888
Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Curtis Dixon


    Susannah Fitton




World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 19

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

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)

  • Edwin Dixon in household of Curtiss Dixon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edwin Dixon in household of Curtis Dixon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edwin Dixon, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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