William Walton Mitchell

16 February 1813–7 March 1869 (Age 56)
Bedford, Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Walton

When William Walton Mitchell was born on 16 February 1813, in Bedford, Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, James Mitchell, was 27 and his mother, Ann George Walton, was 21. He died on 7 March 1869, in Richview, Washington, Illinois, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Washington, Illinois, United States.

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James Mitchell
Ann George Walton
Edward Phillips Mitchell
John H. Mitchell
Ellen Mitchell
Melinda C. Mitchell
James Mitchell
William Walton Mitchell
Louisa Ann Mitchell
Mary Elizabeth Mitchell
Maria C. Mitchell

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World Events (8)


Age 5

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 17

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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  • William Walton Mitchell, "Find A Grave Index"

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