Margaret M Dixon

19 November 1913–24 November 1999 (Age 86)
Cherokee, Crawford, Kansas, United States

The Life of Margaret M

When Margaret M Dixon was born on 19 November 1913, in Cherokee, Crawford, Kansas, United States, her father, George Joseph Dixon, was 23 and her mother, Leona Ethel Murphy, was 20. She lived in Pryor Creek, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 24 November 1999, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 86.

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Margaret M Dixon
1913–1999

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(5)

    Female1913–1999Female

    Marjorie Nadine Dixon

    Female1914–1999Female

    Mozelle May Dixon

    Female1919–2014Female

    Manilla Madge Dixon

    Female1924–2008Female

    George William Dixon

    Male1938–2018Male

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion

Age 4

A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Margarite Dixon in household of Geo Dixon, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Margaret Dixon in household of Benjamin L Murphy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marguerite M Dixon in household of George Dixon, "United States Census, 1930"

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