Albert Gallitan Mitchum

  • Birth 15 Jul 1861 Colusa, Colusa County, California, USA
  • Death 13 Apr 1941 Bellevue, King County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 53720506

His father was John Mitchum and his mother, Kizziah (____) Mitchum.

They were enumerated in the 1870 United States Federal Census, Grand Island, Colusa County, California.
Mitchum, James about age 47 born Kentucky, Farmer, Real Estate Value 5,000, Personal Value 1,400
Mitchum, Kizziah about age 39 born Kentucky
Mitchum, John age 18 born Missouri
Mitchum, Albert about age 7 born California
Mitchum, Robert L. about age 8, Indian born California

At the age of 18 in 1879 he made a wagon trip from California to the site which is now Harrington.

In the 1880 United States Federal Census, College City, Colusa County, California, Albert G. Mitchum is age 19 living with his brother John S. Mitchum who was age 28 born Missouri. Their parents were listed as born in Kentucky. Occupation for both was farm labor.

He attended the college at College City, Colusa County, CA. It was here that he met his wife, Mattie.

He married Martha "Matie" Emily Hannum 21 June 1883 in Yolo County, California.

Their honeymoon was spent en route to Washington Territory, arriving in Sprague, Lincoln County, WA on 15 July 1883. They had a homestead on Coal Creek southwest of Harrington, WA for several years, where their three children were born.

In 1894 he formed a partnership with M. F. Adams in a mercantile store.

They were enumerated in the 1910 United States Federal
Census for Harrington, Lincoln County, WA. Imogene is living with them and is age 22.

He was a councilman for Harrington in 1904; mayor for several terms from 1905 on; member of the old Bank of Harrington; and a farmer.

In 1913 they moved to Davenport, Lincoln County, WA where the county court house was locate. He held the county offices of assessor, auditor and treasurer.

Mattie passed away in 1915 and he never remarried. About 1931 he moved to Bellingham, Whatcom County, WA.

He died on Easter Sunday in a nursing home in Bellevue, WA.

Their children were:
Lela May Mitchum Hayes
Anna Althea Mitchum deceased in infancy
Imogene Alice Mitchum Tremper

Family Members

Gravesite Details His daughter Imogene brought his ashes to the Harrington Sexton Aug., 1941 and they were to be buried with his wife.





  • Maintained by: Valerie Timm Adams
  • Originally Created by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
  • Added: 15 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53720506
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Gallitan Mitchum (15 Jul 1861–13 Apr 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53720506, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Valerie Timm Adams (contributor 47207307) .