John Henry Dixon

13 July 1850–6 January 1926 (Age 75)
Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of John Henry

When John Henry Dixon was born on 13 July 1850, in Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, Christopher Flintoff Dixon, was 34 and his mother, Jane Elizabeth Wightman, was 32. He married Eliza Jane Jones on 19 May 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Payson Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Payson Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 January 1926, in Intermountain LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Dixon
Eliza Jane Jones
Marriage: 19 May 1878
Mary Jane Dixon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 10
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dickson , a patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Emma Jane Dixon Douglass

    In the little farming community of Kirtland, Ohio, a green spot of roll hills, I was born on October 16, 1855, the sixth child of Christopher Flintoff Dixon and Jane Elizabeth Wightman Dixon. My fathe …

    Sources (16)

    • John H Dixson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John H. Dixon in entry for Jennie Dixon Hickman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Discon in household of Christopher Discon, "United States Census, 1850"

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