Mixsonian

793 JOHN MICAJAH MIXSON, JAMES JOYCE MIXSON (735), ARCHIBALD K. MIXSON (709), 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 Micajah Mixson, son of James Joyce and Elizabeth S. Johnson Mixson, was b. at Williston, FL, July 4, 1871, d. Nov. 20, 1948, bur. Jesse Mercer Willis Cemetery, Williston, FL . On Feb:9, 1892, he m. Mora Bernice Edwards - b. Nov. 9, 1874, d. July 10, 1958, bur. Jesse Mercer Willis Cemetery, Williston, FL , dau. of Lafayette Whitford and Elizabeth Crozier Willis Edwards.

Census:

1900 Williston, Levy, FL, age 27, wife Mora B-25, children: Robert-7, Ninna-5, Walter-3

1910 Williston, Levy, FL, age 37, wife Mora B-35, children: Robert-17, Nina-15, Walter-13, James-9, Louise-6, John Lewis-4

1920 Williston, Levy, FL,. age 48, wife Mora-45, children: John L-14

1930 Williston, Levy, FL, age 58, wife Mora S-54

1935 Precinct 7, Level, FL, FL State Census, age 63, wife Mora-60, grand dau. Burnice Morton-17, Louise-9

1940 Levy, FL, age 58, wife M B-65, dau. Nina Morton-42 and her children: Bernice-22, Louise-14

1945 Precinct 7A, FL, FL State Census, age 73

All their children wereb. at Williston, FL

*882 Robert Kirkland Mixson - b. April 13, 1893, d. Jun. 17, 1979

883 Nina Lee Mixson - b. Jan. 4, 1895, m. (1) Benjamin Whitfield Morton - b. Oct. 9, 1892 in Marion County, FL, d. Jan 21, 1973, son of Gus A. and Sadie Dunn Morton. Children:

6859 Whitfield Adolphus Morton - b. Oct. 2, 1914 at Williston, Fla. , d. Feb. 16, 1972, m. June 21, 1964, Frances E, Saunders.

6860 Bernice Lee Morton - b. April 9, 1918 at Williston, Fla. , m. April 22, 1942, Harold F. Parmerlee. Children:

6862 Patricia Lee Parmerlee - b. Sept. 2, 1945

6863 John Mixson Parmerlee - b. April 7, 1947, m. May 19, 1968, Mary Elizabeth Neal - b. March 21, 1947.

6861 Sadie Louise Morton - b. June 29, 1925, at Williston, Fla. , m. June 17, 1948, James Rudolph Ditty. Children:

6864 James Rudolph Ditty, Jr. - b. Jan. 10, 1951

6865 Janice Louise Ditty - b. Nov. 4, 1957.

Nina Lee Mixson, m. (2) Floyd F. Blair, Feb. 22, 1941, d. 1965.  Both bur. Jesse Mercer Willis Cemetery, Williston, Levy County, FL

*884 Walter Edwards Mixson- b. April 16, 1897 d. Apr. 26, 1957

*885 James Lafayette Mixson -b. Jan. 31, 1901 at Williston, FL, d. Jun. 2, 1985

886 Mora Louise Mixson - b.- Sept. 11, 1903, d. Oct. 17, 1918, bur. Jesse Mercer Willis Cemetery, Williston, FL, headstone has “Mixon”

*887 John Lewis Mixson - b. Jan. 29, 1906, d. Apr. 17, 1985

Below is proably in in reference to #885 James Lafayette Mixson above.

The following is from THE NEWAGE MAGAZINE, Vol. LXXIX, No. 2, February 1971 Washington, D.C., Page 4i:

"A Mason's blessed sight"

"For more than forty years Brother James L. Mixson, 33 deg, . used his sight and his- whole effort in the service of man and Masonry. In the Biscayne Bay Lodge No. 124, F. & A. M, . for instance, he was Worshipful Master in 1937, Secretary from 1943 to 1944 and Treasurer for twenty-five years from 1945 to 1969. He was also Master of each of the four Coordinate Miami Scottish Rite Bodies ad their Treasurer for the last twenty years, an office he still holds. He was invested with the K. C. C. H. in 1945 and Coroneted an Inspector General Honorary of the Thirty-Third Degree in 1949. His very active Masonic life was matched by four decades of full membership in church, civic, and business associations.

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