TREE ONE

DIXON

(EDWARD DIXON & ELIZABETH NOON)

Edward Dixon (Dickenson) (1746-    ) married  Elizabeth Noon (1748-    )

     (a) Charles Dixon (1775-    ) married 1805  Catherine Unknown (    -    _

              (c) Michael Dixon (1810-1883) UK-NZ married 1831  (1) Sarah Shepherd (1808-abt.1843) UK-NZ

                       Sarah Shepherd also married William Boustead & they had two children                                               

                                                                                    married 1855   (2) Christina Gilbert (1837-    )

                       Christina Gilbert also married William Jones & Isaac Howell

                       (Children from Michael and Sarah's marriage)

                       (d) Emma Dixon (1840-1918) married 1854  William Adams (1825-1906) Adams Tree Two

                 (d) Charlotte Dixon (1835-1912)  UK-NZ married 1854  (1) John Samuel Skey (1825-1861)

                                                                                                   married 1861  (2)  Robert Allen (1824-1903)

                                (e) Charlotte and Robert children under Combined Allen Tree Two

                       (d) Josiah Dixon (1832-    )

                       (d) Michael Dixon (1837-1875) UK-NZ

               (c) Mary Dixon (1806-bef.1812)

               (c) Elizabeth Dixon (    -    )

               (c) Charles Dixon (1808-    ) married 1830  Harriet May Townsend (1811-    )

                      (d) Ann Elizabeth Dixon (1832-    )

                      (d) Male ? Dixon (1833-    )

                      (d) Charles Matthew Dixon (1835-    )

                      (d) Henry Miller Dixon (    -    )

               (c) Mary Dixon (1812-    )

               (c) Joseph Dixon (1816-    )

               (c) Sarah Dixon (1818-    )

               (c) Thomas Dixon (abt 1822-    ) married  Fanny Nicholls (abt 1826-    )

                      (d) Joseph Dixon (1857-    )  married 1876 (1) Emily Barton (1849-    )

                                                                           married            (2) Margaret Jane Unknown (1861-    )

                               (Children from Joseph and Emily's marriage)

                               (e) Emily Ethel Dixon (1879-    )

                               (Children from Joseph and Margaret's marriage)

                               (e) Constance Dixon (1887-    )

                               (e) Joseph Dixon (1897-    )

                      (d) Thomas William Dixon (1854-1925) married 1881 (1) Martha Alexandra Ruth Soper (1864-    )

                                                                                                married 1879 (2) Unknown Mathey (1859-    )

                             (Children from Thomas and Martha's marriage)

                             (e) Elizabeth Margaret R. (possibly Ruth) Dixon (1882-    )

                             (e) Richard Frank Dixon (1884-    )

                             (e) Herbert John Dixon (1886-    )

                             (e) Cicely Sarah Dixon (1887-    )

                             (e) Joseph Norman Dixon (1890-    )

                             (e) William Valentine Dixon (1892-    )

                             (e) Olive Mary Dixon (1900-    )

                             (e) Elizabeth Martha Dixon (    -    )

                             (e) Thomas Dixon (    -    ) 

       Tree Two (below) is unrelated to Tree One (above) Dixon family      


TREE TWO

DIXON

(GEORGE DIXON & MARY BRIGGS)

(a)

        (b) John Dixon (1759-    ) married 1779  Mary Grason (    -    )

                (c) George Dixon (1780-1855)  married 1802 (1) Elizabeth Athron (    -    )

                                                                           married 1810 (2)Mary Briggs (1786/88-1870) nee Shelito?

                   (Children from George & Mary's marriage)

                         (d) William Dixon (1809-    ) possibly Elizabeth child from her 1st marriage?

                         (d) John Dixon (1811-    ) married Maria Baldock (    -    )

                         (d) Elizabeth Dixon (1813-    ) married William Burnham (    -    )

                         (d) Joseph Dixon (1815-1868) UK-NZ married 1836 Mary (Miriam?)Ann Godley  (1816-    ) UK-NZ

                                            (f) John Dixon (1839-1925) UK-NZ married Margaret East(    -    )

                                            (f) Joseph Dixon (1841-    ) UK-NZdied an infant at sea on 'London' 1842

                        (d) George Dixon (1817-1883) UK-NZ married Grace Unknown (    -    ) UK-NZ

                                  (e) Samuel Dixon (     -    )

                        (d) Charles Dixon (1819-1875) UK-NZ married 1838  Mary Kirton (1819-1878) UK-NZ *see census below

                                   (e) Sarah Dixon (1838-1922) UK-NZ married Walter Perry (1839-1865) UK-NZ

                                   (e) John Dixon (1839-    ) died in infancy

                                   (e) David Dixon (1841-1928) UK-NZ married           (1) Mary Jones (1843-1867) UK-NZ

                                                                                                       married 1885 (2)Frances May nee Hessey (1842-1906) UK-AUST-NZ * his maternal cousin

                                  (Francis Hessey's first husband William Kay remained in Australia) 

                                             (Children from David & Mary's marriage)

                                             (f) Charles Henry Willet Dixon (1863-1897) married Annie Hewitt (    -    )

                                             (f) Fanny Elizabeth Kirton Dixon (1864-1933) married 1882 James Ralph (    -    )

                                             (f) David Francis Jones Dixon (1866-1867)

                                             (f) David Percy Jones Dixon (1867-    ) married 1905  Charlotte Alice Gardner (    -    )

                                             (Children from David & Frances relationship & marriage)

                                             (f) Lilian May (Lily) Dixon (1871-    ) married 1895 David Harris Knowles (    -    )

                                             (f) Hilda Grey Dixon (1873-    ) married 1897 John Hugh Morgan (    -    )

                                             (f) Beatrice Eleanor Dixon (1876-1900)

                                             (f) Thursa Blanche Hessey Dixon (1878-    ) married Ralph Outside Emery (    -    )

                                             (f) Vera Divinia Dixon (1880-1921) married 1903 David Munro McKay (1883-    )

                                             (f) Meta Ermyntrude Kay Dixon (1882-1905) married 1902  Albert William Maxted (    -    )

                                             (f) Alan Lancelot Dixon (1885-    ) never married

                                    (e) Susannah Ann Dixon (1842-    )

                                    (e) John Dixon (1844-    ) died in infancy

                                    (e) Mary Dixon (1845-    )

                                    (e) Charles Dixon (1847-1935) married 1875 Alice Elizabeth Herbert (1858-1943)

                                              (f) Edith Alice Dixon (1876-    ) died in infancy

                                              (f) Susanna Abnn Kirton Dixon (1877-1972) married 1908  James William Heywood (    -    )

                                              (f) Eleanor Sarah (1878-    ) died in infancy

                                              (f) Charles Herbert Dixon (1881-1955) married  Edith Clara Franks (1888-1937)

                                                       (g) Herbert Frederick Dixon (1908-1959)

                                                       (g) Charles Herbert Dixon (1901-1955)

                                                       (g) Percy Spencer Dixon (1902-    )

                                              (f) Mary Elizabeth (1883-    ) died in infancy

                                              (f) Fanny Jane Dixon (1885-1878)  married 1903  Ezra Woodley (    -    )

                                              (f) Emma May Dixon (1887-1962) married 1908 William O'Conner (    -    )

                                              (f) Frederick William Dixon (1889-1947) married 1913  Charlotte Ward (    -    )

                                              (f) Archie Vincent Dixon (1890-1968) married 1920  Effie May Rayner (1895-1961)

                                              (f) Alma Dixon (1892-    ) twin - died in infancy

                                              (f) Edna Dixon (1892-    ) twin - died in infancy

                                   (f) Minnie Gladys Dixon (1895-1951) married Alec Ambler (    -    )

                                               (f) Vida Ortina Dixon (1897-1987) married Allan Rupert Friis (    -    ) 

                                    (e) George Dixon (1848-    )

                                    (e) Joseph Dixon (1850-    )

                                    (e) Elizabeth Dixon (1851-    )

                                    (e) William Dixon (1852-    )

                                    (e) Maria Dixon (1854-    )

                                    (e) Edward Dixon (1855-    )

                                    (e) Thomas Dixon (1856-    )

                                    (e) Fanny Jane Dixon (1858-1885)

                                    (e) Harriet Kirton Dixon (1861-    )

                        (d) Mary Dixon (1821-    ) UK-NZ married 1841 Enoch Godber (1812-1875) UK-NZ

                        (d) James Dixon (1823-1869)

                        (d) Edward Dixon (1825-1906)  UK-NZ

                        (d) Ann Dixon (1828-    ) UK-AUST-NZ married Edwin Fuller (    -    )

                        (d) Harriet Dixon (1833-    ) UK-NZ married William Tustin (    -    )

FAMILY HISTORY

(c) George Dixon (1780-1855) was a shoemaker by trade. George married Mary Briggs (nee Shelito?) on the 28th Ovtober 1810 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. George was said to have been born on the 5th March 1780 in Doncaster, Nottinghamshire. Mary Briggs was said to be born in 1788 in Bermuda? and died on the 26th June 1870 in Mansfield, England. Mary was well educated as she was able to read and write. Seven of George & Mary's children emigrated to New Zealand between the years 1842-1860's.

(d) Charles Dixon (1819-    ) was born in 1819 and christened on the 12th April 1819 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire by parents George Dixon and Mary Briggs. Charles married Mary Kirton on the 18th February 1838 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Mary was the daughter of John & Mary Kirton. Mary's sister Jane Kirton married Joseph Hessey. In the 1841 UK Census records for Beck Row, Clareborough, Nottinghamshire Charles & Mary (nee Kirton) Dixon and their two children Sarah (3) and David (4months) can be found living next to Mary's parents John (50) and Mary (45) Kirton. In this census John & Mary Kirton still have children Susanna (15), Ann (13), Thomas (10), James (7) and Fanny (5) living at home. John Kirton's occupation is given as Paper Maker.

(e) David Dixon (1841-1928) was born on the 12th March 1841 in Retford, Nottinghamshire, England. He married Mary Jones. Both Mary & David's parents were listed as passengers on the 'London' which sailed from Gravesend, England on the 2nd January 1842 and arrived in Wellington, New Zealand on the 1st May 1842. David was listed as a passenger aged 8 months. Mary's sister, also named Mary, was aged six months on the passenger list and is recored as having died on the voyage. In the 1841 UK Census David Dixon can be found aged 4 months living with his parents Charles and Mary Dixon in Clareborough, Nottinghamshire. In the house next door were his maternal grandparents John and Mary Kirton with their children Susanna, Ann, Thomas, James and Fanny. Mary Dixon nee Jones died in 1867 following the birth of David percy Jones Dixon. David's cousin Fanny Kay nee Hessey (daughter of Joseph Hessey & Jane Kirton ) left her husband in Australia and moved to Masterton, New Zealand to be David's housekeeper and to help raise his four children from his first marriage. David and Fanny had six daughters together before Fanny was able to get a divorce from her estranged husband in Australia. Fanny and David married on the 14th October 1885 in Masterton, New Zealand. Fanny died in Masterton on the 18th September 1906 and David died in Masterton on the 17th September 1928.

CENSUS INFORMATION

*  1841 CENSUS:    Beck Row - Clareborough - Nottinghamshire - England

NAME                          STATIS     AGE    OCCUAPTION              BIRTHPLACE

Charles Dixon                                23         Sawyer

Mary Dixon                                     22

Sarah Dixon                                   3

David Dixon                                   4 months

NOTE: Mary Dixon nee Kirton's parents John & Mary Kirton are living next door


        

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