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139. William Haden DIXON was born on 11 September 1868 in Texas. He died on 1 May 1953 at the age of 84 in Rains County, Texas.

Marriage record:
W. H. Dixon to L R. Hendrix, 6 Jun 1895, Van Zandt Co, TX

1900 Census. Justice Prec 3, VanZandt Co, TX, Hh 317
William Dixson, b. Mar 1868, age 32, married 5 years, b. TX
Lizzie, wife, b. Dec 1873, age 26, 3 children but only 1 living
Walter, son, b. Feb 1899, age 1

1910 Census. Justice Precinct 8, VanZandt Co, TX, Hh 40
William H. Dixon, age 42, married once for 16 years, b. TX, parents b. MO
Lizzie R., 36, 6 children - 4 are living, b. TX, father b. SC, mother b. TX
Emma M., dau, 9. Fannie, dau, 6. Jesse, son 3. Unona, dau, age 1

1920 Census. Justice Prec 1, Rains Co, TX
Hh 340
William H. Dixon, age 52, b. TX parents, b. MO, farmer
Lizy, wife, 48
Emma, dau 18. Fannie, dau 15. Jesse, son 13. Winona, dau 11. Vera dau, age 9. Charlie, son 7. Fay, dau, age 3 years, 8 months.
William Edwards, hired hand, 42, widowed, b. TX

1930 Census. Prec 1, Rains co, TX, Hh 96
William H. Dixon, age 62, married at age 25, b. TX, parents b. MO
Lizzie, wife, 60, married at 23 [for about 37 years]
Jessie, son, 22.
Vera, dau, 18.
Charlie, son 16.
Fay, dau, 13
Hh 97
John L. Dixon, age 37, married at 27, b. TX
Lula, wife, 33, married at 23, b. AR
John, son 8. W. H., son 6. Margaret, dau 4. Lovada, dau, age unreadable
[this John L. Dixon born circa 1893, married about 1920, I cannot place - not a son of William & Lizzie - quite likely a cousin]

Listed in the Death Certificates on FamilySearch.org, but this image not available. Died 1 May 1953. He was 84 years, 7 months, and 20 days old when he died. Father's name given as John Dixon. An image was available on an Ancestry Family Tree. He lived at Point - Rural, about 10 miles south of town. He was born 11 Sep 1868, Fannin Co, TX, and was widowed. William died of chronic myocarditis and senility. Jesse Dixon was the informant and gave William's father as John Dixon but had no information on his mother's name or their places of birth. Buried at Bright Star, VanZandt, Co.

Death Certificate for Elizabeth Dixon who died at Terrell, Kaufman Co, TX. She died at Holton-Johnston Hospital. Her Residence was Rt. 1, Point, Rains Co, TX. Born 16 Dec 1873, in Texas, and married. She died 6 Jun 1943, of intestinal obstruction. Father listed as Warren Hendrix, b. TX. Jess Dixon, of Point, TX, was the informant. Buried Wills Point, TX.

Here is Lizzie as a child. 1880 Census: Tarrant Co, TX, Hh 342
Warren D. Hendrick, age 28, farmer, b. NC, parents b. NC
Martha J., age 30, wife, b. TX, parents b. VA
Elisabeth R., age 6, dau, b. TX
Benjamin J., 4, son
Casandra C. age 3, dau
Samuel B., son, age 1

William Haden DIXON and Elizabeth R. "Lizzie" HENDRIX were married on 6 June 1895 in Van Zandt County, Texas. Elizabeth R. "Lizzie" HENDRIX was born on 16 December 1873 in Texas. She died on 6 June 1943 at the age of 69 in Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas.