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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Family Time Line

William Archibald "Tom" Mitchell
1879–1953
Nettie Hollingsworth
1882–1967
Marriage: 16 December 1899
Nobie Mitchell
1903–1977
Mabel Mitchell
1905–1984
Clara Mitchell
1909–
Helen Mitchell
1913–
Son Mitchell
1916–
Ralph Wilson Mitchell
1920–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 December 1899
Franklin, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

    Nobie Mitchell

    Female1903–1977Female

    Mabel Mitchell

    Female1905–1984Female

    Clara Mitchell

    Female1909–Female

    Helen Mitchell

    Female1913–Female

    Son Mitchell

    Male1916–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Scott Mitchell

    Male1836–1895Male

    Sallie Ann Hines

    Female1841–1916Female

siblings

(3)

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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