Ivan Tracy Nixon
Ivan Tracy Nixon
Ivan Tracy "Nick" Nixon
(1914 - 1991)
A Gift from Sandra Kramer

Taken from ancestry.com:
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about Ivan T Nixon
Name: Ivan T Nixon
Birth Year: 1914
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: New York
State of Residence: New York
County or City: Steuben

Enlistment Date: 17 Apr 1942
Enlistment State: New York
Enlistment City: Rochester
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled painters, construction and maintenance
Marital Status: Married
Height: 68
Weight: 123

Obituary - "The Leader" - Thursday, October 24, 1991
Ivan T. Nixon
            ADDISON - Ivan T. Nixon, 77, of Addison, RD 4, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1991 in Corning Hospital.
            He was born Aug. 18, 1914 in Corning to Walter E. and Eva Betts Nixon. He married Vernice Nelson. She died previously. He later married Louise Greenfield. She died August 6, 1984.
            He was a graduate of Northside High School and retired from the New York Central Railroad, where he had been a brakeman. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. He was an honorary member of the Tuscarora Fire Department, and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He and his wife, Louise had owned and operated Mine Creek Kennels, Freeman. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving as a staff sergeant of the European, African and Middle Eastern theaters.
            Surviving are: brothers, Chester of Corning, and Lewis of Dalton; two sisters, Lillian Fuller and Jean (Mrs. James) Wenban, both of Painted Post; and several nieces and nephews.
            Calling hours are 6-8:30 p.m. today in the Flint Funeral Home. Services will be there 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. William McFarland, pastor of the South Corning United Methodist Church, officiating.
            Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Corning.

Family Marker
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Ivan Tracy Nixon's Grave
Ivan Tracy "Nick" Nixon
(1914 - 1991)
Hope Cemetery
Corning, Steuben Co., NY.


Ivan Tracy Nixon's Grave Ivan Tracy "Nick" Nixon
(1914 - 1991)
Addison Hill Cemetery
Tuscarora, Steuben Co., NY.


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Weddings - "The Evening Leader" - Thursday, July 17, 1941
Lind-Nixson
            Miss Margaret Esther Lind, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lind, 171 Baker street and Ivan Tracy Nixson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nixson, Corning R. D. 4 were married Wednesday evening at 105 East First street, the Manse of the First Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Dr. Elmer J. Stuart, pastor.
            The bride wore powder blue flowered silk and a corsage of pink roses and gypsophila. She was attended by Mrs. Chester Nixson of Corning, who was dressed in powder blue silk with a corsage of pink roses and other flowers. Chester Nixson was best man.
            Both the bride and bridegroom were educated in the Northside schools and the latter is employed as a painter by the Corning Building Company. They will live in Corning R. D. 4.

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Vernice Florence Nelson
Vernice Florence "Flossie" Nelson
(1918 - 1947)
A gift from Sandra Kramer


Obituary - "The Evening Leader" - Monday, May 26, 1947
VERNICE FLOSSIE NIXON
            Mrs. Vernice Flossie Nixon, 39, of 36 Hazel Street, died at the Corning Hospital this morning at 9:10. She had been a patient there for the past three weeks.
            Mrs. Nixon was born in Bolling Green, Ohio, January 25, 1918, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Nelson. She was married to Ivan Nixon of Corning by the Rev. Alexander Perry January 1, 1944 and had lived in Corning since her marriage. She attended the North Baptist Church.
            She is survived by her husband; her mother, Mrs. John Nelson of Bolling Green, three brothers, a twin, Bernard; John and Eldon Nelson; sisters, Mrs. Henry Schroeder, Mrs. Francis Welker and Mrs. George Barber; and several nieces and nephews, all of Bolling Green.
            Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Carpenter Funeral Home.

Flossie Nixon's Grave
Vernice Florence "Flossie" Nelson
(1918 - 1947)
Hope Cemetery
Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
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Jessie Louise Greenfield
Jessie Louise Greenfield
(1914 - 1984)
Provided by: Ava "Tiny" Campbell


Obituary - "The Leader" - Tuesday, August 7, 1984
J. Louise Nixon
            ADDISON - J. Louise Nixon, 70, Addison RD 4, died Monday, Aug. 6, 1984 at Corning Hospital.
            She was born April 7, 1914 in Westfield, Pa., daughter of Ivan H. and Ava Dininny Greenfield. She and Ivan Nixon were married Nov. 3, 1949 in Millport.
            A graduate of Addison High School, she received her nurses training at Corning Hospital. She served as a control operator in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
            She was a railroad telegrapher for New York Central, Penn Central and Conrail railroads for 29 years, retiring in 1976.
            She also owned and operated Mine Creek Kennels, and Suds Trim Shop, both in Freeman.
            She was vice President of the Tuscarora Fire Department Auxiliary and a member of the United Transportation Union.
            Surviving are her husband; one sister, Mrs. Darrell (Carol) Robinson of Addison; two nieces and one nephew.
            Calling hours will be Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the H.P. Smith and Son Inc. Funeral Home in Addison where services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Dennis Will officiating. Burial, with military honors, will be in Addison Hill Cemetery.

Jessie Louise Greenfield Grave
Jessie Louise Greenfield
(1914 - 1984)
Addison Hill Cemetery
Tuscarora, Steuben Co., NY.F

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