Erastus Snow Mitchell

22 January 1863–6 January 1935 (Age 71)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Erastus Snow

When Erastus Snow Mitchell was born on 22 January 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Thomas Mitchell, was 47 and his mother, Susannah Houston, was 36. He married Loverna Ruth Williams on 18 August 1887, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 January 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Photos & Memories (5)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Erastus Snow Mitchell
1863–1935
Loverna Ruth Williams
1861–1952
Marriage: 18 August 1887
Evelyn Loverna Mitchell
1889–1958
Erwin Erastus Mitchell
1891–1892
Arnold Mitchell
1892–1893
Harold Mitchell
1893–1893
Viola Fredone Mitchell
1894–1923
Lela Mitchell
1895–1896
Virgil Mitchell
1897–1898
Leona Myrl Mitchell
1898–1909
Arvilla Geneva Mitchell
1900–1947
Veretta Maud Mitchell
1903–1991
Zola La Vella Mitchell
1905–1982
Delphin Delmas Mitchell
1907–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 August 1887
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 19

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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

Story Highlight

BIOGRAPHY OF ERASTUS SNOW MITCHELL

Erastus Snow Mitchell was born on 22 January 1862 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory to Benjamin Thomas and Susannah Houston Mitchell. He was the third of seven children, all males born in …

Sources (3)

  • Erastus Snow Mitchell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • E S Mitchell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Erastus S Mitchell, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.