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Olive King Dixon
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1873
Bent Mountain
Roanoke County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1956
Amarillo
Potter County
Texas, USA

Daughter of Robert Woods King and Mary Jane Blankenship. Grew up on LEWIS GRANT, family estate of her gr gr grandfather,Gen. Andrew Lewis.

When Olive was 7, her father died she and her sister Margaret were sent to Decatur, Alabama,to live with Dora King Wade/a cousin.

1893/While visiting her brother,Archie, who was ranching in Roberts County, Texas, she met William Dixon. They married October 18, 1894 at his Adobe Walls homestead on the Turkey Track Ranch. Olive was the only woman living in Hutchinson County,Tx for the 1st 3 years of her marriage.

After the death of William, Olive published 'The Life of Billy Dixon'.
1929 Olive moved to Amarillo,Tx and worked as a part-time staff writer by the Amarillo Globe-News. 1937 she was made a salaried reporter. She remained with the paper until her death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Woods King (1831 - 1878)
  Mary Jane Blankenship King (1834 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  William Dixon (1850 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Dora Miles Dixon Coble (1895 - 1995)*
  Bobbie Dixon McKee (1897 - 1978)*
  William Drew Dixon (1899 - 1975)*
  Edna Dixon Irwin (1903 - 1992)*
  Archie King Dixon (1906 - 1979)*
  Olive Virginia Dixon Ragan (1908 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Richard King (1864 - 1929)*
  John Archie King (1868 - 1945)*
  Olive King Dixon (1873 - 1956)
  Ida May King Wickham (1875 - 1955)*
  William Horace King (1877 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Llano City Cemetery
Llano
Llano County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: flgrl
Record added: Mar 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50222907
Olive <i>King</i> Dixon
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