Alexander Mitchell

Brief Life History of Alexander

Alexander Mitchell was born on 13 January 1858, in Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of Barbara Mitchell. He married Elizabeth Dunn on 29 November 1884, in Saint Fergus, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Crimond, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891 and Lansing Township, Brown, South Dakota, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 November 1934, in South Dakota, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hecla City Cemetery, Hecla, Brown, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Mitchell
1858–1934
Elizabeth Dunn
1863–1935
Marriage: 29 November 1884
Elizabeth Jean Mitchell
1885–1937
Alexander M Mitchell
1887–1935
George Dunn Mitchell
1888–1949
James Hutcheson Mitchell
1889–1967
Logan Mitchell
1891–1975
William Mitchell
1892–1971
Robertson Johnnie Mitchell
1895–
Ethel S Mitchell
1899–1901
Wallace Glen Mitchell
1901–1969
Florence Barbara Mitchell
1902–2001
Harvey Mitchell
1903–1904
Mitchell
1904–1905
Lorn Bruce Mitchell
1905–1975
Ursula Vetter Mitchell
1908–1999

Sources (15)

  • A M Mitchell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alexander Mitchell, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Alexander M Mitchell, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1863

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

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

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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