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From: "Jimmie" <>
Subject: Re: [ALMARION] MITCHELL - NIX
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 15:00:55 -0500
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I've heard of a story about John Mitchell's wife who lived with her little
brother Tom Nix during the Civil War. The 1860 census which you sent
plainly shows John and Lucinda Mitchell with children in 1860. There is
some confusion somehwere.

Jimmie
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Cc: "Joel palmer" <>
Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 2:17 PM
Subject: [ALMARION] MITCHELL - NIX


> I, too, have her as Lucinda Nix, but that's all. ..plus census data:
>
> Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Laurens, Laurens, South
> Carolina;
> Roll: M432_855; Page: 317
> Name: John Mitchell
> Age: 23
> Estimated Birth Year: abt 1827
> Gender: Male
> Home in 1850(City,County,State): Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina
> John Mitchell, 23, Farmer, value of real estate: 600, b. SC, cannot
> read or write
> Lucinda, 23, b. SC, cannot read or write
> Jane, 3, b. SC
> Elizabeth, 1, b. SC
> Anney Mitchell, 60, b. SC, cannot read or write (mother)
> Elizabeth Mitchell, 18, b. SC (sister)
>
> MITCHEL, JOHN (1860 U.S. Census)
> ALABAMA , MARION, PIKEVILLE P O
> Age: 29, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: SC
> Series: M653 Roll: 16 Page: 578
> 723/658
> John Mitchel, 29, m, Farmer, 800./1261., SC
> Lucinda 29, f, SC
> Martha 14, f, SC
> Parmelea 12. f. SC
> James 10, m, SC
> Mary 6, f, SC
> Malinda 4, f, AL
> Nancy 1, f, AL
>
> r/Steven Mitchell
> -------------- Original message --------------
> From: "Joel palmer" <>
>
>> Buliah, I think you are right I understand her brother was a nix that
>> went
>> for help when her house was burning.jp
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Beulah Reid"
>> To: "Erskine Nix" ;
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 11:31 AM
>> Subject: Re: [ALMARION] Old Time Storys
>>
>>
>> > Erskine,
>> >
>> > Have you or someone in your family done research on thr Nix family?
>> > Some say that the maiden name of Lucienda, the first wife of John
>> > Mitchell
>> > (1825-1913),was Nix. Hoping to find someone whi can give some info.on
>> > this.
>> >
>> > Beulah Reid
>> >
>> > Erskine Nix wrote:
>> > Joel,
>> >
>> > Now is not the time to quit!
>> >
>> > You are not the only old timer around.
>> >
>> > I have many fond memories of Hamilton, you and I were brought up in a
>> > time,
>> >
>> > When you could walk down Factory (Baby) Street and speak to everyone we
>> > met.
>> >
>> > Now day's folks will look the other way rather than speak.
>> >
>> > Do you recall when they paved Highway 78 from Birmingham to Memphis?
>> >
>> > How I hated it, it was tough on a bare foot kid 7 or 8 years old. That
>> > black asphalt sure did get hot
>> >
>> > I recall you talking about the Ford's it was fun to go to the old water
>> > mill and watch them grind corn or just sit and watch the old water
>> > wheel
>> > turn.
>> >
>> > I'm rambling.
>> >
>> > Keep writing.
>> >
>> > Erskine
>> >
>> >
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