Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

227 WILLIAM DANIEL MIXSON, JOHN ELIJAH MIXSON (32), 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 Daniel Mixson, physician, son of John E. and Elmira Cole Mixson, was b. in Coffee County, AL, April 18, 1870, d. at his home in Waycross, GA, June 2, 1960, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL . (M.D., Chattanooga Medical College, 1399). He did general practice in Dale and Coffee County for twenty years, the last five years of which was at Midland City. He served for a few months as an officer in the U.S. Medical Corps in World War I, after which he took special courses at Tulane in New Orleans on eye, ear, nose, and throat, and later at Manhattan (N.Y.) Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic and Malatien Seminary in N.Y. He retired in 1939 after twenty years' practice in Waycross, GA, where he had distinguished himself in his profession, and was widely known in that part of the state.

On June 1, 1899, he m. Pearl Loreta Fuller - b. Feb. 2, 1878, d. Jun. 10, 1969, bur. Old Tabernacle Cemetery, New Brockton, AL , dau. of Robert A. and Walker P. Danielly Fuller. She was a sister to Coral Fuller, wife of William T. Mixson, a cousin to Dr. Mixson. When William T. Mixson died in 1905, Dr. and Mrs. Mixson took the widow and tier children under their wings until the children reached maturity. They had no children, but have been a great help, not only to their own people, but to their community as well, always supporting education and the progress for the good of their fellow man.

Pearl L. Fuller Mixson, widow of William D, Mixson, physician, died June 10, 1969 in the South East Alabama, General Hospital at Dothan, buried June 11, 1969 - by the remains of her husband in Old Tabernacle cemetery. She had passed her 91st birthday (Feb. 2, 1878).

Census:

1910 Westville, Dale, AL, age 40, wife Pearl L-31

1930 Waycross, Ware, GA, age 59, wife Pearl L-51

1940 Waycross, Ware, GA, age 69, wife Pearl-62

228 JULIA AMANDA MIXSON, JOHN ELIJAH MIXSON (32), 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)

Julia Amanda Mixson, dau. of John Elijah and Elmira Cole Mixson, was b. in Coffee County, AL, Feb. 6, 1872, d. May 9, 1947 at Mobile. She was Methodist and was educated at Mallieu Seminary. On June 16, 1892 she m. at Haw Ridge, Coffee County, Rev. George Gillis Miller, a Methodist minister. He was b. Jan. 18, 1861 at Sylvan Grove, Dale County, AL, d. July 4, 1947 at Belforest, Baldwin County, AL, and was s. of King Solomon and Sarah Ann Morris Miller. Mr. Miller was a member of the Alabama-West FLA, Conference and had served a number of churches with distinction. Both bur. Belforest Community Cemetery, Belforest, Baldwin County, AL.

Census:

1900 Piney Grove, Geneva, AL, age 39, wife Julia A-28, children: Sylvester E-6, Carlos D-5, Ernest B-3, Edna M-1

1910 Georgiana, Butler, AL, age 49. wife Julia A-38, children: Sylvester P-16, Carolos D-14, Ernest D-13, Edna M-11, Ruby L-9, Brasher V-7, Arva B-5, Mary I-1

1920 Canoe, Escambia, AL, age 58, wife Julia A-47, children: Carols D-24, Earnest B-22, Edna M-21, Rubie L-19, Brasher V-16, Arva R-15, Mary I-11, Paul M-8

1930 Brewton, Escambia, AL, age 69, wife Julia A-58, children: Paul 18, grand dau. Ermine E-5

Children :

*6192 Sylvester Perry Miller - b. Sept. 26, 1893, d. Apr 17, 1976

*6193 Carlos Daniel Miller - b. Oct. 27, 1895, d. Mar 5, 1987

*6194 Ernest Betz Miller - b. Feb. 10, 1897, d. Aug 5, 1995

*6195 Edna May Miller - b. Oct. 22, 1898, d. Jun 8, 1985

*6196 Ruby Letita Miller - b. Oct. 20, 1900, d. May 1, 1988

*6197 Brasher Vann Miller - b. Feb. 21, 1903, d. Sep 27, 1988

6198 Arva Ruth Miller - b. Dec. 27, 1904 at Samson, AL, d. Dec. 10, 1933

*6199 Mary Irene Miller - b. Nov. 30, 1908, d. May 26, 1955

*6200 Paul Mixson Miller - b. Nov. 15, 1911, Dec 12, 2000

 

Wedding of Edna May Miller and Joel Sirmon Green Front row (L to R) Unknown Girl, Cecil Curtis Miller, Unknown Girl, Unknown Boy, Unknown Man Second row (L to R) Unknown Woman, Unknown Woman, Unknown Man Third row (L to R) Unknown Woman, Unknown Baby, Unknown Man Back row (L to R) Unknown man, Unknown Woman, Julia Amanda Mixson Miller, George Gillis Miller, Sarah Ann Morris Miller, Unknown Woman, Unknown Man

 

229 LEILA ELMIRA MIXSON, JOHN ELIJAH MIXSON (32), 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)

Leila Elmira Mixson, dau. of John Elijah and Elmira Cole Mixson, was b. Sept. 3, 1873, Coffee County, AL, d. July 15, 1948, Geneva County, Ala ., where the family had moved about 1912. On Jan 0, 1889 she m. John Daniel Beckham - b. Sept. 9, 1867 in Pike County, AL., d. Feb. 16, 1957 in Geneva County, AL He was s. of Hiram and Mary Holland Fincher Beckham. Mr. and Mrs. Beckham were Methodist and their home was in the eastern part of Coffee County near Tabernacle Church. Both bur. Shady Grove Cemetery, Samson, Geneva County, AL.  It was here that all their children (except the last) were born.

Census:

1900 Centerville, Coffee, AL, age 32, wife Lelia-23, children: Corah-6, Charly-6, Opel-2, Hiram-1

1910 Precinct 9, Coffee, AL, age 43, wife Lela A-36, children: Heather-17, Charlie-15, Opel-13, Hiram-11, Alva-9, Tell-7, Lillie-6, George-4, Ruby-2, Daniel-8mo

1920 Piney Grove, Geneva, AL, age 52, wife Leila-46, children: Abb-19, Tell-16, Lillie-15, George-13, Ruby-11, Teddie-6

1930 Piney Grove, Geneva, AL, age 62, wife Lella L-56, children: Tell C-25, Teddie M-16

1940 Piney Grove, Geneva, AL, age 72, wife Lena-65, children: Cortell-38, dau in law Addie-19, grand dau. Ruth-2, Almira-2mo 

Children:

*6201 Cora Louise Beckham - b. Dec. 14, 1892

*6202 Charles Beckham - b. Dec. 20, 1894

*6203 Ople Beckham - b. Aug. 26, 1896

*6204 Hiram Beckham - b. Aug. 31, 1898, d. July 3, 1957

*6205 William Abb Beckham - b. July 1, 1900, d. Aug. 25, 1971

*6206 Coss Tell Beckham - b. July 11, 1902

*6207 Lilly Beckham - b. April 1, 1904

6208 George Washington Beckham - b. Dec 24, 1906, d. Feb 8, 1947, m. Aug 15, 1922, Clara Bell Parish, b. Jun 4, 1908, d. Oct 4, 1953

*6209 Ruby Lee Beckham - b. April 11, 1908

*6210 Teddy Mixson Beckham - b. June 7, 1913

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