Mixsonian

527 THALITHA ELIZABETH 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)

Thalitha Elizabeth Mixon, (listed in census as Tabitha), dau. of Obed Z. & Mary Vienna Page Mixon, was b. Sept. 15, 1849 in Amite County, Miss., d. April 18, 1937, m. Jan 18, 1869 to Henry Thomas Dyess, b. Mar 10, 1838, Newton County, MS, d. Mar 20, 1919. He and wife are bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, MS.

Census:

1870 Ward 6, Bienville, LA, Henry age 27, wife Talitha-21, children Rosy-1mo

1880 Bayou San Miguel, Sabine, LA, Henry age 40, wif eTalitha-30, children: Joshua C-8, James B-6, John T-5, Sabunia-2

1910 Police Jury Ward 7, Sabine, LA, Henry age 67, wife Elizabeth T-61, children: Senith M-19 and sister Elizabeth-70

Children:

5186 Roselee Dyess - b. Junel9, 1869, d. Sept. 21, 1875.

5187 Joshua Cornelius Dyess - b. Oct. 5, 1872, m. Emma Nancy Litton, b. Jan 8, 1875, d. Aug 4, 1939.  Both bur. bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, MS. Children:

21251 Martin Buren Dyess – b. Nov 10, 1900, d. Oct 16, 1985

21252 Mattie Dyress – b. Aug 13, 1911, d. Aug 13, 1925

5188 James Benjamin Dyess - b. Feb. 22, 1875, , d. Jan. 20, 1958 in Montgomery County, Texas, m. Mattie Florence Goodson - b. Sept. 21, 1872 in Montgomery County, Texas, d, Feb. 20, 1931 at Conroe, Texas. Children:

6390 Edwin B. Dyess - b. April 19, 1898, d. May 13, 1951, m. Theresa Nelson.

6391 Margaret M. Dyess - b. Aug. 6, 1906, m. Sherman C. Bice.

6392 Amanda Mable Dyess - b. Jan. 5, 1911, m. Herbert B. Kitzman.

One daughter, married, -has three children. Complete information not given.

6393 Sally B. Dyess - b. Aug. 2, 1913, m. Steve P. Pitcock

5189 John Thomas Dyess - b. Oct 23, 1877, d. Jan 13, 1955, m. Sophia Henrietta Liverkuhn, b. Mar 31, 1883d. Mar 25, 1964.  Both bur. Galveston Memorial Park, Hitchcock, Galveston County, TX. Children:

21253 James Thurman Dyess – b. Jul 24, 1908, d. May 14, 1961

21254 John Thomas Dyess – b. 1909–

21255 Thelma Louise Dyess – b. Apr 10, 1911, d. Oct 14, 2011

21256 Elsie Mae Dyess – b. Jan 7, 1915, d. Aug 15, 2011, m. Joseph Mitchell, b. Jul 12, 1907, d. Apr 12, 1984.  Both bur. Galveston Memorial Park, Hitchcock, Galveston County, TX

21257 Rosa Talitha Dyess – b.  Mar 23, 1919,d. Apr 21, 1991

21258 Charles Henry Dyess – b. Nov 2, 1920, d. May 22, 1991

21259 Mildred L Dyess – b. 1922, d. Nov 8, 1925, bur. Galveston Memorial Park, Hitchcock, Galveston County, TX. 

5190 Henry Labunia "Boonie" Dyess - - b. Nov 26, 1880, d. Dec 14, 1963, m. Mary Rosella Graves, b. Mar 16, 1878, d. Feb 5, 1958.  Both bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA.  Children:

21260 George Evan Dyess – b. May 18, 1906, d. Jun 6, 1980, m. Quinnie Oxley, b. Mar 26, 1924, d. May 19, 2002.  Both bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA. 

21261 Henry Ellis Dyess - b. Jan 24, 1908, d. Aug 4, 1910, bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, MS

*5191 Edwin Bunion Dyess - b. April 27, 1882- b. May 27, 1885, d. Feb 25, 1973,

 5192 Grover Cleveland Dyess - b. May 27, 1885, d. Feb 25, 1973, m. Allie Iona Oliff, b. Nov 18, 1888, d. Apr 12, 1979.  Both bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA.  Children:

21262 Henry Zeddie Dyess – b. 1906, d. 1976. m. Gladys Mae Scott, b. Jan 3, 1916, d. Jan 4, 2009. Both bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA.  Children:

21270 Ray Dyess

21271 Hoyt Dyess

21263 Jewel C. Dyess – b. May 1, 1909, d.  Jan 6, 1975, m.Jul 3, 1936 to Juanita G. ____, b. Nov 19, 1918, d. Mar 19, 1979.  Both bur. Progress Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA

21264 Ola Mae Dyess – b. Jun 16, 1914, d. Feb 15, 2007, m. Dec 13. 1935 to Walter A. Cobbs, b. Dec 27, 1905, d. Apr 19, 1980.  Both bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA.

21265 George Franklin Dyess – b. Oct 17, 1919, d. Mar 1,1945, bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, MS

21266 Eldred Dyess– b. Sep 8, 1921, d.  Dec 25, 1993, m. Leonard James Irby, b. Jan 10, 1916, d. Mar 22, 1983. Both bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery,, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA. Children:

21272 Margie Mae Irby – b. Sep 18, 1940, d. Feb 19, 2011, bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, MS, m. Clifton D. Rambin

21267 Myrtice Margaret Dyess– b. Dec 25, 1923, d. May 4, 2014, m. Dewey Richard Cox, b. Sep 19, 1909, d. Jul 25, 1982. Both bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA.

21268 Ruby Dyess – b. Feb 26, 1927, d. Nov 27, 2012, m. Jack Campbell, b. May 3, 1928, d. Nov 6, 1985.  Both bur. Marthaville Cemetery, Marthaville, Natchitoches Parish. LA

21269 Marvin L. Dyess – b. Jul. 26, 1930, d. Jan 23, 2010, m. Johnnie A Ayres, b. abt 1932, d. Jun 18, 2007, bur. Providence Cemetery, Spring Ridge, Caddo Parish. LA.  Children:

21273 Joyce Dyess – m. Mark Cookson

21274 Sandra Dyess – m. George Ball

21275 Renee Dyess – m. David Robinson

21276 George Lee Dyess  b. May 27, 1885, m. Allie Isora Oliff.

*5193 Lela Beatrice Dyess - b. Mar. 27, 1887, d. Feb 19, 1981 , m. William Joseph Graves, Aug. 23, 1903 - b. Oct. 15, 1881, d. Oct. 19, 1972

5194 Senith May Dyess - b. Nov. 15, 1890, d. Aug. 8, 197 Stephen H. Lofton.

ELIZABETH T. DYESS of Sabine Parish, La. made application on April 16, 1919 for her husband's Confederate Pension, who had served with Co. "K", 9th La. Regt., surrendered with Gen. Lee's army at Appomattox, Va. She stated she had married Mr. Dyess, Jan. 7, 1867 (by Parson Bradley) at the home of her father, near Sparta, Bienville Parish, La. She and her husband had lived near Pleasant Hill, La. Mr. Dyess had been a cripple for 32 years and died at age 80.

5191 EDWIN BUNION DYESS, THALITHA ELIZABETH MIXON (527), 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)

Edwin Bunion Dyess, s. of Thalitha Elizabeth Mixon and Henry Dryess, was b. Apr 27, 1882, d. Mar. 4, 1937, bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, MS, m. (1) Mattie Jones, b. May 19, 1885 in Bienville Parish, LA. d. Nov 29, 1914, Jonesboro, LA, bur. Jones Cemetery, Arcadia, LA, dau. of Thomas H. and Jennie Lyles Jones,.m. (2) Della Brandon.

Census:

1920 Bayou San Miguel, Sabine, LA, Edwin age 39 widowed, children: Edna M-10, Arma Lee-7

1930 Bayou San Miguel, Sabine, LA, Edwin age 47, wife Della-20, children: Edwin-0

Children:

5195 Edna Mae Dyess - b. 1910, m. Edwin F. Kennedy. Home is in Port Arthur, 2exas, where he works for Gulf Oil Co. Refinery. She is a Registered Nurse has done post graduate study at Baylor U. Mr. Kennedy is veteran of World War II, a 32 deg, Mason. Mrs. Kennedy is member UDC and Eastern Star, and is applying for membership in DAR. Children:

6426 Tim Kennedy - b. 1951, graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School at Port Arthur and is employed by Gulf Oil Company of Port Arthur

5196 Amelia Dyess - b. 1912, is a graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing of Galveston, Texas.

Edwin m. (2) Della Brandon, b. Sep 10, 1907, d. Oct 27, 1994, bur. Progress Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA. Children:

21393 Edwin Dyess – b. Sep 20, 1929, d. Feb 11, 2002, bur. Progress Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA

The mother of Edna Mae and Amelia died when they were 4 and 2 yrs old, respectively, were taken in the home of their grandmother Dyess when she was 66 years old. She made a wonderful mother for them and they have fond memories of what a great woman she was.


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