Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

278 JAMES MIXON, ZEDEKIAH MIXON (10), GEORGE MIXON (4), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

James Mixon, son of Zedekiah and Mary Mixon, was b. in Beaufort County, NC ca. 1776, d. 1817, leaving a will in which he named his wife "Polly" Bond and all children. (She afterwards married a Pritchett, left a will dated Aug. 8, 1837, in which she names some of her children).

Census: 1800 Beaufort, NC, James Mixon, males: 26-41:1; females: under 10:1, 26-44:1

Their children:

*288 John Mixon - b. ca. 1798

*289 David Mixon - b. ca. 1805

*290 James Mixon - b. ca. 1809

291 Linnoir Mixon - b. ____ (From census records, she is probably the second child - b. ca. 1800).

280 MICAJAH MIXON, ZEDEKIAH MIXON (10), GEORGE MIXON (4), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Micajah Mixon, son of Zedekiah and Mary Mixon, was b. in Beaufort County, NC, ca. 1780, d. Jan. 31, 1841. By 1802, he had married and he and his wife had several children. Some of them had died, but from court records he was survived by following children.

Census:

1830 Goosecreek, Beaufort, NC, Micajah Mixon, males: 5059:1, females: 15-19:1, 20-29:3, 60-69:1

Children:

6239 Sarah L. Mixon - b. ca. 1805. Did not marry, but left a will.

6240 Mary W. Mixon - b. ca. 1812, m. Henry Baker April 1, 1844

6241 Charlotte R. Mixon - b. ca. 1814, m. Washington Dixon, Mar. 6, 1833

285 ZEDEKIAH MIXON, JR., ZEDEKIAH MIXON (10), GEORGE MIXON (4), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Zedekiah Mixon, Jr., son of Zedekiah and Mary Mixon, was b. in Beaufort County, NC, 1794, d. before 1860. About 1820, he m. Elizabeth ? - b. ca. 1795. d. 1864, leaving a will dated Jan. 18, 1864, in which she mentions her daughter, Patsy Ann Bruffet and a granddaughter, Lydia Ann.  Zedekiah served in the Civil War 2 Reg't (Tisdale's) North Carolina Mil.

Census:

1830 South Creek, Beaufort, NC, Zed Mixon, males: under 5:1, 30-39:1; females: under 5:3, 5-9:1, 20-29:1, 30-39:1

1850 Durhams Creek, Beaufort, NC, age 56, wife Elizabeth, children: Mary-24, Nancy-22, Patsy-21, Elizabeth-18, Timeon-0, Lydia Anne-0

1860 South Creek, Beaufort, NC, widow Eliz Mixon-65, children: Patsy Ann-30

Children:

294 Mary Mixon - b. 1825, m. John Daniels, a minister.

295 Nancy Mixon - b. 1827

296 Patsy Ann Mixon - b. ca. 1828, m. Mar 21, 1866 to Arthur Bruffett.

297 Son - b. 1830, d. Sept. 29, 1836

298 Elizabeth Mixon - b. 1834, d. 1864

299 Son - b. 1836, d. before 1840 census.

20671 Timeon Mixon – b. 1850

20672 Lydia Anne Mixon – b. 1850

286 ELIJAH H. MIXON, ZEDEKIAH MIXON (10), GEORGE MIXON (4), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Elijah H. Mixon, carpenter and farmer, son of Zedekiah and Mary Mixon, was b. in Beaufort County, NC, Oct. 31, 1795, d. at Oxford, GA, Aug. 20, 1873. Elijah Mixon moved from Beaufort County, North Carolina in or before 1824 and his mail was addressed to Monticello, Jasper County, Georgia through August 1827 and thereafter to Covington, Newton County. His son Asbury Mixon "was born 12 miles south of Covington, Newton County, in 1824," so it is possible that they were living in Newton County and for some reason, probably because of the condition of the roads, they found it more convenient to use the Monticello post office until 1828. In 1837 the family moved to Oxford and built one of the first houses in town. They were closely associated with the early days of Emory College1.  On Sept. 4, 1823, he m. Charlotte Aughtry in Hancock County, GA, b. 1796, d. Jan 6, 1877. Her people had moved there from Sampson County, NC. She was b. 1797, d. Jan 6, 1877 at Oxford, GA Elijah left a will dated Jan 4, 1873, filed in October that year.  Elijah and Charlotte Mixon moved to Oxford in January 1838 to educate two sons, Asbury Coke Mixon and J. Fletcher Mixon, both of whom became Methodist Ministers.  Both  bur. Oxford Historical Cemetery, Oxford, Newton County, GA.  

Census:

1832 Georgia Cherokee Land Lottery, Ninth District, First Section, Cherokee, #62, Elijah Mixon, residence: Hargrove’s. Newton County

1840 Town District, Newton, GA, Elijah Mixon, males: under 5:1, 10-14:1, 15-19:1, 40-49:1; females: under 5:1, 5-9:1, 10-14:1, 40-49:1

1850 Subdivision 65, Newton, GA, age 54, wife Charlott-54, children: Mary-23, Frances-17, Charlot-14, Nelson-10

1860 Campbell, GA, Selected U.S. Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, Elijah Mixon

1870 Oxford, Newton, GA, age 74, wife Charlotte-74, children: Jesse F-42 and wife  Georgia Ann-30, grand dau. Mary R-2 

Children:

*300 Asbury Coke Mixon - b. Sept. 15, 1824

301 Mary Mixon - b. June 26, 1826, d. Aug. 24, 1863 (She is buried in Oxford Cemetery by the side of her parents).

*302 Jesse Fletcher Mixon - b. Mar. 19, 1828, d. Feb 20, 1910

*303 James Clayton Mixon - b. Sept. 14, 1829

304 Elijah Dickerson Mixon - b. Aug. 30, 1831, d. July 26, 1848

§305 Frances M. Mixon - b. Mar. 14, 1833, d. Feb 22, 1904

306 Charlotte Sophia Mixon - b. May 15, 1835, m. C.C. Burnette, Dec. 13, 1853

307 Nelson Nolle Mixon - b. Feb. 4, 1839 (B.A., Emory, 1859). A Confederate soldier, member of Cobb's Legion, Company "A", killed on the field of Battle at Antietam, Maryland, Sept. 17, 1862.

 

Notes:  1See Elijah Mixon Papers, 1824-1864, Emory University Archives.


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