Mixon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The roots of the Mixon family stretch back to the Strathclyde people of the Scottish/English Borderlands, who were the first to use their surname. It is derived from the personal name Nicholas, which was Nik, or Nikke in Old English.
Early Origins of the Mixon family
The surname Mixon was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Mixon family
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Mixon Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Nixon, Nicksoun, Nickson, Nicheson, Nickson and others.
Early Notables of the Mixon family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Robert Nixon, English legendary prophet of Cheshire, however, many accounts about him appear to be in conflict with each other, it is generally...
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Migration of the Mixon family to Ireland
Some of the Mixon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Mixon migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Mixon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Mixon, who arrived in Virginia in 1650 
- Thomas Mixon, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1685 
- John Mixon, who landed in Virginia in 1695 
Mixon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Robert Mixon, aged 48, who settled in America from Paisley, in 1901
- Lidie Mixon, who landed in America, in 1906
- J. H. Mixon, aged 32, who immigrated to the United States, in 1909
- Mary Mixon, aged 40, who immigrated to America, in 1914
- Asberry E. Mixon, aged 54, who immigrated to the United States, in 1915
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Contemporary Notables of the name Mixon (post 1700) +
- Kenneth Jermaine "Kenny" Mixon (b. 1975), American NFL defensive end football player
- Tim Mixon (b. 1984), American NFL football player
- Lieutenant General Benjamin Randaulph "Randy" Mixon (b. 1953), American Commanding General of United States Army Pacific
- Jamal Mixon (b. 1983), American actor and rapper, best known for his role as Ernie Klump, Jr. in the 1996 film The Nutty Professor
- Danny Mixon (b. 1949), American jazz pianist
- Jerod Mixon (b. 1981), American actor
- Christian Mixon (b. 1969), American actor
- Katy Mixon (b. 1981), American actress
- Brigadier-General Frederick Mixon Harris (1900-1969), American Commanding Officer Fort Buchanan General Depot, Puerto Rico (1948-1949) 
Related Stories +
Suggested Readings for the name Mixon +
- 2653 The Mixon-Mixson Family by John Leslie Mixson.
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 9) Frederick Harris. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Harris/Frederick_Mixon/USA.html