William Andrew Bixler 1868 - 1951

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The child of William Bixler (a labourer) and Rachel Sargent, William Bixler, the third cousin three-times-removed on your mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA on 17 Jul 18681 and married Anna Birk (with whom he had 3 children: Charles Edward, Harry E and Jesse Clarence) in Allen, Indiana, USA on 25 Feb 18912.

During his life, he was living in Allen on 1 Jun 18801; in Adams, Indiana on 1 Jan 19203; at his birthplace on 1 Apr 1930 with his sister-in-law, Catherine Dalton with his brother, John B4; and in Milford, Lagrange, Indiana on 1 Apr 19405.

He died on 10 May 1951 in Fort Wayne (fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 11 May 1951, page 10: William A. Bixler, 82, died at 9 a.m.yesterday at the home of a son, Harry Bixler, 225 Waverly Drive, Riverhaven, after a year's illness. He was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church.
Surviving in addition to the son are another son, Jesse Bixler, this city; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two brothers, John Bixler, Fort Wayne and Isaac Bixler, Spencer.
The body was removed to the C. M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home pending funeral arrangements) and is buried there.


  1. William Green was born on 6 May 1830
  2. Rachel was born on 26 Aug 1845


  1. Charles Edward was born on 4 Jun 1891
  2. Harry E was born in 1902
  3. Jesse Clarence was born on 25 Jun 1904


William Bixler - Anna - headstone

William Bixler - Anna - headstone

Anna Birk; Charles, Harry, William, Jesse Bixler

Anna Birk; Charles, Harry, William, Jesse Bixler

William Andrew Bixler

William Andrew Bixler




Family Tree

Family Tree



  1. Us Census 1880 - Findmypast (was age 11 and the son of the head of the household)
  2. United States Marriages - Findmypast
  3. US Census 1920 - Findmypast (was age 51 and the head of the household)
  4. US Census 1930 - Findmypast (was age 61 and the head of the household)
  5. US Census 1940 - Findmypast (was age 71 and the head of the household)

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