In 1720, he was mentioned in his step-father's will. John Houghton, of New Castle county, made his will 1 mo. 10, 1720, and it was probated May 27, 1720. He mentions his wife Ann. his brother-in-law, John Gregg, his daughters, Mary, Martha, and Rebecca Houghton, and children Dinah, Ann, George, Henry, Thomas and John Dixon.
John DICKSON of Mill Creek Hundred, NCC [New Castle County], and Sarah HOLLINGSTH. [Hollingsworth] of Christiana Hundred, afsd. co. 29-8-1724 at Center meeting house.
John and Sarah (Hollingsworth) Dixon's children included:
Hockessin Meeting: A meeting was held at the house of William Cox at Hockessin in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County as early as 1730 but was not regularly established until 1737. The meeting received its name of Hockessin from an Indian village formerly near the place Among the first settlers were John Baldwin William Cox and the Irish Friends Henry and John Dixon. In 1738 a meeting house was built and enlarged in 1745.
In 1732 John built a home, now located on Valley Road, west of the house built by his brother, Henry. The home has a datestone inscribed "I & J Dixon - 1732" - The 'I' referring to John's son, Isaac, who inherited the home after John died. The home was eventually sold outside the family after 1832.
1742, Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle, Delaware.
This profile is protected to prevent it being merged away into the profile for his half-brother, John Houghton. William Dixon and his wife Anne (Gregg) had a son named John Dixon who's mentioned in the will of John Houghton, whom Anne married after William died.
↑ a birth date of February 9, 1691, Christiana Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, had "Source S390: Text: John Dixon, b. 1702, m. 29 August 1724, Sarah Hollingsworth, sister of Hannah. b. 7 August 1706."
S381: Earl L. Darrah, Descendants of Valentine Hollingsworth, Sr (broken link), edarrah[at]gte.net Tampa, FL, January 12, 1999: another broken link - it had been "Hollingsworth Descendants," (a page from Earl Darrah's website, accessed Feb. 4, 2015, courtesy of archive.org's Wayback Machine, which has now been blocked). Earl Darrah published a book in 1995 called Hollingsworth: Westward Migration and Settlement of the Valentine Hollingsworth Family. It's available at the Library of Congress (call number CS74.H74 1995), at the National Genealogical Society, and the Mormon Library in Salt Lake City, UT.
S390, S191: Mary Belle Lontz, Our German, Pilgrim, and Quaker Ancestors, Milton Pennsylvania, page 30 (published October, 1968 by M.B. Lontz; dead link, moved to http://www.heritagepursuit.com/, but Lontz not found - Feb. 12, 2015). See also Kendall, Hazel May (Middleton). This book records the descendants of John Gregg, Anderson, Ind: H.M.M. Kendall, 1946 (p. 24, 27). They settled in Anson Co., (then South, but now North) Carolina, where John purchased 244 acres on Fair Forrest Creek in 1753.
S412: Chris Stefanovich, Ancestors of Chris Stefanovich, last updated May 2000. Note, Feb. 26, 2015: link went to a site titled Stefanovich, but could not find any relevant information on it.
S413: Allen L. Potts, Ancestors of Eva Martina Walterhouse (Publication: Jan 16 2001). Membership required, Feb. 26, 2015. Text: iv. John DIXON was born in 1702 in Mill Creek, New Castle Hundred, Delaware. He died in 1742.
Albert Cook Myers,Immigration of the Irish Quakers Into Pennsylvania, 1682-1750: With Their Early History in Ireland (published by the author in 1902). Available online: Google eBook
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with John: