William Scotney Mitchell

10 February 1802–14 March 1877 (Age 75)
Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Scotney

When William Scotney Mitchell was born on 10 February 1802, in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, David Mitchell, was 32 and his mother, Arabella Scotney, was 33. He married Betsey Partridge on 22 November 1839, in Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 March 1877, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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William Scotney Mitchell
Susan Johnson Adams
Marriage: 13 October 1844
Susan Emelia Mitchell
Frances Isabella Mitchell
George Augustus Mitchell
James Edward Mitchell
Emma J Mitchell
Arthur S Mitchell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1844Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 6
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    Age 21
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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 (49)

    • Wm S Mitchell, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Wm S Mitchell, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Sootney Mitchell, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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