Winna Fredonia Mitchell

25 October 1838–4 July 1906 (Age 67)
Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Winna Fredonia

When Winna Fredonia Mitchell was born on 25 October 1838, in Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States, her father, Reuben Mitchell Jr., was 40 and her mother, Mary Kee, was 42. She married Wyly T Roberson on 29 September 1860. She lived in Benton, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 4 July 1906, in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States, at the age of 67.

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Thomas Richardson Tatom
Winna Fredonia Mitchell
Marriage: 1870
Gerome Licurguess Tatom
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World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 8

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 24

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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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  • Winny Mitchel in household of Reuben Mitchel, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Winny Mitchell in household of Reuben Mitchell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Winey F Michell, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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