Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

 3743 WILLIAM WESLEY MIXSON, MICHAEL CORNELIUS MIXSON (19583)

 

William Wesley Mixson, one of the sons of Michael Cornelius Mixson, moved to Georgia from South Carolina, and the following information has been compiled and submitted by Prof. Edward H. Mixon of Merritt Island, FL, one descendant of William Wesley Mixson. Mrs. Vera Fine, who d. Oct., 1968, assisted him.

William Wesley Mixson (he later changed the spelling of Mixson to Mixon), an extensive planter, s. of Michael Cornelius Mixson and his wife, was b. in SC in 1800, d. April 18, 1864. On Jan. 29, 1829, he m. Mary Ann Pollock - b. Oct. 9, 1810, d. March 23, 1855. They are shown in the 1830 census of Screven County, and later lived just over the "county line" in Burke County.

By 1848, they had disposed of their property in Burke and Screven Counties and purchased 1000 acres from M. G. Fortner for 5100.00 in the 55th District, then Emanuel County and are shown in the 1850 census there.

By 1858, this area became a part of Johnson County, and they are shown in the 1860 census in that county. In addition to the 1000 acres, he acquired additional property which he left to his children.

William Wesley Mixon and Mary Ann Pollock Mixon are bur. Oaky Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Wrightsville, GA. 

Census:

1830 District 38, Screven, GA, William W Mixon, males 20-29:1, females 15-19:1

1840 District 34, Screven, GA, William W Mixon, males <5:1, males 5-9:2, males 10-14:1, males 15-19:1, males 20-29:1, females 5-9:1, females 20:29:1

1850 District 28, Emanuel, GA, age 40, wife Mary Ann-38, children: William-17, Elizabeth-15, John-14, George-10, Richard-8, Thadius-6, Nancy-4, notnamed-1

1860 Johnson, GA, age 50, children: George-19, Nancy-14, James P-12

 

To William Wesley and Mary Ann Pollock Mixon the following children were born:

*3744 William W. Mixon, Jr. - b. Mar. 1, 1831, d. Aug. 11, 1897

3745 Elizabeth Mixon - b. 1832, m. George Washington Cordry, b. Jul 4, 1841, d. Jul 18, 1914. They are buried in the New Home Cemetery in Johnson County, GA To George and Elizabeth Mixon Cordry the following children were born:

10675 May Clara Cordry - – b. 1861, d. Jun 24, 1923, m. C. Dixon

10676 George  Washington (Buddy) Cordry, Jr. - b, 1865, m. Salley Lovett

10677 Elizabeth (Lizzie) Cordry - m. Charles Hall

10678 Nancy (Nannie) Cordry - b. ____, d. May, 21, 1965, bur. New Home Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Wrightsville, GA did not marry

10679 LaBelia Cordry - b. 1884, d. Dec. 27, 1964, m. Joe Rowland

*3746 John Pollock Mixon - b. Jul. 9, 1834, d. Jan. 4, 1910

19584 Sara Mixon – b. 1836, d. Apr 13, 1864

*3747 George G. Mixon – b. 1840, d. Feb. 10, 1914

*3748 Richard M. Cornelius Mixon

*3749 Thomas Thaddeus Mixon - b. Feb. 18, 1843, d. Oct. 22, 1922

3750 Nancy Sarah Jane Mixon - b. Jan. 11, 1845, d. Jun. 1, 1924, m. Robert Toombs Mayo on Aug. 7, 1866 in Johnson County, GA He was b. Apr. 10, 1850, d. Mar. 30, 1931. Both bur. New Home Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Wrightsville, GA.  Their children:

10680 Eleanor "Linnie" Mayo - b. Oct.30, 1868, d. Oct. 30, 1941, m. Elijah Archie Thorpe, b. Dec. 24, 1858, d. Nov. 19, 1931, Both bur. New Home Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Wrightsville, GA

10681 Annie Mayo - b. Mar. 28, 1870, d. Apr 26, 1950, bur. Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Kite Johnson County, GA, m. (1) Nathan Garnton, m. (2) Jordan Davis

10682 Wiley Tillman Mayo - b. Dec. 28, 1872, d. Feb. 28, 1946, m. Mary Belle Mosely on Jul 11, 1895. She was b. Jun 17, 1880, d. Feb. 16, 1963.  Both bur. Lake Cemetery, Metter, Candler County, GA.   Children:

10688 Vera E. Mayo - b. Sept. 18, 1897, d. Oct., 1968, bur. Lake Cemetery, Metter, Candler County, GA. She had spent much time and effort in research on the Mixon family lines. On June 29, 1919, she m. Sam Fine - b. Sept. 26, 1894. Children:

10689 Edna Earle Fine - b. Mar. 26, 1920, d. Mar. 14, 1987, bur. Lake Cemetery, Metter, Candler County, GA

10683 William F. Mayo - b. May 19, 1874, d. Nov. 24, 1937  

10684 Asa Duggua Mayo - b. Jul. 8, 1879, d. Jan. 30, 1958, m. Nettie Ree Pye, b. Apr. 5, 1888 d. May 14, 1973

10685 Ruth Mayo - b. Mar 17, 1883, d. Jan. 29, 1939, m. Daniel L. Fortner, b. Aug 16, 1878, d. Apr 8, 1940. Both bur. Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Kite, Johnson County, GA

10686 Mattie Mayo - b. April 17, 1887, m. Tillman Meeks (1882-1947)b. Feb. 5, 1889, d. Sep. 20, 1975, m. Mattie Blizzard, b. Sep. 26, 1891, d. Aug. 29, 1977, Both bur. New Home Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Wrightsville, GA b. Feb. 5, 1889, m. Mattie Blizzard

*3751 James Knox Polk Mixon - b. Sep. 21, 1846, d. Aug. 11, 1926


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