When James Mitchell was born on 24 June 1840, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Isaac Mitchell, was 24 and his mother, Rebecca Riley, was 28. He married Martha Farrar on 10 July 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Skircoat, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 6 April 1900, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.
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 .
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