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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: [ARIZARD] Calico Rock Progress
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2006 20:01:54 -0600
#1 - I checked for Dixon in the Melbourne paper 1901-1920. The name Dixon
was mentioned several times but no Jefferson Davis Dixon.
#2 - In the Arkansas Gazette Obituaries Index 1819-1879 I found a:
Dixon, Henry M. issue 1879 Au 21 pg 5 col 1
That's the nearest I could find.
> I searched the Melbourne paper in Little Rock at the Historical Society a
> couple of years ago and it had very few pages that were whole pages, just
> pieces for the year 1907. I was searching for an obituary for my
> grandfather, Jefferson Davis Dixon, born Nov,1861 and died about 1907. He
> was a postmaster in Sept 1806, and his wife Florence Elizabeth remarried
> August 29, 1907. So I searched that part of 06 & 07, but didn't find any
> obituaries. Do you by chance have the obituaries for that time?
> Also in the Index books for 1819 to 1879, is there a Harry Dixon listed?
> According to the Dixon Book, Harry was killed by a spirited horse in 1865.
> Sure would appreciate any information. I believe both were living in
> Melbourne when they died.
> in TX