Mahala P. Mitchell

17 April 1906–9 March 2002 (Age 95)
Coosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mahala P.

When Mahala P. Mitchell was born on 17 April 1906, in Coosa, Alabama, United States, her father, Thomas Mitchell, was 27 and her mother, Lillie Edwards, was 23. She married Robert Crosby on 29 July 1947, in Elmore, Alabama, United States. She lived in Election Precinct 8 Wetumpka, Elmore, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 9 March 2002, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Robert Crosby
Mahala P. Mitchell
Marriage: 29 July 1947

Spouse and Children

29 July 1947
Elmore, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Mitchell


    Lillie Edwards




    Annie Ruth Mitchell


    George Otis Mitchell



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 6

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Mahala Crosby in household of Robert Crosby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mahala Mitchell, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mahala Mitchell, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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