John Adam Dixon Senior

20 July 1905–10 February 1980 (Age 74)
Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, United States

The Life of John Adam

When John Adam Dixon Senior was born on 20 July 1905, his father, Adam Miller Dixon Jr, was 26 and his mother, Mary Francis O'Steen, was 29. He had at least 1 son with Mae Bell King. He lived in Pierce, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 584, Pierce, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 10 February 1980, in Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Blackshear, Pierce, Georgia, United States.

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 1

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John A Dixon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Dixon in household of A M Dixon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John A Dixon in household of Adam M Dixon, "United States Census, 1920"

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