Milly Mitchell

Female1815–

Brief Life History of Milly

When Milly Mitchell was born in 1815, in Amherst, Amherst, Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Burks Mitchell, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Bias, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Burks Mitchell
1785–1845
Nancy Bias
1782–1822
Elizabeth Edith Mitchell
1804–1900
Samuel Mitchell
1807–1885
Elizabeth Mitchell
1818–
Mitchell
1819–
Mitchell
1810–
Powhatan L Mitchell
1813–1871
Milly Mitchell
1815–
Willis Mitchell
1818–

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 9

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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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