Marriage License of Robert Gwyn Mitchell and Lena Carhart

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Marriage license of Robert Gwyn Mitchell and Lena Bell Carhart, 1891, in Macon Co., Missouri.

Robert Craig, Robert Craig Jr. and John Mitchell Given as Securities in Will of William King

“Be it remembered that at a Court opened and held by the justices of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for the County of Roane at the Courthouse in Kingston on the 3rd Monday of March 1809 The following Probate of the last Will and Testament of WILLIAM KING deceased with the attestation of […]

Obituary and Memorials for Mrs. Erasmus Darwin Pearson

Mrs Erasmus Darwin Pearson, the wife of Rev. Erasmus Darwin Pearson, was Orpha Matilda Dysart, daughter of John Dysart and Matilda Brooks and sister of Martha Cowden Dysart Mitchell (our line). They resiided in Pike county, Missouri. Thank you to Jim Mitchell for the photocopy of the published documents. The newspaper was not recorded. * […]

Letter from Robert Gwyn Mitchell to James Bourne Mitchell, June 28, 1898

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Note: Robert Gwyn Mitchell, of our line, was a son of the Rev. James Bourne Mitchell, born June 27 1821 in Abingdon, Virginia, died March 12 1901 at Kirksville, Missouri. Robert mentions in the letter his brother Orlando “Lando” McDavid Mitchell and his wife Clara Wilson and their two children Horace Wilson and Martha. Thank […]

J. B. Mitchell is Honored on Founders Day (Nov 26, 1931 news article on Missouri Valley College)

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Thanks to Jim Mitchell for the scan of the news articles and the image of James Bourne Mitchell’s portrait. Below is my transcription. J. B. Mitchell is Honored on Founders Day M. V. C. Conducts an Impressive Program Yesterday Founders Day at Missouri Valley College was observed yesterday, beginning in the morning at Stewart Chapel […]

Photo of Dr. John Mitchell, son of James Bourne Mitchell

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Original photo courtesy of Jim Mitchell. Dr. John Thompson Mitchell, born Oct 12, 1847 in Missouri, died Nov 4, 1912, settled in Kansas City. He was the eldest son of Rev. James Bourne Mitchell and Martha Cowden Dysart. From the 1880 census: 1880 MO, JACKSON CO., KANSAS CITY 5th WARD MITCHELL John T. 32 b. […]

Photos of Orlando Mitchell, son of James Bourne, and wife, Clara

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Original photos are courtesy of Jim Mitchell, a descendant. Orlando McDavid “Lando” Mitchell, born May 5, 1865 in Randolph County, Missouri, died October 27, 1949 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, was a son of Rev. James Bourne Mitchell and Martha Cowden Dysart. On Nov 20 1890 he married Clara Wilson, born Nov 25, 1864 in […]

Letter from Robert Gwyn Mitchell to James Thompson Mitchell, June 2d 1903

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Thanks to Jim Mitchell who sent me a scan of R. G. Mitchell’s typewritten letter with his signature. Below is my transcription. Macon, Missouri, June 2d, 1903 Dr. J. T. Mitchell, Kansas City, Mo. Dear Brother: — You will find enclosed a card and a letter which I have just received from mother. You will […]

Photo of the Five Mitchell Brothers, Sons of James Bourne Mitchell

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Thanks to Jim Mitchell, descendent of Orlando for the original scan and information on it. I have endeavored to try to lighten it a little to try to bring out the features more. It’s great to have an image of all the brothers together. Too bad we don’t have one of the sisters! Jim provides […]

Farmhouse of Robert Carhart Mitchell, Kansas, 1930s

The farmhouse of Robert Carhart Mitchell and Katherine in the 1930s. Robert was a son of Robert Gwyn Mitchell and Lena Bell Carhart. He was born 1895 March 9th in Macon, Missouri. The farmhouse was located in Kansas somewhere around Lawrence, Baldwin being the nearest town. Though they lived on a farm, they didn’t farm […]

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