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Janet McCauley Dixon
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1818
Isle of Islay
Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Death: Feb. 3, 1904
Ontario, Canada

Mrs. Janet Dixon, one of the oldest residents of Brampton, died at the home of her son, Mr. Chas. Calvert, John St., on Wednesday. Mrs. Dixon who was ninety years of age, was a resident of Chinguacousy before coming to Brampton after he husband's death more than thirty years ago. She was buried beside her husband in Dixon's Cemetery which was named for him, this afternoon. [There is some discrepancy in the dating, as according to the listed dates, she would have been around age 85, not 90, at the time of her death.]

Birth date is actually christening date.

Janet Dixon, wife of William Dixon, was the daughter of Duncan McCauley and Catherine McLellan (burial location unknown). The McCauley family lived in the "Duich" area on the island of Islay, Scotland, before emigrating to Canada in 1832. Janet married William Dixon (b. England) on October, 2, 1837 Chiguacousy, Peel County, Ontario (microfilm #1030052). Witnesses were Dougel McLellan (Catherine McLellan's brother) and Geo. Walker. Very little is known about Janet's husband, except that he had two brothers named Christopher and George. Her brother, Neil McCauley, is buried at Devil's Lake, ND, USA. Janet had other brothers, but nothing is known about them or where they are buried. The brothers were christened at Kilarrow, Argyll, Scotland: John, christened April 28, 1820 [probably died young]; Angus, christened Aug. 1822; another John, christened Jan. 27, 1827; and Donald christened Oct. 16, 1831.

Janet and William had one known daughter, Mary Ann, born about 1850-52. Mary Ann is not listed in her parent's will. They also had an "adopted" son, Charles Wesley Calvert. Stories say that Charles was adopted by Janet, but not her husband, so Charles kept his surname of Calvert.

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  William Dixon (1804 - 1878)
  Charles Wesley Calvert (1852 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Dixon's Union Cemetery
Peel Regional Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Created by: Jan Darby
Record added: Nov 22, 2010
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Janet <i>McCauley</i> Dixon
Added by: Jan Darby
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