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William Mitchell, b. 1779 in PA, and descendants

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William Mitchell, b. 1779 in PA, and descendants

nobodysfrog (View posts)
Posted: 4 Sep 1999 12:04PM GMT
Edited: 15 Aug 2003 12:40PM GMT
I have a pretty extensive history of my Mitchell line. If you have any connections, please e-mail me! nobodys_frog@hotmail.com
Thanks! Jessica


First Generation
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1. William Mitchell. Born 25 Mar 1779 in York Co, PA.

He married Jane Kirkpatrick, daughter of John Robert Kirkpatrick Agnes Patterson, 13 Feb 1804. Born 13 Jul 1780 in Lancaster, PA.
They had the following children:

2 i. William Mitchell Dr.

Second Generation
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2. William Mitchell Dr. Born 20 Jul 1812 in Beaver Co, PA. Died 6 Dec 1837.

He married Mary Brown Laird, daughter of John Laird Phoebe Ford. Born 16 Jun 1815 in Chilicothe, OH. Died Before 1898.
They had the following children:

3 i. Charles Herbert Mitchell Rev.

Third Generation
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3. Charles Herbert Mitchell Rev. Born 7 Dec 1846 in Falmouth, IN. Died 2 Dec 1937. Buried in Mt Washington Cemetery, Jackson Co, MO. Occupation Presbyterian pastor. Education College and seminary at Monmouth College, IL. Religion Presbyterian.

He moved to Monmouth when he was about 10 yrs. old. Graduated from Monmouth College, IL, in 1869 - Seminary 1872 (now at Zenith.)
Preaching in 1872 installed and ordained at Camp Creek. Married by Dr. D.A. Wallace, President of Monmouth College.
Served as a clerk in the Illinois legislature in 1869.

His pastorates were Camp Creek, IL; Keota, IA; Summerfield, KS; DeWitt, IA; Golden, IL; Four Mile, Clay Center, and Americus, KS. He retired after 50 yrs, in 1922.
Moderator of NE synod in 1901, and KS synod in 1921.
Doctor of Divinity conferred by Sterling College in 1923.

Military: Served in the 136 Indiana Co C Infantry, and was a corporal less than 1 yr.
Enlisted in the Union Army and was one of Sherman's men, the "100-day men" to aid Sherman's march to the sea.

He married Charlotte Wilson Henderson, daughter of William Dickey Henderson, 18 Jun 1872 in Monmouth, Warren, IL. Born 6 Mar 1849 in Oquawka, Henderson, IL. Died 25 Jul 1934. Buried in Mt Washington Cemetery, Jackson Co, MO.
They had the following children:

4 i. Louise Mary Mitchell
5 ii. Dickey LeRoy Mitchell
6 iii. Fred Watt Mitchell
7 iv. Charles Horace Judson Mitchell
8 v. Zella Grace Mitchell
9 vi. Howard Monteith Mitchell

Fourth Generation
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4. Louise Mary Mitchell. Born 31 Dec 1873 in Savanna, Carroll Co, IL. Died 26 Jul 1957 in Bakersfield, Kern Co, CA. Buried 27 Jul 1957 in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Bakersfield, CA. Occupation House mother for a fraternity House.

She married Charles Webster Dingman, son of Wilson S. Dingman Miriam Squires, 26 Aug in Summerfield, KS. Born 31 Mar 1873 in Benton, Iowa. Died 23 May 1927 in Near Topeka, KS. Buried 31 May 1927 in Mt Hope Cemetery (?) . Occupation Life Insurance President.

Charles Webster was named Colonel when he was born. He hated the name and changed it to Charles Webster.
He was president of a life insurance company and a travelling salesman in Topeka, KS. He was killed in an automobile accident (struck a pig? struck a light pole?) outside of Topeka.
They had the following children:

10 i. Charlotte Winifred Dingman
11 ii. Benjamin Fullington Dingman

5. Dickey LeRoy Mitchell. Born 3 May 1875 in Savanna, IL.

He married Rosamond Mitchell. Born 19 Oct 1877. Died 19 Nov 1920.
They had the following children:

i. Herbert F. Mitchell; Born 7 Oct 1903 in IA. Died 21 Nov 1990.
ii. Dick L. Mitchell Jr; Born 2 Jun 1906 in IA.
iii. Robert Merrick Mitchell; Born 11 Dec 1913 in IA. Died Sep 1993.

6. Fred Watt Mitchell. Born 6 Apr 1877 in Savanna, IL.

He married Florence Kay. Born 6 Jan 1881 in KS.
They had the following children:

i. Margaret W. Mitchell; Born 12 Aug 1908 in IA. Died Mar 1987.

She married Fred Elser.

ii. Louise Kay Mitchell; Born 17 Apr 1910 in IA.

7. Charles Horace Judson Mitchell. Born 9 Feb 1880 in Savanna, IL.

He married Aline Mills. Born 1 Aug 1880.
They had the following children:

i. Charles Arthur Mitchell; Born 31 Dec 1909 in IA.

8. Zella Grace Mitchell. Born 10 Nov 1883 in Savanna, IL. Died Feb 1975 in MI.

She married Oscar Krummenacher. Born 6 Jan .
They had the following children:

i. Robert Wayne Krummenacher; Born 21 Dec 1912 in MO. Died Sep 1979 in MI.
ii. Helen Louise Krummenacher; Born 10 Jun 1920.
She married Wulfmeier.


9. Howard Monteith Mitchell. Born 22 Dec 1887 in Keota, IA.

He married Alice Louise Williams, daughter of Thomas Williams Matilda F.. Born 31 Mar 1890.
They had the following children:

i. Horace Monteith Mitchell; Born 17 Dec 1912 in IA. Died 1920 in Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt, IA.

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