Matilda Jane Hanshew

                                                     ┌── Jacob Hanshewc1795-c1833
                        ┌── Samuel Hanshew ──────────┤
                        │    1832-1876               │
                        │                            └── Mary "Mina" Cameron
                        │                                 1797-1873 
Matilda Jane Hanshew ───┤
B: 1856                 │                            ┌── William Anderson Wilson
D: 1905                 │                            │
                        └── Nancy Catherine Wilson ──┤
                             1834-1916               │
                                                     └── Margaret (Wilson)
M: James Dix

Matilda Jane Hanshew     [ID 06619] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 14 1856, Rich Valley, Smyth County, Virginia.1,2,3,4  

She married James Dix, Oct 1 1873.3,4,5  James, son of Henry Charles/Carl Dix & Martha Jane Winn, was born May 13 1849, Danville, Virginia.2,3,6  (c1847).1  (c1856).7  

Twelve children,2,3 including:

Arlie U. Dix, born Aug 1876, Virginia; married c1901, Alta M. -- (children: Earl, Herold and Clair Dix). 8
Iba/Ebbie May Dix, born Mar 1880, Virginia.
Malcolm Dix, born Jan 1882, Virginia.
Carrie C. Dix, born Mar 1886, Virginia.
Henry F. Dix, born Apr 1888, Nebraska; married c1909, Marie -- (child: Donald Dix). 9
William Wills Dix, born May 4 1890, Nebraska; married his step-mother's daughter, Marjorie Harkrader (child: William Wills Dix, Jr.). 10,11
Edward Dix, born Nov 1891, Nebraska.
Della Ann Dix, born Oct 1896, Nebraska.

Matilda and family were shown in the 1880 census, living in the household of her widowed mother in the Sharon District, Bland County, Virginia:1

Dicks, James, son-in-law, age 33, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; carpenter.
Dicks, Matilda J., wife, age 23, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; keeping house.
Dicks, Arlington H., grandson, age 3, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Dicks, India N., granddaughter, age 1, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Dicks, Ibbie M., granddaughter, age 3 months, born March [1880] in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.

Matilda and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 19 1900), Boyd County, Nebraska:2

Dix, James, head-of-household, age 51, born May 1849 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 26 years; farmer.
Dix, Matilda J., wife, age 44, born Jan 1856 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married 26 years; 12 children, 9 living.
Dix, Arlia U., son, age 23, born Aug 1876 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Dix, Iba May, daughter, age 20, born Mar 1880 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Dix, Malcolm A. [initial unclear], son, age 18, born Jan 1882 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Dix, Carrie C., daughter, age 14, born Mar 1886 in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Dix, Henry F., son, age 12, born Apr 1888 in Nebraska; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Dix, Willie W., son, age 10, born May 1890 in Nebraska; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Dix, Edward C. [initial unclear], son, age 8, born Nov 1891 in Nebraska; parents born in Virginia; attended school.
Dix, Della Ann, daughter, age 3, born Oct 1896 in Nebraska; parents born in Virginia.

Matilda Jane Hanshew died Nov 24 1905, Butte, Boyd County, Nebraska; buried Nov 26 1905, Butte, Nebraska.3,4  Matilda died of a heart attack at a Thanksgiving program at McCulley School in Butte.3  

Widower James was shown in the 1910 census (Apr 30 1910), boarding in the household of a C.F. & Josephine Dickinson in Boyd County, Nebraska:7

Dicks, James, boarder, age 54, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; widower; occupation: own income.
Living three houses away in 1910 was the family of son Arlie;8 one more house away was the family of son Henry.9  

James remarried Nov 15 1911 to Mary Ellen Phillipi Harkrader3 (Ella) Phillipi Harkrader).10,12,13  

James and Mary ("Ella") lived the remainder of their lives with the family of son William on the family farm in Boyd County, Nebraska.10  

James and Mary were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 29 1920), living in the household of son William in Boyd County, Nebraska:12

Dix, William, head-of-household, age 28, born in Nebraska; parents born in Virginia; rented home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Dix, Margery, wife, age 23, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia.
Dix, Warrela, daughter, age 1 year 2 months, born in Nebraska; father born in Nebraska; mother born in Virginia.
Dix, James, father, age 71, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married; occupation: retired.
Dix, Mary, mother-in-law, age 50, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; married.
Murdock, Rosetta, servant, age 14, born in Nebraska; parents born in Nebraska; single; attended school; occupation: servant, pvt family.
Dix, Ebbie, sister, age 40, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: none.

James and Mary were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), living in the household of son William in Boyd County, Nebraska:13

Dix, William, head-of-household, age 39, born in Nebraska; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 26; rented home; radio in home; occupation: farmer, farming; not a veteran.
Dix, Marjory H., wife, age 33, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 20.
Dix, Wanda E., daughter, age 11, born in Nebraska; father born in Nebraska; mother born in Virginia; attended school.
Dix, William W. Jr., son, age 1 year 10 months, born in Nebraska; father born in Nebraska; mother born in Virginia.
Dix, James, father, age 81, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 24; occupation: none.
Dix, Mary E., step-mother, age 61, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; first married at age 26.
Dix, Ibbey M., sister, age 50, born in Virginia; parents born in Virginia; single; occupation: none.

James died Aug 2 1939, Butte, Nebraska.3  


Sources

  1. 1880 census, Sharon District, Bland County, Virginia; roll T9-1356, ED 7, page 395C, line #33, dwelling #134, family #134.
  2. 1900 census, McCulley Precinct, Boyd County, Nebraska; ED 12, page 618A (Sheet 7A), line #4.
  3. Contribution from Denise (Dix) Launderville ().
  4. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  5. Contribution from Michael Josef von Goebel ().
  6. Contribution from Richard Neal Dix (), citing:
    1860 census, Wythe County, Virginia; dwelling #564;
    1870 census, Black Lick District, Wythe County, Virginia; dwelling #94;
    Wythe County, Virginia Marriage Book No. 2, page 70.
  7. 1910 census, McCulley Township, Boyd County, Nebraska; roll T624-839, ED 19, page 6A, line #6, family #100.
  8. 1910 census, McCulley Township, Boyd County, Nebraska; roll T624-839, ED 19, page 6A, line #12, family #103.
  9. 1910 census, McCulley Township, Boyd County, Nebraska; roll T624-839, ED 19, page 6A, line #19, family #104.
  10. Contribution from Dixie Allen ().
  11. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  12. 1920 census, McCulley Township, Boyd County, Nebraska; roll T625-980, ED 23, page 6A, line #40, dwelling #114, family #114.
  13. 1930 census, McCulley Township, Boyd County, Nebraska; roll T626-1265, ED 12, page 3B, line #83, dwelling #65, family #71.


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