Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

73 SAMUEL ALVIN MIXSON, HARMON WALLACE MIXSON (38), 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)

Samuel Alvin Mixson, son of Harmon W. and Missouri Snellgrove Mixson, was b. in Coffee County, AL, July 9, 1907 in Coffee County, AL, d. Sep. 4, 1980, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL . m. July 1936 at Enterprise, Alabama, to Miss Owen Marie Luther - b. Aug. 21, 1906 at Croker. AL, d. Jun 6, 1995, bur. Enterprise City Cemetery, Enterprise, , dau. of Herman and Gussie Luther. (Mr. and Mrs. Mixson were divorced about 1951).

Census: 1940 Enterprise, Coffee, AL, age 33, Owen-32, children: Sandra-1

Children:

81 Sandra Mixson - b. Aug. 12, 1938 at Enterprise, Alabama, d. Feb. 1, 1961, m. June 15, 1957 to Jack Purvis, a schoolteacher. Children:

5934 Jay Purvis - b. Mar. 19, 1958 at Geneva. ALA

5935 Herman Luther Mixson - b. Dec. 9, 1940 at Enterprise. Alabama – B.S. Troy State U. AL. Now employed by the State Health Department. On Aug. 24, 1961. he m. at Evergreen, Alabama. Martha June Fields. dau. of James Leon and Martha Booker Fields of Evergreen. Martha has B.S. in Ed. degree from Troy State U., and an M.A. from George Peabody College for. Teachers at Nashville. Tenn. She is a classroom teacher in Conecuh County public schools. Mr. and Mrs. Mixson are members of the Church of Christ and make their home in Evergreen where following children were born:

5936 Sandra Michelle Mixson - b. May 24. 1964

5937 Tanya Leigh Mixson - b. Mar. 30, 1968

5938 Samuel Keiven Mixson - b. Dec. 26. 1969

83 RALPH E. MIXSON, DAVID MARION MIXSON (39), 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)

Ralph E. Mixson, son of David M. and Ada Hildreth Mixson, was b. in Coffee County, AL, Jan. 18, 1897, d. Aug 28, 1987. On Jan. 2, 1918, he was married to Foy Whigham b. Mar, 10, 1897, d. Mar. 10, 1976, Skipperville Community Cemetery , dau. of Joseph Andrew and Mary Ellene Burdeshaw Whigham of Skipperville, Dale County, AL, d. Mar. 10, 1976 on her 79th birthday.

Census:

1920 Skipperville, Dale, AL, age 23, wife Foye-22, children: Evelyn-9mo

1930 Skipperville, Dale, AL, age 33, wife Fay-33, children: Evelyn-9, Harold-7, Whigham-5, Catherine-3

1940 Skipperville, Dale, AL, age 43, wife Faye-43, children: Mary E-21, Harold E-18, Daved W-15, Catherine E-12, Maurice A-7

Children:

91 Mary Evelyn Mixson - b. Nov. 23, 1919, d.   Jun 30, 2014, m. Yancey Cader Parker, b. May 30, 1914, d. Nov 22, 2002.  Both bur. Meadowlawn Cemetery, Enterprise, Coffee County, AL

92 Harold Ernest Mixson, - b. July 20, 1922, Skipperville, Dale County, AL, d. Oct. 31, 2000, , bur. Skipperville Community Cemetery , AL, served in US Army during WW II, , m. Sarah Marshall, June 26, 1949. Children:

5939 Linda Mixson – b. _____, m. . October 20, 1973, Richard Michael O'Connell, son of Mr. & Mrs. Edmund P. O'Connell

93 David Whigham Mixson - b. Dec. 28, 1925, m. June 23, 1973, d. Aug. 16, 2007, , bur. Skipperville Community Cemetery , AL, Imogene Mathison, dau. of Mr. & Mrs. John Thomas Mathison

94 Kathryn Elizabeth Mixson - b. March 17, 1928, m. William H. Piper, Jr.

95 Maurice Andrew Mixson - b. Feb. 11, 1933, Skipperville, Dale County, AL, m. Sarah Jane Metcalf, August 25, 1956. Family information is not complete, but (from newspaper notice) they have at least one child:

96 Andrew Davis Mixson – b. May 31, 1966 at Montgomery AL

84 OTIS O. MIXSON, DAVID MARION MIXSON (39), 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)

Otis O. Mixson, son of David M, and Ada Hildreth Mixson, was b. in Coffee County, AL, b. Dec 15, 1899,  d. Oct 1970. Now a retired merchant, he owned and operated a retail business in Chattanooga, TN, for many years. On Mar. 10, 1920, he m. Bessie Davis - b. Oct. 6, 1901, dau. of Henry Augustus and Carrie Cotter Davis.

Census:

1930 District 2, Hamilton, TN, age 28, wife Bessie-28, children: Mary H-8, Harry C-5

1940 Hamilton, TN, age 40, wife Bessie-38, children: Mary H-19, Harry A-15, mother in law Carrie Davis-63

Their children:

97 Mary Helen Mixson - b. Aug. 11, 1921, m. John L. Carmichael, June 10, 1947

98 Harry Allen Mixson - b. Nov. 3, 1925, Chattanooga, TN, d. Oct. 31, 2000, bur. Skipperville Cemetery, AL, served in US Army during WW II, bur. Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN,m. Jun 16, 1951 to Billy Joyce White, b. Dec 10, 1928, d. May 16, 2016.   Children:

 21277 David Mixson

21278 Mike Mixson

85 RAY H. MIXSON, DAVID MARION MIXSON (39), 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)

Ray H. Mixson, son of David M. and Ada Hildreth Mixson, was b. in Coffee County, AL, Feb. 24, 1902, d. Jul 7, 1985. On April 3, 1927, he m. Ruth Miller (Currie), d. April 12, 1972.

Census:

1930 Lakeland, Polk, FL, age 28, wife Ruth E-25, children: Ray H-2

1940 Savannah, Chatham, GA, age 38, wife Ruth E-35, children: Ray H-12

Their children:

99 Ray H. Mixson, Jr. - b. Feb. 21, 1928, d. ____, bur. Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Panama City, Bay County, FL Savannah, GA Graduate of Emory University, m. Kathryn Cooke, May 26, 1951, b. Oct. 2, 1925, d. Dec. 17, 1999, bur. Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Panama City, FL. Their children:

100 Robert Winston Mixson - b. June 29, 1953, Panama City, FL

101 Gregory Byrne Mixson - b. Sept. 2, 1957, Panama City, FL

102 Martha Lynne Mixson – b. Dec. 18, 1964, Panama City, FL

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