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Robert Archer Dixon "Arch" Orton
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1889
Northumberland, England
Death: Sep. 17, 1940
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Robert Archer "Arch" Dixon was born on December 17, 1889 at 14 Derby Street, Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland County, England. He was the son of James Dixon (1855-1892) and his wife Alice Bell (1854-1910). When his father died leaving a large family of small children, his mother Alice allowed Arch to be adopted by his first cousin Elizabeth Dixon (1859-1945) and her husband Robert Orton (1853-1931). His adopted siblings were Elizabeth Jane Orton (1877-1970), who married the Reverend Peter Ivison; Eleanor Orton (1880-?); Ethel Orton (1886-1967), who married Fred Casson; and Richard Dixon Orton (1895-1950). Robert Archer Dixon "Arch" Orton was married to Mabel Margaret Smith on December 20, 1910 at Morpeth, Northumberland County, England. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Dixon (1855 - 1892)
  Alice Bell Dixon (1853 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Mabel Margaret Smith Orton (1885 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Ridley Dixon Orton (1911 - 1974)*
  Gordon Dixon Orton (1915 - 1986)*
  Winifred Mae Dixon Orton Schmidt (1926 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Farmington
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Plot: RR (Railroad) Section
 
Maintained by: J. Robert Schmidt
Originally Created by: Memories From The Mist
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66432545
Robert Archer Dixon Arch Orton
Added by: J. Robert Schmidt
 
Robert Archer Dixon Arch Orton
Added by: Memories From The Mist
 
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 Added: Feb. 26, 2015
 
 
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