Addie Wade Mitchell

31 July 1890–12 August 1977 (Age 87)
Person, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Addie Wade

When Addie Wade Mitchell was born on 31 July 1890, in Person, North Carolina, United States, her father, Alexander Mitchell, was 23 and her mother, Janetta Jane Champion, was 21. She married Martin Luther Harper on 18 December 1906, in Franklin, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Louisburg, Franklin, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Township 4 Franklinton, Franklin, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 12 August 1977, in Franklinton, Franklin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fair View Cemetery, Franklinton, Franklin, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Luther Harper
Addie Wade Mitchell
Marriage: 18 December 1906
Tessiephine F Harper
Eleanor Grace Harper
Luther Allen Harper

Spouse and Children

    Martin Luther Harper



18 December 1906
Franklin, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 7

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Addie Michell in household of Alexander R Michell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Addie Harper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Addie Harper in household of Luther Harper, "United States Census, 1920"

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