John W Dixon

23 June 1878–1 June 1951 (Age 72)
Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life of John W

When John W Dixon was born on 23 June 1878, in Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Henry D. Dixon, was 40 and his mother, Ailsey Jane Pippin, was 36. He married Anna Mae Carroll on 25 April 1901, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Kinderhook District, Washington, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 June 1951, in Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mount Tabor, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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John W Dixon
Anna Mae Carroll
Marriage: 25 April 1901
William M. Dixon
John Thomas Dixon
Elsie May Dixon

Spouse and Children

25 April 1901
Virginia, United States


    William M. Dixon


    John Thomas Dixon


    Elsie May Dixon


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 16

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Johnie Dixon in household of Henry Dixon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Dixon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Dixon in entry for Jennings S George and Elsie Mae Murray, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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