When Eliza Mitchell was born on 18 October 1806, in Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Jeremiah Mitchell, was 27 and her mother, Mary Simmons, was 23. She married Daniel Putnam on 18 July 1839, in Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Frankfort, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1850. She died on 12 February 1874, in South Thomaston, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Villiage Cemetery, South Thomaston, Knox, Maine, United States.
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 .