Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

476 BENJAMIN HADAD MIXON, GEORGE MIXON (468), WILLIAM MIXSON (5), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Benjamin Hadad Mixon, son of George Mixon and his wife, was b. in Orangeburg District, SC, June 25, 1797, d. Jan. 15, 1858, bur. Mixon Cemetery Amite County, MS . He was the younger brother mentioned in the Oct. 26, 1810 passport of Michael. He settled near his older brother, Michael, on lands on the Mississippi - Louisiana line. He is shown in 1820 census, Washington Parish, LA, but in Amite County, MS in all other censuses. He m. Apr 2, 1817 to Elizabeth A. Wall, b. Sep 1801, d. Apr 1875, bur. Mixon Cemetery Amite County MS, on Apr 2, 1817.

Census:

1840 Amite, MS, Benhaydad, males: 5-9:1, 10-14:1, 10-19:1, 20-29:1, 40-49:1; females: under 5:1, 5-9:1, 30-39:1

1850 Amite, MS, age 53, wife Elizabeth A-49, children: E B-26, Samuel P-16, Sarah C-14, Rachel Z-17

1860 Amite, MS, widow Elizabeth-60, children: Edwin-34, Samuel-27 and his wife Melissa-21 with children: Millard-3, James-10 mo

1870 Between Holmesville and Osyka R, Amite,MS, widow Elizabeth-69 living with son Edwin-44

Land Grant:

Feb 1, 1859 – 280 Acres, Meridian: Washington, Amite County, MS, Township: 2-N, Range: 6-E, Section: 14

Their children:

*500 Obediah Zacheriah Mixon - b. Jun. 22, 1822, d. Oct. 6, 1904

*501 Charles Jabez Mixon - b. ca. 1824, d. Jan. 21, 1863

*502 Edwin B. Mixon - b. April 29, 1826, d. 1909

503 Samuel P. Mixon - b. 1834, d. in CSA, d. Apr 25, 1863. Did not marry.

Benjamin m. (2) Elizabeth Thompson, children:

*504 Sarah Caroline Mixon - b. ca 1836, d. 1920

505 Rachel Z. Mixon - b. 1838, d. 1906, m. A.T. Guy, Jan. 14, 1858

(First three children b. in LA, others in Amite County, MS)

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

George W.H. Mixon, son of Adriel Mixon and wife, was b. in Orangeburg District SC., ca. 1808, d. in Tanjipahoe Parish, La:, before 1870 (the census year that listed Clarissa Sanders Mixon, his widow, with a son and two daughters). The family had not been found in any census prior to publication of either volume I or II of the Mixon-Mixson books, however, the 1850 census of St. Tammany Parish, La. shows the family as follows: (Listed as NIXONS).

Census:

1840 St Tammany, LA, males under 5:2, males 5-9:1, males 30-39:1, females 20-29:1

1850 St Tammany, LA, age 42, wife Clarissa-33, A J-15, Thomas J-13, George W-11, Sarah T-9, Nancy E-6, Joseph L-4, Clarissa-2, Jessa-0, Joseph L Mixon-17

1860 Ward 4, Tangipahoa LA, widow Clarissa-49, children: Jesse-20, Elizabeth-20, Susan E-13

Children:

*506 Thomas J. Mixon - b. Jan. 15, 1839, d. Feb. 9, 1908

6311 George Washington Mixon - b. 1839

6312 Sarah J. Mixon - b. 1841

6313 Nancy E. Mixon - b. 1844

6314 Joseph L. Mixon - b. 1846

6315 Clarissa Mixon - b. 1848

*507 Jesse Sanders Mixon - b. Jun 6, 1850, d. Dec 10, 1910

*508 Nancy Elizabeth Mixon - b. Dec. 6, 1844, d. May 10, 1909

6316 Clarissa Mixon - b. ca. 1846, m. Thomas Ridgedell. Children:

6318 Clarissa Ridgedell - b. ca. 1864

6319 Jesse Ridgedell - b. ca. 1867

6320 Abner Ridgedell - b. ca. 1873

6321 Bronian Ridgedell - b. ca. 1879

(Above from census records, could be others later)

6317 Helen Mixon - b. ca. 1848, m. Orson Perry

509 Susan E. Mixon - b. ca. 1857

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

Michael Croker Mixon, son of Adriel Mixon (470) and his first wife, was b. in Orangeburg District, SC., ca, 1811, d. Dec. 23, 1865. About 1837 he m. Amelia Bankston - b. ca. 1818 in LA, dau. of Simeon Bankston and wife. The family is shown in the 1850 census and 1860 census of Washington Parish, LA (Tanjipahoe Parish later made from a part of Washington Parish).

Census:

1850 Washington, LA, ag -39, wife Amelia-29, children: Seamon-10, Francis-7, Louisa-6, William-5, Cornelia-0, father Adriel-72

1860 Ward 1, Washington, LA, age 49, wife Amelia-42, children: Simeon-21, Louisa-14, William-13, Sarah Cornelia-10, Daniel W-8, Charity-5, George W-3

1870 Ward 2, Tangipahoa, LA, widow Amelia-52, children: Daniel-18, Charity-15, George-12

Children:

*4669 Simeon C. Mixon - b. Jan. 15, 1840, d. May 23. 1916

4670 Frances E "Fannie" Mixon - b. Mar. 20, 1842, d. Mar. 29, 1926, bur. Mixon Cemetery, Tangipahoa, LA.  , m. J. W. Ricks

4671 Louisa Mixon - b. 1844, m. Napoleon Ricks

*4672 William Riley Mixon - b. 1845

4673 Sarah Cornelia Mixon - b. Jun. 7, 1850, d. Feb. 4, 1918, bur. Mixon Cemetery, Tangipahoa, LA, m. Sheridan Ricks

*4674 Daniel W. Mixon - b. 1852, d. 1908

4675 George W. Mixon - b. 1857, m. Rebecca J. Bonds

4676 Charity Ann Mixon - b. Apr 19, 1854, d. Aug 2, 1910, m. William S. Varnado, b. Mar 23, 1854, d. Jan 13, 1923

Census: 1880 2nd Ward, Tangipahoa, LA, William Varnado-25, Charity-24, bro in law Daniel W Mixon-27

 

 

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