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 the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Indiana, USA on Dec 22, 1872.

He married Catherine Dalton in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana on Nov 8, 19002.

During his life, he was living in Allen, Indiana on Jun 1, 18803; at 1911 Sinclair Street, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana on Sep 12, 1918 and in 1954.

He died on Oct 10, 1954 in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana1 (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 Oct 13, 1954.

Parents

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

Notes

Blue eyes with brown hair.

Media

John Bixler and Catherine

John Bixler and Catherine

John Bixler - 1880 Census

John Bixler - 1880 Census

John Bixler - 1900 Census

John Bixler - 1900 Census

John Bixler - WWI draft card

John Bixler - WWI draft card

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

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. U.S. Veteran's Gravesites - Findmypast
  2. Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992 - Findmypast
  3. Us Census 1880 - Findmypast (was age 8 and the son of the head of the household)

To be done

Birth date (22 Dec 1872) has no citations

Burial date (13 Oct 1954) has no citations

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