Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

753 JOHN BENAJAH MIXSON, EDWARD MILES MIXSON (712), JOHN C. MIXSON (706), JOHN C. MIXSON (700), JOHN MIXSON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

John Benajah Mixson, son of Edward Miles and Sara Best Mixson, was b. in Barnwell County, SC, Oct. 22, 1832, d. Jan. 3, 1915, bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Gainesville, FL . He moved to Florida in 1853. He was a member of Company "C", 2nd Regiment, Florida Cavalry during the Civil War On July 17, 1866, he m. Mary Louise Jackson - b. Sept. 11, 1847, d. Aug. 1, 1928, bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Gainesville, FL , dau. of Andrew and Martha Dolly Colson Jackson.

Note: Updates per FL Civil War Pension Records.

Census:

1880 Precinct 10, Alachua, FL, age 47, wife Mary-33, children: L-13, Lawrence-11, Ida-9, Annie-7, Aurora-5, Leonora-1

1900 Gainsville, Alachua, FL, age 67, wife Mary L-52, children: Aurora-25, Leonora-22, May L-17, Benjamin-15, mother in law Martha Jackson-80

1910 Gainesville, Alachua, FL, age 77, wife Mary-63

Children:

*818 Luna Mixson - b. June 6, 1867, d. April 23, 1950, m. Joseph H. Avera, Nov. 4, 1885

*819 Lawrence Jackson Mixson - b. Feb. 21, 1869

820 Ida Mixson - b. Mar 15, 1871, d. Dec 17, 1903, m. Lorenzo Albert Carver, b. 1867, d. 1943.  After Ida died, Lorenzo m. abt 1910 Nora Smith, b. 1865, d. 1958.

Census: 1900 Gainsville, Alachua, FL, Lorenzo age 28, Ida age 29

*821 Annie Mixson - b. Mar. 31, 1873, d. May 8, 1954, m. Edward Pinkney Ward

822 Aurora (Rosebud) Mixson - b. Mar. 21, 1875, d. Jan. 15, 1910, bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Gainesville, FL , unmarried

823 Son - Not named - b. Jan. 21, 1877, d. same day

824 Leonora Mixson - b. May 17, 1879, d. Oct. 9, 1968, bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Gainesville,  unmarried

825 Mae Louise Mixson - b. July 21, 1882, d. Jan 8, 1958, m. Thomas Henry Tatum, b. Oct 5, 1874, d. Oct 26, 1951, bur. Memorial Park Cemetery, Salisbury, Rowan County, SC

*826 John Benaja Mixson, Jr. - b. May 25, 1884

827 Martha Mixson - b. Jan. 12, 1889, d. July9, 1893

761 MILES JOHN MIXSON, CHARLES JONES MIXSON (713), JOHN C. MIXSON (706), JOHN C. MIXSON (700), JOHN MIXSON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Miles John Mixson, son of Charles J. and Mary Riley Mixson, was b. in Barnwell County, SC, May 5, 1835, d. 1924, bur. Flemington Baptist Church Cemetery, Flemington, FL . He was m. (1) to Sarah Mixson (see #736, no children), (2) to Julia Oneal (no issue), (3) to Sylvania Lucretia Kirkland - b. Nov. , 1838, d. June 24, 1924, bur. Flemington Baptist Church Cemetery, Flemington, FL, ,dau. of James J. and Elizabeth Kirkland.

Census:

1900 Flemington, Marion, FL, age 65, wife Sylvania-58, children: James K-22, Eugenia-23, Miles B-20, Donnie R-17, Annie-16

1910 Fairfield, Marion, FL, age 67, wife Sylvania L-76, children: Kirkland-33, Annie-20

1920 Flemington, Marion, FL, age 84, wife Sylvania-77, children: Don R-37, Annie-35

Their children:

*828 James Kirkland Mixson - b. Jan. 22, 1873, d. Dec. 22, 1920

829 Mary Eugenia Mixson - b. Jan 26, 1877, d. Oct. 10, 1935, bur. Flemington Baptist Church Cemetery, Flemington, FL, m. (1) Sam Geiger, m. (2) Henry Walkup Mixson (#840)

830 Rozzie Mixson - b. 1877, d. unmarried

*831 Miles Benjamin Mixson - b. Aug. 11, 1879, d. 1927

*832 Donnie Rou Mixson - b. June 27, 1882, d Apr. 1970

*833 Annie Lucretia Mixson - b. Feb. 4, 1884, d. Nov. 1, 1930, m. Jacob Charles Smoak

765 CHARLES BENJAMIN MIXSON, CHARLES JONES MIXSON (713), JOHN C. MIXSON (706), JOHN C. MIXSON (700), JOHN MIXSON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Charlie Benjamin Mixson, son of Charles Jones and Mary Riley Mixson, was b. in Barnwell County, SC, July 6, 1846, d. April 16, 1918, bur Flemington Baptist Church Cemetery, Flemington, FL . About 1870, he m. Mary W. Buzbee - b. May 18, 1852, d. Oct. 1, 1890, bur Flemington Baptist Church Cemetery, Flemington, FL . They made their home in Flemington, FL, and had one child.

Census:

1885 Florida State Censu, District 3, Marion, FL, age 38, wife: M W-32, children: S G-12

1900 Flemington, Marion, FL, age 52

Census:

1900 Micanopy, Alachua, FL, age 31, wife Sallie G-27, children: Orion O-7, Bernie L-1

1910 Micanopy, Alachua, FL, age 42, wife Sallie G-35, children: Orion O-17, Bernice L-11

1920 Micanopy, Alachua, FL, age 51, wife Sallie G-46, children: Bernice-21

1930 St Petersburg, Pinellas, FL, age 62, wife Sallie G-57

Children:

834 Sallie Gertrude Mixson - b. Apr 17, 1873, d. Apr. 1948, m. Otis Laney Feaster, b. Jul 10, 1868, d. Jul. 7, 1936, , s. of Jacob Muscoe Feaster (1833 – 1889) and Elizabeth Suzannah Laney (1843 – 1887).  Both bur Micanopy Historic Cemetery, Micanopy, FL.  Children:

18306 Orion Otis Feaster – b. Apr. 3, 1873, d. Jul. 1, 1971, m. Juanita Pipkin, b. Dec 12, 1893, d. Oct 9, 1986

20251 Orion Otis Feaster, Jr. - b. 1919, d. Jan 9, 1983, bur. Lakeland Memorial Gardens, Lakeland, Polk Co. FL

20252 William Laney Feaster – b. Nov 18, 1927, d. May 19, 1939, bur. Fitzgerald Cemetery, Medulla, Polk County, FL

18307 Burnes Lynn Feaster – b. Dec. 1, 1898, d. Aug. 1981


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