John, son of Sergeant James Dixon, and the father of John Boynton Dixon, was born in Rellington the latter part of the eighteenth century, and died in early manhood when his son John B. was an infant. He married Hannah , born in Rellington in 1790, died in 1880, a nonagenarian. Left with the care of an infant by the untimely death of her husband, she subsequently became the wife of a Mr. Clark. The children of her second union are: 1. James, who resides in Canada, married and has four children. 2. George, a resident of Canada, married and has three children. 3. Richard, who also resides in Canada, four children. 4. Anna, married a Mr. Sergeant, ten children. 5. Bessie, who is residing in Manitoba and has a family.