Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

5162 MOMAN LEMUEL MIXON, THOMAS MOMAN MIXON (1832), FRANKLIN JEFFERSON MIXON (1789), CORNELIUS L. MIXON (1774), JESSE MIXON (702), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Moman Lemuel Mixon, s. of Thomas Moman and Arrena C. Horton Mixon, was b. Sept. 19, 1900, d. Jun. 18, 1979, bur. Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, TX , m. Addie Mae “Billie” Bailey, b. Oct. 11, 1904 d. Nov. 23, 1990, bur. Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, TX, dau. of oseph Newell Bailey (1859 - 1938) and Louisa Lee Elam (1867 - 1942). Following children b. at Longview, Texas.

Census:

1930 Electra, Wichita, TX, age 29, wife Billy-25, children: Billy M-25, Helen L-3

1940 Atlanta, Cass, TX, age 39, border

Children:

5178 Billie Marie Mixon - b. Oct. 22, 1924, m. John Willard Tucker - b. Oct. 21, 1924, d. Sep. 7, 1969. Both bur. Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, TX. Children:

5182 Cynthia Ann Tucker(Adopted) - b. Sept. 20, ____, m. Alan Oliver.

5179 Helen Louise Mixon - b. Aug. 20, 1926, m. Frank A. McKeown - b. Feb. 27, 19 . Children:

5183 Patricia McKeown - b. Dec. 1958

5184 Rebecca McKeown - b. Aug. 13, 1960

5185 Susan McKeown - b. Oct. 18, 1964

5180 Tommie Joe Mixon - b. Oct. 17, 1928, d. Oct. 23, 1929, bur. Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, TX

5181 Joyce Kay Mixon - b. Oct. 6, 1941, d. Jan. 5, 2011 bur. Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, TX, m. James E. Key - b. Sept.

1794 REUBEN MIXON, JOHN MIXON (1775), JESSE MIXON (702), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Reuben Mixon, s. of John and Rebecca Slade Mixon, was b. in Marion County, MS July 27,1825.  Reuben Mixon enlisted September 17, 1861, in Company "G" 27th Mississippi Infantry in the Confederate Army by J. B. Kennedy and then died Oct. 2, 1862 in a Confederate Hospital at Chattanooga, TN. . Reuben was described as being five-foot nine-inches tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair, and a farmer by occupation. He m. (1) Mary Hinton about 1850, dau. of William Riley and Martha Jane (Everett) Hinton, and an aunt to James Quincey Hinton. She was born March 1, 1832. They had one child, Caroline Mixon, born April 12, 1851. It appears Mary Hinton Mixon died in childbirth and the child also. He m. (2) ) in 1854 to Martha Carter, b. abt 1824.

In 1850, his father located land owned by an Indian who was moved to a reservation by the Federal Government. Reuben received 5E¼ NW; Sec 28 T4N R11W 40.05 acres. His father had 40.05 acres just north of Reuben's land.

Reuben Mixon is shown on the 1850 census for Perry County as owning land and having been married within the year census taken.  Reuben Mixon's children were in the Methodist Orphanage at Lauderdale, Mississippi for a while. They are shown on the 1870 census with their grandmother, Rebecca Mixon. Mr. Elbert Courtney said Sarah Mixon Gillis helped to rear Reuben's children.

Census:

1850 Perry, Mississippi, MS, age 25, wife Mary-20

1860 Southern District, Perry, MS, age 35, wife Martha-36, children: Rebecca-5, John-3, Sarah-1

1870 On Tallahala Creek, Perry, MS, children Frank-13, Lizzie-12, Acey-9 living with brother George-26 and his wife Jane-26, mother Rebecca-58 and dau. Rachael-18

Children of Rueben and Martha are:

1836 Rebecca Mixon - b. ca 1855 Perry Co., MS. d. before 1870 Perry Co., MS

*1837 John Franklin Mixon - b. Oct. 6, 1856 Perry Co., MS. d. Nov. 23, 1936

*1838 Sarah Elizabeth Mixon - b. 1858, m. A. D. Gilbert

*1839 Asa Alexander Mixon - b. 1862, d. ca 1894 Perry Co., MS., m. Mar. 2, 1893 to Pheba Edora Brown.

Reuben Mixon's children were in the Methodist Orphanage at Lauderdale, Mississippi for a while. They are shown on the 1870 census with their grandmother, Rebecca Mixon. Mr. Elbert Courtney said Sarah Mixon Gillis helped to rear Reuben's children.


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