Dixon

Berton B. Dixon

Private, Ammunition Supply, 1st Army Corps; of Wilson County; son of Wm. R. and Mrs. Bessie Dixon. Entered service Nov. 2, 1917, at Wilson. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France June 16, 1918. Fought at Chateau-Thierry, St. Mihiel, Argonne. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 15, 1919.

W. L. Dixon

Aviator, Inf., Co. C, 115th Div.; of Nash County; son of W. F. and Mrs. Flora Dixon. Husband of Lottie Dixon. Entered service Aug. 5, 1918, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Wadsworth, S. C.

Alex Dixon

1st Class Private, Inf., Co. I, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Orange County; son of W. M. and Mrs. Maggie Dixon. Husband of Mrs. Lee Dixon. Entered service April 25, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line, Ypres. …

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1860 Census West of Arkansas – Creek Nation

Free Inhabitants in “The Creek Nation” in the County “West of the” State of “Akansas” enumerated on the “16th” day of “August” 1860. While the census lists “free inhabitants” it is obvious that the list contains names of Native Americans, both of the Creek and Seminole tribes, and probably others. The “free inhabitants” is likely indicative that the family had given up their rights as Indians in treaties previous to 1860, drifted away from the tribe, or were never fully integrated. The black (B) and mulatto (M) status may indicate only the fact of the color of their skin, or whether one had a white ancestors, they may still be Native American.

Biographical Sketch of Dixon, James J. A. T.

Dixon, James J. A. T. dealer in dry goods, groceries, hardware, etc., opened business in February 1882 and carry a stock of $3,500. Mr. Dixon first came to Bunker Hill October 5, 1872 for his health, and after eighteen months he began agricultural pursuits and became pastor of the Congregational Church, since which time he …

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Slave Narrative of Mary Colbert

Interviewer: Sadie B. Hornsby Person Interviewed: Mary Colbert Location: Athens, Georgia (NOTE: This is the first story we have had in which the client did not use any dialect. Mary Colbert’s grammar was excellent. Her skin was almost white, and her hair was quite straight. None of us know what a “deep” slave was. It …

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Dewey P. Dixon

Private, 1st Class, Air Service, Btry. B, Casual Detachment; of Craven County; son of J. B. and Mrs. Mary F. Dixon. Entered service June 22, 1916, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. J. Sailed to British Islands April 27, 1917. Entitled to wear war chevron, one gold foreign …

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