Newton Nix1

b. January 1881, d. 6 February 1965
Last Edited=11 Nov 2012
2nd cousin 3 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
     Newton Nix was also known as Newt.2 Newton Nix was also known as Milford Newton.2 He was born in January 1881 at Georgia. Month maybe Jun on 1900 census.3 He was the son of Thomas J Nix and Martha J Ballew.1

On 11 June 1900 Newton Nix was enumerated in the household of James Monroe Collins on the 1900 U. S. census for Precinct #13 Outside of Town of Eaton, Weld County, Colorado as Newton Nix, 19 years old, Servant, single, Born Jun 1881 in Georgia, occupation of Farm Laborer, 0 Months Unemployed, Could read, Could write, Could speak English. Father born in Georgia. Mother born in Georgia. Also enumerated in the household were Nan E Twiggs, Bruce Harrison Collins, Myrtle May Collins, Edwin P. Twiggs, Amicus Miller, Mary E (?), Lois I Twiggs and Otis Twiggs.3

Newton Nix married Mary Twiggs, daughter of John Wesley Twiggs and Sarah Elizabeth Hughes.1

Newton Nix died on 6 February 1965 at Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, at age 84.2

Newton Nix was buried at Eaton Cemetery, Eaton, Weld County, Colorado.2

Children of Newton Nix and Mary Twiggs


  1. Mayme C. Aydelotie, Descendents of Thompson and Celia Collins, Revised Edition (Fairburn, Georgia: Mayme Collins Aydelotie, 1972), 27; My Grandmother's copy with her hand written notes, May Collins Flint Papers, privately held by Joseph M Flint, Seattle, King County, Washington.
  2. Weld County Colorado Tombstone Inscriptions (Greeley, Colorado: The Genealogical Society of Weld County Colorado, 1982), pg 333; Family History Library, US/CAN Book 973.372.
  3. 1900 U. S. census, Weld County, Colorado, Precinct #13 Outside of Town of Eaton, Enumeration District 203, p. 6B (written) p. 147 (stamped), dwelling 105, family 115, James M Collins; digital image, ( : accessed 31 May 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication T623, Roll 130, 46 of 52.