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Dr Silas Weir Mitchell
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1829
Death: Jan. 4, 1914

Medical Pioneer.

He married Mary Middleton Elwyn on September 30, 1858. She was the daughter of noted physician Doctor Alfred Langdon Elwyn. They had two children.

1). John Kearsley Mitchell (July 13, 1859-April 10, 1917)
Became a noted physician.

2). Alfred Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (February 17, 1862-
He became a world famous poet and author.

Mary Mitchell died in September 1862.

He then married Mary Cadwalader (July 10, 1835-January 15, 1914 on June 23, 1875. They had one child.

3). Marie Gouverneur Mitchell (March 21, 1876-January 24, 1898). 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Kearsley Mitchell (1792 - 1858)
  Sarah Matilda Henry Mitchell (1800 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Cadwalader Mitchell (1835 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (1862 - 1935)*
  Marie Gouverneur Mitchell (1876 - 1898)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alexander Henry Mitchell (1823 - 1839)*
  Elizabeth Kearsley Mitchell (1825 - 1874)*
  Silas Weir Mitchell (1829 - 1914)
  Letitia Henry Mitchell Harrison (1832 - 1914)*
  Robert Walsh Mitchell (1836 - 1872)*
  Nathaniel Chapman Mitchell (1840 - 1900)*
  Edward Donnaldson Mitchell (1843 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section E, Lot 23
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Sep 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11826114
Dr Silas Weir Mitchell
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Dr Silas Weir Mitchell
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Dr Silas Weir Mitchell
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In Remembrance
- Loveid Genealogy Project
 Added: Feb. 17, 2015
Medical writer & novelist - Read complete biography in "American Authors 1600-1900" by Kunitz and Haycraft;publisher is The H.W.Wilson Company, New York
- Richard Blunk
 Added: Feb. 1, 2015

- Dr Andree S
 Added: Sep. 4, 2010
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