Joseph Clayton Mitchell

Male16 November 1885–11 March 1963

Brief Life History of Joseph Clayton

When Joseph Clayton Mitchell was born on 16 November 1885, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, his father, William Cooke Mitchell II, was 50 and his mother, Huldah Amanda Dalton, was 36. He married Irene Canfield on 3 January 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lake Point, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 11 March 1963, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Clayton Mitchell
Irene Canfield
Marriage: 3 January 1912
William Dean Mitchell
Bartlett Canfield Mitchell
Marie Mitchell

Sources (32)

  • Irene C Mitchell in household of Joseph Clayton Mitchell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Joseph Clayton Mitchell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Joseph Clayton Mitchell, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1912Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 11

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 21

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    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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