Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

1783 JOHN WASHINGTON MIXON, CORNELIUS L. MIXON (1774), JESSE MIXON (702), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

John Washington Mixon, s. of Cornelius Mixon and wife, Sarah Kirkland Mixon, was b. in Marion County, MS, 1815, d. 1859. About 1840 he m. Absily Lee, b. Oct. 29, 1819, d. Feb 1, 1897.  Both bur. Hood Cemetery, Eatonville, Forrest County, MS. 

Census:

1860 Southern District, Perry, MS, widow Absillia-40, children: Elizabeth-14, Penninnah-10, Sarah-19 and husband Willaim Herin-26

1870 On Bowie, Perry, MS, widow Asilla-52

1880 Perry, MS, widow Absila Mixon-60 and dau. Elizabeth Graham-34, child: Azaline-11

Their children:

§1816 Sarah Mixon - B. Mar 5, 1841, d. Mar 7, 1916

§1817 Elizabeth Mixon - b. 1845, m. _____ Graham

§1818 Peninah Jane Mixon - b. Mar. 27, 1850, d. Nov. 13, 1925

1786 CHARLES LOFTIN MIXON, CORNELIUS L. MIXON (1774), JESSE MIXON (702), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Charles Loftin Mixon, s. of Cornelius and Sarah Kirkland Mixon, was b. in Marion County, MS, 1821, d. Oct 22, 1897. About 1847 he m. Martha _____ - b. in MS in 1837, d.____. This family is in 1850 census of Perry County, MS, but in 1860 are shown in Columbia County, Ark. Census records show their children as follows:

1819 Mary Mixon - b. Oct 18, 1848 in MS, d. Apr 30, 1869 in Genoa, AR, m. James Hensley, b. abt 1836, d. Mar 29, 1897

1820 Jefferson Liberty Mixon - b. July 4, 1850, in Hattiesburg, MS, d. July 7, 1927 at Eldorado, Ark., bur. at. Rockland, TX, Harris County, July 9, 1927. In 1878 he m. Ellen Proctor - b. Oct. 7, 1863, d. April 2, 1936 at Houston, TX, bur. April 3, 1936 at Rockland, TX. Both bur. Rockland Cemetery, Rockland, TX.  Children:

7900 Cornelius S. Mixon - b. Nov. 10, 1887, d. Oct. 4, 1943, bur. Rockland Cemetery, Rockland, TX., m. Willie Ollie Richardson, b. Oct. 29, 1886, d. Apr. 22, 1970, bur. Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, TX, dau. William Jefferson Richardson (1845 - 1903) and Catherine Charlton.   Children:

18168 Charles Schillings Mixon - b. Dec. 12, 1907, d. Mar. 24, 1950, bur. Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, TX

18169 Jefferson W. Mixon - b. Oct. 29, 1912, d. Sep. 10, 1957, bur. Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, TX

18170 William Mixon - b. Dec. 13, 1919, d. Sep. 19, 1943, bur. Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, TX,  Killed in action and died aboard US Navy vessel off the island of Efete in the South Pacific. His body was returned for burial in March of 1949.

7901 James L. Mixon - b. 1886, d. July 1, 1936. Did not marry.

7902 Grover Cleveland Mixon - b. Dec. 10, 1890, d . Dec. 19, 1969. He m. Josephine R. Dunkin, Oct. 26, 1921. She was b. Sept. 24, 1902, d. Apr. 29, 1971, dau. of Mack C. and Dora Victoria Richardson Dunkin of Rockland, Texas. Both bur. Rockland Cemetery, Rockland, TX.  No children

1821 Sarah Mixon - b. 1852 in MS

1822 Ann Mixon - b. 1855 in MS

1823 Martha Mixon - b. 1857 in MS

1824 Cornelia Mixon - b. 1860 in Ark. (4 MO 12 days old at time of census)

1788 JAMES WILLIAM MIXON, CORNELIUS L. MIXON (1774), JESSE MIXON (702), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

James William Mixon, s. of Cornelius L. and Sarah Kirkland Mixon, was b. in Marion County, MS, July 8, 1824, d. , d. Mar. 9, 1896 at Hattiesburg, MS A Confederate soldier in the Civil War, he was a member of Company "B", 27th MS Infantry. About 1850, he m. Mary Sarah Sumrall, b. Sep 24, 1830, d. Jan 10, 1862.

Census:

1860 Southern District, Perry, MS, age 35, wife Mary-36, children: Elizabeth-8, William-7, Mary-5, James-3, Thomas 2mo

1870 On Bowie, Perry, MS, age 44, children: Elizabeth-18, William-16, Mary-14, Thomas-16

1880 Monroe, Perry, MS, age 55, wife Melisa R-38, children: Thomas J-19, Florintine-3, dau. Geneva Bennet-15, William Bennet-10, John Bennet-8 

Their children:

1825 Elizabeth Mixon- b. 1851

*1826 William George Mixon - b. Dec. 14, 1852, d. Jan.17; 1938

1827 Mary Ann Mixon - b. Mar 13, 1855, d. Jan 7, 1925, m. Benjamin Franklin Bennett, b. Jul 9, 1853, d. May 14, 1939.  Both bur. Glendale Cemetery, Forrest County, MS.  Children:

20656 John Terrell Bennett - b. Dec 28, 1886, d. Sep 28, 1966, m. Edna Chennells, b. Oct 14, 1893, d. Mar 31, 1955.  Both bur. Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, VA

20657 Thomas Burton Bennett - b. Nov 10, 1890, d. Jan 1979, m. Irma Jane ____, b. 1896, d. 1962.  Both bur. Mountain View Cemetery, Deming, Luna County, NM

20658 Robert Houston Bennett - b. Sep 14, 1893, d. Oct 17, 1969, bur. Glendale Cemetery , Forrest County, MS.

20659 Annie Carolyn “Carrie” Bennett - b. Jan 4, 1898, d. Sep 20, 1982, bur. Marfa Cemetery, Marfa, Presidio County, TX

1828 James Mixon - b. 1856

*1829 Thomas Jefferson Mixon - b. May 1, 1860, d. Jul. 26, 1943

Mr. Mixon m. (2) Rebecca Melissa (Jones) Bennett, b. Mar. 5, 1843, d. Mar. 19, 1926, bur. Bennett Cemetery, Hattiesburg, MS, a widow, who had four children by her previous marriage to Abner A. Bennett (1838 - 1871). Children:

1830 Florintine Mixon - b. Nov 13, 1877, d. Mar 15, 1965, m. Jefferson A. Beaumont, b. Jul 6, 1862, d. Mar 21, 1921.  Both bur. Oaklawn Cemetery, Hattiesburg, Forrest County, MS. 

Census:

1920 Hattiesburg Ward 1, Forrest, MS, age 50, wife Florrie-39, children: Edward-17, Mildred-14, John-8, mother Malisa-76

1930 Hattiesburg, Forrest, MS, Florie-52, widowed, children: John-18

1940 Hattiesburg, Forrest, MS, Florie-62 widowed, children: John-29, dau. Mildred Hewes-35 with husband Edward B Hewes

Children:

20660 Edward Herbert Beaumont – b. Jul 26, 1902, d. Feb 8, 1981

20661 Mildred Beaumont - b. 1905, d. ____,


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