Letter from John Cowden b. 1834 to John Thompson Mitchell on the Cowden Family History, 1905

My thanks to Jim Mitchell for the photocopy of a typewritten transcript of this letter. My web transcript is below. Petersburg, Tenn. June 5 1904 Dr. J. T. Mitchell New Ridge Bldg. Kansas City, Mo. Dear Sir: Your letter of May 24, 1905 was handed me a few days ago. Knowing that I was the […]

March 31, 1930, Letters from Lon Mitchell to Orlando Mitchell and Thomas Dysart on the Dysart Family History

My thanks to Jim Mitchell, descendant of Orlandlo, for the photocopies of these letters. My transcripts are below. Osceoloa, Ark. March 31, 1930 Mr. Thomas N. Dysart St. Louis Dear Tom: Some time ago you expressed a desire to know something more of the history of the Dysart family and I am enclosing herewith some […]

Robert Gwyn Mitchell and Lena Bell Carhart

Born 19 Oct. 1852 in Monroe Co. MO, Robert Gwyn MITCHELL was the 3rd son and fourth child of James Bourne MITCHELL and Martha Cowden DYSART. James Bourne was 31 and Martha was 27 at the time of Robert Gwyn’s birth. On 5 August 1891, in Macon Co., MO., Robert Gwyn, 38, married Lena Bell […]

A Biography of Lacsellis Dysart from “History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri”

A Biography of Lacsellis Dysart from “History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri”. Lacsellis was a son of John Dysart and Matilda Brooks, and brother of Martha Cowden Dysart Mitchell (my line).

A Biography of James Warren Sprague Dysart from the “History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri”

A biography of James Warren Sprague Dysart from the “History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri”. He was a son of John Dysart and Matilda Brooks.

Biography of William P. Dysart from the “History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri”

Biography of William P. Dysart from the “History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri”. He was a son of James Dysart and Martha Cowden Dysart.

Biography of Nicholas Dysart from the “History of Randolph and Macon Counties”

A biography of Nicholas Dysart from the “History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri”. Nicholas was a son of James Dysart and Martha Cowden Dysart.

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 […]

James Bourne Mitchell and Family

Dorothy Mitchell McClure gave this to me when I was young. I didn’t make a note who had written it and am unsure who it was. Dorothy added that the below mentioned Missouri Valley College was her Alma Mater. * * * * * James Bourne Mitchell and family by a descendant of J. B. […]

Image of Robert Gwyn Mitchell and Lena Bell Carhart

Wedding photos of Robert Gwyn Mitchell and Lena Bell Carhart who were married 1891 August 5 in Macon County, Missouri, obtained from Dorothy Mitchell McClure. Families with Carhart and associated photos are out there wandering the internet. Please, if you have Carhart and/or related family photos, contact me. I would love to have digital copies […]

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