Martha Cowden Dysart Mitchell – Tribute and Obituary

Courtesy of Jim Mitchell who sent me the scans of an obituary and tribute published in a newspaper (name not preserved) on her death. Below is my transcript of the two pages. A Loving Tribute to Mrs. Martha C. Mitchell A writer has truly said: — Each day some pearl drops from the jewel of […]

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 […]

Letter from Martha Cowden Dysart Mitchell to her Son, Robert Gwyn Mitchell, June 1 1903

Coffeen June 1, 1903 Dear Robert, I don’t want you to loose sight of me entirely. I came over here May 21. Have written to Callie to meet me in St. Louis Thursday June the fourth. Aunt Mary McDavid is here since saturday. Will remain while I am here. She is cheerful as you could […]

Letter from Robert Gwyn Mitchell to his brother James William Mitchell, July 31, 1908

My thanks to Jim Mitchell who sent me a copy of the letter. My transcript is below. Macon, Mo., July 31, 1908 Rev. J. W. Mitchell, Marshall, Mo. Dear Brother:– Your letter of 27th inst. to hand and contents noted. The notes that you mention are all in my hands. You ask for the dates […]

Will of James Bourne Mitchell, Attested March 6, 1900

In the Name of God, Amen. I, James B. Mitchell, of Kirksville, Adair, Co., Missouri, being of sound mind, and believing in the existence of the One true and living God, the Father and Holy Spirit, in the immortality and responsibility of man, in the verbal inspiration of the holy scriptures, in the resurrection of […]

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 […]

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.

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. […]

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 […]