Jesse Meredith Dillon

29 January 1858–2 December 1957 (Age 99)
Warsaw, Benton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Jesse Meredith

When Jesse Meredith Dillon was born on 29 January 1858, in Warsaw, Benton, Missouri, United States, his father, Meredith Dillon Jr., was 35 and his mother, Sarah H Lemon, was 30. He married Martha G Davis on 11 March 1880, in Benton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lindsey Township, Benton, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Salt Pond Township, Saline, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 2 December 1957, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Meredith Dillon
1858–1957
Martha G Davis
1858–1926
Marriage: 11 March 1880
Delmer D Dillon
1880–1951
Preston Dillon
1884–1969
Etta Dillon
1887–1954
Verna S. Dillon
1895–
Lois Madeline Dillon
1903–1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 March 1880
Benton, Missouri, United States
children

(5)

    Male1880–1951Male

    Preston Dillon

    Male1884–1969Male

    Female1887–1954Female

    Female1895–Female

    Lois Madeline Dillon

    Female1903–1927Female

Parents and Siblings

    Meredith Dillon Jr.

    Male1822–1863Male

    Sarah H Lemon

    Female1827–1903Female

siblings

(8)

    Mary Ann Dillon

    Female1846–1915Female

    Martha Ellen Dillon

    Female1847–1938Female

    Rebecca Jane Dillion

    Female1852–1907Female

    Nancy Margaret Dillon

    Female1854–1938Female

    James A. Dillion

    Male1857–1858Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 2

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 28

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from the Germanic personal name Dillo (of uncertain origin, perhaps a byname from the root dīl ‘destroy’), introduced to Britain from France by the Normans.2 English: habitational name from Dilwyn near Hereford, recorded in 1138 as Dilun, probably from Old English dīglum, dative plural of dīgle ‘recess’, ‘retreat’, i.e. ‘at the shady or secret places’.3 Irish (of Norman origin): altered form of de Leon ( see Lyon ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Dillon in household of Meridith Dillon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jessie Dillon in household of Sarah H Dillon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jesse M Dillon, "United States Census, 1900"

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