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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Excerpts from “Biography of Mrs. Susan Addie Holliday Mitchell” (b. 1853, daughter of Thompson Holliday) by Callie Mitchell Jones

Thank you to Jim Mitchell, descendant of Orlando, who sent me the typewritten copy of this excerpt. Below is my transcript, followed by some notes. In 1868, at aged 15, Addie Holliday went to McGee College. Her father Thompson Holliday was very happy to have her go to McGee College for he loved Dr. Mitchell […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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