John Turner Dixon

30 November 1859–24 November 1953 (Age 94)
Bentinck, West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada

The Life of John Turner

When John Turner Dixon was born on 30 November 1859, in Bentinck, West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Dixon, was 26 and his mother, Louisa Boak, was 20. He married Prymithia Hicks on 22 December 1886, in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 24 November 1953, in Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

John Turner Dixon
1859–1953
Prymithia Hicks
1867–1947
Marriage: 22 December 1886
Annie Louise Dixon
1888–1967
John Charles Dixon
1894–1973
William Thomas Dixon
1896–1897
Joseph Dixon
1898–1960
Mary Prymilla Dixon
1906–1979
Arthur James Dixon
1908–1962
Walter Dixon
1910–1983
Artie Dixon
1910–
Arthur Art Dixon
1913–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1886
Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
children

(9)

    Female1888–1967Female

    Male1894–1973Male

    William Thomas Dixon

    Male1896–1897Male

    Joseph Dixon

    Male1898–1960Male

    Mary Prymilla Dixon

    Female1906–1979Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Dixon

    Male1833–1895Male

    Louisa Boak

    Female1839–1929Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 8

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 10

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1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 27

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Dixon in household of John Dixon, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • John T Dixon, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Jno Dixon in entry for Saml T Stoneman and Annie L Dixon, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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