Penelope "Penny" Mixon

Brief Life History of Penelope "Penny"

When Penelope "Penny" Mixon was born about 1794, in Darlington, South Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Radford Mixon, was 45 and her mother, Kesiah Smith, was 40. She had at least 3 sons with Joseph Watford Jr.. She died on 10 July 1875, in Clay, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 82.

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Joseph Watford Jr.
Penelope "Penny" Mixon
Runyon Watford
Infant Son Watford
John Jarrott Watford

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World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1798 · Mississippi is Organized as an American Territory

The �Mississippi territory existed from April 7, 1798, to December 10, 1817, when the western half became the state of Mississippi and the eastern half became Alabama Territory. The territory was given up by Spain through the Treaty of Madrid.


Mississippi is the 20th state.

Name Meaning


variant of Megginson or Meggison .

possibly a habitational name from Mixon in Staffordshire (the name of which means ‘dunghill’).

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

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