William Dixon of Old Raby and later a shopkeeper of Staindrop was the eldest son of Joseph and Mary Dixon.
In his will he bequeathed his lands at Bolron, Co. York and Staindrop, Co. Durham to his wife Sarah, and made her sole executrix.
He owned land on the North side of Raby Castle, which he sold to the Lord of Raby Castle and moved to other property in Staindrop.
His old house at Raby, faced the porter's lodge and was still standing in 1898.
This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. Dixon-3744 was created by Steven Ringer through the import of Ancestors of Gulielma Clark & Walter John Ringer.ged on Apr 16, 2014.
Source: S48 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: #N73996748 Data Changed: Date: 14 Apr 2014 Time: 20:33:25 CREA Date: 14 Apr 2014 Time: 17:13:00 Quality or Certainty of Data: 1 Page: Ancestry Family Trees
Source Information: Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Quaker Birth, Marriage, and Death Registers, 1578-1837 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: General Register Office: Society of Friends' Registers, Notes and Certificates of Births, Marriages and Burials. Records of the General Register Office, Government Social Survey Department, and Office of Population Censuses and Surveys, RG 6. The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William 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 William: