Katharine Dixon

Brief Life History of Katharine

When Katharine Dixon was born in 1710, in Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, John Dixon, was 25 and her mother, Mary Anne Cokayne, was 30. She married George L. Adams on 15 March 1727, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 13 July 1816, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 106, and was buried in Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George L. Adams
1708–1757
Katharine Dixon
1710–1816
Marriage: 15 March 1727
Ann Adams
1728–1828
Sarah Adams
1730–
William Adams
1734–1816

Sources (5)

  • Katherine Dixon, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Katherine Dixon in entry for George Adams, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Kath. Dixon, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"

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World Events (4)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

North Carolina is the 12th state.

1792 · Capital City Moved

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.

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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