Catherine Mitchell

about 1834–before 1944 (Age 110)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Mitchell was born about 1834, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Green Berry Mitchell, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Nancy Shippey, was 35. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and White Plains Township, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1870. She died before 1944, in United States, at the age of 109.

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Catherine Mitchell
about 1834–before 1944
John Ritchers
Willm Ritchers
Elvina Ritchers
Robert Ritchers
Thomas Ritchers

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World Events (8)

1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail
Age 1
On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 2
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 29
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Catherine Mitchell - Government record: birth-name: Catherine
  • Kate Ritchers in household of Green Mitchel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catharine Mitchel in household of Green Mitchel, "United States Census, 1850"

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