Edward A. Dixon came to Lethbridge from Ontario in early 1890, where he operated a tailor shop for a few years. He met and married Annie Neidig on November 24, 1897.
In early 1900 he took up a homestead two miles north of Coalhurst. There they lived and raised two sons. They received their education at Rolling Hill school, where Mr. Dixon was a trustee for several years.
In the early years they sold butter, eggs and vegetables to the people of Coalhurst. Edward played a small part in bringing the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation System into operation. Bill was one of the first ditch riders of the L.N.I.D. Fred passed away in 1921 after major surgery.
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