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
1847–1925
Mary Isabell Anderson
1853–
Marriage: 5 December 1867
John Wesley Mitchell
1868–
Emma Missouri Mitchell
1870–
Louise Jane Mitchell
1873–
William Brownlow Mitchell
1875–1951
Stanton James Mitchell
1877–
Oscar Callaway Mitchell
1880–
Leona Ellen Mitchell
1884–1962
Georgia Mitchell
1887–
Ira Mitchell
1891–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 December 1867
Marshfield, Webster, Missouri, United States
children

(9)

    John Wesley Mitchell

    Male1868–Male

    Emma Missouri Mitchell

    Female1870–Female

    Louise Jane Mitchell

    Female1873–Female

    William Brownlow Mitchell

    Male1875–1951Male

    Male1877–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Malinda Mitchell

    Female1807–Female

siblings

(1)

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.
1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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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