Transcribed from "An Illustrated History of The Big Bend Country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin counties, State of Washington",  published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.

     JOSEPH G. DIXON, who lives about one mile northwest from Lincoln postoffice, was born in Tennessee, on November 10, 1868, being the son of Joseph B. and Mary J. (Galarhar) Dixon, natives of Tennessee.  He was educated in the public schools of Arkansas whither the family moved when he was young.  Following the training of early days, he gave himself to farming and for some time wrought for wages there.  In 1887, he came to Washington and was engaged in farming in different localities.  It was 1891 when he took a homestead where he now lives and went to work to build a home.  He added to this land by purchase until he now owns three hundred and sixty acres, and has succeeded well in making a comfortable home and so shaping his property that he receives a fine annual income from it.  Mr. Dixon has shown himself to be an industrious and progressive man and by his wisdom and labors has gained his good holdings.  He has three brothers, Arthur, John G., and William M.
     In 1897, Mr., Dixon married Miss Virginia Fry.  Her father, George W. Fry, was born in Missouri and moved to Arkansas when a young man.  Her mother, Pricilla (Dixon) Fry, was born in Arkansas.  To Mr. and Mrs. Dixon, two children have been born, L. Lafayette and Lora E.