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Josephine "Josie" Dixon Kennard
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1840
Death: Oct. 13, 1913

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Aunt Josie was born in Miller county Missouri, and was there reared, receiving her education in the schools of that county, and at Palmyra and Columbia, that State, graduating from the Christian College of the latter place. On August 7, 1861, she married W.R. Kennard. She taught one of the first public schools of Milam county. Her parents were William P. and Minerva Dixon who were born, the father in North Carolina in 1812, and the mother in Tennessee in 1824. The mother died in 1868 at the home of her brother, L.B. Wilkers, at Lexington, Kentucky, whither she had gone for medical treatment, and the father in 1893, at the residence of his daughter. Mrs. Kennard, with whom he had made his home for number of years. Mrs. Kennard and her husband were both members of the Christian Church to which they have belonged for thirty years. They had no children, but brought up several nieces and nephews, two of whom, James P. Kennard, a nephew of the Doctor, and Miss Minnie J. Barnett, a niece of Mrs. Kennard, were taken in infancy. The former is now a successful teacher of Milam county and the latter a recent graduate of the Rockdale high school. History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties
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  William Powell Dixon (1812 - 1893)
  William Rufus Kennard (1834 - 1902)
  Josephine Dixon Kennard (1840 - 1913)
  Thomas Edmond Dixon (1845 - 1922)*
  Mary Louella Dixon Golden (1849 - 1932)*
  Nancy A. Dixon Spake (1853 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Apr 18, 2012
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Josephine Josie <i>Dixon</i> Kennard
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