James Nix1

b. July 1812, d. 2 October 1882
Last Edited=31 Jul 2015
3rd great-granduncle of Joseph Michael Flint
     James Nix also went by the name of Jimmy.1 He was born in July 1812 at Georgia.1 He was the son of William Nix and Susannah Stonecypher.2,3

James Nix married Elizabeth Collins, daughter of Thompson Collins and Celia Self, circa 1834 at Habersham County, Georgia.1

James Nix was enumerated on 25 October 1850 as head of household on the 1850 U. S. census for 85th District, Union County, Georgia as James Nix, 38 years old, birthplace of Georgia, occupation of Farmer, value of real property $3000.. Also enumerated in the household were Elizabeth Collins, William Nix, Susannah Nix, Thompson Nix, John Nix, Archibald C Nix, James B Nix, Jasper Nix, Newton Nix, Thomas J Nix and Ivan Nix.4

James Nix died on 2 October 1882 at Choestoe, Union County, Georgia, at age 70.5

Children of James Nix and Elizabeth Collins


  1. Mayme C. Aydelotie, Descendents of Thompson and Celia Collins, Revised Edition (Fairburn, Georgia: Mayme Collins Aydelotie, 1972), 11; My Grandmother's copy with her hand written notes, May Collins Flint Papers, privately held by Joseph M Flint, Seattle, King County, Washington.
  2. "Some Southern Appalachian Ancestors & Old World Roots," RootsWeb WorldConnect (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/: accessed 20 Nov 2012), entry for William (Grancer) NIX, WorldConnect Database name is jbturner http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  3. "Some Southern Appalachian Ancestors," Susannah STONECYPHER,.
  4. 1850 U. S. census, Union County, Georgia, population schedule, 85th District, p. 250 (stamped), dwelling 664, family 664, James Nix; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 10 Nov 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 84.
  5. "Some Southern Appalachian Ancestors," JJames NIX,.