Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

3249 THOMAS MIXON, JAMES IRWIN MIXON (3245), WILLIAM MIXON (3242)

Thomas Mixon, s. of James Irwin and Martha Walker Mixon, was b. in Wilkinson County, GA, ca. 1852. The 1880 census shows him married to Mary ____, with the following children:

3252 Clifford Mixon - b. 1877

3253 Daughter - (not named) - b. 1880 (1 mo. 12 days old at time of the census)

3250 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MIXON, JAMES IRWIN MIXON (3245), WILLIAM MIXON (3242)

Benjamin Franklin Mixon, s. of James Irwin and Martha Walker Mixon, was b. in Wilkinson County, GA, Oct. 1854, d. Dec.2, 1924 at Coronaco, SC, buried at Pearces, SC About 1873, he m. Lucinda Elizabeth Etheridge, b. Feb. 14, 1855, d. Aug., 1927 at Pearces, SC, dau. of Shelby Perry and Lucinda Wheeler Etheredge.  Both bur. Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Greenwood, Greenwood County, SC

Census:

1880 Town, Murray, GA, age 30, wife Lizzie-27, children: James-6, Maggie-2

1900 Greenwood, Greenwood, SC, age 47, wife Lucinda E-45, children: Hallie-19, Lyndia-17, Hope-13

1910 Greenwood, Greenwood, SC, age 56, wife Lucinda E-55, children: Hopie-23

Their children:

*3254 James Robertson Mixon - b. April 6, 1874, d. Jan 8, 1938

3255 Mary Margaret Mixon - b. Dec. 5, 1876, m. Joe Alexander Major, Jr.

3256 Harriett Susan "Hallie" Mixon - b. July23, 1880, m. William Jones Miller Anderson, b. Jan 1, 1877, d. 1952

3257 Lydia Ann Mixon - b. Sept. 12, 1882, m. Richard Preston Bullock, b. Apr 4, 1881, d. Jan 16, 1953

3258 Hopie Belle Mixon - b. Nov. 22, 1886, m. W.H. Norris, Mar. 6, 1906

3254 JAMES ROBERTSON MIXON, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MIXON (3250) JAMES IRWIN MIXON (3245), WILLIAM MIXON (3242)

James Robertson Mixon, s. of Benjamin Franklin and Elizabeth Etheridge Mixon, was b. in Wilkinson County, GA, April 6, 1874, d. Jan. 8, 1938 at Augusta, GA, buried at Greenwood, SC On June23, 1897, he m. Matilda Emma Benjamin - b. Jan. 17, 1874, d. July 19, 1964 in Atlanta, Ga, buried at Greenwood, SC The wedding was held at Pearces, SC

Census:

1900 Augusta Ward 1, Richmond, GA, age 26, wife M E-26, children: James-2

1910 Augusta Ward 1, Richmond, GA, age 36, wife M E-36, children: J C-11

1920 Augusta Ward 1, Richmond, GA, age 46, wife Matilda-46, children: James R-21

 1930 Augusta Ward 1, Richmond, GA, age 56, wife Matilda-56

Their children:

*3259 James Clyde Mixon - b. May 29, 1898, d. Dec. 31, 1996

 

3259 JAMES CLYDE MIXON, JAMES ROBERTSON MIXON (3254), BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MIXON (3250), JAMES IRWIN MIXON (324.5), WILLIAM MIXON (3242)

James Clyde Mixon, President and General Manager of the Atlanta and West Point Rail Road Company, the Western Railway of Alabama, and the Georgia Railroad, s. of James Robertson and MatiIda Emma Benjamin Mixon, was b. at Waterloo, SC, May 29, 1898, d. Dec. 31, 1996. He retired in 1967. He made "railroading" a career, and possessing all the qualities that makes for a successful executive and administrator, he did his job unusually well. On October 20, 1928, he m. Elizabeth Edwards Gaillard - b. Feb. 13, 1905, d. Jul. 28, 1992, dau. of George Crafts and Sallie Cone Edwards Gaillard.  Both bur. Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC.

Cenus: 1940 Savannah, Chatham, GA, age 41, wife Elizabeth G-35, children: Sallie G-6, Emma E-3 Their children:

Their children:

3260 Sallie Gaillard Mixon - b. Sept.22, 1933 at Savannah, m. William Willis Anderson, Jr., Oct.20, 1956

3261 Emma Elizabeth Mixon - b. Dec.25, 1936 at Savannah, d. July 16, 1942, bur. Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC

Mr. Mixon and his wife were m. in Savannah, GA


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