ROY DIXON

3 April 1917–16 March 1999 (Age 82)
Alabama, United States

The Life of ROY

When ROY DIXON was born on 3 April 1917, in Alabama, United States, his father, Ellis Dixon, was 25 and his mother, ARJESTA COBBLE, was 22. He died on 16 March 1999, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Dixon
1891–1924
ARJESTA COBBLE
1894–1968
ROY DIXON
1917–1999

Parents and Siblings

    Ellis Dixon

    Male1891–1924Male

    Female1894–1968Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 3

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.
1941

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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