Adeline

about 1860–
Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Adeline

When Adeline was born about 1860, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, her father, Joseph Dixson, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Morgan, was 32. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Dixson
1820–1870
Elizabeth Morgan
1828–
Thomas Millender Dixson
1846–1873
Adeline
1860–
Nancy J Hendrix
1848–1940
James Roy Dixson
1850–
Mary Joanna Dixson
1853–
Alexander Dixson
1856–1923
Joseph F. Dixson
1863–1911

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Dixson

    Male1820–1870Male

    Elizabeth Morgan

    Female1828–Female

siblings

(7)

    Thomas Millender Dixson

    Male1846–1873Male

    Nancy J Hendrix

    Female1848–1940Female

    James Roy Dixson

    Male1850–Male

    Mary Joanna Dixson

    Female1853–Female

    Male1856–1923Male

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 8

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

Name Meaning

diminutive of Adèle ( see Adele ), used occasionally in England from the early 16th century onwards, and now also found in the wider English-speaking world.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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