John Herbert Mitchell

10 February 1872–22 January 1928 (Age 55)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of John Herbert

When John Herbert Mitchell was born on 10 February 1872, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, his father, John Lewis Mitchell, was 29 and his mother, Margaret A. Richardson, was 19. He married Gertrude Noe on 10 July 1906, in Alameda, California, United States. He lived in Arcata, Humboldt, California, United States in 1880 and Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 January 1928, in Banning, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 55.

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John Herbert Mitchell
Gertrude Noe
Marriage: 10 July 1906

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10 July 1906
Alameda, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Herbert Mitchell in household of John L Mitchell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John H Mitchell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John H Mitchell, "United States Census, 1910"

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