Nannie Ruth Dixon

Female29 January 1913–29 January 2000

Brief Life History of Nannie Ruth

When Nannie Ruth Dixon was born on 29 January 1913, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Napolean Lycurcus Dixon, was 39 and her mother, Annie Bertha Richardson, was 34. She married Delantio Lytle Pearce on 30 March 1931, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 14, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Davidson, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 January 2000, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Goodlettsville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delantio Lytle Pearce
1910–1980
Nannie Ruth Dixon
1913–2000
Marriage: 30 March 1931
Roy Dee Pearce
1932–1984
Ray Lee Pearce
1932–1997
Connie Ruth Pearce
Connie Ruth PEARCE
1949–2017

Sources (13)

  • Nannie Ruth Pearce, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Nannie Ruth Dixon, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Isaac Ferrell Dixon, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1931Simpson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    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.

    1931 · The Parthenon is Built

    Age 18

    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

    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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

    English: variant of Dickson , a patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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