Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

468 GEORGE MIXON, WILLIAM MIXON (5), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

George Mixon, planter and Revolutionary soldier, son of William and Frances Mixson, was b. in North Carolina, probably Craven County, ca. 1748, d. probably in Orangeburg District, S.C., before 1810.

In 1785, he sold his lands in Kershaw County left him by his father, moved down to the south fork of the Edisto River, Orangeburg County, just over the line from Barnwell, and obtained several tracts of land totaling over 1000 acres. Early records of Orangeburg are gone and it is not possible to know the date of his death or who inherited his lands. It is known that Adriel Mixon (perhaps the oldest son) was in that area in 1810 and 1820 censuses.

Census:

1800 Orange, Orangeburg District, SC, males under 10:2, males 10-15:1, females 10-15-1, females 45 and over:

From information known and found, evidently he had married about 1775 and had following children:

18796 Philadelphia Mixon – b. 1770 – d. 1839

*470 Adriel Mixon - b. ca. 1777

*471 Obed Mixon - b. ca. 1780

472 Daughter - b. ca. 1784

473 Daughter - b. ca. 1786

*474 Michael Mixon - b. 1790

475 Daughter - b. ca. 1794

*476 Benjamin Hadad Mixon - b. 1797

470 ADRIEL MIXON, GEORGE MIXON (468), WILLIAM MIXSON (5), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Adriel Mixon, son of George Mixon and wife, was, in Kershaw County, S.C., ca. 1777, d. in Washington Parish, LA, ca. 1859. A planter and a soldier in the War of 1812. Name of first wife, whom he m. ca. 1774, is unknown, m. (2) Mar 14, 1829 Rhoda Singleton.

Census:

1800 Barnwell, SC, Adriel Mixon, males: under 10:1, 16-25:1; females: under 10:2; 16-25:2, >=45:1

1810 Orangeburg, Orangeburg, SC, males under 10:1, males 16-25:1, males 45 and over:1, females 16-25:1, females 26-44:1

1820 Orangeburg, Orangeburg, SC, males under 10:1, males 16-25:1, males 45 and over:1, females 16-25:1, females 26-44:1

1850 Washington, LA, age 72, living with son M C-39, wife Amelia-29, children: Seamon-10, Francis-7, Louisa-6, William-5, Cornelia-0 .

Their children:

477 Son - ca. 1795

478 Daughter - b. ca. 1797

479 Daughter - b. ca. 1799

*480 George W. H. Mixon - b. ca. 1808, d. 1870

481 Daughter - b. ca. 1805

*482 Michael Croker Mixon - b. 1811

*4345 Adriel P. Mixon II

Mr. Mixon's first wife had died before 1829. He m. (2) Rhoda Singleton, a widow, on Mar. 14, 1729 (this was a short lived marriage). She lived to be over 100 years old. No children. Adriel had moved to Washington Parish in the early 1820s and at one time owned a section of land. Shown in the 1850 census of that parish in the home of his son, M.C., his age is 73.

471 OBED FLEMMING MIXON, GEORGE MIXON (468), WILLIAM MIXSON (5), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Obed Flemming "Obed" Mixon, son of George Mixon (a Revolutionary soldier) and his wife, was b. in Kershaw County, S.C., ca. 1780, d. Feb. 21, 1832 in Amite County, MS He was issued a passport by the Governor of Georgia to pass through the Indian nations to "the Western Country", Oct. 26, 1810, and another Nov. 21, 1811. The last passport mentioned that he was from Orangeburg District, S.C. He had m. Levicy Sanders in SC, b. 1791, d. 1860.

Census:

1816 Amite, MS, Obed Mixon,

1820 Adams, MS, Obed Mixon, males: under 10:3, 16-25:1, 26-44:1; females: under 10:1, 10-15:1, 26-44:1

1830 Amite, MS, Obed Mixon, males: 5-9:1, 10-14:2, 15-19:1, 40-49:1; females: under 5:2, 5-9:1, 40-49:1

Their children: (Ruth Mixon was b. in S.C.; all others in Amite County, MS)

483 Ruth Mixon - b. 1810, m. Hugh Holden, Feb. 9, 1826

§484 Elizabeth Mixon - b. Sep 9, 1812, d. Apr 15, 1899, m. Jun 10, 1830 to Jonathan Purvis Newman

*485 George Jackson Isaac Mixon - b. 1814

*486 Obed Mixon, Jr. - b. 1816, d. 1880

§487 Sabra Levicy Mixon - b. 1818, d. May 25, 1864, Amite, MS, m. Aug 24, 1836 to Henry Barksdale

488 Jesse Mixon - b. 1820, d. Mar. 30, 1859, unmarried

§489 Martha Ann Mixon - - b. 1821, d. Jan 25, 1897, m. May 16, 1842 to Seaborn Wainwright,

490 Clarissa Mixon - b. 1827, m. Joseph Williams, Aug. 28, 1851

§491 Nancy Mixon - b. Aug 27, 1832, d. Apr 1, 1906, m. Dec 24, 1853 to Thomas Powers Honea,

 


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