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Thomas Tobias “Tobe” Mixon

You were one of at least eight children--
Your siblings were:
William Wesley Mixon Jr. 1831-1897
John P Mixon 1834-1910
Elizabeth Mixon 1835-????
Sarah Mixon 1836-1864
George Mixon 1840-1914
Richard M. Cornelius Mixon 1842-1863
Thomas Tobias Mixon 1843-1922
Nancy Mixon Mayo 1845-1924
James P Mixon 1848-1926
Note, these names and dates have not been confirmed..

You were married October 14, 1863


Veteran: Civil War, Co 'G' 57th Reg, GA Inf, C.S.A.


Dublin Post
5 February 1879
Shot Dead in his Tracks!
Mr. T.T. Mixon, of Johnson county discovered that his meat had been mysteriously disappearing for some time from his smoke house. So on last Sunday morning a week ago, when just before day he was roused by the barking of his dog, he rose and looked out toward the smoke house. Thinking he saw someone enter the house, he took down his gun and walked out. As he neared the door an old negro man, named Ephraim Snell ("Long Eph") came out with a supply of groceries on his back, whereupon Mr. Mixon shot him dead on the spot., Dublin, Ga.pdf - page 5

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United States Census, 1900 for T T Mixon
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Residence: Militia Districts 1203, 1326, 1396, Ivy, Powell, Price, Johnson, Georgia
Birth Date: Feb 1843
Birthplace: Georgia
Relationship to Head-of-Household: Self
Spouse Name: Martha J Mixon
Spouse Titles:
Spouse Birth Place: Georgia
Father Name:
Father Titles:
Father Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother Name:
Mother Titles:
Mother Birthplace: South Carolina
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name:
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 37
Estimated Marriage Year: 1863
Mother How Many Children:
Number Living Children:
Immigration Year:
Enumeration District: 0055
Sheet Number and Letter: 5B
Household ID: 95
Reference Number: 79
GSU Film Number: 1240207
Image Number: 00595

Household Gender Age
Thomas Tobias 'Tobe' Mixon M
Spouse Martha Jane Mayo-Mixon F
Child Richard T Mixon M b)Jul 1882
Child John Cornelious Mixon M b) Jun 1886
Child Minnie Lee Mixon F b) May 1889
Servant Enis Hicks


U.S. census 1880
Household Gender Age
T. T. Mixon M 37
Spouse Jane Mixon F 36
Child Augustus Mixon M 13
Child George Mixon M 11
Child Nancy Mixon F 7
Child Mary Mixon F 5
Child Francis Mixon F 3
Child M. B. Mixon F 2M

You married Martha Jane Mayo Oct.14, 1863


Thomas T Mixon in household of John D Rowland, "United States Census, 1910"

Name: Thomas T Mixon
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Ivey, Johnson, Georgia, United States
District: 94
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Father-in-law
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Father-in-law
Birth Year (Estimated): 1843
Birthplace: Georgia
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
Sheet Number and Letter: 1A
Household ID: 8
Line Number:
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M1283
GS Film number: 1374213
Digital Folder Number: 004327499
Image Number: 00271

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head John D Rowland M 44 Georgia
Wife Fannie Rowland F 31 Georgia
Son Wimp Rowland M 6 Georgia
Daughter Susie Mae Rowland F 4 Georgia
Father-in-law Thomas T Mixon M 67 Georgia
Mother-in-law Martha Mixon F 66 Georgia

The above census of 1910, shows you and Martha were in the household of your daughter (Fannie Mixon Rowland, born about 1879) & her husband John. It's apparent that 'Fannie' is one of the daughters born before the 1880 census...


You would have been absolutely proud of your son John Cornelius Mixon after he left Georgia as a young man & later made his home in Jasper, Jasper Co. Texas. His son Thomas Martel Mixon served in World War II and was a former Sheriff of Jasper County, Tx., and Arthur Kelly Mixon served in the Korean War.

He was proof of your pride, dignity and good morals that you obviously gave to him. It is with joy I say to the world that those gifts were also given to me as his grandson. My happiness has been justified as I create this memorial for you..... Charles T. Baggett

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  • Originally Created by: Charles T. Baggett
  • Added: 13 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69766222
  • Charles T. Baggett
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Tobias “Tobe” Mixon (18 Feb 1843–22 Oct 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69766222, citing New Home Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Wrightsville, Johnson County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .