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Ellen Josephine Dixon Sanders
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1858
Lowell
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1944
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA

OBIT:
The Sibley Gazette-Tribune, October 19, 1944. (Front page)
Ellen Josephine Dixon was born at Lowell, Iowa, Henry Co. Nov. 06, 1858. She grew to womanhood in this vicinity. She was married to Losson Sanders of Barnes City in 1875. To this union seven children were born. Harlan who died in infancy, Mrs. Fred Hockey of Barnes City; Mrs. Tom Morey , Sloan; Mrs. Moina McFarland, Interior S.D.; Mrs. Art Porter, Missouri Valley; Mrs. Milton Bessett, Clare Illinois and Roy Sanders of Sibley. She and her husband had lived in northwest Iowa for the last thirty-four years, her husband preceding her in death in April, 1938. Since his death she has made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Tom Morey of Sloan, Iowa. She joined the Methodist church when a young girl and was a faithful member and worker until her illness prevented. She passed away October 14, at St. Joseph hospital in Sioux City, Iowa and was laid to rest in the Sibley cemetery beside her husband. Rev. Arrasmith of Sibley officiating. Pallbearers were Jesse Broughton, Chris Attig, Herman Helmers and E. L. Timmons.

Information provided per Roots Web by Dani Black 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward D. Dixon (1803 - 1865)
  Moina Hickman Dixon (1818 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Lawson Parrott Sanders (1854 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Dora Pearl Sanders Hockey (1879 - 1970)*
  Zelma Sanders Morey (1881 - 1950)*
  Margaret Helena "Helena" Sanders Porter (1884 - 1952)*
  Moina Bell Sanders McFarland (1888 - 1975)*
  Leroy Harrison Sanders (1890 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Jones (1842 - 1925)**
  Nancy E. Dixon Head (1853 - 1936)*
  Ellen Josephine Dixon Sanders (1858 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Holman Cemetery
Sibley
Osceola County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 1~~Lot 210~~Row 15~~West side, North end
 
Maintained by: Arlene McFarland
Originally Created by: Donna Lee Wall
Record added: Aug 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40148938
Ellen Josephine <i>Dixon</i> Sanders
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Ellen Josephine <i>Dixon</i> Sanders
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