Martha E Mitchell

Brief Life History of Martha E

When Martha E Mitchell was born on 5 June 1837, in Green, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Mills Mitchell, was 32 and her mother, Eunice Perry Slinker, was 23. She married Eli Martin on 8 November 1860, in Sabine, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1870 and Vernon, Louisiana, United States in 1880. She died on 31 August 1899, in Vernon, Jackson, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 62.

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Eli Martin
Martha E Mitchell
Marriage: 8 November 1860
Charles Henry Martin
Thomas Ditmus Martin
Rebecca Martin
John David Martin

Sources (4)

  • Martha Mitchell in household of James Mitchell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Mitchel, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Mathy E Martin in household of C H Martin, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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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