Hannibal C. Wixson

about 1862–
Worth Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States

The Life of Hannibal C.

When Hannibal C. Wixson was born about 1862, in Worth Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, his father, Ira C. Wixson, was 40 and his mother, Mary Caster, was 39. He married Mary M. Menerey on 21 April 1891, in Yale, St. Clair, Michigan Territory, United States. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870.

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Hannibal C. Wixson
1862–
Mary M. Menerey
1865–1913
Marriage: 21 April 1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1891
Yale, St. Clair, Michigan Territory, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ira C. Wixson

    Male1822–1888Male

    Mary Caster

    Female1823–1862Female

siblings

(6)

    Mandana Cynthia Wixson

    Female1846–1935Female

    Marinda Wixson

    Female1848–Female

    Ellen Wixson

    Female1850–1927Female

    Emma Wixson

    Female1857–1936Female

    Alexander Wixson

    Male1859–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 17

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

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)

  • Hannibal Wixson in household of Ira Wixson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannibal Wixson in household of Ira Wixson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hannibal C Wixson, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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