Elizabeth Mitchell

Female30 November 1840–20 December 1915

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mitchell was born on 30 November 1840, in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Mitchell, was 45 and her mother, Ellen Legg, was 40. She married Henry Westlake Barnett on 25 March 1862, in Whitburn, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Whitburn, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 20 December 1915, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Westlake Barnett
Elizabeth Mitchell
Marriage: 25 March 1862
John Henry Barnett
Mary Helen Barnett
Sarah Barnett
Jane Barnett
Joseph Barnett
Fredrick William Barnett
Elizabeth Barnett
David Barnett
Emma Eliza Barnett
Albert Mission Barnett
Henry Barnett
Clara Eva Barnett
Leo Franklin Barnett

Sources (63)

  • Elizabeth Mitchell in household of Willm Mcpherson, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Eliza M. Barnett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Eliza Barnett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1862Whitburn, Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, Untied States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States


    Age 23

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Her Story as Written By Her I was born the 15th of July, 1890 at Payson, Utah and lived there for forty five years. I was born in Payson, Utah... A small and tranquil town A place where people say …

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