THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY
Description of grant to John Mogson, 433 acres, April 20,1684.
"ABINGDON PARISH, near head of Cedar Bush Creek, on W side adjoining Mr. John Mann, Major Lewis Burwell, Lawrence Smith, across Cedar Bush Crk. along Capt, Richard Bookers line. 125 acres bought by Wm. Mogson dec'd of Francis Wheeler dec’d, 1652. 300 acres formerly sold by Major Lewis Burwell, dec'd. to Mathew Hawkins of Queens Creek, Nov. 17, 1651, who sold to Wheeler by deed dated April 1, 1652, who sold Mogson, Sept. 4, 1652. Headright, Andrew Robinson."
(Note: Cedar Bush Creek is a shorter creek lying between Carters Creek and Tymberneck Creek. From a map with it's scale of miles, the head of Cedar Bush Creek should be about 3/4 mile from the pond on Tymberneck referred to in the grant to Major Lewis Burwell).
Description of grant to Major Lawrence Smith, 120 acres, Oct.20,1691. (Resurvey)
"ABINGDON PARISH, Beginning at a point on the south side of the Severn River, near head adjoining Coll. Augustine Warner dec'd and adjoining Mr. Robert Bryan, Valientyne Layne, Thomas Graves, Abraham Broadley to the dwelling house of William Graves, to Mr. Thomas Graves, dec'd, Gillion White, the house of Robert Earbrough, Jeremie Moult, down Timberneck Crk. swamp to line of Mr. Peters, dec'd, to the head of Mr. Richard Bookers land, along Mr. John Moggson line and land of Major Lewis Burwell, on two sides and for 807 in 1666 & patents for 75 acres 1668. Residue 318 acres. Headrights: Eliza Long, Robt. Colles, Eliza Day, Thor Fanch, Rich. Hust, Thos. Phypps, Hen. Cluthero."
English Duplicates Of Lost Virginia Records, By Louis des Cognets, Jr.
ABINGDON PARISH, GLOUCESTER COUNTY. (RENT ROLLS) 1704
Jeffry Carves 33 acres Capt. Booker 1000 acres
JOHN MIXON 400 acres Maj. Burwell 3300 acres
And many others
Ibid. Page 168
NEW KENT COUNTY (RENT ROLLS) 1704
WILLIAM MOXON 100 acres
(Note: New Kent County lay west to northwest across the York River from Gloucester County
CONCLUSIONS REACHED BY THE VIRGINIA RESEARCHER- GENEALOGIST
1 JOHN MIXON I, was the headright from England to Virginia.
2 JOHN MIXON II, b. abt 1655, was his son and the husband of Grace Mixon, b. abt 1660, d. 1715. Lived in Abingdon Parish
*3 JOHN MIXON III, was son of JOHN and GRACE MIXON, born Feb 14, 1680 in Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, VA, d. Feb 27, 1734 at Onslow County, NC.
*56 William Mixson - bapt. Oct. 11, 1683
Michael (Micha) Mixon - bapt. Nov. 20, 1685
Mary Mixson - Bapt. July 10, 1687
Jane Mixon - bapt. Oct. 1, 1693
(one Mixon descendant has sent in the following information, the original source from which it came being unknown and as yet not verified):
JOHN MIXON - b. Feb. 14, 1680, Gloucestershire County, Virginia, wife PRUDENCE LIDE - b. March 18, 1683. He died 27 Feb., 1734, Onslow County, N.C. She died June 9, 1738 in South Carolina. (Note: It is possible she died June 9, 1728 in North Carolina.)
JOHN MIXON married (2) JOYCE CLEAVE PHILLIPS, a widow, in June, 1729, Hyde County, North Carolina).
John and William were in the Craven Co. Militia in 1754 (p. 220, Vol 22, Colonial Records, NC)