Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

1829 THOMAS JEFFERSON MIXON, JAMES W. MIXON (1788), CORNELIUS MIXON (1774), JESSE MIXON (702), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Thomas Jefferson Mixon, s. of James W. and Sarah Sumrall Mixon, was b. May 1, 1860 in that part of Perry County, MS, which later became Forrest County, d. Feb. 5, 1943 at Hattiesburg, MS, bur. Bennett Cemetery, Hattiesburg, MS. He was the first May or of Hattiesburg, was sheriff of the county at the age of 21, also served as Chancery Clerk for 24 years.. Educated and tutored by Mr. George Hartfield, a graduate of the University of Edinburg, Scotland. On Oct. 28, 1891, he m. Carrie Belle McCoy - b. Oct., 1873, d. Feb., 1941. She was dau. of Leonidas Spartais and Susan Morrison McCoy of Jasper County, MS

Census:

1900 Hattiesburg, Perry, MS, age 40, wife Carrie-25, children: Mabel-7, Earnest-3, Tom-1

1910 Hattiesburg Ward 4, Forrest, MS, age 50, wife Carrie B-37, children: Mabel G-17, Earnest E-12, Annie May-9, Earle E-1

1920 Beat 2, Forrest, MS, age 59, wife Emma L-37, children: Earnest E-12, Earls S-11

1930 Hattiesburg, Forrest, MS, age 69, widowed, boarder living with John I Alphin-55

1940 Forrest, MS, age 79, widowed, dau. Annie M. Shields-39 and grand kids: Walter-17, Mable G-15, Thomas M-13

Their children:

16969 Bennie Lee Mixon - b. Nov. 13, 1894 d. Apr. 28, 1896, bur. Bennett Cemetery, Hattiesburg, MS

1885 Mabel Grace Mixon - b. Mar 17, 1893, d. June, 1961, bur. Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison County , WV, m. Theodore Wright Horner of Clarksdale, WV.  Children:

18433 Theodore W. Horner – b. Feb. 29, 1924, Nov. 10, 2011, m. Barbara Ward

Mabel m. (2) John G. Timberlake, b. 1901, d. 1985, bur. Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison County , WV

*1886 Ernest Edwin Mixon - b. Feb. 15, 1897

16970 Thomas Donald Mixon - b. Feb. 12, 1899, d. Oct. 28, 1900, bur. Bennett Cemetery, Hattiesburg, MS

1887 Annie Mae Mixon - b. Sep 15, 1900, d. Jun 8, 1985, bur. Bennett Cemetery, Hattiesburg, Forrest County, MS, m. Jul 10, 1919 to Walter Shields, m. (2) ____ Levine.

Census: 1940 Forrest, MS, age 79, Annie M-39, children: Walter-17, Mable G-15, Thomas M-13, living with father Thomas Mixon-79

Children with Walter Shields:

20662 Walter Shields Jr. – b. Apr 24, 1923, d. May 3, 1997

20985 Stephen Shields

20663 Mabel Shields – b. abt 1925

20664 Thomas Mixon Shields – b. May 3, 1926, d. Jul 29, 1997, Magnolia Memorial Park, Garden Grove, Orange County, FL

*1888 Earl Schultz Mixon - b. Jan. 1, 1909, d. Sep. 13, 1961

1837 JOHN FRANKLIN MIXON, REUBEN MIXON (1794), JOHN MIXON (1775), JESSE MIXON (702), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

John Franklin Mixon, s. of Reuben and Martha Mixon, was b. in MS, Oct. 6, 1856, d. Nov. , 23 1936. About 1881, he m. on March 16, 1882 to Margaret Brown - b. Oct. 16, 1861, d. Oct.17, 1918., d. of Robert Brown by his first wife.  Both are are buried at Indian Springs Cemetery across the road from the Indian Springs Baptist Church.

 

Original Land Entry Tract Book of Perry County shows John Franklin Mixon homesteaded: NE¼ NE¼: S½ NE¼: NW¼ SE; SE¼ 29 T4N R11W on September 11, 1891. He received Patent June 12, 1893.

 

Census:

1900 Beat 1, Perry, MS, age 43, wife Margrett-38, Thomas-12, Elizabeth-10, Minnie-8, Roena-3, Margarett-1

1910 Beat 2, Perry, MS, age 53, wife Margaret-47, children: Thomas D-22, Lizzie-20, Minnie-18, Roen A-12, Margaret-10, John D-8, Benjamin F-2

1920 Beat 2, Perry, MS, age 63, widowed, children: Margarete-20, Benjamin F-11

1930 Hattiesburg, Forrest, M,S age 73, widowed, living with dau. Minnie Prestridge-38 and Benjamin T Prestridge-52

Their children:

*1889 Alice Mixon - b. Jan. 6, 1883, d. July, 1963, m. Charles James, Mar. 2, 1899

1890 Thomas DeLoach Mixon - b. Feb. 19, 1888, Perry Co., MS, d. Jan. 31, 1961, bur. Long Beach City Cemetery, Biloxi, MS, m. (1) Apr. 7, 1914 to Rebecca Runnells Noble, m. (2) Opal Carey.

*1891 Elizabeth Mixon - b. Mar. 22, 1890, d. Jul. 3, 1972, m. Henry Morren, June 1, 1913

*1892 Minnie Mixon - b. Jan. 19, 1892, d. July, 1964, m. Benjamin Travis Prestridge

*1893 Rowena Mae Mixon - b. May 2, 1897, m. Thomas Eure, d. Feb. 4, 1976

1894 Margaret Mixon - b. June 14, 1899, d. Dec. 15, 1951, bur. Indian Spring Cemetery, did not marry

1895 John D. (J.D.) Mixon - b. May 9, 1905, Perry Co., MS

1896 Benjamin Franklin Mixon - b. April 8, 1908, d. Feb 26, 1984, bur. Highland Cemetery, Hattiesburg, MS,  m. Nov. 10, 1950 to Foy Inez Richardson, b. 15 Mar. 1911, d. Oct. 16, 1995.  Both bur. bur. Highland Cemetery, Hattiesburg, MS . No issue.


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