Catherine Dixon

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Dixon was born in 1818, in Virginia, United States, her father, Henry L Dixon, was 20 and her mother, Mary Massey, was 20. She married David Lewman on 23 February 1837, in West Lebanon, Pike Township, Warren, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Locust Grove Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 17 June 1901, in Brookville, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Jefferson, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Lewman
1818–1862
Catherine Dixon
1818–1901
Marriage: 23 February 1837
Mary J. Lewman
1840–1883
William B Lewman
1848–1882
Preston Wilson Lewman
1842–1924
Nancy Ellen LEWMAN
1850–1916
James Harvey Lewman
1855–1935
Cynthia Anne Lewman
1856–1916
David Enos Lewman
1859–1928
Anna Ursula Lewman
1861–1946

Sources (36)

  • Catharine Looman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937
  • Catherine Dixon Lewman, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

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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