HARLAN DIXON              

South Kansas Tribune, Wednesday, March 6, 1907, Pg. 2:




            Mr. Harlan Dixon, who had lived near Havana or Tyro for the past thirty-two years, died Sunday, February 24, at the age of 65 years, nine months and one day.  He was born in McDonough County, Illinois, in May 1841; volunteered and served in Company K, 155th Illinois Volunteers.  In 1875 he moved to Montgomery County and located near Havana, where he lived several years, and later purchased a farm 2 miles northwest of Tyro, where he resided until death, and always took an active interest in all public affairs, and was a conscientious voter.  Last October 14th he was stricken with paralysis and for nineteen weeks lay helpless, and at times partially unconscious.  He is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. S. F. Keller, four sons, and two brothers, James and Thomas Dixon.  The funeral was in charge of the A. O. U. W. Lodge, of which he had long been a member.

Contributed by Mrs. Maryann Johnson a Civil war researcher and a volunteer in the Kansas Room of the Independence Public Library, Independence, Kansas.