William Henry Mitchell

5 April 1847–June 1925
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Mitchell was born on 5 April 1847, in Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, William Mitchell, was 37 and his mother, Rachel Dougherty, was 33. He married Amanda Wood in 1867, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Stafford Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Huntsville Township, Reno, Kansas, United States in 1900. He was buried in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States.

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William Henry Mitchell
Nancy Louise Stipp
Marriage: 7 September 1870
Cada Alice Mitchell
America M. Mitchell
Edward Mitchell
Virgil Watt Mitchell
Lottie Pearl Mitchell
David Barton Mitchell
Michael Francis Mitchell
Margaret Edith Mitchell
Harriet May Mitchell
James Logan Mitchell
Grace Edna Mitchell

Spouse and Children

7 September 1870
Bedford, Lawrence, Indiana, United States



    America M. Mitchell


    Edward Mitchell



    Lottie Pearl Mitchell


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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 4

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 14

Kansas is the 34th state
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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)

  • H William Mitchel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Mitchel in household of William Mitchel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Mitcheal in household of William Mitcheal, "United States Census, 1860"

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