Call Number: Mss Sc 148, Pc 130
Title: Dixon/Baker Family fonds.
Dates: 1900-1910, 1943-196-(?).
Extent: 0.01 m of textual records. -- 4 photographs.
Biographical sketch: The Dixon family originally
settled in Quebec before moving to Manitoba. Margaret Ann Purcell
and George William Dixon were both born in Belfast, Ireland in 1858
and 1851, respectively. Their families immigrated to Kildar in Joliette
County, Quebec. Margaret and George got married in 1872. They moved
to Rounthwaite, Manitoba, where they raised a family of 13 children.
Most of their descendants still live in the Brandon area. Mary Baker
is the grand-daughter of George William Dixon and is married to
James Victor Baker.
Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University
of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Mary Helen Baker
of Brandon, Manitoba in December 1995. The collection was separated
into MSS SC 148 and PC 130 upon accession. PC 130 contains photographs
from the early twentieth century.
Scope and content: The fonds consists of genealogical
information about the Dixon and Baker families between 1851 and
1963. It also contains land title deeds, farm receipts, and photographs
of agricultural scenes in the early twentieth century.
Source of supplied title: Title based on provenance
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Accruals: No further accruals to this fonds are
Finding aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.