Archibald Simpson Mitchell

Brief Life History of Archibald Simpson

When Archibald Simpson Mitchell was born on 22 July 1848, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, George Peter Mitchell, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Ann Maskell, was 27. He married Ella Leslie Vail on 25 July 1872, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 15 November 1922, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 74, and was buried in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Archibald Simpson Mitchell
Ella Leslie Vail
Marriage: 25 July 1872
George William Mitchell
Norman Cyril Mitchell

Sources (24)

  • Archibald Mitchell in household of George W Mitchell, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Archibald Simpson Mitchell, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Archibald S Mitchell, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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British Columbia joins the confederation.

1909 · First Canadian Flight

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

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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