Friday, August 28, 2009

Abraham Mitchell 1779-1863 Annie Colpetzer 1790-1844

Abraham Mitchell
Born 29 Oct 1779 Muncytown, Lacoming, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Note:  his death information claims he was born 1789 in Buffalo Valley, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Parents William Mitchell and Mary Browne
Married Annie Colpetzer 1811
Death 4 Mar 1863 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Note: his given name was spelled Abram in the record and his marital status is widowed
Buried: Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake, Utah Plot: D-3-8-3W (No headstone)
Death:  Utah Death and Burials 1888-1946 Batch B54932-9 Film 26553 p 41 #1633
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Annie Colpetzer
Abt 1790 Buffalo, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Parents Johan Adam Colpetzer and Sarah Rhoades
Died 9 Oct 1844 New Garden, Columbiana, Ohio
Buried New Garden, Columbiana, Ohio
Note:  have requested picture of grave
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William Mitchell
Born abt 1812 Pennsylvania
Possibly stayed in Illinois - found a William Mitchell in the 1860 Census that was born in Pennsylvania
1860 US Census for Monmouth, Warren, Illinois
Levi Mitchell
Born abt 1814 Pennsylvania
Married Sarah Whitten 25 August 1841 Jennings County, Indiana
Children: Walter, Louisa, Winfield, Marietta
Died 1866 Rockcreek, Bartholomew, Indiana
Note:  A 1940s inventory of Donaldson Cemetery noted a stone for Levi Mitchell, died 1866. His marker was not found during inventories done in 1999 and 2002, but may be hidden beneath the sod. Two sons, Walter and Winfield, are buried here.

Levi's wife, Sarah, and youngest daughter Marietta, were still residing in Rock Creek township in 1870. Another daughter, Louisa Josephine Mitchell, married John Trent and moved to Montgomery Co., Kansas.
1860 US Census for Rockcreek, Bartholomew, Indiana page 137
Note:  I'm not sure this is the right Levi, right now it needs more research
Benjamin Trotter (Thomas) Mitchell*Benjamin Trotter Mitchell
Note: This is the name he was born with - "Thomas" was added and Trotter dropped because one of his wives did not like the name Trotter
Born 12 Jan 1816 Muncytown, Lycoming, Pennsylvania
Blessing 15 Oct 1835 by Prophet Joseph Smith in Kirtland, Ohio
LDS Missions to British Isles and Nova Scotia
Occupation: Stonecutter for Salt Lake Temple, Shoemaker, Farmer
He was a polygamist and had 7 wives
1) Sarah Trieseback 26 Apr 1835 (died of measles in Nauvoo)
Children: Benjamin Jr, Sarah, Emily
2) Lovina Buckwalter 10 Oct 1843 (She died 21 Mar 1875)
Children: Joseph, Percis, Hyrum, Jerome, Martha, Rachel, Margaret, Mariah
Note: Louvina was head of household in 1850 Davis county, Utah. The census spelled her given name Souvina. She also had the three children from Benjaman's first wife living with her.
3) Caroline Deseret Conrad 1 Jan 1845 (She died 18 Aug 1851)
Children: Amanda, Zadoc
4) Lois Judd 1 Jan 1848 Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska (She died 9 Jun 1912)
Children: Rachel, Mary, Ruth, Daniel, Annie, Nathaniel, Fanny, Lucy, Byron
5) Lydia Maria Day 30 Jun 1851 30 Jul 1851 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Hugh, Amelda, Alonzo, Franklin, John, Jedediah, Lois, Rosanna, Rhoda, Bernetta, Marion
6) Catherine Frederikke Marcussen Jensen 21 Dec 1856
Children: Rosanna, Frederick, Brigham, Benjamin, Mark, Annie, Alice, Henry, George
7) Susannah Houston 6 Mar 1857 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Thomas, Edward, Erastus,Charles, Lehi, Nephi, Walter
Died 7 Mar 1880 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Note: alternate death place: Kamas, San Pete, Utah
Burial 11 Mar 1880 Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake, Utah
1860 US Census for Salt Lake City, Utah page 152 (age 44)
Online: Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847-1868 (this lists the names of all those who traveled with his company, their ages etc.)
Conquerers of the West Stalwart Mormon Pioneers by Sons of the Utah Pioneers Volume 1, edited by Florence C Youngberg page 1683-1686
Lexly Mitchell
Born 1818 Overton, Columbiana, Ohio
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Esther Mitchell
Born 1820
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Ohio Mitchll
Born 1822 Ohio
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Jesse Mitchell
Born 1825 Ohio
Note:  FS has him married to Eliza Jane Gould of Ontario, Canada, but listed as James Mitchell, not Jesse. I'm not sure he ever left the U.S.  I have not found him on any Canadian census.  I will keep  looking.  If any of you know more, please share.   
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Julia Ann Mitchell
Born 18 Feb 1828 Ohio
Married Thomas Woolsey 28 Jan 1846 Pulaski, Fayette, Kentucky
Children: Margaret, Nancy, James, Ephraim, Eliza, Abraham, Louisa, Don, Joseph, Sarah, John, Catherine, Richard
Died 10 Jan 1896 Manti, San Pete, Utah
Buried Manti Cemetery, Manti, San Pete, Utah Plat B Block 1 Lot 13 Grave 8
1860 US Census for Mt Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah page 69  (age 29)
1870 US Census for Utah (age 40)
1880 US Census for Panguitch, Iron, Utah page 343 (no age given, just estimated birth year - 1830)
Jeremiah Mitchell
Born 1830 Ohio
Possibly moved to California - there is a voter registered in 1882 named Jeremiah Mitchell born in Ohio
California Great Registers 1866-1910 page 30
Samuel Mitchell
Born 1832
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Thomas Mitchell
Born 1834
Married Sarah T abt 1858
Note:  this is speculation all based on the Census information below.  More research is needed
1900 US Census for Chicago, Cook, Illinois page 8B

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