Elender Dixon

February 1826–1870 (Age 43)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elender

When Elender Dixon was born in February 1826, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Alfred H Dixon, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Clark, was 17. She married George Washington Goodner in 1846. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1870, in Bradley, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Goodner
1825–1880
Elender Dixon
1826–1870
Marriage: 1846
Martha E Goodner
1847–1918
Mary Ann Goodner
1849–1943
Cyrus Goodner
1851–1931
John Harvey Goodner
1852–1917
Emaline Dulina Goodner
1854–1942
Nancy Jane Goodner
1856–
Isham Goodner
1859–1923
Nellie Ruth Goodner
1862–1945
Angeline Goodner
1864–1886
George Washington Goodner
1867–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1846
children

(10)

    Martha E Goodner

    Female1847–1918Female

    Mary Ann Goodner

    Female1849–1943Female

    Cyrus Goodner

    Male1851–1931Male

    John Harvey Goodner

    Male1852–1917Male

    Emaline Dulina Goodner

    Female1854–1942Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 4

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1846

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elender Goodner in household of G W Goodner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Dixson in entry for Syrus Goodner, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Unknown in entry for Isham Goodner, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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