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Joseph Dixon
DIXON, JOSEPH was born on the 15th of April, 1830, in Highland county, Ohio. He was married in Owen county, Indiana, on the 12th of September, 1850, to Miss Elizabeth Morris. Four years later they came west to Faribault, and the following spring to Morristown, where they were pioneers, and staked out a claim in section twenty-six, now known as Nathan's addition of the village of Morristown. On the 30th of April, 1864, he enlisted in Company I, of the Fourth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, and served till the close of the war. He then returned to his home in this place and has since devoted his time to its cultivation. Mr. and Mrs. Dixon have ten children, five of whom are married and five still remain at home. ["History of Rice County", Pub. by Minnesota Historical Company, Minneapolis, Minn. 1882 - VM - Sub by FOFG]


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