John B Bixler 1872 - 1954

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Biography

A laborer and the child of William Bixler (a labourer) and Rachel Sargent, John Bixler, the third cousin three-times-removed on your mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Indiana, USA on 22 Dec 18721,2,3.

He married Catherine Dalton in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana on 8 Nov 19005.

During his life, he was living in Allen, Indiana on 1 Jun 18806; at 1911 Sinclair Street, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana on 12 Sep 1918; in Allen, Indiana on 1 Jan 19201; in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana on 1 Apr 1930 with his sister-in-law, Anna Birk with his brother, William Andrew2 and on 1 Apr 19403; and at 1911 Sinclair Street, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana in 1954.

He died on 10 Oct 1954 in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana4 (fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 12 October 1954, page 2. John Bixler, 82, died at 11:35 p.m. Sunday in his home at 1914 Sinclair St. He was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. Mr. Bixler was employed at Coppock's Lumber Yard before retiring 25 years ago. He and Mrs. Bixler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 8, 1950. Surviving is the widow, Catherine; a son, Robert H., and a granddaughter, Mrs. Walter Gerke, both of Waynedale; two great-grandsons, and a brother, Isaac, Spencer. The body was taken to the C. M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home until 10 a.m. Wednesday when the body will be taken to the Wesleyan Methodist Church. The body will lie in state from 11 a.m. until services at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Richard Howell will officiate andburial will be in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Coronary occlusion) and was buried there at Prairie Grove Cemetery on 13 Oct 1954.

Parents

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

Notes

Blue eyes with brown hair.

Media

John Bixler and Catherine

John Bixler and Catherine

John Bixler - 1920 Census

John Bixler - 1920 Census

John Bixler - WWI draft card

John Bixler - WWI draft card

John Bixler - 1900 Census

John Bixler - 1900 Census

John Bixler - 1920 Census

John Bixler - 1920 Census

John Bixler - 1910 Census

John Bixler - 1910 Census

John Bixler - 1930 Census

John Bixler - 1930 Census

John Bixler - 1940 Census

John Bixler - 1940 Census

John Bixler - 1913 Fort Wayne Directory

John Bixler - 1913 Fort Wayne Directory

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=USC/1900/004118576/00432/056

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=usm/vetgrv/2185544

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=r_328060947

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=fs/mar/32793475/1

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=us/bmd/billion/5/000028233282

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=r_1072275301

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=usc/1920/004964847/00340/060

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=usc/1930/004950563/00481/024

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=usc/1940/1462777015

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Citations

  1. US Census 1920 - Findmypast (was age 47 and the head of the household)
  2. US Census 1930 - Findmypast (was age 56 and the head of the household)
  3. US Census 1940 - Findmypast (was age 68 and the head of the household)
  4. U.S. Veteran's Gravesites - Findmypast
  5. Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992 - Findmypast
  6. Us Census 1880 - Findmypast (was age 8 and the son of the head of the household)

To be done

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