Priscilla Victoria Mitchell

19 October 1839–12 September 1894 (Age 54)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Priscilla Victoria

When Priscilla Victoria Mitchell was born on 19 October 1839, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Hezekiah Mitchell, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Ann Mallinson, was 28. She married Rasmus Christensen on 23 January 1857, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 12 September 1894, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Hooper Cemetery, Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Christensen
1829–1914
Priscilla Victoria Mitchell
1839–1894
Marriage: 23 January 1857
Martha Priscilla Christensen
1858–1915
Sarah Victoria Christensen
1860–1946
Chestina Christensen
1863–1942
Mary Christensen
1865–1949
Rasmus Hezekiah Christensen
1868–1937
David Christensen
1870–1954
Lovenia Christensen
1872–1948
Maria Elizabeth Christensen
1875–1955
Wilford Herman Christensen
1882–1885

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1857Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 3
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 15
    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.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Michell
    Mutch
    Meikle
    Mickle
    Michael
    Mitchel
    Mixell
    Muckle

    Story Highlight

    story from the Friend or Liahona magazine

    You Must Choose for Yourself BY SUSAN B. MITCHELL A true story taken from historical sources “He that hath eternal life is rich” (D&C 6:7). Priscilla’s grandparents lived in a beautiful home in Li …

    Sources (40)

    • Priscilla Mitchall in household of Hezekiah Mitchall, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Priscilla Mitchell in entry for Chestina Christensen Phyllips Holley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Priscilla Mitchell in household of Hezekiah Mitchell, "United States Census, 1850"

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