Mixsonian

32 JOHN ELIJAH MIXSON, WILLIAM MIXSON (22), ELIJAH MIXON, JR. (20), ELIJAH MIXON (9), GEORGE MIXON (4), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

John Elijah Mixson, Planter, son of William and Julia Harris Mixson, was b, in Monroe County, GA, Jan. 7, 1844, d. in Coffee County, AL, May 14, 1914, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL . He was a Confederate Soldier, member of Company "H", 53rd Alabama Cavalry.

On Jan. 24, 1868, he was m. to Elmira Cole, dau. of Lorenzo J. and Amanda Harper Cole (latter was a dau. of Judge William Harper, one of the early Probate Judges of Dale County when it embraced Coffee and Geneva Counties). Elmirah Cole was b. Mar. 10, 1848, d. Sept. 27, 1924, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL. Mr. Mixson was named John for his grandfather’s brother and Elijah for his grandfather, Elijah Mixson, Jr., of Beaufort County, NC

Census:

1870 Township 6 Range 22, Coffee, AL, John-28, Elmira-20, Missouri-2, Danniel-3mo

1880 Centreville, Coffee, AL, age 36, wife Emma-32, children: Missouri-11, William Daniel-10, Amanda-8, Leila-7, Mary S-5, John H-4, Thomas-2

1900 Centerville, Coffee, AL, age 56, wife Mirie-53, children: John H, Leloer-19, Noah H-15, Pear L-14. Iday Y-11

1910 Centerville, Coffee, AL, age 69, wife Elmira-63, children: Ida B-22

Children:

*226 Emma Missouri Mixson - b. Nov. 12, 1868, m. George T. Hildreth

*227 William Daniel Mixson - b. April 18, 1870, d. Jun. 2, 1960

*228 Julia Amanda Mixson - b. Feb. 4, 1872, m. Rev. George G. Miller, a Methodist minister

*229 Leila Elmira Mixson - b. Sept. 3, 1873, m. J. Daniel Beckham

230 Mary Sophia Mixson - b. April 23, 1875, d. July 23, 1877, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL

*231 John Harris Mixson - b. Dec. 5, 1876, d. Apr. 18, 1941

232 Thomas Asbury Mixson - b. Sept. 16, 1878, d. Sept. 8, 1880 (burned to death when his clothing caught fire), bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL

233 Chlora Mixson - b. Jan. 4, 1881, m. Joseph Allen Jones, Children:

5782 Helen Irene Jones - b. Sept. 25, 1911, d. Dec. 27, 1952 (Adopted) She had married Samuel Robert"Bubba"Jones. Children:

5783 Charlotte Ann Jones - b. Jan. 11, 1937, m. _____

5784 Diane Elizabeth Jones - b. Mar. 15, 1942, m. _____Marsh McWaters.  Children:

18308 Tony McWaters – m. Susan Dailey

234 Louisa Mixson - b. Mar. 2, 1883, d. Aug. 25, 1887, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL

*235 Noah Harper Mixson - b. Aug., 1884, d. Mar 16, 1923

236 Pearlie Louvenia Mixson.- b. Mar. 2, 1886, . in Coffee County, AL, d. Apr. 2, 1981. On Dec. 23, 1905 she m. Walter Eugene Gibson - b. June 11, 1881 at Troy, Pike County, Alabama, d. Nov. 27, 1970 at Dover, FL, where the family had made their home since about 1930. He was son of Richard L. and Marthima Flowers Gibson. Mr. and Mrs. Gibson were Methodist. Both bur. First Baptist Dover Cemetery, Hillsborough County, FL.  

Census: 1910 Centerville, Coffee, AL, age 24, wife Pearley-24, children: Max-3, Howard-0mo

1920 Centerville, Coffee, AL, age 38, wife Pearlie-34, children: Max-13, Howard-9, Myrra-7, Elna-5, Edna-3, Richard-1

1930 Darbys, Pike, AL, age 48, wife Pearlie L-44, children: Myra J-18, Elinor P-15, Edna K-14, John R-11, Clarence H-8, Clara A-6, Billie L-1

Children:

*5785 Max Eugene Gibson - b. Nov. 1, 1906, d. 1994

*5786 William Howard Gibson - b. April 14, 1909

*5787 Myra Jane Gibson - b. Jan. 31, 1912

*5788 Elna Pearl Gibson - b. Mar. 29, 1914

*5789 Edna Kate Gibson - b. Aug. 22, 1916, d. Dec 13, 1972

*5790 John Richard Gibson - b. Dec. 23, 1918, d. Jan 1, 2001

*5791 Clarence Hubert Gibson - b. Aug. 2, 1921

*5792 Chlora Amis Gibson - b. Dec. 18, 1923

*5793 Billy Lamar Gibson - b. Aug. 19, 1928

237 Ida Roberta Mixson - b. Dec. 15, 1887, d. Mar 15, 1977, m. Dr. Lehman L. Hutchinson, dentist, b. Dec 19, 1888, d. abt 1920. Children:

5794 Elizabeth Hutchinson - b. Mar. 29, 1916, did not marry

5795 Inez Hutchinson - b. Jan. 27, 1918 (about 1937 m. Seaborn H. Wainwright, Jr. of Waycross, GA).  No children.

5796 Marshall Hutchinson - b. Oct. 9, 1919. Did not marry.


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