Lenora V. Dixon

about 1870–
Barton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lenora V.

When Lenora V. Dixon was born about 1870, in Barton, Missouri, United States, her father, Samuel Brown Dixon, was 24 and her mother, Mary Jane Schellenger, was 21. She lived in Barton City Township, Barton, Missouri, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Brown Dixon
1846–1886
Mary Jane Schellenger
1849–1927
Lenora V. Dixon
1870–
Winfield Eugene Dixon
1872–1955
Frances Alberta Dixon
1877–1951

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siblings

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 0

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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  • Lenora V Dixon in household of Saml Dixon, "United States Census, 1880"

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