Parthena Mitchell

7 April 1809–15 April 1830 (Age 21)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Parthena

When Parthena Mitchell was born on 7 April 1809, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, John Samuel Mitchell, was 26 and her mother, Ann Adkins, was 22. She died on 15 April 1830, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

John Samuel Mitchell
1782–1844
Ann Adkins
1786–1865
Elizabeth Mitchell
1805–1880
Mary Mitchell
1807–1852
Parthena Mitchell
1809–1830
Sally Philphot Mitchell
1811–1895
Louisa Mitchell
1814–1833
Susan Mitchell
1816–1832
John Coleman Mitchell
1819–1870
Stella Clement Mitchell
1824–1892
Alice Ann Mitchell
1826–1832
Arabella Mitchell
1828–1832
James Raymond Mitchell
1829–
Thomas Crispen Mitchell
1833–1907

Parents and Siblings

    John Samuel Mitchell

    Male1782–1844Male

    Female1786–1865Female

siblings

(12)

    Elizabeth Mitchell

    Female1805–1880Female

    Mary Mitchell

    Female1807–1852Female

    Female1809–1830Female

    Female1811–1895Female

    Louisa Mitchell

    Female1814–1833Female

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 3

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

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 (1)

  • Parthina Mitchell in entry for Reubin Payne, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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