Joseph Clayton Mitchell

16 November 1885–11 March 1963 (Age 77)
Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Clayton

When Joseph Clayton Mitchell was born on 16 November 1885, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, his father, William Cooke Mitchell Jr, 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 City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, 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

Spouse and Children

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


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    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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    Sources (31)

    • Joseph Clayton Mitchell in entry for Mitchell, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Joseph C Mitchell in household of George Yates, "United States Census, 1910"
    • J Clayton in entry for Seare Morrison and Marie Mitchell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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