Donald Grant Mitchell

Donald Grant Mitchell

Birth
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 15 Dec 1908 (aged 86)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Woodbridge, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 16765336 · View Source
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Writer and diplomat. A graduate of Yale College (Class of 1841), he had a particular interest in agriculture and landscape design. He first went with the US consul to England in 1844 and later served as U.S. consul at Venice, Italy, (1853-1854). He wrote several books on travel and rural themes. His best known works were sentimental essays entitled Reveries of a Bachelor (1850) and Dream Life (1851), both written under the psuedonym "Ik Marvel".

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Husband of Mary F. Pringle; m. 31 MAY 1853. Son of Rev. Alfred Mitchell & Lucretia Mumford Woodbridge.


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  • Created by: John Triana
  • Added: 24 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16765336
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Grant Mitchell (12 Apr 1822–15 Dec 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16765336, citing East Side Burying Ground, Woodbridge, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by John Triana (contributor 46873270) .