Joshua Crowther Mitchell

23 March 1788–
Honley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joshua Crowther

When Joshua Crowther Mitchell was christened on 23 March 1788, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Mitchell, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Crowther, was 47. He married Elizabeth Frost on 4 March 1832, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1832.

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Joshua Crowther Mitchell
Elizabeth Frost
Marriage: 4 March 1832
John Crowther Mitchel

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4 March 1832
Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

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1801 · The Act of Union

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1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

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Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish:1. from the Middle English, Old French personal name Michel, vernacular form of Michael . 2. nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’. 3. Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joshua Crowther Mitchell in entry for Frederick Wm. Mitchell and Alice Partington, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Joshua Crowther in entry for John Crowther, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Joshua Crowther Mitchell, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"

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