Media Mitchell

24 November 1871–18 July 1958 (Age 86)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Media

When Media Mitchell was born on 24 November 1871, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Thomas B Mitchell, was 23 and her mother, Martha Angelina Hall, was 24. She married Dewitt May on 29 October 1891, in Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Beat 1, Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States in 1910. She died on 18 July 1958, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Winzel Charles Kiihnl
Media Mitchell
Marriage: 4 April 1906
Annie Elizabeth Lurlene Kiihnl
Jewel Lillian Kiihnl
Mamie Lou Kiihnl
Vera Kiihnl

Spouse and Children

    Winzel Charles Kiihnl



4 April 1906
Teasdale, Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States


    Annie Elizabeth Lurlene Kiihnl


    Jewel Lillian Kiihnl


    Mamie Lou Kiihnl


    Vera Kiihnl


Parents and Siblings


    Martha Angelina Hall




    Lee E. Mitchell




    Marie Mitchell



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 6

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish:1. from the Middle English, Old French personal name Michel, vernacular form of Michael . 2. nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’. 3. Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Amelia Kirhue in household of Wenzl C Kirhue, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Media Kiihnl, "Find A Grave Index"

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