Christopher Columbus Mitchell

6 December 1847–7 March 1925 (Age 77)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus Mitchell was born on 6 December 1847, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States as the son of Malinda Mitchell. He married Mary Isabell Anderson on 5 December 1867, in Marshfield, Webster, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ozark Township, Webster, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and High Prairie, Webster, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 March 1925, in Webster, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Marshfield, Webster, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Columbus Mitchell
Mary Isabell Anderson
Marriage: 5 December 1867
John Wesley Mitchell
Emma Missouri Mitchell
Louise Jane Mitchell
William Brownlow Mitchell
Stanton James Mitchell
Oscar Callaway Mitchell
Leona Ellen Mitchell
Georgia Mitchell
Ira Mitchell

Spouse and Children

5 December 1867
Marshfield, Webster, Missouri, United States


    John Wesley Mitchell


    Emma Missouri Mitchell


    Louise Jane Mitchell


    William Brownlow Mitchell



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Malinda Mitchell




World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 15

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
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)

  • C S Mitchal, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Columbus Mitchel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • C S G Mitchell in household of James Mitchell, "United States Census, 1860"

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