Home of Capt. Robert Craig at Abingdon, Virginia

Captain Robert CRAIG b. 1744 Donegal Township, Lancaser County, PA, d. 1834 Abingdon, VA m. Jane DENNY b. 1750 Brandywine PA, d. 1809 Abingdon VA. The back of the upper photo reads, “Captain Robert CRAIG’s home, Abingdon, VA. About 1808, Robert CRAIG built the west half of the brick home, which he called Mount Pleasant. […]

Image of Mary Lord Carhart

The image above is not an attempt to recreate the Mary Lord Carhart painting, which I’ve never seen. I’ve only brought out the texture of the paint and canvas so we can see that it is likely a miniature, and added color so that we can better distinguish Mary from the background. The below was […]

Image of Eliot Carhart’s home in Macon County, Missouri

Eliot Carhart, b. 1828 in White Plains, New York, died in 1905 in Macon County, Missouri. This image of his home in Macon was obtained from my Dorothy Mitchell McClure. This is the best image I have of this home. Families with Carhart and associated photos are out there wandering the internet. Please, if you […]

Image of Eliot Carhart (1828-1905) with Robert Carhart Mitchell (1905-1966)

This is a sad state of affairs that about all I have for the Carhart-Mitchell family is this mutli-generation xeorx of Eliot Carhart b. 1828 at White Plains, New York, died 1905 in , Macon, Missouri, with his grandson Robert Carhart Mitchell b. 1895. Eliot Carhart was married to Margaret Pettit. Obtained from Dorothy Mitchell […]

On McGee College at College Mound, Missouri

McGee College College Mound, Missouri Taken from the history of Macon County, MO (1910), pages 143-144 McGee College, at College Mound, was incorporated under act of the 17th General Assembly of Missouri, approved February 23, 1853. The original board of directors was composed as follows: James Dysart, Thomas McCormack, Stephen Gibson, Isaac Teter, Stewart Christel, […]

Bench and Bar Bio of Robert G. Mitchell

Bench and Bar of St. Louis, Kansas City, Jefferson City and other Missouri Cities. Biographical Sketches. St. Louis and Chicago, American Biographical Publishing Company, 1884. Robert G. MITCHELL Macon Robert Gwyn Mitchell of the firm of Dysart and Mitchell, is a son of James B. and Martha C. (Dysart) Mitchell, and dates his birth in […]

Y.M.C.A. Convention Mention of John Mitchell

I suppose some would consider posting a Y.M.C.A. convention mention is scraping the bottom of the barrel for family news. John would be John Carhart Mitchell, son of Robert Gwynn Mitchell and Lena Bell Carhart. He lived 1901 to 1989. * * * * Newspaper article, undated John MITCHELL, Richard MCKEE, Tom HARTMAN and George […]

Lt. Robert C. Mitchell Honorably Discharged

Robert C. Mitchell (1895-1966) was the son of Robert Gwyn Mitchell and Lena Bell Carhart * * * * * Newspaper article, undated Lieut. Robert C. MITCHELL is home for an indefinite visit with his mother, Mrs. R. G. MITCHELL. He has been honorably discharged from the Aviation service, stationed at Kelly Field, San Antonio, […]

Mrs. M. E. CARHART

Obituary for Margaret E. Pettit Carhart, b. 1830 Jan 21 in Zanesville, Ohio. She married Elliot Carhart 1850 Sept 29. * * * * * Mrs. M. E. CARHART Obituary Death Came to Aged Resident of Macon Monday Evening Born in 1830 Mrs. Margaret E. CARHART, one of the pioneer residents of Macon, and a […]

PROF. C. E. CARHART

Obituary for Professor Carrington Elliot Carhart, 1861 to 1910, son of Elliot Carhart and Margaret E. Pettit. * * * * * OBITUARY PROF. C. E. CARHART who died at the Lakeside Hospital last Sunday and whose ashes were interred at Graceland cemetery last Wednesday, occupied an important position in contemporaneous literary history. Born on […]

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