John Mitchell

1832–4 March 1872 (Age 40)
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Mitchell was born in 1832, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Mitchell, was 41 and his mother, Charlotte Reese, was 35. He married Jane Atkinson on 1 August 1862, in York Region, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 4 March 1872, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

John Mitchell
1832–1872
Jane Atkinson
1834–1893
Marriage: 1 August 1862
John George Mitchell
1864–
George Mitchell
1866–
Elizabeth Mary Mitchell
1868–1917
Franklin Mitchell
1869–
Chas. Edward Mitchell
1869–
James Edward Mitchell
1870–1948

Spouse and Children

    Male1832–1872Male

    Jane Atkinson

    Female1834–1893Female

MARRIAGE
1 August 1862
York Region, Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

    John George Mitchell

    Male1864–Male

    George Mitchell

    Male1866–Male

    Elizabeth Mary Mitchell

    Female1868–1917Female

    Franklin Mitchell

    Male1869–Male

    Chas. Edward Mitchell

    Male1869–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1791–Male

    Charlotte Reese

    Female1797–Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1819–1895Male

    Robert Mitchell

    Male1821–Male

    Covenart Mitchell

    Male1824–Male

    Sarah Anne Mitchell

    Female1829–1890Female

    James Best Mitchell

    Male1831–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 1

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 11

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 22

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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)

  • John Mitchell in entry for George Mitchell and Jennie Harris, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • John Mitchell in entry for George Mitchell and Margaret E Wilson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • John Mitchell in entry for Lizzie Mitchell Bond, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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