ESSAY THAT WON THE D. A. R. PRIZE WRITTEN BY ROBT. G. MITCHELL

Keeping it all in the family, Robert Gwyn Mitchell (1852-1909) as well as his daughter, Margaret Gwynette Mitchell (1892-1933) both wrote prize winning DAR essays. * * * * * ESSAY THAT WON THE D. A. R. PRIZE WRITTEN BY ROBT. G. MITCHELL Condition and influence of Our Navy During the War of the American […]

THE ESSAY THAT WON THE PRIZE

Margaret Gwynette Mitchell (1892 b. , Macon, Missouri to 1933) was the daughter of Robert Gwyn Mitchell and Lena Bell Carhart. Later she married Warner B. Hagan. * * * * * THE ESSAY THAT WON THE PRIZE Why the Americans were Victorious in the Revolution Last year Miss Louise BROCK won the Ann Helm […]

Robert Craig Mitchell Biography

Robert Craig MITCHELL Mr. Mitchell, an influential farmer of Chariton township, is of Scotch-Irish descent, and was born, as his parents before him, in Washington County, W. Va. He had the honor of having the natal day, 22nd of February, of the great father of his country, George Washington. In the year 1811 began the […]

James Dysart Mitchell Obituary

The obituary for James Dysart Mitchell, the second son and third child of Robert Gwyn Mitchell and Lena Bell Carhart. Their location would have been Macon City, Macon, Missouri. * * * * * James Dysart Mitchell Born April 27 1897, Died Jan 6. 1900. James Dysart MITCHELL, the little 3 year old son of […]

I ALMOST ENVY YOU; YOU SEEM SO NEAR HOME

Written by the Rev. James Bourne Mitchell b. 1821 June 27 in Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, died 1901 March 21 in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri. * * * * * I ALMOST ENVY YOU; YOU SEEM SO NEAR HOME Rev. J. B. MITCHELL, D.D. Published in “The Observer” date unknown Thus wrote a dear brother in the […]

James Bourne Mitchell Autobiography

James B. Mitchell was born 27 June 1821, died March 12, 1901. He was the grandson of Robert Craig–son of John Mitchell and Ann Middleton Craig. He married Martha C. Dysart, born 5 March 1825–died February 19, 1912. They resided in Randolph Co. MO. This autobiography is had courtesy of Mitchell Noll. * * * […]

Residences of the Charles James Family of McClures 1900-1930

According to the census, Albert H. and Dorothy McClure were living at 7925 Maryland Ave. in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois in 1930. I’ve seen a photo and I do think this is the apartment complex. I should take a screen shot as well. View Larger Map In 1930 the family of Charles James McClure, father […]

ANNE MIDDLETON CRAIG MITCHELL TRAVEL JOURNAL, 1836

This is the transcript of the journal kept by Anne Middleton CRAIG MITCHELL of her travel from Abingdon, Washington, Virginia to Randolph County, Missouri in 1836. This was passed to family by John T. MITCHELL of Kansas City, MO, as given by Anne’s son, Rev. J. B. MITCHELL. Mitchell NOLL passed it along to me. […]

What became of McGee College’s Building

There is nothing left of McGee College at College Mound. View Larger Map The building was, however, purchased and used many years thereafter by other institutions. It was apparently still in service in 1903 according to this article in “Reading Eagle” out of Reading, Pennsylvania, on Sunday July 19, 1903. * * * * * […]

Lena Carhart Mitchell a Member of Annie Helm Chapter of the NSDAR

Lena Bell Carhart Mitchell was a member of the Annie Helm Chapter of the NSDAR. * * * * * ANNIE HELM CHAPTER NSDAR Organized October 20, 1908 HISTORY Anne Helm Chapter was organized by a group of 23 patriotic women on October 20, 1908, in Macon, Missouri Charter Members were: Louisa William Brock, Maude […]

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