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Herman Pettibone "Pet" Mitchell
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1883
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1960
Frost Bottom
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA

Herman Pettibone "Pet" Mitchell died Tuesday, April 12, 1960 at his home in Frost Bottom, Tennessee. Pet was born March 7, 1883 in Greene County, Tennessee to Henry C and Margaret Elizabeth Kelley Mitchell. Pet lived in Greene county until about 1902 when he relocated with his family near Jellico, Tennessee. Pet began his career as a coal miner in the mountains of Campbell County, Tennessee. While living in Newcomb, Tennessee Pet married Marie Louise Rigney on December 9, 1908. In about 1925, Pet and his family moved to Harlan County, Kentucky searching for better mining work. Pet and his family stayed until 1932 when they left and moved to Clinton, Tennessee. In 1943, Pet relocated his family to Frost Bottom where he made his home until his death.

Pet was preceded in death by his wife, parents, daughter Elizabeth Mitchell, brothers; James Mitchell, Sam Mitchell, George Washington Mitchell, and Ira David Mitchell, and sister Mary Elizabeth (Mitchell) Davis. Pet is survived by his sons; Hugh Mitchell of Danville, Illinois, Pettibone, Oscar, Auther, and Roscoe Mitchell of Frost Bottom, daughters; Launa Seeber of Frost Bottom, Leona Robbins, Bethelene Wynn of Danville, Illinois, and Ruth Mitchell of Frost Bottom, brother John Franklin Mitchell of Woolridge, Tennessee, and sister Lucy Bell Moncier of Greene county.

Sharp Funeral Home of Oliver Springs had charge of the arrangments. Burial was in Black Oak Cemetery in the Laurel Community near Clinton.

Obituary Written by: Troy Mitchell
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Clay Mitchell (1845 - 1914)
  Margaret Elizabeth Kelley Mitchell (1845 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Marie Louise Rigney Mitchell (1895 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Lee Mitchell (1915 - 1915)*
  Hugh Hank Mitchell (1917 - 1994)*
  Pettibone Mitchell (1920 - 1982)*
  Launa Mitchell Seeber (1922 - 1976)*
  Oscar Mitchell (1924 - 1990)*
  Elizabeth Mitchell (1926 - 1933)*
  Leona Mitchell Robbins (1928 - 2000)*
  Auther Mitchell (1931 - 1981)*
  Bethelene Mitchell Wynn (1933 - 1984)*
  Roscoe Mitchell (1938 - 2016)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Mitchell Davis (1868 - 1942)*
  George Washington Mitchell (1870 - 1947)*
  Sam Mitchell (1876 - 1944)*
  Ira David Mitchell (1878 - 1957)*
  John Franklin Mitchell (1879 - 1963)*
  Herman Pettibone Mitchell (1883 - 1960)
  Lucy Bell Mitchell Moncier (1891 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Black Oak Cemetery
Laurel
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Kimmie
Record added: Feb 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13266687
Herman Pettibone Pet Mitchell
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Herman Pettibone Pet Mitchell
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- Jane Lane
 Added: Aug. 10, 2013

- Jane Lane
 Added: Mar. 5, 2012
I think of how hard it was for you to make a living for our family. It makes me proud that you were my great-grandfather.
- osengineer3
 Added: Jul. 24, 2010
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