Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

985 NATHAN MIXON, JEHU MIXON (976), MICHA MIXON (701), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Nathan Mixon, son of Jehu and Fereby Belk Mixon, was b. in Darlington District, SC in 1791, d. May 1, 1877 in Louisiana. On Oct. 31, 1811, he was granted a passport by the Governor of Georgia to pass through the Indian Nations to the western country. This was when Alabama was part of the Mississippi Territory. He obtained land grants located mainly on the Sepulga River in southwest Alabama, near the county lines dividing Conecuh and Monroe Counties - his lands in Conecuh. This was 1822. He obtained another grant in Autauga County, and bought and sold a lot at Claiborne, on the Alabama River. On July16, 1818, he m. Sarahann Sparrows - b. ca. 1800, d. Sept.13, 1824.

Census:

1840 Conecuh, AL, Nathan Mixon, males: under 8:1, 5-10:1 10-15:1, 15-20:1, 20-30:1, 40-50:1; females: under 5:1, 5-10:2, 10-15:3, 15-20:1, 40-50:1

1850 Jackson, LA, age 59, wife Elizabeth-47, children: Lambert-21, Sarah A-24, Mariah-17, Julia-15, Emily-12, Ann-10, Jane 6, Elbert-6, Alfred-3

1860 Ward 3, Caldwell, LA, age 68, wife Elizabeth-57, children: Jane-15, Alpee-12, Will Fore-11, Caroline-7

Their children:

*1021 Nelson Mixon - b. April 24, 1819, d. Nov. 6, 1893

*1022 Irvin Mixon - b. Aug. 23, 1820, d. Feb 5, 1867

*1023 Martha L. Mixon - b. Nov. 5, 1821, d. Mar 6, 1899

*1024 Abbott Jackson Mixon - b. June 24, 1823, d. Jan. 15, 1898

1025 Mary N. Mixon - b. Sept. 6, 1824, d. Jan.14, 1825

Mr. Mixon m. (2) Elizabeth Patrick - b. 1803, d. Jan.14, 1873, on July 7, 1825. Their children:

1026 Sarah Ann Mixon - b. June 4, 1826, d. Oct. 5, 1877, m. _____ Cox

*1027 Caroline Mixon - b. Nov. 11, 1827, d. Jan. 28, 1911, m. Billy McCrummon

*1028 Margaret Mixon - b. Nov. 11, 1827, (Twin), m. Wright Fore

*1029 Lambert Mixon - b. Sept. 26, 1829, d. Mar. 11, 1863

1030 Simpson Mixon - b. June 1, 1831 (no further records)

1031 Mariah Mixon - b. June16, 1833, d. Dec.14, 1850

1032 Julia Mixon - b. July 20, 1835

*1033 Wiley Mixon - b. Nov. 10, 1837, d. Dec 21, 1914

*1034 Emily Mixon - b. Feb. 25, 1840, d. Feb. 28, 1924, m. Rev. T. J. Humble

*1035 Ann Mixon - b. June 24, 1842, d. Jan. 3, 1930, m. Jim Green

*1036 Jane Mixon - b. Nov. 18, 1844, d. April 28, 1929, m. (1) James Overton, m. (2) Godfrey L. Thomas

*1037 Alfred Mixon - b. Jan. 24, 1847, d. Jan10, 1929

In the late 1840s, Mr. Mixon moved to Union Parish, LA, or that part of which was Jackson Parish in 1850, and later Lincoln Parish. In this area in LA, he entered and bought several tracts of government lands. His brother, Joel, was there in 1840.


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