John Mitchell

1828–
Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

John Mitchell was born in 1828, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom as the son of Joseph Mitchell and Phoebe. 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
1866–1939
William Mitchell
1871–1877
George Mitchell
1873–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1851Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    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

    (1997: 122922;2007: 275995; 2010: 384486)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’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Michell
    Mutch
    Meikle
    Mickle
    Michael
    Mitchel
    Mixell
    Muckle

    Sources (30)

    • John Mitchell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • John Mitchell in household of Joseph Mitchell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Mitchell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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