Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

525 CHARLES LEE MIXON, OBED Z. MIXON (500), BENJAMIN H. MIXON (476), GEORGE MIXON (468), WILLIAM MIXSON (5), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Charles Lee Mixon, son of Obed Z. and Vienna Page Mixon, was b. in Amite County, MS, Dec. 8, 1845, d. Feb. 26, 1904 in Winn Parish, LA, bur. in Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA.  On July 31, 1867, he m. Laura Carr Peddy - b. April 9, 1849, d. Feb. 22, 1926, at Winnfield, LA, bur. in Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA.  She was the dau. of James and Mary Frazier Peddy.

Census:

1850 4th Ward, Winn, LA, age 34, wife Laura C-30, children: Mary V-12, Teddy-7, Inez L-5

1880 4th Ward, Winn, LA, age 34, wife Laura C-30, children: Mary V-12, Teddy-7, Inez L-5

1900 Police Jury Ward 4, Winn, LA, age 52, wife Laura C-51, children: Mirah O-20, John-17, Clarence-10, Alfred L-23

1910 Police Jury Ward 4, Winn, LA, Laurice C Mixon, widow, living with son Obed Mixon-28

Their Children:

572 Mary Vienna Mixon - b. 1868, m. Nov. 26, 1868, d. Dec. 18, 1902, bur. in Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA, In March 1895, she m. Henry Arthur Taylor. Their home was at Gansville, LA, where all children were born.

Census: 1910 Police Jury Ward 4, Winn, LA, Virgil Taylor-14, Leona Taylor-12 listed as living with uncle Obed Mixon

Children:

6366 Virgil Arthur Taylor - b. Jan. 4, 1896, d. Jul 11, 1972, m. Lena Lucille Talley - b. Feb. 15, 1897, dau. of Abram and Jo Anna Todd Talley. Children:

6369 Virgil Arthur Taylor, Jr. - b. ____ at Winnfield, LA, m. in California, Dorothy Dix. Children:

6370 Carol Ann Taylor - b. Dec. 25, 1946

6371 Celeste Taylor - b. 1950

6372 Marianne Taylor - b. _____

6367 Leona Taylor - b. May 14, 1897, m. in 1917, Claud Horn of Winnfield, LA He was s. of _____ Horn and his wife Grissom Horn. Children:

6373 Dwight Horn - b. ca. 1920 at Winnfield, LA, d. 1922

6374 Clyde Horn - b. 1923 (was with U. S. Navy in California, 1941).

6375 Lawrence Horn - b. 1925 at Winnfield, LA

6376 Mildred Horn - b. 1930 at Oakland, Cal.

Leona Taylor and Claude Horn were divorced about 1940.

She m. (2) ____ Sussa

Mary Vienna Mixon, m. (2) Henry Hall, about 1900. Children:

6368 Nelson Hall - b. ca. 1901.

*573 Bains Peddy Mixon - b. 1872, m. Cynthia Buchanan.

574 Inez L. Mixon - b. in Winn Parish, LA, Feb. 26, 1875, d. Oct. 20, 1895, bur. in Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA.

*575 Alfred Lee Mixon - b. Aug. 23, 1877, d. Dec. 22, 1949

576 Obed Jeremiah Mixon - b. Feb. 20, 1880 at Gansville, Winn Parish, LA, d. Jan. 27, 1957 at Winnfield, LA, bur. Jan. 30, 1957 at Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA. In 1918 he m. Belle Hancock - b. Dec. 31, 1879 in Harris County, MS, d. Mar. 10, 1955, bur. Mar. 11, 1955 at Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA 

Census:

1910 Police Jury Ward 4, Winn, LA, age 28,  living with him: brother Clarence R-20, mother Laurice C-58, nephew Virgil Taylor-14, Leona Taylor-12

1920 Winnfield, Winn, LA, age 40, wife Belle-38, mother Laura-67

1930 Vidalia, Concordia, LA, age 50, wife Belle-50, children: Lula-8

1940 Winnfield, Winn, LA, age 60, wife Bell-60, children: Lula-16

Children:

6377 Charles Sidney Mixon - b. Jan. 14, 1920, d. same day, bur. in Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA.

6378 Laura Mixon - b. Jun. 17, 1921, d. Dec. 16, 1983, bur. in Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA. Did not marry.

577 John Randle Mixon - b. Mar. 11, 1883 at Gansville, Winn Parish, LA, d. April 13, 1939, bur. April 14, 1939 Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA. He was Baptist. On Dec. 2, 1906, he m. Ella Artie Melissa Puckitt - b. May 20, 1886, d. Dec. 12, 1957, bur. Dec. 13, 1957 at Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA. His wife was dau. of Thomas Barton and Elizabeth Freeman Puckett. Children:

6379 Gertrude Mixon - b. Aug. 19, 1910 at Gansville, Winn Parish, LA, d. Nov. 11, 2003, bur. Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery , Monroe, LA  She has B.A. and M.A,. degrees from Northwestern at Natchitoches, LA, and has received many honors in recognition of her work with youth groups. On Dec. 25, 1932 she m. Morris Gladdin Gates - b. Jan. 14, 1911 at Sikes, LA, d. Nov. 1986, bur. Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery , Monroe, LA,  s. of Samuel George and Addie Elmira Erskine Gates. The family is Baptist. Children:

6380 Ella Sue Gates - b. Aug. 7, 1934 at Winnfield, La, . m. dune 2, 1953, Doyle Rehfeldt Parker - b. Jan. 1, 1926 in Jackson, Miss, . s. of Alonzo Love and Beulah Alice Hegwood Parker. The family is Baptist. Children:

6382 Doyle Randall Parker - b. Aug. 15, 1954

6383 Waylon Morris Parker - b. May 18, 1956

6384 Samuel Gregory Parker - b. Sept. 12, 1958 (stillborn)

6385 Murray Orion Parker - b. Jan. 23, 1960

6386 Melissa Susan Parker - b. Mar. 24, 1965

(All above children born at Monroe, LA).

6381 Ada Lynn Gates - b. July 8, 1938 at Winnfield, LA, m. (1) Kenneth Lane Hightower - b. July 8, 1938 at Winnfield, LA No children. She m. (2) Cyril Macarton Leonard - b. Jan. 4, 1931 at Enniskillon, Ireland. (Christened in Jan. 1931 at Cradown Chapel, same place), He is son of John Andrew and Bridget Ames Leonard. This second marriage took place, Sept. 6, 1960 at Orange, Texas. All children born at Sulphur, LA

6387 Kevin Macarton Leonard - b. Sept. 5, 1963

6388 Fenton Leonard - b. June 7, 1968, d. same day.

6389 Margaret Gay Leonard - b. Nov. 24, 1969

578 Virgil I. Mixon - b. Sept. 1, 1886, d. Aug. 8, 1887, bur. Gansville Cemetery, Gansville, LA

*579 Clarence Richard Mixon - b. Nov. 13, 1889, d. Dec. 27, 1915, m. Edna Shelton.

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