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Mixon-Mixson Genealogy


Samuel Mixon, planter, son of Micha Mixon and wife, was b. in Darlington District SC, 1783. Census records list him as being about 10 years younger, however, he is listed in the War of 1812 with Tenn. Militia, and records at the War Dept. show his birth as being in 1783. He died in Marion County, AL, where the family had moved from Lincoln County, TN in 1822. He had obtained several land grants in Marion County, AL In 1809 he m. Clarissa Slone of Edgefield District, SC.


1800 Darlington, SC, Samuel Mixon, w. males under 10-3, 10-15:1, 45 and over:1, w females under 10-3, 10-15:1, 16-25: 2, 26-44:1

1810 Darlington, SC, Saml Mixon, w. males 16-25:1, w. females 16-25:1

1830 Marion, AL, Samuel Mixon, w. males under 5:1, 5-9:1, 10-14:1, 15-19:1, 40-49:1, w. females under 5:1, 5-9:1, 10-14:1, 40-49:1

1840 Marion, AL, Sam Mixon, w. males 5-9:1, w. males 15-19:1, w. females 15-19:1, w. females 20-29:1

1850 District 14, Marion, AL, age 57, wife Clarissa-57, children: Erasmus-18, Rufus-16

The first six of their children were b. in TN, all others in Marion County, AL They are:

1012 Sarah "Sally" Mixon - b. 1810, m. Jim Ballard

1013 Christopher Mixon - b. ca. 1811 (family records say he went back to SC)

1014 Jane Mixon - b. 1813, m. Ephraim Whitehead

*1015 Wesley Munson Mixon - b. 1815

*1016 William Mixon - b. 1817

*1017 William Argyle Mixon - b. 1821

1018 Mary Mixon_- b. 1825, did not marry

*1019 Isaac T. Mixon - b. 1829, buried Pleasant Ridge Cemetary, near Hamilton, AL

*1020 Erasmus Asa Mixon - b. 1833

20073 Rufus Mixon – b. abt 1834, buried Pleasant Ridge Cemetary, near Hamilton, AL

20074 Polly Mixon


During the 1930's MISS ADA MIXON of Marianna, Ark., a descendant of the above, made a research study of the Mixon family, - made a trip to England, and with the help of a researcher there, found some very valuable and interesting information on the family. From her conclusion, the line came to America from Kent County, England. Records were found concerning Gooden Mixon, a ropemaker, and of Robert Mixon and his widow, property they owned and an administration of. same. Her position May be well taken, for Micah Mixon, father of above Samuel, had a brother named Samuel, who in turn had a son named Samuel Gooden Mixon. Following is a list of Samuel Mixon's (984). Children: (as given by her):


RUFUS MIXON (did not marry), bur. Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Hamilton.

ISAAC MIXON, Confederate Veteran, did not marry, bur. at Hamilton, AL

WESLEY MUNSON MIXON, d. in Lee County, Ark., 1874.

ARGYLE MIXON, d. in Miss., left two sons, Benjamin, who became sheriff at LaJunta, Col. (Who had two sons, Charlie and Benjamin, Denver, Col.).

WILLIAM MIXON operated a stagecoach from Tuscaloosa southwards, m. Jane Seyborn. Their descendants live in Lamar County.

ERASMUS ASA MIXON - b. Nov. 6, 1831, d. Jan. 23, 1903 (from Bible), mar. Elizabeth Ballard in 1852. They had 14 children, 2 died young.

SALLIE MIXON mar. Jim Ballard

JANE MIXON mar. Ephraim Whitehead

POLLY (MARY) MIXON, did not marry.

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