Irvin Charles Nixon

2 August 1825–15 January 1888 (Age 62)
Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life of Irvin Charles

When Irvin Charles Nixon was born on 2 August 1825, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, his father, William Nixon, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Jane Ervin, was 30. He married Sarah Ann Smith on 1 January 1850, in Waterford, Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Stark, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died on 15 January 1888, in La Farge, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in La Farge, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States.

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Irvin Charles Nixon
Sarah Ann Smith
Marriage: 1 January 1850
Edgar Thomas Nixon
Irvin Doss Nixon
Ross Kennon Nixon
Sarah L. Nixon

Spouse and Children

1 January 1850
Waterford, Washington, Ohio, United States


    Edgar Thomas Nixon


    Irvin Doss Nixon


    Ross Kennon Nixon


    Sarah L. Nixon


Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Jane Ervin





    Lorana Nixon


    Sarah Ann Nixon


    William Nixon Jr.


    Hannah W. Nixon


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 11

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas .2 French: variant of a contracted form of Nickesson, a pet form of Nick, from Nicolas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ervin C Nixon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Irvin Nixon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Irvin C Nixon, "United States Census, 1870"

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