|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1851|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1922|
Mitchell, Edward Kennedy - 20 Oct 1922 M. J. - Edward Kennedy Mitchell, a life long resident of this community, died Saturday afternoon at his home in Lee avenue. He had suffered from heart trouble and complications, and his condition had been considered serious for several weeks.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Presbyterian Church. The services were conducted by the pastor, Rev. A. B. Jamison, assisted by Rev. J. Halpenny, Bull Run Council, Order Fraternal Americans, participated.
Interment was in the Hornbaker family burying ground, near Bradley.
The pallbearers were: Messrs. J. L. Linaweaver, C. F. Whitmer, A. F. Koontz, F. A. Cockrell, F. Holmes and W. S. Smith. Mr. Mitchell was the son of George and Elizabeth Mitchell, who came to this county from New Jersey some time before the war between the states, and is the last surviving member of the family. He was born in 1851 at the Mitchell place, near town, which is now the property of Mr. J. A. Todd.
Mr. Mitchell was married first to Miss Nettie Cornell, of Pennsylvania, who lived only a short time, and then to Miss Matilda Ann Cornell, her sister, who survived him at the end of forty years of married life. Their only child, a
daughter, died at the age of nine. Mr. Mitchell was an elder of the Manassas Presbyterian Church, of which he had been a member for many years.
Among the relatives and friends who came to Manassas to attend the funeral were:: Mrs. G. D. Hiner and Mrs. Annie Mitchell, of Washington; Mrs. M. C. Bonner and Mrs. Norman E. Evans, of Alexandria, and Messrs. W. A. and E. K. Bodine and families, of Nokesville.
Matilda Ann Cornell Mitchell (1847 - 1927)*
Nettie Cornell Mitchell (1886 - 1892)*
Bradley Community Cemetery
Prince William County
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Record added: Jan 13, 2012
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