John Mitchell

1828–
Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Mitchell was born in 1828, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Mitchell, was 32 and his mother, Parthenia Osborne, was 36. He married Elizabeth Hewlett about 1851, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

John Mitchell
1828–
Elizabeth Hewlett
1831–1888
Marriage: about 1851
Thomas Mitchell
1853–
Charles Mitchell
1855–
Frederick Mitchell
1860–1877
Jane Mitchell
1864–
John Mitchell
1868–
William Mitchell
1871–1877
George Mitchell
1873–

Spouse and Children

    Male1828–Male

    Elizabeth Hewlett

    Female1831–1888Female

MARRIAGE
about 1851
Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1830

Age 2

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 5

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 52

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

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)

  • John Mitchell in household of Joseph Mitchell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Mitchell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Mitchell, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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