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William Henry Harrison DIXON
Nancy Jane GUNDER
WARNING:  Our subject is being confused with at least two other Henry DIXON's.

1.  The Henry D. DIXON (b. 9 Mar 1842, OH; d. 11 Sep 1912, Ross Co., OH) who married Nancy M. TIMMONS (1844-1911) on 9 Nov 1865 in Ross Co., OH, and was son of George C. DIXON (1808-1884) & Mary Ann CALVER (1819-1900).

2.  The [William] Henry Harrison DIXON (b. 18 Jul 1837, Columbiana Co., OH) who is found in the 1860 and 1870 censuses of Liverpool Twp., Columbiana Co., OH, who married Susan WHETSTONE (c1841-1904) and was the son of Joseph DIXON & Lydia RICHARDSON.

Husband:  William Henry Harrison DIXON
Birth:  12 Aug 1838, Marion, Marion Co., OH
Death:  19 May 1924, Neodesha, Wilson Co., KS
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Jacob DIXON / DIXSON
Mother:  Susan KISHLER
Marriage:  16 Aug 1861, Wyandot Co., OH
Wife:  Nancy Jane GUNDER / GUNTER
Birth:  9 Jun 1842, OH
Death:  13 Apr 1895, Holliday, Monroe Co., MO
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Abraham GUNDER, b. 1802, PA; d. Jul 1878, Union Co., OH
Mother:  Magdalena YOUNG, b. 1806, Westminster, Carroll Co., MD; d. 19 Nov 1869, Wyandot Co., OH
born in OH:
  1.  Sarah Signora "Sallie" DIXON, b. 15 Feb 1862; d. 15 May 1936, Long Pine, Brown Co., NE
  2.  Miner / Minor Kirby DIXON, b. 20 Apr 1863; d. 22 Dec 1949
  3.  William Henry DIXON, b. 19 Aug 1864

born in De Witt Twp., De Witt Co., IL:
  4.  Charles Harold DIXON, b. 17 Feb 1868
  5.  Louella DIXON, b. 10 Mar 1870; apparently died young
  6.  Marion Benton DIXON, b. 21 Dec 1871; d. 16 Oct 1959; bur. Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL
  7.  Flora Alice DIXON, b. 13 Sep 1873

born in Metz Twp., Vernon Co., MO:
  8.  Ella Mae DIXON, b. 11 May 1876
  9.  James Edward DIXON, b. 11 May 1876
10.  A. Garfield DIXON, b. 9 Nov 1880

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1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Henry H. DIXON
Spouse: Nancy Jane GUNDER
Marriage: 16 Aug 1861, Wyandot, Ohio
Source: Marriage Records, 1845-1919 (Wyandot County Ohio). Probate Court (Wyandot County)

1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #

1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 27):  DeWitt P.O., DeWitt Twp., DeWitt Co., IL, Roll M593_216, p. 84A, PN 13, enumerated 18 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1870:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 13 15 19
98 99 Dixon Henry H 31 M W Farmer 800 NY     /
    _____ Nancy 28 F W Keeping House   Ohio      
    _____ Sallie S  8 F W     Ohio   /  
    _____ Minor H  7 M W     Ohio   /  
    _____ Wm H  6 M W     Ohio      
    _____ Charles H  2 M W     Ill      
    _____ Louella 5/12 F W     Ill Mar    

1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #18 of 28):  Metz Twp., Vernon Co., MO, Roll 739, p. 436B, PN 18, SD 6, ED 211, enumerated 16 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 24 25 26
180 180 Dixon Henry H W M 42     / Farming OH NY NY
    _____ Nancy J W F 38 Wife   / Keeping OH PA PA
    _____ Miner W M 17 Son /   at Home OH OH OH
    _____ William W M 15 Son /   at Home OH OH OH
    _____ Charles H W M 13 Son /   at Home IL OH OH
    _____ Marion B W M  8 Son       IL OH OH
    _____ Flora A W F  6 Dau       IL OH OH
    _____ Ella M W F  4 Dau       MO OH OH
    _____ James E W M  4 Son       MO OH OH

Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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