Nathaniel RIX

Nathaniel RIX

Male 1839 - 1923  (84 years)

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  • Name Nathaniel RIX  [1, 2, 3
    • He was a farrier in the 4th Michigan Cavalry in the war of the rebellion and was one of the detail sent after and who captured Jeff Davis. He had followed the trade of carriage-smith up to within a few years and is now living in Dowagiac, Michigan, with his brother Dr. Rix. [1]
    Born 22 Jan 1839  St. Johnsbury East, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Living with parents in Ridgeway, Orleans Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1860  Living in Otsego, Allegan Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1880  Living in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1900  Living with brother Thomas, in Dowagiac, Cass Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 28 Mar 1923  Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I97166  Main Tree
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2020 

    Father Guy Carlton RIX,   b. 14 Dec 1802, Stanstead, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1879, Dowagiac, Cass Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Martha GATES,   b. 5 Mar 1807, Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1892, Dowagiac, Cass Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 4 Jan 1826  St. Johnsbury, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Family ID F40082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adelia Maria ANTHONY,   b. Abt 1840,   d. 1 Sep 1887, Joliet, Will County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 14 Jul 1857  Adrian, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Luna Anetta RIX,   b. 14 Sep 1858, Palmyra, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1885, St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Thomas Nat RIX,   b. 26 Apr 1860, Otsego, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1940  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F40113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Living with parents in Ridgeway, Orleans Co., New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Living in Otsego, Allegan Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Living in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Mar 1923 - Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Nathaniel Rix Headstone
    Nathaniel Rix Headstone
    Nathaniel, son of Guy C. Rix and Martha Gates, is the husband of Adelia M. Anthony. He is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Dowagiac, Cass Co., Michigan.

    Created by: Sandy VanderTol
    Photo added by: Scout

  • Sources 
    1. [S11134] History and Genealogy of The Rix Family of America containing Biographical Sketches and Genealogies of both Males and Females, Guy S. Rix, Concord, N.H., (The Grafton Press).

    2. [S11123] 1850 Census Ridgeway, Orleans County, New York.

    3. [S03384] Stephen Gates of Hingham and Lancaster, Massachusetts, and His Descendants, Charles Otis Gates, (Name: Name: New York: Willis McDonald & Co;;).

    4. [S1844] 1860 Census Otsego, Allegen County, Michigan.

    5. [S03828] 1880 Census St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri.

    6. [S11151] 1900 Census Dowagiac, Cass County, Michigan.

    7. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    8. [S5988] Ancestry.com: Vermont Vital Records, 1720-1908.