Preston Eperson Mitchell

2 January 1872–17 September 1964 (Age 92)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Preston Eperson

When Preston Eperson Mitchell was born on 2 January 1872, in Missouri, United States, his father, David Mitchell, was 24 and his mother, Luticia Jane Hackworth, was 18. He married Mexico Moses on 5 October 1904, in Carter, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Logan Township, Reynolds, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Webb, Reynolds, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 17 September 1964, in Reynolds, Missouri, United States, at the age of 92.

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Preston Eperson Mitchell
Mexico Moses
Marriage: 5 October 1904
Bessie Mitchell
Dessie Irene Mitchell
Rev. Remus Peter Mitchell
Maggie Ilene Mitchell
Boss J Mitchell
Pearl Mitchell

Spouse and Children

5 October 1904
Carter, Missouri, United States


    Bessie Mitchell


    Dessie Irene Mitchell



    Maggie Ilene Mitchell


    Boss J Mitchell


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings




    John Henry Mitchell


    Lizetta Mitchell


    Eli Mitchell


    Maron Byrd Mitchell


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Press Mitchel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Preston Mitchell in household of David Mitchell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • in the 1940 United States Federal Census

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