Macdonald Dictionary Record: William Nixon

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One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for William Nixon. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: N. 123 N K2on, William (1841-1925) was born in Co. Down and came out in the Mersey in '62 and settled at Killinchy . He won a prize for a draught achy. marred at the first Ellesmere A. + P. Show. - held at son th bridge Jan ' 71. At the second sh ow , held at Leeston , he won a second prise with his Moan bull by Young Stanton. He was chair man of the Killinchy Sch. Comm. He was for 50 years an elder of the Lees for Presby church and was the. last survivo of the original elders. wife Mary d. Killinchy 10 .12.18 ag 81 4 sons 2 daus. He d. 11.7.25 ag. 84 both bur. Leeston Cem. eldest t son Wm. Alex. marr. 28.12.98 Mary 2' dau fenn9s Moffett of Laut s downe Halswell. John 18'68-1936 Rev. Sam, 1870 -1936 marr . 1.6.11 Annie elder dau Rev Dr. Mariella Rodgers of London derry. Mary 1871- 1940 fam. inf . LT. 6.1.71 : 29.12.71 : 17. 10.72 : 10.6.11.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer




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