Anthony Westberry Mixon

Brief Life History of Anthony Westberry

When Anthony Westberry Mixon was born on 30 August 1821, in Sumter, South Carolina, United States, his father, Elijah Mixon, was 34 and his mother, Gracie, was 27. He married Mary Truett about 1846, in Sumter, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1862. He died in 1869, at the age of 48.

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Anthony Westberry Mixon
Mary Truett
Marriage: about 1846
Martha Mixon
Frances Mixon
Joseph Mixon
Frances R Mixon
Henry Mixon
Mary Mixson
Anthony Westburry Mixon
Nellie Mixon

Sources (22)

  • A W Mixon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Westbury Maxon, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Westberry Mixon in entry for Fannie Thigpen, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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World Events (7)

1822 · Slave Rebellion

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.

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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