William King Dixon

1873–16 June 1953 (Age 80)

The Life of William King

William King Dixon was born in 1873, in Australia as the son of Henry Dixon and Agnes Musgrave. He married Edith Wesney in 1907, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 16 June 1953, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William King Dixon
Edith Wesney
Marriage: 1907
Keith Arnold Dixon
Bernard Dixon
Dorothy Edith Williamson (nee Dixon)

Spouse and Children

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Dixon


    Agnes Musgrave





    Frank Cooper Dixon


    Annie Dixon


    Mary Dixon


    Lucy Dixon


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.
1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 14

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 23

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: William King Dixon - Government record: birth-name: William King Dixon

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