Rex R Dimmick

15 October 1913–13 June 1982 (Age 68)
Woods, Oklahoma Territory, United States

The Life of Rex R

When Rex R Dimmick was born on 15 October 1913, in Woods, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Emery Simpson Dimmick, was 38 and his mother, Della Mae Johnston, was 28. He lived in Liberty Township, Woods, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. He died on 13 June 1982, in Alva City, Woods, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Emery Simpson Dimmick
Della Mae Johnston
Ellis E Dimmick
Alice Dimmick
Donnie M Dimmick
Ira R Dimmick
Rex R Dimmick
Loyd William Dimmick
Eve E Dimmick
Helen Gloria Dimmick
Mae D Dimmick

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion

Age 4

A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Dymock in Gloucestershire, named perhaps from a British word akin to Welsh tymoch ‘pigsty’, but more probably from a Celtic din ‘fort’ + an adjectival suffix.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rex Dimmick in household of E S Dimmick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rex R Dimmick in household of Emry S Dimmick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rex Dimmick in household of Emery S Dimmick, "United States Census, 1920"

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