Richard Charles Mitchell

16 December 1877–15 January 1952 (Age 74)
Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Richard Charles

When Richard Charles Mitchell was born on 16 December 1877, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, James Mitchell Jr., was 36 and his mother, Anne Hull, was 28. He married Sadie Cornelia van der Vlies on 31 December 1902, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Shelley Election Precinct 2, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 15 January 1952, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Charles Mitchell
Sadie Cornelia van der Vlies
Marriage: 31 December 1902
Cora Belle Mitchell
Archie Marinus Mitchell
Hazel Marie Mitchell
Clifford Richard Mitchell
Frederick Charles Mitchell
Francis Duane Mitchell
Cornelius James Mitchell
Harry LaVerl Mitchell
Mildred Sadie Mitchell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1902Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 4
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    Age 7
    Historic Boundaries 1884: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 21
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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 (59)

    • Richard Mitchell in entry for Mitchell, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Richard Mitchell in household of James Mitchell, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Horace C. Mitchell in entry for Charles Delbert Clifford and Cora Belle Mitchell, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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