Nevada Mae Dixon

9 May 1911–17 March 1994 (Age 82)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Nevada Mae

When Nevada Mae Dixon was born on 9 May 1911, in Georgia, United States, her father, Charlie Dixon, was 19 and her mother, Carrie W. Benton, was 18. She died on 17 March 1994, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Swainsboro, Emanuel, Georgia, United States.

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 11

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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  • Nevada Beasley in household of Henry Beasley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nevada Mae D Mosley, "Find A Grave Index"

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