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John Henry Dixon (1786 - 1874)

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John Henry Dixon
Born in Westham, Essex, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in St Leonard, Shoreditch, Londonmap
Husband of — married in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Sep 2015
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Residence: 8 Mutton Lane, Mile End Road, London, England
Occupation: a Joiner and Cabinetmaker
He was the leader of Dixon's Party of 1820 Settlers on the 'Ocean' which embarked on 13 Dec 1819 at Gravesend, Kent, England. The family group consisted of:
John Henry Dixon 32, Joiner and cabinetmaker. (John later married secondly Judith Boardman of Willson's Party.)
Wife Margaret Waldon 36.
Children - Mary Dixon 9; Emma Dixon 6; Eliza Dixon 4; Sarah Dixon 2
Occupation 1829 - Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa - a Parish Clerk
Occupation 1837 - a Clerk of St George's Church


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