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Prairie Grove, AR
Date of birth:  July 12, 1840 in Franklin Co. AR

Name of father:  John Coffee Nixon of KY

Name of mother:  Nancy Keys

Education:  Pleasant Hill, Franklin Co. AR.  Teacher:
Seth P. Bryant.  Common schools
Military service: 1st State Troops – Corporal in Co. A, Cowal’s Reg.
 & Brigade.  Reorganized & joined Confederate Service.
 Co. C, Cowal’s Reg.  Then Cooper’s Brigade.  Walker
 Martin Co.
Political party:  Democrat
Church connection:  Cumberland Pres.
Organizations: Mason

Wife & date of marriage: Mary Francis Simpson, Apr 20, 1872,
 daughter of Jack Simpson and Terry Simpson and they
 lived on Cane Creek, AR

 Virgil Nixon – Dead
 J.S. Nixon – Living and married Miss Maud Borman (dead)
 Minnie Hess – Living
 (?) Estellar Nixon – Married Walter Edmiston (living)
 E.S. Nixon – Married Widow Golden (living)