Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Edward Hunter Mitchell 1859-1924 Mary Emery 1862-1943



Left to right
Back Row: Elizabeth (Libby), David, Lucille, Frank (Mick), Mary Edna, Ella, Edward (Ben), Henrietta, Hubert (Cube), Leonora
Middle Row: Alfreda (Aunt Tum)
Front Row: George, Mary Emery, Ida, Edward, Bernice
Picture taken in Bountiful, Utah


Edward Hunter Mitchell
Born: 17 Aug 1859 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Parents: Benjaman Thomas Trotter Mitchell and Susannah Houston
Occupation: Stone Cutter
Married: 7 Jul 1881 Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
A few details about his life:
He only attended school for three winters and in 1866 at age 7 (along with other boys his age) he was put to work on the Salt Lake Temple to learn the Stone Cutters trade. He cut stone and worked on the Temple until 1890 (24 years later) when the Temple was finally finished.
He helped build ZCMI (Zions Corporation Mercantile Incorporated) and the Deseret National Bank. For two years, he was a merchant in Salt Lake City. He raised sheep until 1899, bought a farm and marketed his gardening. He was a member of the school board and trustee of West Bountiful School.

Died: 14 Jul 1924 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
COD: Diabetes
Burial: 17 Jul 1924 Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Obituary:
Edward Hunter Mitchell, prominent Davis County resident, and stone cutter on the Salt Lake Temple died at his home in Woods Cross at 12:25 A.M. Monday morning (July 14, 1924) of diabetes at the age of 65 years, after a serious illness of six weeks. He had been ailing for some ten years, and but a week before his death he had been removed to his home from the L.D.S. hospital where for a month he had taken the newly discovered serum treatment for the disease. Only momentary relief was afforded by the treatment and the disease returned in all its acuteness after he left the hospital.
Mr. Mitchell is a son of the late Benjamin T. and Susan Huston Mitchell, and was born in Salt Lake City, August 17th, 1859.

As a young man he learned the stone cutting trade and cut stones for the Salt Lake Temple throughout its erection, for the Catholic Cathedral of Brigham street, for the Deseret News building, the McCune residence, now the building occupied by the L.D.S. school of music and many other public and private buildings in Salt Lake City and vicinity. He also worked at the Working Mens Co-op for a few years.

In 1892 and for the succeeding seven years, he was engaged in the sheep business as sheep owner in Tooele county. In 1899 he moved to Davis county where he purchased the Frank Grant farm and engaged in farming and dairying which occupation he had continued to pursue until the time of his death.

By nature public spirited, interested in education, and all things for the betterment of the community, country, and state in which he lived, Mr. Mitchell served a four year term as school trustee of the West Bountiful School District before the consolidation of the several school districts of the county during which time he superintended the building of the best Bountiful school house, and again as member of the Board of Education of the Davis County School District immediately after the consolidation for one term.

Continuously active in a religious way, Mr. Mitchell was counselor to Bishop William Winegar for a number of years and filled various offices in the Latter-Day Saint Church.

As a representative of the Utah Fire Clay Company of Salt Lake City and various other corporations of the intermountain area and as a business man, he was distinguished by his scrupulous honesty, which trait he stressed and exemplified.

Mr. Mitchell was essentially a home man. He married Mary Emery on the 7th of July 1881 and raised a family of fourteen children, all of whom survive, a really remarkable witness of the parental qualities, the care and tender family devotion of Brother and Sister Mitchell.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Emery Mitchell children, Mrs. Alma Hepworth, Mrs. Andrew Smith, Herbert B., David, Georgia, Lucille, Bernice, Alfreda„ and Ida all of Woods Cross; Edward E. Mitchell of Bountiful; Mrs. Ray Stringham of Holden; Mrs. Alma Taylor, and Mrs. Roy Taylor of Salt Lake City, and Frank H. Mitchell of Ophir and thirty-nine grandchildren.
Sources:
Obituary
Utah Death Certificate
Deceased LDS member record
1880 Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah page 142D (age 20 - still living at home)
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 50)
1920 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 60)
Picture of his younger self:  Family Search
Picture of him when he is older: From group photo given to me by my grandmother
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50168504
Mary Emery
Born 5 May 1862 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Parents: Henry Emery and Elizabeth Brewerton
Died: 16 Aug 1943 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Utah
COD: Asthma
Buried: 19 Aug 1943 Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Utah
Sources
Utah Death Certificate
Deceased LDS member record
1880 Census (Salt Lake City, Utah) page 141B (age 18)
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 48)
1920 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah p 2 (age 58)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah p 4B (age 67, widow)
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 3B (age 78, widow)
Note:  daughter Lucille is living with her)
Picture of grave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50168557


CHILDREN

Leonora Mitchell 
Born: 4 Apr 1882 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Married: Alma Hepworth 13 Jan 1904 Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Alma, Clairmonde, Jean, Jetta, David, James, George, Leonora, Ruth, Wallace 
Died: 9 Nov 1974 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Buried:  Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Sources
Marriage:  Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 483530 Batch M73451-1 Note:  Both of them were 21
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 6 (age 28)
1920 US Census for Davis county, Utah, page 2 (age 37)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah p3A (age 47)
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 5A (age 58)
Family Search
Picture: From group photo given to me by my grandmother
Deceased LDS member record
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7752853

Henrietta Mitchell
Born: 6 Aug 1883 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Married: Andrew Smith Jr. 29 Nov 1905 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Blair, Emery, Earnest, Howard, Mary Jane, Andrew, Virginia
Note:  Andrew married Martha Golightly in 1888 and Martha supposedly didn't die until 1949 (this information is on findagrave.com), so I'm a bit confused - the manifesto against polygamy was already in effect so was there a divorce and he then married Henrietta?  Anyone that knows the story, please relay the information so we can all understand.
Died: 6 Apr 1929 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
COD: Diabetes
Buried: Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Sources
Marriage:  Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Flm 429297 Batch M01904-4 V2 p 241 #1482
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A (as a daughter)
1910 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Utah, page 7 (as a wife)
1920 US Census for Davis County, Utah, page 2 (as a wife, age 37)
Picture of Henrietta:  Part of Family group shot her great-niece(my grandmother) had.
Death Certificate
Mary Edna Mitchell (called Edna or Ed)
Born: 16 Mar 1885 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Married: Joseph Ray Stringham 25 Oct 1905 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
No Children were found
Died: 4 Jul 1933 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
COD: Diabetes
Buried: Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Sources
Marriage:  Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 483530 Batch M73451-1
Utah Death Certificate
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
Note: in the 1900 Census, her name was incorrectly listed as Euda
1910 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah (age 25)
1920 US Census for Millard, Utah (age 34 - no children)
1930 US Census for Holden, Millard, Utah (age 45 - no children)

Picture of grave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50168807

Ella Mitchell
Born: 30 May 1886 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Married: John Alma Taylor 29 Mar 1911 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children:  Alma
Died: 11 Jun 1973 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Burial: 14 Jun 1973 Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah
Sources
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah page 7 (age 24)
Note: 1910 Census was living with sister Henrietta's family
1920 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah page 7 (age 28)Note:  1920 Census: her husband's name is listed as Alma J Taylor and their ages are wrong
1930 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah p8A (age 43)
1940 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah page 3A (age 53)
Deceased LDS member record
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31042667
Pictures: One on the right from Family Search, the other in my personal possession
Edward Emery (Ben) Mitchell
Born: 10 Nov 1887 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
LDS Mission to Holland
Occupation: RR Engineer that drove the Bamberger train from Ogden to SLC for 38 years
Married: Luella Willey Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Louise, Emery, Lawrence, Blaine, Roy, Alice, George, Steven, Doris, Edward, Robert
Died: 31 May 1967 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Buried: 3 Jun 1967 Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Sources
Deceased LDS member record
New York Passenger Arrival lists Ellis Island 1892-1924 aboard the ship Celtic leaving Liverpool and arriving in NY 13 Dec 1909
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50169050
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
Note: in the 1900 Census, he is listed as Emery
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 22)
1920 US Census for Davis County, Utah page 20 (age 32)

1930 US Census for Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 1B (age 42)
1940 US Census for Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 5-A (age 52)
Picture of Ben taken about 1907-1908 when he went on LDS mission to Holland (courtesy Sandra Stout)

Elizabeth (Libby) Mitchell
Born: 12 Mar 1889 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Married: Roy Ellwood Taylor 3 Mar 1913 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Mary, Richard, Ellwood, Lois, Emery (plus 2 others who are listed as living)
Died: 22 Jan 1966 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Buried Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah Plot J-16-2BT3-N2
Sources
Deceased LDS member record
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46268544
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 21)
1920 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah page 6 (age 30)
1930 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah p5B (age 41)
1940 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah p10B (age 51)

*Frank Hunter (Mick) Mitchell
Born: 26 Sep 1890 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Occupation: Farmer
Married: Lurena Taylor 29 Oct 1913 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Edna, Charles, Arline, Alfred, Una, (still living), Mary Etta
Died: 9 Dec 1971 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Buried: Dec 1971 Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Sources
Marriage: Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 429084 Batch M74304-9 Bk 46 cn 18013.  It gives his age as 23 and hers as 19

1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah page 7
Note:  1910 Census was living with sister Henrietta's family
1920 US Census for Davis County, Utah page 2 (age 29)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah p3b (age 39)
1940 US Census for West Bountifu, Davis, Utah p5A (age 49)
Note:  daughter Edna and granddaughter JoOra are living with them
Deceased LDS member record
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50169211


Hubert Brewerton (Cube) Mitchell
Born: 23 Aug 1892 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Occupation: Farmer, Landscape Gardener
Married: Sarah Leonore Clay 14 Mar 1914 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Ila, Dan, Pearl, Lillian, Maude, Esther, Edward, David
Died: 10 May 1956 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
COD: Heart disease and diabetes
Buried: 14 May 1956 Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Sources
Marriage:  Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 429085 Batch M74309-4 ref # 18802 Note:  His name is given as Herbert and her middle name was spelled Leonia in the record .  He was 21 and she was 17 
Utah Death Certificate
Deceased LDS member record
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50169555
Note:  The reason it is at such a strange angle is that someone planted a tree right next to the grave and the tree was taking over the stone, so to take the picture, one nearly has to climb under the tree to do it
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 17)
1920 US Census for Davis County, Utah page 1 (age 27)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 4B (age 38)
Note:  listed as H Bert in the census
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 3B (age 47)
David Emery Mitchell
Born: 2 Jan 1895 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Married: Evelyn Sidwell 18 Nov 1925 Ogden, Weber, Utah
Children:  Wayne, Beth, Joel
Died: 10 Nov 1955 Reno, Washoe, Nevada
Buried: 14 Nov 1955 Hilltop Memorial Cemetery, Nyssa, Malheur, Oregon
Sources:
Marriage to Evelyn: Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 1324677 Batch M74773-3 CN
4396 p196 Bk N
Deceased LDS member record
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 15)
1920 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 24)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah p3B (age 34)
1940 US Census for Owyhee, Malheur, Oregon page 4B (age 43)
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38405793

Lucille Mitchell
Born: 30 Mar 1897 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Died: 10 Mar 1976 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Buried Bountiful Cemetery,Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Never married

Sources:
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 13)
1920 US Census For Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah (age 22)
Note: She was living with the Horace Holbrock family
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah p 4B (age 33)
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 3B (age 43)
Deceased LDS member record
SS death Index
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50169667
George Leland Mitchell
Born: 18 Aug 1899 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Married: 1) Blanche Rudy 17 Sep 1926  Ogden, Weber, Utah
No children found - divorced
2) Lyla Ann Martin 11 July 1931 Tooele, Tooele, Utah
3) Genevieve Madeline Perry about 1932
Children:  Beverly
Died: 12 Nov 1971 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Buried Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah Plot B4-41-1
Sources:
Marriage to Blanche: Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 1324679 Bath M74790-1 ref # 4918 page 462bn
1900 US Census for Davis county, Utah page 11A
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 10)
1920 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 20)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah p 4B (age 31, living at home with his mother and sister, divorced
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 4A (age 41)
Deceased LDS member record
Picture of George:  Family Search
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50169736

Alfreda Mitchell (Aunt Tum)
Born: 24 Feb 1901 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Married: Alonzo Leo King 21 May 1926 Manti, Sanpete, Utah
Children: Alonzo, David, Mary, Lyle, and 2 more
Died: 11 Jan 1991 Huntsville, Weber, Utah
Buried: Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah

Sources:
Marriage:  Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 4815 Batch M74652-7 ref 2673
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 9)
1920 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 18)
1930 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah p7A (age29)
1940 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah p1B (age 39)
Deceased LDS member record
Picture of headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50169805


Bernice Mitchell
Born: 10 Jan 1903 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Married: Frank O Anderson 10 Sep 1927 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children:  Lily, one other
Died: 19 Feb 1934 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
COD: Diabetic Coma
Buried: 22 Feb 1934 Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Sources:
Marriage: Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 429128 Batch M74615-1 License number:  52940
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 7)
1920 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 16)
1930 US Census for Prencint 3 Salt Lake, Utah (age 24)
Utah Death Certificate
Deceased LDS member record
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50169941

Ida Mitchell
Born: 26 Jan 1908 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Married: Sheldon George Henroid 3 Jan 1930 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children:  Sheldon
Died: 6 Nov 1990 Utah
Buried Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Sources:
Marriage:  Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 429135 Batch M74593-0 License number:  59081
1910 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 2)
1920 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 2 (age 11)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah p4B (age 22)
SS Death Index
Deceased LDS member record
Picture of grave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51407294

2 comments:

  1. Michelle,

    You have mixed up the pictures of Hubert (Cube) and Edward (Ben). They need to be switched.

    Edward (Ben) is my grandfather and I have the same family picture that he told me who was who.
    Could you please make that correction?
    Thanks,
    Sandra Mitchell Stout

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  2. Sandy,
    Thank you for clearing that up. Do you have any photos or other information you would like to share for any family members? If so, send them to my email: michelleterickson@gmail.com

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