|Birth: ||Aug. 9, 1750, Scotland|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 1816|
In a booklet, The History of the Mitchell Family, Major George Mitchell (1821-1905) gathered data about his family, and had the information published by his brother, William Mitchell (1823-1899), in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1898. George and William were two of the sons of John Fowler Mitchell. The following is some of the narrative George, grandson of George Mitchell Sr., entered into the booklet:
George Mitchell was born on the 20th day of August, 1750, in the parish of Kinnellar in Scotland. His father, Arthur Mitchell was the minister of the said parish.
Sarah Montifiore was born on the 7th day of April, 1763, in the parish of White Chapel, in the city of London, England. Her father, David Montifiore, was a merchant. Her mother’s name was Esther.
George Mitchell and Sarah Montifiore were married on the 13th day of May, 1784, at St. George’s Church, Hanover Square, in the city of London, England.
Their first child, David, was born in the city of Pittsburg, Penn., on the 1st day of June, 1785. He departed this life on the 3rd of September following.
Their second child, Arthur, was born at Pittsburg, Penn., on the 8th day of August 1786, at 11:00 o’clock a.m. He was baptized by the Rev. John M. Clochie at Limestone, Ky., on the 14th day of September, 1792.
Their third child, Leah, was born in the city of Pittsburg, Pa., on the 1st day of September, 1787. She was baptized at the same time that Arthur was. She departed this life on the 24th of April, 1793.
Their fourth child, George, was born at Red Stone, Old Fort, now West Virginia, on the 29th of December, 1789. He was baptized as above.
Their fifth child, John Fowler, was born in Washington, Mason county, Kentucky, on the 29th day of August, 1791. He was baptized as above.
Sarah Benson, daughter of Holland Benson, was born at Maysville, Ky., on the 12th day of December, 1802.
George Mitchell, Sr. departed this life at Maysville, Mason county, Ky., on the 17th of December, 1816, aged 67 years.
Sarah Mitchell departed this life at Maysville, Ky., on the 25th day of August, 1824, aged 62 years.
(bio by: Margaret Pickett)
John Fowler Mitchell (1791 - 1868)*
Created by: Paul (Dakota) S
Record added: Apr 02, 2006
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