1. CURTIS DIXON, (son of ROBERT and ESTHER (---) DIXON) was born 12 Oct 1752 at Coventry, Kent Co RI. He was a Revolutionary veteran, and arrived in Jefferson County in 1820 in that part of the Town of Brownville which later became the Town of Orleans. He died 22 Feb 1835, but his burial place is unknown. He married 4 Mar 1776 in Oxford Township, MA LYDIA WIGHT, (daughter of LEVI and SUSANNAH (BARSTOW) WIGHT) who was born 17 Oct 1754 in Killingley, CT. She died 22 Jun 1843 at the home of her daughter SALLY PERCY in the Town of Clayton, Jefferson County. Children, DIXON: + 2 i ROBERT B. DIXON married SALLY HOOPER 3 ii LEVI DIXON 4 iii LYDIA DIXON 5 iv ESTHER DIXON married ELLAHU HYDE + 6 v JEREMIAH DIXON married (1) ELIZABETH SYLVESTER, (2) SARAH KINYON + 7 vi NANCY DIXON married JOSEPH OLNEY + 8 vii SUSANNAH DIXON married (1) JACOB LAW, (2) DANIEL HAYES 9 viii JOHN DIXON d.y. 10 ix JOHN DIXON d.y. 11 x ACHSA DIXON d.y. + 12 xi SARAH/SALLY DIXON married (1) WILLIAM BORDUE, (2) SAMUEL PERCY + 13 xii MARY/POLLY DIXON married GEORGE MITCHELL 2. ROBERT B. DIXON, (son of CURTIS and LYDIA (WIGHT) DIXON) was born 14 Oct 1776 at Dudley, MA. He was a veteran of the War of 1812. He died 19 Mar 1858 at the home of his son RICHARD HARRISON DIXON in South Bend, St. Joseph County IN and buried at South Bend. He married c1804 Town of Palatine, Herkimer County NY SALLY HOOPER, (daughter of DAVID and DEBORAH (TAFT) HOOPER) who was born 29 Sep 1780 at Killingley, CT. She died 1 Aug 1837 near Stone Mills, Town of Orleans, Jefferson County NY and buried in the Stone Mills Cemetery, Stone Mills, Town of Orleans. Children, DIXON: + 14 i HANNIBAL DIXON married LOIS (GREENLEAF) COMMINGS who had a daughter ACHSA who married IRA C. SYLVESTER. + 15 ii HUFFMAN DIXON married HARRIET JOHNSON + 16 iii RICHARD HARRISON DIXON married ADALINE OLIVER + 17 iv ROBERT B. DIXON Jr married NANCY SMITH (Note:Among their children were IRENE and RACHEL who each married sons of ALBERT BAMFORD.) + 18 v SALLIE ANN DIXON married DANIEL SMITH + 19 vi CURTIS KENT DIXON married ELIZABETH ESTES + 20 vii DAVID H. DIXON married ALMIRA COLLINS 21 viii JOHN DIXON He sailed under one of his brothers, was lost overboard and drowned. 6. JEREMIAH DIXON (son of CURTIS and LYDIA (WIGHT) DIXON) was born 25 Feb 1782 at Dudley, MA. He lived in LaFargeville and was a justice of the peace, and his son Sylvester, the S.N. Dixon who compiled the early Dixon genealogy, was a surveyor, according to the deeds. He died in the Town of Orleans 17 Sep 1853 and was buried in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville. He married (1) 1805 in the Town of Denmark, Lewis County, NY ELIZABETH SYLVESTER, (daughter of NATHANIEL and SARAH (BARTLETT) SYLVESTER of Deer River, Lewis County NY) born 28 May 1785 Chesterfield, Hampshire County MA. She was the mother of all his children. He married (2) in the fall of 1843 SARAH KINYON. Children, DIXON: + 22 i SYLVESTER NATHANIEL DIXON (author of the Dixon genealogy) married DIMMIS DICKINSON GREENLEAF + 23 ii THEODOTIA DIXON married JAMES A. WRIGHT + 24 iii MARY LEONARD DIXON married HARRY SLOAT They had a son JAMES WRIGHT SLOAT who married EMMA C. KANE + 25 iv AMBROSE MALCOLM DIXON married ANN PARCH 26 v ELIZA DIXON d.y. 7. NANCY DIXON NANCY DIXON, daughter of CURTIS and LYDIA (WIGHT) DIXON, had a large family of children. She moved with her father's family from Palatine to the town of Denmark in 1804, at which place she died. In the Olney Genealogy, page 70, Joseph Olney, born about 1775, son of Hezekiah, married a Nancy Dixon. Their children were John D., born 7 August 1799, Hezekiah, born 4 October 1808, and Lewis D. born 12 May 1814. John's birth in 1799 would indicate an early marriage for Nancy. The various census records place the Olneys consistently near the Dixons. In 1810 they were in Denmark, Lewis County with five children, and in 1820 and 1830 still in Denmark. Nancy Dixon appears to have died between 1830, when she seems to be on the census and 1836 when her mother stated on her pension application that she had had twelve children. 1810 Census, Lewis Co. NY -all on the same page are these names: Joseph Olney with 3 boys under 10, 1 boy under 16, 1 girl under 10 Robert B. Dixon with 4 boys under 10 Curtis Dixon with 1 boy and 2 girls under 10, the rest above 16 She married JOSEPH OLNEY Children: 27 i JOHN D. OLNEY born 7 August 1799 28 ii HEZEKIAH OLNEY born 4 October 1808 29 iii LEWIS D. OLNEY born 12 May 1814 8. SUSANNAH DIXON (daughter of CURTIS and LYDIA (WIGHT) DIXON) was born in 1786. She died in the Town of Clayton, Jefferson County 28 May 1847. S.N. Dixon's genealogy of the Dixon Family: "Susan Dixon daughter of CURTIS and LYDIA DIXON married JACOB LAW of Denmark by whom she had no issue. She afterwards married Daniel Hayse of the town of Clayton, Jefferson County, N.Y. and had two sons and one daughter. She died in the town of Clayton." In another section of his history, S.N. says of his three sisters, Theodotia, Mary Leonard and Eliza, that at the death of their mother in 1815 they were "...taken by their aunt Mrs Susan Law...sister to their father. They stayed with her in Denmark, N.Y. until their father could find them a more substantial home...In 1816 he sent for [Theodotia and Mary Leonard] to come to Madrid, St. Lawrence County...Eliza, the youngest daughter and an infant at the death of her mother...was scalded to death when about two years old in a pail of hot water at her aunt's, Susan Law." She married (1) JACOB LAW. No issue (2) DANIEL HAYES who was born in NH c1777. Children, HAYES: 30 i LYDIA ANN HAYES married EDWIN MARTIN WINSLOW 31 ii J. D. HAYES 32 iii a son 12. SARAH/SALLY DIXON (daughter of CURTIS and LYDIA (WIGHT) DIXON) was born in 1794. She died in the 1860s. She married (1) WILLIAM BORDUE/BORDEAU Child, BORDEAU: 33 i WILLIAM BORDEAU married (1) (---), (2) DIANTHA (---) SARAH/SALLY DIXON married (2) SAMUEL PERCY, born in Ireland c1794, who lived in the Town of Clayton. 13. MARY/POLLY DIXON, daughter of CURTIS and LYDIA (WIGHT) DIXON,
GEORGE MITCHELL of the town of Denmark by whom she had a large family of children, mostly sons, moved from there about 1826 to the town of Orleans, Jefferson County, N.Y. and from there to the state of Michigan near Grand Rapids about 1840. From the Portrait Biographical Album of Ionia and Montcalm Counties, Mich., published in 1891 in Chicago by Chapman Bros., page 763: "...George Mitchell was a New Jersey farmer and a soldier in the War of 1812. He married in New York Mary Dixon, a Connecticut woman. They made their home in Jefferson and Lewis Counties, N.Y., until 1829, [1839?] when they came to Michigan and in October settled on section 13 in Berlin Township (then Cass Township.) He bought forty acres of wild land, and was to chop and clear five acres for Nathaniel Pierce in payment. He died, however, before the job was begun. He came by boat to Detroit, thence by ox-team to Ionia. With him were five of his children, whom his death in 184l left homeless and penniless. His wife survived until 1864. They were the parents of eleven children. Nine grew to maturity and two of these are now living. His mother was a member of the Baptist Church. He was in politics a democrat."
Children of George and Mary/Polly (Dixon) Mitchell:
34 i MAHALIA MITCHELL
35 ii LEVI MITCHELL 36 iii CURTIS B. MITCHELL 37 iv CHILD MITCHELL 38 v CHILD MITCHELL 39 vi CHILD MITCHELL 40 vii CHILD MITCHELL 41 viii CHILD MITCHELL 42 ix CHILD MITCHELL 43 x MARY MITCHELL 44 xi WILLIAM P. MITCHELL 14. HANNIBAL DIXON, son of SALLY HOOPER and ROBERT B. DIXON sr. was born 23 Mar 1805 in the Town of Denmark, Lewis Co. NY. He was a farmer. He died 11 Sep 1832. married LOIS (GREENLEAF) COMMINGS Children of LOIS (GREENLEAF) COMMINGSand HANNIBAL DIXON: 45 i THIRZA ANN DIXON b 1823, d 1906 46 ii ACHSA DIXON b 29 Nov 1829, d 2 May 1911, m IRA C. SYLVESTER. 47 iii MARY DIXON b est 15 Jul 1830, d 1 Aug 1867 m BURLEIGH SALISBURY 48 iv ELWIN DIXON 15. HUFFMAN DIXON, son of SALLY (HOOPER) and ROBERT B. DIXON SR. born 15 Jun 1807 in Town of Denmark, Lewis Co. NY. Huffman and Harrison Dixon were twins, born in the town of Denmark on June 15, 1807. It was fairly unusual for both twins to survive in those days. Huffman married Harriet Johnson, daughter of Amasa Johnson of LaFargeville, and had a daughter, according to SN Dixon. They moved to Sharon, Wisconsin. Nancy Smith Dixon remembered two daughters, Harriet and Prudence. married HARRIET JOHNSON, daughter of Amasa Johnson of LaFargeville, Town of Orleans. 49 i HARRIET DIXON 50 ii PRUDENCE DIXON 16, i RICHARD HARRISON DIXON, son of SALLY HOOPER and ROBERT B. DIXON sr. was born 15 Jun 1807 in Town of Denmark, Lewis Co. NY. Huffman and Harrison Dixon were twins, born in the town of Denmark on June 15, 1807. It was fairly unusual for both twins to survive in those days. Harrison, as the family called him, married Adaline Oliver, . Robert B sr's letters confirmed the seven daughters, and named Sallie Ann. The 1850 census of St. Joseph Co. Indiana, Portage township, names Richard H. Dixon as a day laborer, aged 41, his wife Adaline as 35, and their children as Melissa A., 12, born in Ohio, and the other girls born in Indiana: Sarah Ann, 10, Calista, 7, Adalade, 4, and Alevida, 1. They moved to South Bend, Indiana, where Adaline, according to the city cemetery records (DAR) died 17 October 1859 at age 48, having been born in 1811. Arminda, probably another daughter, born 1836 died 29 July 1862 aged 26. Sally Ann, b 1840, died 1 January 1872 at age 32, according to the records. Marriage licenses were issued to Arminda and John Drury on 18 Mar 1854, and to Sarah Ann and Jonas K. Crane 30 Dec 1857. Harrison died 3 January 1888 in Fruitport (Muskegon) Michigan of inflamation of the urinary organs at age 81.5.15. He was buried in the city cemetery, South Bend, Indiana, grave lot #1, block #1, Range (57A) 1 East Book 1 page D3. He married c1836 ADALINE OLIVER, daughter of Moses Oliver of the town of Orleans, and by her he had seven daughters. Moses Oliver was on the payroll of Capt. Noadiah Hubbard from February 28 to March 19, 1813, during the War of 1812. She died 17 October 1859 at age 48, having been born in 1811. Children of Adaline Oliver and Harrison Dixon: 51 i MELISSA A. DIXON 12 b Ohio 52 ii SARAH ANN DIXON 10 b 1840 Indiana, d 1 Jan 1872 m JONAS K. CRANE 30 Dec 1857 53 iii ADELINE CALISTA DIXON 7 b Indiana 54 iv ADALADE DIXON 4 b Indiana 55 v ALEVIDA 1 b Indiana 54 vi a daughter 55 vii a daughter 17. ROBERT B. DIXON Jr son of Robert B. and Sally (Hooper) Dixon was born in the town of Denmark, Lewis County N.Y. 12 September 1808 After the death of his mother in August 1837, he lived at and carried on his father's farm in Orleans for some years. After that he moved to Cape Vincent and then onto a farm on Wolfe Island in the River St. Lawrence opposite Cape Vincent, on where he died. The move to Wolfe Island probably occurred between 1854 and 1859. Irene started her teaching career on Wolfe Island. Rachel and Irene may have become acquainted with the Bamford family while living in Cape Vincent, because they married the Bamford brothers, DeVolson and Wells. Roger Hayden describes the countryside in winter about this time: "The journey to Watertown in a two horse waggon was an excessively tedious one; the country was white with snow, among which appeared at intervals the log and frame houses of the farmers, portions of the ancient forest and snake fences everywhere. The road was so cut up that all that could be mustered generally in the way of speed was three or four miles per hour, and the snow fell nearly the whole time. The first official mention of Robert B Dixon Jr is in a deed, the contract of sale of which was dated l Mar 1830. This seems to be before his marriage. He paid John and Louise LaFarge $640. for 86 and 81/100 acres of land from Lot #67 of Penet Square. In 1834, according to an assessment roll of the Town of Orleans found in the Town Historian's office in LaFargeville, "Dixon, Robert B 2nd," is listed as owning 80 acres at a value of $160., the tax on it amounting to $3.60. 1 Jan 1845 Robert B Dixon Jr of the Town of Orleans and Nancy his wife sold about half of the land he purchased in 1830. That same year, Robert B Dixon was assessed $378 for the 63 acres they owned, the taxes amounting to $3.17. Lack of detail makes this history confusing, and one cannot tell if this is the farm originally belonging to his father, or whether it is land that RB Jr. bought, or if RB Sr.'s land was really in RB Jr's name from the beginning, further muddling the family row. The Town of Orleans Scrapbook filed in the genealogy room of the Flower Library in Watertown lists Robert, David H., Sylvester and Jeremiah Dixon in 1847. In 1849 Jeremiah, L.N. and Robert Dixon are there. The census of 1850 was the first one to name every member of the family. We find in the Town of Orleans Robert B Dixon Jr., aged 41, married and born in NYS. Nancy, aged 34, married, was also born in NYS. Irenia, aged 16, Rachel, aged 14 and John, aged 12, are all in school. Victor, aged 9/12 months, makes his appearance here. This makes for an interesting study in arithmetic, since the Orleans town records date his birth as 1 September 1850. The Town of Orleans Assessment Roll (l.205.79 in the town historian's office in LaFargeville) has Dixon, Robert B assessed for 80 [acres valued at] $400.00. His tax was $3.94. His land did not appear in 1851 or 1852. It is thought that Robert B Dixon Jr. died about 1871, as William Collins Dixon, Sr. told his grandson William III that he was 12 years old when his father died. He married NANCY SMITH daughter of RACHEL COLLINS and ROBERT SMITH of Stone Mills. To today's consumers of convenience meals, Nancy Smith Dixon's kitchen would look strange indeed. One can find most of its features in such farm kitchens as are displayed in Sturbridge Village Museum, in Massachusetts, or in the Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown, New York. She cooked over a fireplace, and it was some years, if ever, before she graduated to a stove. There were few to be found in Northern New York in the 1830's, and folk as common as the Dixons would certainly not be the first to get one. Nancy considered spinning and weaving as the natural aspects of housework, just as her husband thought a scythe and a cradle a giant step forward over his ancestors' sickles. Their days were set to the rhythm of the seasons, even to bedtimes and risings. Washday was Monday, if she washed as often as once a week, and ironing was on Tuesdays. Each day of the week had its appointed chores, which had to be fitted around the seasonal events, such as maple syrup, sheep shearing with its attendant carding and spinning of wool, planting and harvesting with their labor-intensive hours of hoeing, weeding, picking, preserving and butchering. ROBERT and NANCY are buried in the Presbyterian cemetery at Bamford Point at the foot of the Island. Their tombstone reads: DIXON, ROBERT L. 1812-1880 NANCY SMITH, 1815-1905. In their death they were not divided. Children of NANCY SMITH and ROBERT DIXON: 56 i IRENE DIXON b 22 Nov 1833 m WILLIAM WELLS BAMFORD 57 ii RACHEL DIXON b 22 Aug 1836 J. DEVOLSON BAMFORD 58 iii JOHN AUGUSTUS DIXON b 29 Sep 1838 m NANCY ELIZABETH MYRES 59 iv HELEN DIXON b 1847 d of croup 4 Mar 1848 60 v VICTOR DIXON b Sep 1850 d after 1871 61 vi WILLIAM COLLINS DIXON b 11 Jan 1859 m JENNIE DUGGAN 18. SALLIE ANN DIXON, daughter of Robert B.sr and Sally (Hooper) Dixon was born 10 December 1810 in the Town of Denmark, Lewis County NY. According to her sister-in-law, Nancy Dixon, Sallie lived and died in the Town of Orleans. This has been a very hard family to trace. Perhaps they had no descendants. She died 27 Nov 1899. She married DANIEL SMITH, son of ROBERT and RACHEL (COLLINS) SMITH and a brother of NANCY SMITH, ROBERT B. DIXON jr's wife. A farmer, he probably lived in Stone Mills area all his life. He died 28 May 1883 and was buried in the Stone Mills Cemetery with his wife. 62 i JAMES SMITH b c1837 63 ii LEWIS SMITH b c1840, d 7 Aug 1895 64 iii JANE SMITH b c1842 65 iv EUGENE SMITH b 9 Aug 1847 66 v EMOGENE SMITH b 9 Aug 1847 19. CURTIS KENT DIXON, son of ROBERT B.sr and SALLY (HOOPER) DIXON was born 1 Sep 1818 in the Town of Denmark, Lewis County NY and died 16 Apr 1880 in Detroit, Wayne County, MI. He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Wayne County. He was captain of a sailing (cargo) vessel on the Great Lakes. He lived in Clayton, NY and Detroit, MI. Curtis K. married Elizabeth Estes in 1840, and Nancy Smith Dixon named Virginia, Dantforth B., Charles, and James E. as their children. A descendent, Jack Dixon of National City, Michigan, wrote a sketch of his family for The History of Iosco County, Michigan, published by The Iosco County Historical Society, East Tawas, Michigan, which says in part on page 183: "...Captain Curtis K. Dixon sailed from New York City in 1850 for the gold fields in California. He returned in 1852 to his wife and family who were living at that time in Jefferson County...Clayton, New York...They sailed from Clayton to Detroit in 1853 where he established the Dixon Freight and Vessel Agency at the foot of Atwater Street on the Detroit River." SN Dixon carried on a lively correspondence with Curtis and especially his lovely wife, Lib, much of which has survived to this day in the possession of Jack Dixon's family. From these letters we learn the tragic effects of the Civil War on a family in upstate New York, and in Michigan. Although Curtis returned from the gold rush in California empty handed, his legacy to the future was the letters from his wife. Excerpts from Lib's letters to her husband in California, from Clayton, NY: [26 May 1850] "Your father was here all last week making my garden and did not finish it after all. He is very anxious to hear from you." [24 Nov 1850] "Your father and hanibal dixon [SN Dixon's son, ROBERT'S great nephew, a lad of sixteen] came and banked the house for me your father is very anxious to hear from you." [2 Feb 1851] "Your father is well and I exept [expect] him down soon to make me a visit poor old man he has borrowed a great deal of trouble about you." [11 Mar 1851] "Your father was here yesterday but did not stay long he says he is very busy shoemaking and could not stay." Curtis married in 1840 at Clayton, Jefferson Co NY ELIZABETH ESTES, daughter of James Benjamin and Elizabeth (Betsy Wagner) Estes, b 1824 in Cape Vincent, d 29 Jul 1864. The lovely Lib of Sylvester Dixon's correspondence was probably born in Cape Vincent. She married Curtis in the early 1840s, and was virtually deserted by him when he went west after gold. Some of her letters survive, mentioning the care that her father-in-law gave her. She does not mention her own family. She died in childbirth, perhaps with daughter Virginia who did not live. 67 i DANFORTH BARNEY DIXON b 9 Nov 1842, d 9 Oct 1892 68 ii VIRGINIA DIXON d.y. 69 iii JAMES E. DIXON b 1846, d 16 Feb 1847 70 iv JAMES ESTES DIXON b 21 Sep 1848, d 1 Feb 1852 71 v ADAH DIXON b 1850, d 15 Nov 1858 72 vi CHARLES DIXON b 1854 73 vii CORNELIUS DIXON b 1856, d 18 Jul 1849 74 viii J. STERLING (JOE) DIXON b bef Feb 1861, d 22 Apr 1870 20. DAVID H. DIXON son of ROBERT B.sr and SALLY (HOOPER) DIXON was born 14 May 1816 at Denmark, Lewis County NY. A stone in Clayton cemetery stated that Capt. D.H. Dixon was wrecked and perished on the west shore of Lake Michigan 5 November 1855 in the 40th year of his age. Hough's Jefferson County History (1853) p 115 says: There runs between [the railroad at Cape Vincent] and Michigan Central [railroad] a line of propellers [among them] the "Jefferson" Captain D.H. Dixon. [The ships were] mostly built at Buffalo within the last two years. They have a tonnage of 372. Owned by Bancroft and Co." SN Dixon gives a fuller account of his cousin: "...[David Dixon] became a sailor of the lakes with his brother Curtis and soon became master of a vessel under E.G. Merrick of Clayton in whose employ he remained for several years. About 1850 he became captain of a Lake Propellor and was much liked by his employers for his fidelity to their interests and good judgement in managing their business as captain. His Propellor was finally lost in a storm off Port Washington on Lake Michigan November 5th l855 and he perished lashed to the mast on the morning of that day, and his remains were brought to Clayton by his brother C.K.Dixon and deposited in the cemetery. He was married to Almira Collins a daughter of William Collins at Stone Mills in Jefferson County N.Y.; by whom he had two sons and one daughter." Nancy Smith Dixon named his children as William, C. Byron, and Sarah A. SN said that Sarah never married. Town of Orleans 1850 Census: 103 13 506 522 Dixon David H. 33 m Master of a vessal 1000 Newyork 103 14 506 522 Dixon Limira 28 f Newyork 103 15 506 522 Dixon William C. 10 m Newyork X 103 16 506 522 Dixon C. Byron 5 m Newyork X 103 17 506 522 Dixon Sarah A. 3 f Newyork 103 18 506 522 Collins Rhoda C. 25 f Newyork X (wife's sister, a teacher) married ALMIRA COLLINS Children of DAVID H.and ALMIRA (COLLINS) DIXON: 75 i CHARLES BYRON DIXON b 24 Nov 1842, d 1921. Lived Stone Mills most of his life. Married twice, (1) Laura M.; (2) Bertha Joiner Obit: Died at the Sisters' hospital, following a long illness, aged 78 years. Had been in failing health for several months. The greater part of his life had been spent in Stone Mills, where he was employed as a farm laborer. During the past seven years he had worked on the farm of Z.H. Dean. Funeral from the Stone Mills Methodist Church, burial in Stone Mills Cemetery. 76 ii WILLIAM C. DIXON b 1844, d 27 Oct 1919. Lived Cleveland OH; Great Lakes ship captain. Wife Elizabeth (---), b Germany Dec 1850 77 iii SARAH ADELE DIXON b 1847, d 27 Feb 1921. Lived with brother Byron, never married. Obit gives middle name, daughter of the late Capt. D H & Lemira Dixon, aged 54 y 03 m. 22. SYLVESTER NATHANIEL DIXON (author of the Dixon genealogy) son of JEREMIAH and ELIZABETH (SYLVESTER) DIXON was born 25 Aug 1806 in the Town of Denmark, Lewis County and died 14 Jul 1882 New London, Waupaca County, WI. He was buried in Floral Hill Cemetery New London. In 1833 he commenced the study of land surveying with Levi Torrey of Brownville, and eventually became principal surveyor of Orleans and vicinity for 30 years. He and his wife joined the Presbyterian Church in Lafargeville. He married 18 Oct 1831 DIMMIS DICKINSON GREENLEAF daughter of Dr. CHRISTOPHER and TABITHA (DICKINSON) GREENLEAF of the Town of Orleans. Children of SYLVESTER NATHANIEL DIXON and DIMMIS DICKINSON (GREENLEAF) DIXON: 78 i HANNIBAL SYLVESTER DIXON, b 1 Jul 1834, m 14 Oct 1858 ALICE DICKINSON , d 29 Apr 1881 79 ii EDWIN GREENLEAF DIXON, b 30 Jul 1836, d 15 Jun 1862 80 iii CHARLES LEONARD DIXON, b 1 Oct 1838, d 25 Aug 1854 81 iv ELIZABETH LUTHERAH DIXON, b 3 Oct 1840, m 12 Oct 1865 HENRY DELBERT SLOAT, d 13 Apr 1928 San Diego, CA 82 v ALBERT EVERAL DIXON, b 29 Dec 1843, d 1 Jul 1863 23. THEODOTIA DIXON, daughter of JEREMIAH and ELIZABETH (SYLVESTER) DIXON was born c1829. She married JAMES A. WRIGHT Children of JAMES A. and THEODOTIA (DIXON): (dates from 1850 census) 82 i ELIZA A. WRIGHT b c1829 83 ii SYLVESTER I. WRIGHT b c1830 84 iii CYRUS W. WRIGHT b c1833 85 iv EDWIN L. WRIGHT b c1836 86 v HENRY S. WRIGHT b c1836 87 vi MARY O. WRIGHT b c1843 88 vii MARTHA S. WRIGHT b c1845 89 viii HARRIET B. WRIGHT b c1848 24. MARY LEONARD DIXON, daughter of JEREMIAH and ELIZABETH (SYLVESTER) DIXON was born 29 May 1809 in Gouverneur. After the death of their mother, 23 Mar 1815, Mary and her two sisters, Theodotia and Eliza went to live with their aunt, Susan (Dixon) Law. In 1816 their father, Jeremiah Dixon, sent for them to come to Madrid, St. Lawrence Co Mary lived there with Mr. Mark Douglass, a Scots farmer who had no children until the fall of 1829, when she moved to LaFargeville, to keep house for her her brother Sylvester. Next spring she went to live with Henry Sloat's family and later married his son. When a widow, she went to live with a son in MI. She married Apr 1832 HARRY SLOAT who was born 5 Mar 1805, and died 18 Oct 1853. From the Sloat Notebook: "Copy of a paper Aunt Delia wrote to Frances:" Uncle Harry was killed by a vicious horse. Henry was son of Hendrik & Jemima (Kane) Sloat. Hendrik was of Dutch stock from the Hudson Valley; in the town of Orleans he anglicized his name to Henry. Born in Ulster Co, Hendrik was baptized at the New Hurley Church, Ulster Co. He d 1860. Children of HENRY and MARY LEONARD DIXON: 90 i JAMES WRIGHT SLOAT b 25 Aug 1834 d 8 Dec 1868 m 24 Mar 1858 EMMA C. KANE 91 ii HENRY DELBERT SLOAT b 19 Nov 1836, d 12 Jun 1916, m 12 Oct 1865 #81 ELIZABETH LUTHERAH DIXON 92 iii GEORGE SYLVESTER SLOAT b 22 Aug 1837, d 5 Nov 1906, m 14 Nov 1867 CHARLOTTE AMELIA HARGER 93 iv EDWIN ALFRED SLOAT b 29 Jun 1842, d 23 Apr 1897, m (1) CELIA D. BOOTH, (2) LOUISE DORR 94 v ORIN DIXON SLOAT b 28 May 1845, d 7 Mar 1870, m MARY BALDWIN 95 vi FRANK MARION SLOAT b 21 Nov 1849, d 28 May 1883 25. AMBROSE MALCOLM DIXON, son of JEREMIAH and ELIZABETH (SYLVESTER) DIXON was born 1812 in the Town of Denmark, Lewis County. He died 16 Mar 1868 in Detroit, MI. He was a wheelwright. He married c1844 probably in Madrid, St. Lawrence Co. ANN PARCH, b c1828 in Vermont. Children of AMBROSE MALCOLM and ANN (PARCH) DIXON: 96 i CLARENCE DIXON b c 1845, d c1869 97 ii WILMAT DIXON b c1849 98 iii LILLIAN DIXON 27. JOHN D. OLNEY son of JOSEPH and NANCY (DIXON) OLNEY was born 7 August 1799 in CT. They resided in Jefferson County. Most of their seven children were born in Antwerp, Jefferson Co NY. Around 1850, John, Roxanna and most of their children moved to MI. Both died and were buried in Detroit, MI. (From Irene Uttendorfsky) He died 11 Mar 1881 in Detroit, MI. and was buried in Woodmere Cemetery there. He married 18 Mar 1821 probably in Town of Champion, Jefferson Co NY ROXANA POOLE who was born 1803 and died 12 May 1877 Children of JOHN D. and ROXANA (POOLE) OLNEY: 99 i SANFORD POOL OLNEY, b 8 Jun 1823-5 Mar 1890; m 1 Jan 1846 SARAH ANN MIX b 28 Mar 1823-3 Oct 1923 100 ii EMELINE OLNEY, b 19 Mar 1824, d 3 May 1899; m SAMUEL SMITH 101 iii DARWIN OLNEY, b 25 Sep 1825, d 15 Feb 1865; m AMELIA YOEMAN 102 iv CAROLINE G. OLNEY, b18 Aug 1827; m (---) HOLBROOK 103 v JOHN POOL OLNEY, b 23 May 1839 m 1852 HANNAH POST 104 vi ROXANA OLNEY. b 22 Mar 1832, d 7 May 1936; m (---) SQUIER 105 vii GEORGE W. OLNEY, b 18 Oct 1833, m 18 Oct 1857 HANNAH PROPHET 28. HEZEKIAH OLNEY son of JOSEPH and NANCY (DIXON) OLNEY was born 4 October 1808 in Denmark, Lewis Co. Lived in Ogdensburg, St Law Co NY. Married 5 Jun 1831 ADELIA JOHNSON. Died 24 Mar 1895 in Stillwater, MN Children of HEZEKIAH and ADELIA (JOHNSON) OLNEY: 106 i CHARLES OLNEY, b 16 Apr 1833; m 5 Mar 1833 JULIA A. HAINES 107 ii MELISSA OLNEY, b 3 Mar 1836, m 10 May 1858 W.B. MASON 108 iii JAMES OLNEY, b 5 Mar 1838 109 iv EDWIN J. OLNEY, b 25 Dec 1841; m unknown 110 v AMELIA OLNEY, b 8 May 1844; m C. L. LOCKWOOD 111 vi HENRY J. OLNEY, b 19 Aug 1848; m Dec 1878 ELLA F. NILES 112 vii MARY A. OLNEY, b 29 Dec 1853; m 24 jUN 1874 ALVAN F. WING 113 viii WILLIA D. OLNEY, b27 Mar 1856 29. LEWIS DIXON OLNEY son of JOSEPH and NANCY (DIXON) OLNEY was born 12 May 1814. He married (1) MARY A. BAKER, (2) ANNE CKARK Children of LEWIS DIXON and MARY A. (BAKER) OLNEY: 114 i LEWIS G. OLNEY, 1851 - 1876 115 ii JOSEPH A. OLNEY, 1853 - 1854 116 iii ORIN OLNEY, 1855 - 1856 Children of LEWIS DIXON and ANNE (CLARK) OLNEY: 117 i MARY F. OLNEY, b 28 Jun 1852 118 ii WILLIAM C. OLNEY, b 5 Aug 1864 119 iii BURTON E. OLNEY, b 2 Jul 1866 120 iv ASHLEY A. OLNEY, b 1 May 1868 121 v CLAYTON OLNEY, b 6 Apr 1871 122 vi BESSIE OLNEY, b 5 May 1873 30. LYDIA ANN HAYES, daughter of SUSANNA DIXON and DANIEL HAYES, was born married EDWIN MARTIN WINSLOW 123 i EMERANCY WINSLOW 33. WILLIAM BORDEAU married (1) (---), (2) DIANTHA (---) 124 i ELSA V. BORDEAU, b c1856 125 ii WILLIAM BORDEAU, b c1858 126 iii HATTIE A. BORDEAU, b c1861 127 iv GEORGE L. BORDEAU, b c1861 36. CURTIS B. MITCHELL, son of MARY/POLLY DIXON and GEORGE MITCHELL, was born c1824 in New York State. He married MARTHA (---). He died 8 Nov 1889 in Berlin township, Ionia County, MI. Children of CURTIS B. and MARTHA (---) MITCHELL: 128 i a child 129 ii a child
If you either wish or have additional information about this family, please contact:
Return to Town of Orleans
Copyright 2016 Jefferson County NYGenWeb — a member of the NYGenWeb Project
If you have any questions or comments about this page, please contact,
County Co-Coordinator Nancy Dixon or
Co-Coordinator Bruce Coyne.
Return to Jefferson County Genweb Page