Rebekah Phillips Dixon

12 February 1878–14 April 1964 (Age 86)
Fresno, Fresno, California, United States

The Life of Rebekah Phillips

When Rebekah Phillips Dixon was born on 12 February 1878, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, her father, Harry St. John Dixon, was 34 and her mother, Constance Maynard, was 26. She married Arthur F Chambers on 12 April 1905, in San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Oroville, Butte, California, United States in 1910 and Sausalito, Marin, California, United States for about 20 years. She died on 14 April 1964, in Marin, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Arthur F Chambers
Rebekah Phillips Dixon
Marriage: 12 April 1905
Francis Dixon Chambers

Spouse and Children

12 April 1905
San Francisco, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Harry St. John Dixon


    Constance Maynard





    Robert Lawrence Dixon



    Elenor Green Dixon


    Mildred Washington Dixon


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 13

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Rebecca D Chambers in household of Arthur F Chambers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rebekah Chambers in household of Arthur F Chambers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rebecca D Chambers, "United States Census, 1930"

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