George Mitchell

October 1868–25 January 1953 (Age 84)
Alabama, United States

The Life of George

George Mitchell was born in October 1868, in Alabama, United States. He had at least 1 son with Julia Rhodes. He died on 25 January 1953, in Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84.

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George Mitchell
1868–1953
Julia Rhodes
1874–1946
Cleveland Mitchell
1891–1974

Spouse and Children

children

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 7

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 27

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

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 (2)

  • George Mitchell in entry for Julia Mitchell, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • George Mitchell in entry for Julia Rhodes Mitchel, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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