George Mitchell

Brief Life History of George

George Mitchell was born in 1838. He married Elizabeth Brooks in September 1860, in Cromford, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

George Mitchell
1838–
Hannah Tilson
1844–
Marriage: March 1869
Elizabeth Mitchell
1869–
John Mitchell
1873–
James Mitchell
1875–
George Mitchell
1877–
Samuel Mitchell
1879–
Henry Mitchell
1883–

Sources (3)

  • George Mitchell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • George Mitchell, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"
  • George Mitchell in entry for Joseph Mitchell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (8)

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the vernacular pronunciation in Middle English and Older Scots of the personal name Michael . See Michelson .

English and Scottish: nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’.

Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

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

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