Joseph Mix

about 1789–4 September 1844 (Age 55)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Mix was born about 1789, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Amos Mix, was 35 and his mother, Amelia Pennoyer, was 27. He married Ellen Chaney on 29 January 1839, in Adams, Hinds, Mississippi, United States. He died on 4 September 1844, in Selsertown, Adams, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 55.

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Joseph Mix
Ellen Chaney
Marriage: 29 January 1839

Spouse and Children

29 January 1839
Adams, Hinds, Mississippi, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 0

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 13

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 15

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

1 Of German origin: perhaps a respelling of Micksch, from Mikusch, a pet form of Mikolaj, a Slavic form of Nicholas .2 Probably English: unexplained.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Joseph Mix, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"

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