Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

36 WILLIAM THOMAS MIXSON, WILLIAM CICERO MIXSON (25), 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)

William "Billy" Thomas Mixson, Planter, son of William Cicero and Martha E. Law Mixson, was b. in Coffee County, AL, Feb. 3, 1862, d. at his home in Coffee County, AL, Jan. 25, 1905, from pneumonia, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL . He had the reputation of being the most progressive farmer of his day --practicing what some agricultural schools taught years later.

A Christian and a Gentleman, many of his closest friends said of him at the time of his death, "It is safe to say Billy Mixson was the best man in Coffee County."

Of the same mind as his grandfather, he disliked the division in the Methodist Church, and with the help of a few in his community, built a new church near him which was allied with the Methodist Church (North). On Sept. 25, 1892, he was married to Carol Fuller - b. June 22, 1876, d. May 9, 1951, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL . She was the dau. of Robert A. and Walker P. Danielly Fuller.

Census:

1900 Centerville, Coffee, AL, age 38, wife Carle-23, children: Pauline-6, Sybil-5, Lesley-3, Robbert-1

1910 Westville, Dale, AL. age 32., single, children: Pauline W-16, Sibyl-14, Lissie-12, Dwight L-11

1940 Opelika, Lee, AL, Carol Mixon age 64 living with daughter Pauline and husband Clarence Hawkins

Children:

*49 Pauline Walker Mixson – b. Aug. 3, 1893, d. June 29, 1967 at Dothan, m. Clarence H. Hawkins, 1916.

50 Sibyl F. Mixson – b. Jan. 15, 1895, d. March 24, 1957, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL , married J. Victor Talley - b. Jan. 12, 1888, d. Jan. 24, 1968. Children:

5837 Gladys Leonora Talley - b. Jan. 3, 1921, d. May 12, 1922

5838 Rosalyn Ruth Talley - b. Aug. 10, 1922, m. Robert Turnbull of Jacksonville, FL - b. June 28, 1911, d. April 26, 1972

*51 John Leslie Mixson – b. April 2, 1997

*52 Dwight Lyman Mixson – b. May 30, 1899, d. Dec 1, 1973

37 JAMES MADISON MIXSON, WILLIAM CICERO MIXSON (25), 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)

James Madison Mixson, son of William C. and Martha E. Low Mixson, was born in Coffee County, AL, June 15, 1863, d. June 18, 1942, at Kirbyville, TX

He went to Texas when a young man, joined a relative in a mercantile business, which later was to become the Mixson Bros. store at Kirbyville. The business grew, soon added a cotton gin, a fertilizer mixing plant, bought cotton and cottonseed. He also became interested in farming and banking, having served a local bank in Kirbyville as President for a number of years. About 1890 he was m. to Florence Amanda McKinnon - b. April 9, 1871.

Census:

1900 Justice Precinct 3, Jasper, TX, age 36, wife Flora A-27, children: Amis-8, Max-3, Maybin-1

1910 Kirbyville, Jasper, TX, age 45, wife Florence-40, children: Amisc-18, Max-13, Mabyn-10, Sylvin-8, Mildred-5

1920 Kirbyville, Jasper, TX, age 56, wife Florence-49, children: Max-23, Mabyn-20, Sylvian-18, Mildred-15, William-5

1930 Kirbyville, Jasper, TX, age 65, wife Florence-59, children: Max-32, Sylvan-27, Billie-15

Children:

5839 Amice Mixson - b. Dec. 5, 1891, d. Jun 5, 1975, m. Rev. Everett Alton Bateman, b. Jan 1, 1865, d. Oct 10, 1939.  Both bur. Kirbyville City Cemetery, Kirbyville, Jasper County, TX.  Children:

5840 Mary Constance Bateman - b. Aug. 25, 1914, d. Jul 1, 2000, bur. Kirbyville City Cemetery, Kirbyville, Jasper County, TX, m. Alton Unwell Cain, b. Jan 14, 1906. Children:

5848 James Alton Cain - b. Sept. 13, 1940

5849 Mary Annette Cain - b. Sept. 13, 1940

5850 Robert Lewis Cain - b. Nov. 6, 1945

5841 James Mixson Bateman - b. June 29, 1916. Did not marry.

5842 Benjamin Drew "Rowdy" Bateman - b. Jan. 28, 1918,, d. Nov 20, 1969, m. Frances Brockman, Sep 4, 1930, d.              Mar 24, 1987.  Both bur. Kirbyville City Cemetery, Kirbyville, Jasper County, TX.  Children:

5851 James Mixson Bateman, Jr. - b. Aug. 23, 1947

5852 Mary Katherine Bateman - b. Sept. 7, 1952

5853 Susan Bateman - b. Sept. 16, 1956

5843 Marguerite Bateman - b. Sept. 27, 1920, m. George Hardy Hargrove - b. Aug. 3, 1920. Children:

5854 Mary Amise Hargrove., - b. Dec. 30, 1941

5844 Rebecca Elizabeth Bateman - b. Aug. 13, 1923, m. Bob Leon Harrell - b. March 29, 1924. Children:

5855 Bob Leon Harrell, Jr. - b. Aug. 6, 1944

5845 Patricia Ann Bateman - b. Sept. 15, 1927 (B.A., TSCW), m. Bean A. Griggs, Jr. - b. Jan. 17, 1922. Children:

5856 Joseph Everett Griggs - b. July 16, 1950

5857 Mary Lou Griggs - b. Sept. 21, 1954

5846 Robert Lee Bateman - b. May 19, 1930 (B.A., Baylor), m. Juannell Harrington - b. Sept. 11, 1933. Children:

5858 Mary Beth Bateman - b. May 21, 1952

5859 Charles Andrew Bateman - Jan. 14, 1955

5860 John Mark Bateman - b. Mar. 3, 1958

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