2251. John Sam DIXON was born in 1876 in Texas. He died in 1963 at the age of 87 in Cotton County, Oklahoma.
Living with his parents, age 26, in 1900, Hopkins Co, TX
J. S. Dixon married Tilda Welch, 24 Aug 1904, Hopkins Co, TX [Texas Marriages on FamilySearch, org]
1910 Census. Same location as his sister Birdie. Texas Twp, Comanche Co, OK, Hh 95
12 Sep 1918 World War I Draft Registration
Family trees at Ancestry have picked up a census record in McLeannan Co, Texas, that is NOT the same John S. Dixon:
Here is John and Tillie in 1920 - Bodcaw Twp; Hempstead Co, AR, Hh 95
1930 Census. Texas Twp, Cotton Co, OK [again where Birdie's family was] Hh 40
1940 Census. Rock Creek, Stephens Co, OK, Hh 5
John Sam DIXON and Matilda "Tillie" WELCH were married on 24 August 1904 in Hopkins County, Texas. Matilda "Tillie" WELCH was born circa 1885 in Texas. She died in 1951 at the age of 66 in Cotton County, Oklahoma.
Tillie had been married before she married John Dixon - her first husband's surname was Welch. I have not found her first marriage record, or discovered her maiden name.
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