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
1851–1934
Media Mitchell
1871–1958
Marriage: 4 April 1906
Annie Elizabeth Lurlene Kiihnl
1907–1996
Jewel Lillian Kiihnl
1908–1908
Mamie Lou Kiihnl
1909–1920
Vera Kiihnl
1912–2003

Spouse and Children

    Winzel Charles Kiihnl

    Male1851–1934Male

    Female1871–1958Female

MARRIAGE
4 April 1906
Teasdale, Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States
children

(4)

    Annie Elizabeth Lurlene Kiihnl

    Female1907–1996Female

    Jewel Lillian Kiihnl

    Female1908–1908Female

    Mamie Lou Kiihnl

    Female1909–1920Female

    Vera Kiihnl

    Female1912–2003Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1848–1902Male

    Martha Angelina Hall

    Female1847–1916Female

siblings

(12)

    Lee E. Mitchell

    Male1870–1932Male

    Female1871–1958Female

    Female1872–Female

    Marie Mitchell

    Female1873–Female

    Female1874–1960Female

+7 More Children

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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