William Henry Mitchell

1870–30 November 1948 (Age 78)
Beulah Township, Johnston, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Mitchell was born in 1870, in Beulah Township, Johnston, North Carolina, United States, his father, Avera Mitchell, was 35 and his mother, Sally A. "Betsy" Exum, was 32. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Mary Elizabeth Crosby. He lived in Brushy Lake Township, Cross, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 30 November 1948, in Micro, Johnston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

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William Henry Mitchell
Mary Elizabeth Crosby
Robert Mitchell
Lola Maybelle Mitchell

Spouse and Children



    Robert Mitchell


    Lola Maybelle Mitchell


Parents and Siblings

    Avera Mitchell


    Sally A. "Betsy" Exum





    Simon Mitchell


    Elizabeth Mitchell


    Altha A. Mitchell


    Raiford Mitchell


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

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.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 7

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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)

  • Wm H Mitchel in household of Abram Mitchel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William H Mitchell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Henry Mitchell, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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