Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

1802 GEORGE WASHINGTON MIXON, JOHN MIXON (1775), JESSE MIXON (702), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

George Washington Mixon, s. of John J. and Rebecca Slade Mixon, was b. in Perry County, MS Mar. 27, 1845 , d. Sept. 11, 1902, bur. Mixon Cemetery, Perry, County, MS. On Dec. 5, 1869, he m. Jane Mathis - b. Aug. 18, 1844, , d. Dec 5, 1926.

Census:   

1870 On Tallahala Creek, Perry, MS, age 26, wife Jane-26, also mother Rebecca-58 and dau. Rachael-18 and brother Rebuen’s children: Frank-13, Lizzie-12, Acey-9

1880 Black Creek, Perry, MS, age 27, wife Jane-40, children: Mary-7, infant-1

1900 Beat 5, Perry, MS, age 60, wife Elizabeth J-56, children: Eran-21, Martha M-18, Aquilla-14, Malcom-12

1920 Beat 5, Perry, MS, widow Jane-72, children: Mack-32

Their children:

1857 Mary Magdaline Mixon - b. ca. 1873, d. Nov. 1923, m. Aug. 12, 1897 to William Hogan, s. of Tink and. Clara (Fairley) Hogan. Both buried. Wash Mixon Family Cem.. Children:

7912 Alice Maude Hogan - b. Dec. 29, 1899 Perry Co., d. Mar. 5, 1991, MS, m. Nov 12, 1922 to Louis Lawrence Martin - b. May 10, 1889 Perry Co., MS, d. May 3, 1953 Forrest Co.,  Both bur.. Brooklyn Cemetery, Forrest County, MS.  Children:

7914 Warren Martin - b. Oct 10, 1923
m. (1) Virginia Ann Howell - Children:

7915 John Lawrence Martin

7916 Virginia Ann Martin

7917 Debbie Martin

m. (2) Desolee _____, no issue

7913 Ollie Hogan - b. Oct 11, 1907, m. in Texas to Pete Johnson. no issue

*1858 Elizabeth Eran Mixon - b. Feb. 17, 1879, bur. Mixon Cemetery, Perry, County, MS, m. Leonard Charles "Charlie" Singley, b. Dec. 2, 1877, d. Nov. 10, 1964, bur. Mixon Cemetery, Perry, County, MS

*1859 Martha Mettle Mixon - b. Mar. 31, 1883, m. John Franklin McCardle.

*1861 Robert Aquilla Mixon - b. Mar. 16, 1885, d. Sep. 18, 1959

1860 Malcolm Mixon - b, ca. 1887, d. 1929, unmarried

1803 CORNELIUS VICTOR MIXON, JOHN J. MIXON (1775), JESSE MIXON (702), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Cornelius Victor Mixon, s. of John J. and Rebecca Slade Mixon, was b. in Monroe, Perry County, MS, Mar. 10, 1847, d. Oct. 19, 1908, bur. Sweetwater Cemetery, Perry County, MS . He m. Mar. 4, 1875 to Mary Ellen Easterling - b. Mar. 25, 1855, d. May 7, 1911, bur. Sweetwater Cemetery, Perry County, MS, dau. of Ben and. Paulina Ellen (Smith) Easterling. She was lain beside her husband at Sweetwater Cemetery by Sweetwater Baptist Church. This land given the church by Cornelius Mixon, according to Mrs. Felder Mixon.

Note: John Leslie Mixson, author of the Mixon-Mixson Family History, lists his middle name as being Victor.  Margureite Richardson Biemer, who did extensive research on the Mixon families, lists his middle name as being Lofton (see Mixon-Mixson Family History, Volume II, by John Leslie Mixson).

He was eight years old when his father, John Mixon, died, according to Mr. Felder Mixon. Mr. Neil Mixon says his father was sixteen years old when he enlisted in the Confederate Army, and. fought in the Battle of Shiloh at Corinth, Mississippi. Mr. Felder Mixon said his father was captured at home. Civil War records show C. L. Mixon Prisoner of War- Private 2nd. Reg. MS Mil, received at Ship Island, MS, January 25, 1865, from New Orleans, La. Captured at Ena, Mississippi. A notation: Gillis Cav. 7th Inf. Cousin Biddle McAdory tells of a Dr. Gillis who formed a group of very young boys to fight in the Civil War. John Gillis is listed on 1850 census of Perry County with parents as student. On 1850 census of Jones County John Gillis is listed with Dr. Bayliss at Ellisville, MS

On Roll of Prisoners: C. L. Mixon, Pvt. 2nd Reg. MS Mil. transferred from Ship Island, MS to Vicksburg, MS, May 1, 1865 (Roll not dated) Captured at Ena, MS, March 6, 1864. Neil Mixon said. he was paroled at Vicksburg, MS Cornelius Mixon must have been captured. at Enon, Mississippi, as there is no Ena in that area, but there was an Enon.

On February 21, 1883, Cornelius L. Mixon homesteaded: SW¼; SE¼: SE¼: SW¼: NE¼; NE¼: SE¼; NE¼ Sec 12 T2N R11W 159.61 acres for $10.00. Patented March 2, 1885.

Census:

1900 Beat 1, Perry, MS, age 53, wife M E-47, children: Annie N-22, Rebecka-19, George F-17, Matild T-15, Pearl M-13, Sarah J-10, Cornelious V-8, Hugh-2

Their children:

*1862 Mary Adeline Mixon - b. Dec. 26, 1875, Perry Co. MS, d. June 30, 1904 Perry Col MS, bur. Sweetwater Cemetery, m. Benjamin Franklin Tingle - b. Sept. 1 1874 Philadelphia, MS, d. Dec. 15, 1959 Perry Co. MS, bur. New Agusta Cem.

*1863 Annie Nebraska Mixon - b. Feb. 2, 1878, d. April 6, 1927, m. Wiley James Rogers

*1864 Rebecca Polina Anis Mixon - b. July 3, 1880, d. Jul. 2, 1960, m. Henry Jordan

*1865 George Felder Mixon - b. Oct. 25, 1882, d. May 3, 1968

*1866 Matilda Isabella Mixon - b. Aug. 8, 1884, d. 27 July 1967, m. William Burl Mims.

*1867 Pearl Maude Mixon - b. May 26, 1886, d. July 27, 1967, bur. New Augusta Cemetery, New Augusta, MS, m. Joe Howard, had five children.

*1868 Sarah Jane Mixon - b. Nov. 14, 1889, d. Feb. 2, 1948, m. John Howard - b. 1885, d. Dec. 3, 1963

1869 Cornelius "Neil" Victor Mixon, Jr. - b. Jan. 26, 1892, d. May 11, 1985, bur. Hollywood Cemetery, McComb, MS.  In service WWI from May 7, 1917- May 19, 1919, Enlisted in 42nd Rainbow Div., but was a replacement for Minn. 151 F A Baty "F"
m. (1)  _____ 1924, Geneva Martin - b. 22 May 1907

7918 Hubert O'Neal Mixon - b. Sept. 12, 1926, d. Nov. 13, 2002, bur. Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, MS, m. Nov 25, 1966 to Viola Mary Delery - b. Jan 22, 1920, no issue

m. (2) 13 Apr. 1941, Genia Creel - b. Mar 17, 1912 Pile Co., MS, d. Sep. 2, 1974, bur. Hollywood Cemetery, McComb, MS, dau. of John Butler Creel (1873 - 1916) and Alice Eugenia May (1873 - 1931), no issue

1870 James Hugh Mixon - b. Mar. 29, 1898 Perry Co., d. Dec. 12, 1920 Perry Co., MS, bur. Sweetwater Cemetery. Did not marry.

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