Robert Jay Wixom

21 October 1883–23 December 1966 (Age 83)
Mendota, LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert Jay

When Robert Jay Wixom was born on 21 October 1883, in Mendota, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, Bion Henry Wixom, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Susannah Worsley, was 25. He married Alma Reeter on 18 September 1930, in McHenry, Foster, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Dexter, Chaves, New Mexico, United States in 1910 and Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1966. He died on 23 December 1966, at the age of 83, and was buried in Washington Memorial Park, SeaTac, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Jay Wixom
1883–1966
Alma Reeter
1898–1995
Marriage: 18 September 1930
Barney Delwin Wixom
1924–2007
Bertha Louise Wixom
1931–2010
Charles Dennis Wixom
1932–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 September 1930
McHenry, Foster, North Dakota, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Probably an altered form of Wixon ( see Wickson ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert J Wixom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert J Wixom in household of Biron H Wixom, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert J Wixom in household of Byon H Wixom, "United States Census, 1900"

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