James Mitchell

17 October 1847–6 December 1921 (Age 74)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Mitchell was born on 17 October 1847, in Scott, Virginia, United States, his father, Franklin Mitchell, was 24 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Bledsoe, was 25. He married Nancy Parmelia Moss on 10 December 1869, in Osage, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Hancock, Tennessee, United States in 1860. He died on 6 December 1921, in Jefferson Township, Osage, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Byron, Osage, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Mitchell
Nancy Parmelia Moss
Marriage: 10 December 1869
Mary Elizabeth Mitchell
Louis Mitchell
Joseph A. Franklin Mitchell
Lydia Susan Mitchell
Tennessee Louisa Mitchell
Polly Marie Mitchell
Silas Leander Mitchell
Nancy Josephine Mitchell
James Benton Mitchell
Herman Ode Mitchell
Isaac Lafayette Mitchell
Charles Logan Mitchell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1869Osage, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 14
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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 (10)

    • Jas Michell, "United States Census, 1910"
    • James Mitchell, "United States Census, 1920"
    • James Mitchel, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

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