William Archibald "Tom" Mitchell

10 June 1879–1 October 1953 (Age 74)
Franklin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Archibald "Tom"

When William Archibald "Tom" Mitchell was born on 10 June 1879, in Franklin, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Scott Mitchell, was 43 and his mother, Sallie Ann Hines, was 37. He married Nettie Hollingsworth on 16 December 1899, in Franklin, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Township 9 Cypress Creek, Franklin, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 October 1953, in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Spring Hope, Craven, North Carolina, United States.

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William Archibald "Tom" Mitchell
Nettie Hollingsworth
Marriage: 16 December 1899
Nobie Mitchell
Mabel Mitchell
Clara Mitchell
Helen Mitchell
Son Mitchell
Ralph Wilson Mitchell

Spouse and Children

16 December 1899
Franklin, North Carolina, United States


    Nobie Mitchell


    Mabel Mitchell


    Clara Mitchell


    Helen Mitchell


    Son Mitchell


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Scott Mitchell


    Sallie Ann Hines




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 18

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • W A Mitchell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • W A Mitchell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • W A Mitchell, "United States Census, 1930"

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