John Henry Mitchell

1 February 1870–8 August 1950 (Age 80)
Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Henry

When John Henry Mitchell was born on 1 February 1870, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, James Mitchell Jr., was 28 and his mother, Anne Hull, was 20. He married Elizabeth Ann Hull on 2 March 1896, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Shelley Election Precinct 1, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 8 August 1950, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Mitchell
Elizabeth Ann Hull
Marriage: 2 March 1896
Lorenzo Lowry Mitchell
Evelyn Mary Mitchell
William John Mitchell
Edith Jane Mitchell
Nellie Viola Mitchell
Roland Mitchell
Emmett D Mitchell
Floyd Mitchell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1896Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 2
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1877 · Nez Perce Indian War
    Age 7
    Initially, the Nez Perce Indians were friendly to the White settlers, but evetually tensions grew. A group of young warriors initiated raids on the settlers along the Salmon River. A battle ensued, to the dismay of Chief Joseph.
    1891 · Eagle Rock Becomes Idaho Falls
    Age 21
    In 1891, the city of Eagle Rock changed its name to Idaho Falls and is incorporated into an official city.

    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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    John Henry Mitchell (my grandfather)

    John Henry Mitchell (Written by his granddaughter, Mavanee M. Mitchell on 1 May 2010) John Henry or Jack as he was sometimes called was born 1 February 1870 in Hooper, Weber, Utah. He came to Shelley …

    Sources (52)

    • John Mitchell, "United States Census, 1940"
    • John H Mitchell, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • John H Mitchell, "United States Census, 1930"

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