William Cooke Mitchell Jr

13 April 1835–22 May 1911 (Age 76)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Cooke

When William Cooke Mitchell Jr was born on 13 April 1835, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cooke Mitchell Sr., was 29 and his mother, Eliza Ridsdale, was 27. He married Mary Ann Holmes on 24 October 1856, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 May 1911, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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William Cooke Mitchell Jr
Augusta Pehrsson
Marriage: 13 June 1868
Walter Collins Mitchell
Ellen Augusta Mitchell
Henry Alfred Mitchell
Maude Amelia Mitchell
George Albert Mitchell
Joseph Mitchell
Baby Boy Mitchell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 19
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 24
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    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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    Name of William Cooke Mitchell passed on

    The following is extracted from the history of William Cooke Mitchell I written by his great grandson J. Harold Mitchell. The name William Cooke Mitchell is of special interest in our family. William …

    Sources (53)

    • William C Mitchell, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Wm C Mitchell in entry for Charles O Dunn and Mrs. Ellen M Mortensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • William C Mitchell in entry for Ellen Agusta Mitchell Mortensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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